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Upfronts ’13: Seacrest making music series for Telemundo

In addition to Ryan Seacrest's music competition series Duelo Musical: Super Estrella, U.S. cable net Telemundo has greenlit gossip program Suelta La Sopa and game show Entre Grandes Y Chicos.
May 13, 2013

Ryan Seacrest (pictured) will produce a music competition series for NBC Universal-owned cable network Telemundo.

The variety series, tentatively titled Duelo Musical: Super Estrella (Superstar Showdown), will be co-produced by the network and Ryan Seacrest Productions. It features two musicians competing in a series of challenges for the audience votes.

The program is among some 1,000 hours of new content unveiled during the Hispanic-skewing channel’s 2013-14 Upfront presentation in New York City on Tuesday (May 14).

Other non-fiction offerings include the celebrity gossip program Suelta La Sopa, in which a team of paparazzi report insider news from the worlds of celebrity and entertainment; and the role-reversal game show Entre Grandes Y Chicos (Kids vs Grown-Ups, working title).

The network also renewed the singing competition series La Voz Kids for a second season and greenlit five primetime telenovelas.

Last week, Telemundo Media launched the Los Angeles-based multiplatform studio Fluency, which will develop and produce bilingual programming. Its slate includes the romantic comedy La Buena Mala (The Good, Bad One) and ISA, a sci-fi coming of age mystery.

 

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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