Shot on location in Miami, and packed with adrenaline-pumping action, RPM MIAMI follows a group of young Latino friends as they struggle to make something of themselves by day and conquer the underground racing scene by night.
The new collaboration between Telemundo Studios and mun2 will make its debut on Sunday, May 1, 10pm ET/PT, on mun2. Click http://mun2.tv/fastpress for a sneak peek.
“mun2 continues to develop provocative, original programming that reflects our uniquely American stories,” said Diana Mogollon, general manager, mun2.
“We feel very proud to present our most ambitious original production to date which incorporates a 360 degree approach where viewers get to interact with the show and talent both onscreen and online, marking a milestone in U.S. Hispanic television history.”
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Earlier, Telemundo’s bilingual channel, mun2 premiered its new reality series, “I Love Jenni”, starring Latin superstar Jenni Rivera. (Read: Jenni is Coming; I Love Jenni in Reality)
Last year, the lifestyle cable network mun2 had announced the US television premiere of Mexico’s highly buzzed about series, “Soy Tu Fan” (I’m Your Fan). (Read: Mexico’s Hit Series ‘Soy Tu Fan’ in the U.S.)
Featuring an all-Latino cast with some of today’s sexiest young new actors, the weekly series revolves around Alejandro (Salvadorian heartthrob Adrian Bellani), a top U.S. Army Ranger who reunites with his family in Miami after his discharge, only to find out that his father is missing and his family has fallen into financial hardship.
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Determined to uncover the truth about his father’s disappearance, Alejandro enters the dangerous world of Miami’s underground street racing, a lifestyle full of action and drama.
At the center of the storm is Luisa (Mexican actress Fernanda Romero), a woman trying to find herself and move away from a tormented past.
Alejandro will meet and befriend the owner of the RPM car shop, Ramon, played by Latin-recording artist Frankie J.
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The series will also feature cameo appearances by some of Latin music’s top names, including De la Ghetto, Lenny Santos of Aventura, Flex, and Alexis y Fido.
Combining car races, complicated relationships, original music produced for the show by “Latin Hip Hop’s Platinum Child” Scoop Deville, the 13 episode original drama series will take viewers on a thrilling visual ride as RPM MIAMI’s characters cope with threats from the organized crime world and the hardships of love on the edge.
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Viewers can also ride along with the series through a 360 degree interactive experience at mun2.tv/rpm.
Telemundo, a division of NBCUniversal, is a media company. It is engaged in the production and distribution of Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world.
A part of the Telemundo Communications Group, mun2 (moon-dos) is a lifestyle cable network for today’s culture connectors (C2s) – bicultural Latinos 18-34.