Angelica Vale & Raul Gonzalez, Telemundo: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Angelica Vale, Raul Gonzalez

Angelica Vale and Raul Gonzalez are teaming up to host a brand new show on Telemundo titled La Sorpresa de Tu Vida. “With La Sorpresa de tu Vida, Saturday nights will never be the same,” said Luis Silberwasser, president of Telemundo Network, reported Variety. “We identified an opportunity on Saturday nights a while ago and took our time to develop the right concept and identify the right talent. Angelica and Raul are the perfect hosts for this modern, interactive format that will appeal to the whole Hispanic family.”

Here’s what you need to know:


1.Angelica Vale & Raul Gonzalez are Back on TV

Angelica Vale

Vale arrives at the People En Espanol celebration of their 50 Most Beautiful Issue at Splashlight studios on May 16, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

La Sorpresa de tu Vida (which translates to The Surprise of Your Life) stars singer-comedian Angelica Vale and Hispanic television star Raul Gonzalez and will focus on giving fans a chance to fulfill their wildest dreams as their family and friends come on to present testimonials and heart-warming stories about them. Games, music, humor segments and celebrity guests will also be incorporated into the program, which will premiere next season and will air on Saturday nights.


2.Angelica Vale Co-hosted for Selena Quintanilla

Angelica Vale

Angelica Vale attends People En Espanol 2014 Los 50 Mas Bellos Event on May 12, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)

Angelica Vale has a long career as an actress and she also has experience on hosting. This year, the Mexican actress was selected to co-host this year’s Fiesta de la Flor festival in Corpus Christi. The festival honored the life and legacy of Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez, according to My San Antonio.


3.Raul Gonzalez Co-hosted in Univision

Raul Gonzalez

Raul Gonzalez attends the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards at Bank United Center on April 24, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Larry Marano/Getty Images)

Raul Gonzalez has a long resume on hosting varios award shows and TV Shows. He co-hosted the daily morning show Despierta America, on Univision, for 13 years. He left the network in 2014 and went to Telemundo. Since then hosted Miss Universe, Miss Teen USA, and Billboard Latin Music Awards -all three of them- in 2014.


4.Angelica Vale was Named Star of the Year

Angelica Vale

Host Lucero (L) and actress Angelica Vale onstage during the 11th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on November 11, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for LARAS)

A multifaceted entertainer, Vale is perhaps best known for her lead role in the hit novela La Fea Mas Bella. She has also demonstrated her uncanny comedic talent as an impersonator on the popular comedy show La Parodia. In addition, Vale has hosted several award shows including Univision’s Premios Juventud in 2007. That same year, People en Español included Vale in the “50 Most Beautiful” issue and named her “Star of the Year.”


5.Raul Gonzalez was Named Best Television Host

Raul Gonzalez

Raul Gonzalez and Ana Maria Polo on stage at Premios Tu Mundo Awards at American Airlines Arena on August 21, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images)

The Venezuelan TV presenter is a veteran in the industry, Gonzalez has been named “Best Television Host” by People en Español twice, in 2010 and 2012.