“After the ALMAs,” an MSNBC special program hosted by Alex Wagner, will broadcast live from Pasadena, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 27 at 11 p.m. ET immediately following the “2013 NCLR ALMA (American Latino Media Arts) Awards®.” During the one-hour conversation, Wagner will explore the diverse issues affecting Latinos, including the growing Latino electorate, immigration reform and the border, education, Latino images in the media and recognizing the achievements of this 50-million-strong community.
The program will feature guests such as actress-turned-activist Eva Longoria, actress Rosario Dawson, The Daily Show’s Al Madrigal, NCLR CEO Janet Murguía, film director Robert Rodriguez and MSNBC contributor Maria Teresa Kumar, as well as behind-the-scenes award footage.
MSNBC, along with mun2, will broadcast the “2013 NCLR ALMA Awards®” earlier at 10 p.m. ET. The ceremony is a Hispanic Heritage Month event that celebrates America’s most outstanding and inspiring Latinos in the entertainment industry, this year presenting special tributes to Rodriguez, Dawson and Grammy Award-winning musician Carlos Santana.
Viewers can follow the live conversation on Twitter using #ALMA13.
“After the ALMAs” is produced by Dana Haller, executive producer of NOW with Alex Wagner (weekdays on MSNBC, 12–1 p.m. ET).