NBC Universal’s Peacock Celebrates “Hispanic Heritage Month” With Premiere of True Colors

Contents/Releases

  • Alex Rodríguez, John Leguizamo, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Mario Lopez, Ellen Ochoa, Laurie Hernandez, Lele Pons and Angela Aguilar.
  • Also Premiering for the First Time, Snackable Versions of Iconic Telemundo Series El Chema, El Cuerpo del Deseo, La Doña And More.

True Colors

Peacock today announced a collection of new content premiering on the platform to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. In addition to a new Peacock Original short-form series True Colors, Peacock will feature new Telemundo programming including special micro editions of hit series and sports content from Telemundo Deportes, including two-part special Top 10 Mundial counting down the top moments from FIFA World Cups featuring athletes Pelé, Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and more.

“Is proud to add True Colors to our Peacock Originals library during this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month,” said Jen Brown, SVP of Topical Programming and Development for Peacock. “We believe all audiences will connect with these inspirational stories from trailblazers and thought leaders in the Hispanic community.”

Peacock Original documentary series True Colors tells the stories of Hispanic trailblazers and thought leaders in various fields, including Alex Rodríguez, John Leguizamo, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Mario Lopez, Ellen Ochoa, Laurie Hernandez, Lele Pons and Ángela Aguilar. Presented in English  is being produced by Telemundo for Peacock.

The series will feature episodes weekly and premieres exclusively on September 29 with a spotlight on Alex Rodríguez, the famed baseball player and entrepreneur. True Colors

Peter Blacker

We’re thrilled to collaborate with Peacock on this exciting and innovative new series during Hispanic Heritage Month,” said Peter Blacker, Executive Vice President, Revenue Strategy & Innovation, Telemundo. “These intimate stories highlight Hispanic leaders with fresh and motivating perspectives for our bilingual and multicultural audiences.”

As part of True Colors, muralist Jonas Never simultaneously created works of art that portray their journeys from humble beginnings to larger-than-life successes. This month Telemundo is also kicking off multiplatform campaign “Nuestras Voces Cuentan”, (“Our Voices Matter”) to celebrate the strength of the Latino community through a series of powerful murals to be featured in PSAs airing on the network. Fans can share their versions of a painting using the hashtags #UsaTuVoz and #NuestrasVocesCuentan.

For viewers looking to relive the twists and turns from their favorite shows, but prefer drama in snackable doses, Peacock will stream five special editions of bingeable short formats of iconic Telemundo series. These will be released from September 15th including El Chema, El Cuerpo del Deseo, Pasión de Gavilanes, Más Sabe el Diablo,  La Doña Season 1.

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