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Menudo Strikes Back: Semifinalists To Be Revealed May 12
Published May 8, 2007

Mtv Tr3s Follows the nationwide casting journey in "Road To Menudo" with celebrity judges Johnny Wright, Don Omar, Luis Fonsi, Howie Dorough and Frankie J Pick.

MTV Tr3s gives viewers front-row access to the nationwide search to find the talented and hungry young Latino artists that will get their shot at making it big in the fast-paced world of the music industry as the New Menudo in "Road to Menudo" starting May 12 at 2 PM Eastern. Casting sessions that took place in Los Angeles, Miami, Dallas and New York before celebrity judges that included Johnny Wright, Don Omar, Luis Fonsi, Howie Dorough and Frankie J are all chronicled in 30-minute specials over four weeks. Each special reveals the semi-finalists from each audition city that will participate in the next round of auditions and ultimately be considered members of the new Menudo.

Immediately following each "Road to Menudo" episode, MTV Tr3s VJ Carlos Santos hosts "Road to Menudo Presents: De La Calle to the Stage," a half- hour special that showcases musical success stories from the Menudo audition cities such as Miami's PitBull and Enrique Iglesias and New York's Jennifer Lopez and Obie Bermudez.

"Road to Menudo" Casting Special Miami, Saturday, May 12th at 2 PM Eastern.

"Road to Menudo Presents From la Calle to the Stage" featuring Miami's Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull, Carlos Ponce and Luis Fonsi, Saturday, May 12th at 2:30 PM Eastern.

"Road to Menudo" Casting Special Los Angeles, Saturday, May 19th at 2 PM Eastern.

"Road to Menudo Presents From la Calle to the Stage" featuring Los Angeles' Akwid, Taboo from the Black Eyed Peas, Cypress Hill, Robi Rosa "Draco" and Ozomatli, Saturday, May 19th at 2:30 PM Eastern.

"Road to Menudo" Casting Special Dallas, Saturday, May 26th at 2 PM Eastern.

"Road to Menudo Presents From la Calle to the Stage" featuring Texans Jennifer Peña, Franki J, Kumbia All Stars and Selena, Saturday, May 26h at 2:30 PM Eastern.

"Road to Menudo" Casting Special New York, Saturday, June 2nd at 2 PM Eastern.

"Road to Menudo Presents From la Calle to the Stage" featuring New York's Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Aventura, Obie Bermudez and Fat Joe, Saturday, June 2nd at 2:30 PM Eastern.