Fusion Kicks Off with an Exclusive Interview with President Obama


Interview will Air on Inaugural Edition of “AMERICA with Jorge Ramos” at a Special Time 7:00 p.m., ET    

Plus, Jorge Ramos Goes One-on-One with Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX)

Fusion will launch with an exclusive interview with President Obama airing during a special 7:00 p.m., ET edition of “AMERICA with Jorge Ramos.” Fusion — the news, pop culture, and satire tv and digital network from ABC News and Univision — will launch at 6:57 p.m., ET.

The President will speak with Fusion White House Correspondent and ABC News Senior National Correspondent Jim Avila. The interview will take place Monday afternoon at the White House and air first on “AMERICA.” Portions of the interview will also be highlighted across ABC News and Univision News broadcasts and platforms on Tuesday, October 29.

In addition, Jorge Ramos sits down with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for their first one-on-one interview.  They discuss immigration reform, Cruz’s political future and Obamacare among other topics – watch a preview here: http://fus.in/1c52mlS.

Plus, Jorge Ramos traveled to Arizona last month to visit the U.S.-Mexico border.  While there he spent time with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The first portion of that report will also air on the inaugural edition of “AMERICA.” Preview: http://fus.in/1759nmR.

Finally, Ramos will speak with Grammy-award winning artist Enrique Iglesias

AMERICA with Jorge Ramos" airs weeknights at 5:00 and 8:00 p.m., ET on Fusion. Dax Tejera is the senior producer of the broadcast. Follow Jorge Ramos and the "America" team online: @JorgeRamosNews, @ThisIsAmerica, and Facebook.com/FusionNetwork. To find out if Fusion is available in your area visit http://fus.in/GetFusion or call your local cable operator. 

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Fusion is a news, pop culture and satire TV and digital network. It will engage and champion a young, diverse, and inclusive America with a unique mix of smart and irreverent original reporting, lifestyle, and comedic  content.  Fusion will launch in millions of households nationwide on October 28, 2013 as six major distributors have already agreed to carry the cable network including Cablevision, Charter, Cox, AT&T U-Verse, Verizon FiOS and Google Fiber. For more information about Fusion visit www.fusion.net or follow us on Twitter @ThisIsFusion and Facebook @FusionNetwork.  Fusion is a joint venture between Univision Communications Inc. and the Disney/ABC Television Network.