Photo: Lorenzo Parro
A sizzling new late-night show, Tu Nite con Lorenzo Parro, makes its premiere on New York’s Telemundo 47 on Saturday night, March 5 at 12:30 a.m. ET. Comedian and professional clown Lorenzo Parro hosts the fast-paced program, featuring visits from celebrity guests, live musical performances and fresh comedy sketches. Talent slated for the March 5 premiere include actor and comedian Paul Rodriguez (Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore), star player of the New York Red Bulls Rafa Marquez and acclaimed singer-songwriter Ximena Sarinana as the evening’s musical guest.
The March 12 lineup includes UFC champion Frank Shamrock and musical guest Beto Cuevas.
“We created ‘Tu Nite’ to showcase top Latino talent through the excitement of a late-night format,” says Parro. “We know there’s an eager audience for these guests, for this comedy and for our honest take on Latino life in the U.S.”
Additional first season guests include award winning actor Alfred Molina, actress Penelope Menchaca, Caso Cerrado Judge Ana Maria Polo, celebrity stylist Kathy Kopp, and musical talent including Cucu Diamantes, The Gipsy Kings, Los Amigos Invisibles, Jenni Rivera and Jorge Villamizar.
Award-winning performer Lorenzo Parro hails from Spain, where he began his career as a professional clown performing with the Bordini Circus in Spain for three years. After studying drama at the Cristina Rota School in Madrid, he relocated to New York where he worked with theater legend John Strasberg. Parro has appeared on stage in Art, The Servants, Hamlet, Waiting for Godot, among others. Film credits include Piedras, Ocaso, Soldiers in the Shadow and Come Home, Raquel.
Lorenzo Parro, Campbell McLaren, Adolfo Velasquez, Federico Mejer and Roberto Alcazar serve as executive producers for the series, which is produced for Telemundo by Bordinni Brothers Productions, EO Integration and Cornelia Street Productions.