mun2 To Simulcast `NCLR ALMA Awards'

mun2 will simulcast the 2014 NCLR ALMA Awards live on Friday, network officials said.

The awards, which celebrate America’s favorite Latinos in the entertainment industry, television, film and music, will be hosted by Eva Longoria and Mario Lopez. The NBCUniversal-owned network will also broadcast a one-hour pre-awards show special, mun2 All Access: Road to the ALMAs 2014 as part of its Hispanic Heritage Month, said network officials. will also live stream the NCLR ALMA Awards pre-show. The awards show and post-show will also stream live on MSNBC.

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