Vme will present the nation's first major Spanish documentary on immigration, Jorge Gestoso Investiga: LEY SB 1070 ??QU?ë HAY DETR?üS? Led by veteran newsman, Jorge Gestoso, this in-depth program, premiering on September 17 at 10:00pm (ET), goes behind the headlines to address the origins of the law and explore the uproar generated by the passage of Arizona's law SB 1070 which has reignited and further polarized the debate about immigration laws in the United States.
Jorge Gestoso Investiga: LEY SB 1070 ??QU?ë HAY DETR?üS? features in-depth interviews with politicians and news and policy makers on both side of the issue. Beyond politics, the special also explores firsthand with Latino immigrants, employers and local law enforcement affected directly by this measure and witnesses its immediate impact all around the state and in the country as a whole.
Jorge Gestoso Investiga: Ley SB 1070 ??QU?ë HAY DETR?üS? will broadcast simultaneously on TV, online at vmetv.com, on Facebook and on mobile phones on September 17 at 10:00pm (ET). There will be live conversation during the broadcast on the Jorge Gestoso Investiga Facebook Page and Twitter through @vmejgi and #contigoarizona. Jorge Gestoso will be part of the conversation and will take questions from the online audience throughout the broadcast. For a sneak peak of Jorge's interviews turn to VmeTV.com and contigoarizona.com.
Also at 9:00pm(ET) on September 17, Oppenheimer Presenta, led by award-winning journalist, Andres Oppenheimer, will hold a special broadcast dedicated to the discussion of immigration and the new Arizona laws.
Vme, one of America's largest Spanish networks, entertains and informs Latino families in Spanish with drama, music, sports, news, current affairs and Latin cinema, food, lifestyle, nature and the most-widely distributed block of educational preschool content on Spanish TV. The 24-hour network, partnered with public television stations, is currently available in over 70% of all Hispanic homes. In 40 markets, Vme is available free over the air and on basic digital cable; and is carried nationally via satellite in the basic and Hispanic packages of Dish Network and DirecTV. In some areas, Vme is available on Verizon FiOS and AT&T UÔÇôverse. Vme is the first venture of the media production and distribution company, Vme Media Inc. To find out more please visit VmeTV.com.