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An Evening with Don Francisco: Celebrating 50 Years of Sábado Gigante!


Presented by Univision

The variety show Sábado Gigante (Giant Saturday) is the longest-running variety show in television history, entertaining audiences around the world since it went on the air in 1962 with its distinct mix of live entertainment, contests, and human interest stories. Don Francisco, its legendary star, has been there from the beginning, hosting more than 2,600 episodes. He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame this March. The show can still be seen on Univision from 8:00– 11:00 p.m. every Saturday night.

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, with an unforgettable evening with Don Francisco – a.k.a. Mario Kreutzberger, in this rare New York personal appearance, an intimate discussion with Laura Martinez, a New York-based journalist who writes about television, and a selection of clips from the show’s 50-year history. Followed by a reception.

This event is sold out. Tickets: $25 public / Free for Museum members.