Which Univision Programs Are Live?


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Univision programs that are broadcast live include news programs such as "Despierta America!," "El Gordo y la Flaca," "Al Punto," "Noticiero Univision" and "Primer Impacto." Many sporting events are also broadcast live, most notably soccer matches as well as sports shows such as "Republica Deportiva" and "Contacto Deportivo."

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The news programs broadcast live on Univision have many different formats. "Despierta America!" ("Wake Up, America!") focuses on the U.S. Hispanic population and airs in the morning much like "Good Morning America." "Al Punto" ("To the Point") is a Sunday morning talks show primarily concerned with politics and current events and is skewed toward the opinion of its host, Jorge Ramos.

"El Gordo y la Flaca" ("The Fat Man and the Skinny Woman") is an entertainment news show hosted by Raul de Molina and Lili Estefan, the niece of singer/songwriter Gloria Estefan. "Noticiero Univision" and "Primer Impacto" are both general news shows, the latter focusing more on U.S. and international news.

Soccer matches from various professional leagues including FIFA and MLS are broadcast live all through the week. "Republica Deportiva" is a two-hour broadcast on Sundays that focuses primarily on soccer, not only in Mexico but in the United States and Europe as well. "Contacto Deportivo" is a nightly highlight and recap sports show that covers soccer, MLB, NBA and NFL.

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