Fabricio Werdum, Paola Rey, Pili Montilla and Wilmer Valderrama Set to Play Spanish-Language Version of “Minute To Win It”
Special Election-Themed Episode Airs November 5, 2012
Los Angeles CA, October 22, 2012 – MundoFox’s new primetime game show “Minuto Para Ganar” is challenging celebrities to compete for a chance to win $100,000 for charity during a special week of programs and also is set air a special election-themed episode on the eve of the upcoming presidential election.
UFC fighter Fabricio Werdum (airing 10/29), Colombian actress Paola Rey (airing 10/30), TV host and actress Pili Montilla (airing 10/31) and actor Wilmer Valderrama (airing 11/01) are all set to participate in the show’s special celebrity week.
Each of the celebrity contestants will take part in up to 10 different minute-long challenges with increasing levels of difficulty. Each challenge will feature the celebrity contestants in nerve-wracking, heart pounding tasks using only readily available materials such as office supplies, toys, food and sporting goods.
All of the celebrities are playing for different charities—Fabricio Werdum – Central American Resource Center (www.carecen-la.org), Paola Rey – PETA (www.peta.org), Pili Montilla – Hospital del Nino de Puerto Rico (www.hospitaldelninopr.org) and Wilmer Valderrama – Pencils of Promise (www.pencilsofpromise.org), Snooty Giggles (snootygiggles.com), Plant With Purpose (www.plantwithpurpose.org) and Waves for Water (www.wavesforwater.org).
On the eve of the 2012 presidential elections (November 5 at 7 p.m. EST/PST), MundoFox and “Minuto Para Ganar” will air a special election-themed episode of the game show encouraging viewers to get out and vote. The episode features a specially-designed set and host Marco Antonio Regil, who recently became a U.S. citizen, stressing the importance to the U.S. Latino community to get to their local polling stations the next day.