Vme TV Takes Viewers to Madagascar, a Natural Paradise Planeta Feroz special takes viewers to Madagascar, a biodiversity hotspot

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Vme TV, the only national Spanish-language television network affiliated with public television stations, is taking viewers on the trip of a lifetime to the island of Madagascar, a natural paradise in Southeast Africa, widely known for its diverse ecosystems and impressive variety of native plants and animals. Audiences can explore this biodiversity hotspot with "Madagascar" on Friday, August 15, 2014 at 5 p.m. E/P.

Explorer, ecologist, filmmaker and scientist, Massimo Simion travels to Madagascar to show the true wonders of what is commonly referred to as the "eighth continent." The island, which is considered endangered due to its rapidly growing number of human inhabitants, is a geographically isolated bio diverse location that boasts a 90 percent rate of endemic species and growing.

"Madagascar" is the newest addition to Vme TV's Planeta Feroz lineup, a special series developed with programming from educational networks such as PBS, BBC, and NatGeo, carefully curated for Vme TV audiences. Planeta Feroz introduces viewers to the wonders of Mother Nature by showcasing the world's most exceptional habitats. The series forms part of Vme TV's mission to provide inspiring programming for Hispanic Americans in the United States by engaging them in a superior learning experience that is entertaining for the entire family.

Available in 43 markets and reaching more than 70 million households in the United States, Vme TV is available through Comcast, DIRECTV, DISH Network and AT&T U-verse among other local cable companies.

Source: Company Press Release