Paul Bouche

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Paul Bouche
Paul Bouche at Mega TV's Party.jpg
Paul Bouche enters Mega TV red carpet 2011
Born February 13th
Residence Miami, Florida
Occupation Producer & Television Personality
Years active 1991-present
Television La Boca Loca de Paul,
A Oscuras Pero Encendidos,
La Tijera,
Arriba Con Paul,
Sobre Ruedas
Website
www.astracanada.com

Paul Bouche is a television producer & entertainer. Paul is the host, creator and producer of a variety of television and radio programs and serves as CCO (Chief Creative Officer) of Astracanada Productions Inc. an EMMY Award winning Media Production Company based in Miami Florida since 1995. Paul has worked as a TV and Radio Host and Comedian in the United States and Latin America, performing as a Stand Up Comedian and on air television and radio personality. He is best known for creating and hosting the television show A Oscuras Pero Encendidos from 1995 to 2001. He launched "La Boca Loca de Paul," in 2007, a daily variety show originated in Miami which continues to air in syndication in various markets in the United States, Puerto Rico and Latin America.

Career[edit]

Paul produced and hosted A Oscuras Pero Encendidos (In The Dark But Turned On) from 1995 until 2001. It was as the first Late Night Show specifically designed for the US Hispanic Market. In 1997, Paul received an Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. After starting as a local Miami production, in 1998 Galavisión (Univision's cable network) signed a distribution deal to carry "A Oscuras Pero Encendidos" via cable TV to national Hispanic audiences in the United States. In June 2000 the Telemundo Network signed the show for National TV broadcast in America and Puerto Rico. Led by Paul A Oscuras Pero Encendidos, spent 6 years on the air and generated over 1100 hours of entertainment content for Hispanics in America.

In 2000, he launched the humorous talk show "Sobre Ruedas" for WQBA 1140AM, a Univision Radio station in the city of Miami.

In September 2001, Paul launched the national morning drive show "Arriba Con Paul" for the Radio Unica Network reaching 80% of the Hispanic Market in the United States.

In 2004, Paul hosted the Spanish Language version of the hit British television comedy talk show “So Graham Norton” co-produced by So Television, Zeal Entertainment and Astracanada Productions Inc. in London.

In 2006, Paul hosted the “Advertising Age Hispanic creative Advertizing Awards” gala.

In 2007, Paul returned to television with "La Boca Loca De Paul" (Paul's Crazy Mouth) a daily(Monday-Friday)variety and comedy talk show. Since its inception the show generated substantial rating increases in its time period.[1]

In 2009, he was tapped by Univision's sister Network Telefutura to help launch and co-host of the national TV gossip show entitled "La Tijera".

In 2011, "La Boca Loca De Paul" launched nationally in the US and Puerto Rico trough Mega TV.[2] and in the Dominican Republic. The format was able to score top ratings for the station in the 18-49 and 25 to 54 demographics.[3]

In 2012, Paul conducted an international media seminar in San Jose, Costa Rica attended by 20 media companies [4]

Before founding Astracanada Productions in 1995, Paul worked in different production capacities for national broadcasting companies such as NBC, ABC and MTV. He began his on camera work in 1992 performing in New York in various Standup Comedy shows and participating as a guest star in popular sitcoms and entertainment programs like “ La Pension de Doña Tere”, “En Casa de Juanma Roman” and "Videoteces" in a variety of supporting roles. With Astracanada Productions, Paul has created, developed and produced over 6000 hours of entertainment content in Spanish and English for Telemundo, Galavisión, América TV, Family Channel, USA Broadcasting, America TeVe, Caracol Television, Mega TV, Zeal Television-(London) and Casa Club TV, Univision Radio and Radio Unica among others.

In addition to his professional work in broadcasting, Paul conducts media workshops and seminars for private and public entities as well as lectures at various universities in the US and abroad.

Awards[edit]

Paul received an Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for television work in 1997.[5]

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