Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más, the bilingual/bicultural entertainment destination for US Latinos, announces nominees for its annual “Best Latino Actor” award presented by Sprint in honor of the “2012 MTV Movie Awards”. This year’s standout nominees include Zoe Saldana for “Colombiana”, Diego Luna for “Casa de Mi Padre”, Demian Bilchir for “A Better Life”, Penelope Cruz for “Pirates of the Caribbean” and Harmony Santana for “Gun Hill Road”. The winner will be announced during the Spanish-subtitled transmission of the “2012 MTV Movie Awards” on Tr3s on June 9th at 9pm (ET). To catch the live US Broadcast of the “2012 MTV Movie Awards”, tune-in to MTV on Sunday, June 3rd, 2012 at 9PM (Live ET/Tape delayed PT).
Starting today thru June 2nd, viewers can vote for this year’s “Best Latino Actor” online by visiting movieawards.tr3s.com. In 2011, this recognition was awarded to the very talented “From Nada to Prada” actress Alexa Vega, who accepted the award on a commercial break during the show’s rebroadcast on Tr3s.
Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más, owned and operated by Viacom International Media Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), reaches 6.1 million Hispanic TV households (45% of US Hispanic Total TV HH) and 34 million total TV households. The network’s programming embraces the trilogy of cultures that represents Latino life – Latin American plus American equals US Latino – through original productions, key acquisitions, and content from MTV Networks’ portfolio of entertainment brands. Tr3s embraces the key lifestyle aspects of Latino identity — milestones, making it and music — as well as social responsibility through its initiative “Agentes de Cambio”, which tackles issues that affect Latinos today. The network also taps into the growing number of Latinos that are digitally connected through www.tr3s.com.