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By Mike Johnson on 2011-09-09 21:44:34
Dance Demon, Dance!

The following press release was issued by Univision this evening:

“Mira Quien Baila!”
Premieres Sept. 11th at 8pm ET/PT on The Univision Network

“Mira Quien Baila!” (Look Who’s Dancing!) The Univision Network’s hit reality dance sensation that won the hearts of millions is back for its highly-anticipated second season.  The star-studded cast, which includes an iconic breakthrough Latino actor, a professional wrestler, and a childhood obesity activist, is ready to tear up the dance floor and turn up the heat on what has quickly become one of Hispanic America’s favorite shows.  Paired with professional dancers to show off their best moves, 10 new celebrities are set to compete each week for the chance to win the $150,000 grand prize for their favorite charities.

Hosted by television and radio personality Javier Poza and renowned Venezuelan actress, model, and entrepreneur Chiquinquira Delgado, “Mira Quien Baila!” brings together an outstanding cast of celebrities ready to dance their hearts out as they compete before a live audience to support a good cause.  Whether it’s urban, Latin pop, tango, salsa, merengue, cha-cha-cha or rock n’ roll, contestants will rotate professional partners to demonstrate their dance versatility.  This season, “Mira Quien Baila” will also feature surprise celebrity appearances and special performances.

The 10 celebrities ready to face off on the dance floor this season include:

    ERIK ESTRADA [Charity: Smile Train] – Legendary actor and lead of the iconic police drama series “CHiPs”
    BLUE DEMON JR. [Charity: Shriners  Hospitals for Children] – Professional wrestler, English and Spanish-language actor, comic book character
    JOSE MANUEL FIGUEROA [Charity: CARE] – Singer, son of famed singer Joan Sebastian
    ALEJANDRO CHABAN [Charity: Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA)] – English and Spanish-language actor, author of “From Fatty to Hottie,” childhood obesity activist
    ELIZABETH GUTIERREZ [Charity: The Children’s Trust] – Novela actress, shares children with William Levy who starred as Jennifer Lopez’s love interest in the “I’m Into You” music video
    STEPHANIE SALAS [Charity:  Puentes de Salud] – Singer, actress, shares a daughter with internationally-acclaimed singer Luis Miguel
    ADAMARI LOPEZ [Charity: Susan G. Komen] – Novela actress, cancer survivor
    CHRISTIAN ZUAREZ [Charity: La Ventana de los Cielos] – Singer, boyfriend of talk show host Laura Bozzo
    PRISCILA ANGEL [Charity: Trekking for Kids] – Lead singer of the band “Priscila y Sus Balas De Plata,” known as the “Queen of the Accordion”
    GERALDINE BAZAN [Charity: Big Brothers Big Sisters] – Actress and philanthropist

The show’s expert panel of judges Lili Estefan (host of El Gordo y La Flaca,) Bianca Marroquin (actress and “Pequeños Gigantes” judge) and Horacio Villalobos (Mexican actor and TV host) will select the top dancers each week, while the remaining celebrities will be judged and eliminated by the harshest critics of all – the viewers at home.  Participating celebrities will not only need to be savvy on the dance floor, but also use their charm to secure the public’s votes.

“Mira Quien Baila” is produced by Univision Studios and Endemol.

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