Q'Viva! The Chosen

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This article is about the reality television series. For the final live show on May 26, 2012, see ¡Q'Viva! The Chosen Live.
¡Q'Viva! The Chosen
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Genre Reality
Created by Simon Fuller
Developed by XIX Entertainment
Starring Jennifer Lopez
Marc Anthony
Jamie King
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Spanish
Portuguese
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 12
Production
Executive producer(s) Simon Fuller
Jennifer Lopez
Marc Anthony
Jamie King
Location(s) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Nuyorican Productions
Marc Anthony Productions
King Productions
Broadcast
Original channel Univision
Picture format 720p (HDTV)
Audio format Dolby Digital 5.1
First shown in United States
Original run January 28, 2012 (2012-01-28) – April 28, 2012 (2012-04-28)
External links
Official website
Production website

¡Q'Viva! The Chosen is an American reality television series. It premiered on January 28, 2012 in the United States in its Spanish-language version on Univision[1] with a one-hour premiere and the first season concluded on April 28, 2012. It made its United States English language debut on FOX on March 3, 2012. ¡Q'Viva! The Chosen Live was the live stage show that was held in Las Vegas on May 26, 2012 as a culmination of the series.

Premise[edit]

The series follows superstars Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony as they travel throughout Latin America, along with director and choreographer, Jamie King, to discover the most authentic, genuine and talented entertainers and recruit them for their Las Vegas production of "the greatest Latin show ever". The talent that the trio are auditioning includes dancers, acrobats, singers, musicians among others.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

Broadcast[edit]

North American Broadcast[edit]

Q'Viva premiered on January 28, 2012 in the United States in its Spanish-language version on Univision and composed of 12 one-hour episodes, concluded on April 28, 2012. The television show made its United States English-language debut on FOX on March 3, 2012 and was going to be aired in six with two-hour episodes, However, It had been cut from two-hour episodes to 90-minute episodes due to the show moving to late night.[2] Then it was cancelled by Fox on May 14, 2012 after 6 episodes.[3]

International broadcast[edit]

Country Channel First aired Last aired
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Antena Latina January 27, 2012
Argentina Argentina Canal 9 January 28, 2012
Brazil Brazil Rede Record VH1 Brasil
Canada Canada TLN
Chile Chile MEGA
Colombia Colombia Caracol TV
Costa Rica Costa Rica Teletica Canal 7
Italy Italy cielo April 28, 2013
Mexico Mexico Canal de las Estrellas January 28, 2012
Paraguay Paraguay SNT
Peru Peru America TV
Russia Russia Sony Entertainment Television December 2, 2013
United States United States Univision (Spanish) January 28, 2012
Fox (English) March 3, 2012 April 7, 2012
Uruguay Uruguay Teledoce January 28, 2012
Venezuela Venezuela Televen
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Univision Puerto Rico January 29, 2012
Asia-Pacific STAR World (English) August 22, 2012[4]

Reception[edit]

“!Q’Viva! The Chosen” the reality competition show for Univision, was watched by 2.2 million viewers on its debut according to Nielsen estimates.[5] That represents a 37% increase over what the network has averaged the previous three Saturday nights, according to network statisticians. Critics were enthusiastic that the show lacked the dramatic back stories and public humiliations that characterize other shows in the genre.[6] Its English-language debut was not as well received. It got the same 2.2 million viewers, but lost to ABC, NBC and CBS in the time slot.[7] Over 30 million people over the world watched Q'Viva.

Chosen talents / acts[edit]

List of artists that have appeared in Q’Viva The Chosen.[8][9]

Artist(s) Name Country Field of Talent Invited by Present StatusFox
Sergio Rivera Guatemala Guatemala Fire Juggler Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Música Maya AJ Guatemala Guatemala Mayan Music Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.

Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.

Jesús Briones Mexico Mexico Mariachi Singer Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.

Eliminated after auditioning.

Impacto Malambo Argentina Argentina Malambo Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Two members of the group invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning. The remaining members eliminated after auditioning.
Remolino Malambo Argentina Argentina Malambo Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
All group members were invited to stay at the
Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
Swing Latino Colombia Colombia Salsa Dancers Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.

Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.

Pablo Peña Chile Chile Guitarist Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.

Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.

Christian Nieves Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Cuatro Guitarist Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.

Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.

Angely Carucci Venezuela Venezuela Salsa Dancer Jennifer Lopez Given a second chance and invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.

Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.

Luís Miguel Guaidó Venezuela Venezuela singer Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Son Bata Colombia Colombia Colombian Street Band Marc Anthony All band members were invited to audition in Los Angeles.

Lead singer was invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
The rest of the band was eliminated after auditioning.

Capoeira Topazio Brazil Brazil Capoeira Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
Odalia Fernández Nicaragua Nicaragua Singer Not invited to audition in Los Angeles.
Paolo Ramírez Chile Chile Singer Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los
Angeles after an improv audition.
Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
Guillermo &
Alicia Castro
Mexico Mexico Acrobatic Quebradita Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
German Cornejo
& Gisela Galeassi
Argentina Argentina Tango Dancers Jennifer Lopez
Jamie King
Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Yarishna Nicole
& Karishna Ayala
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Salsa Dancers Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Eliminated after auditioning.
José Febres Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Conga Percussionist Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
Roxana Puente Mexico Mexico Vocalist Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Eliminated after auditioning.
Leonardo Sandoval Brazil Brazil Tap Dancer Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
Marco Reberts &
Louise Malucelli
Argentina Argentina Tango Dancers Jennifer Lopez
Jamie King
Only Marco Reberts was invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Jose Fernández
& Martina Waldman
Argentina Argentina Tango Dancers Jennifer Lopez
Jamie King
Only Martina Waldman was invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Meleika Panama Panama Dancer Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Eliminated after auditioning.
Claudio Valdés Chile Chile Singer Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
El Balcon De
Los Artistas
Colombia Colombia Salsa Dancers Marc Anthony All group members were invited to audition in Los Angeles.
Only 3 dancing couples were invited to stay at the
Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
Uncredited
Performers
Peru Peru Scissor Dance Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Eliminated after auditioning.
Heverton Castro Brazil Brazil Singer Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
Ashanti Crisanto Honduras Honduras Garífuna Folclórico Marc Anthony All group members were invited to audition in Los Angeles.
Only lead performer was invited to stay at the
Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
Bárbara Muñoz
& Tamara Muñoz
Chile Chile Singers Jennifer Lopez Only Bárbara Muñoz was invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
Éktor Rivera Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Singer Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
Nahuel Arrieta Argentina Argentina Murga Jamie King Six group members were invited to audition in Los Angeles.
Eliminated after auditioning.
Victor & Gaby Mexico Mexico Dancers Marc Anthony Not invited to audition in Los Angeles.
Raul Peralta &
Gabriel Peralta
(Power Paralta)
Chile Chile Latin Hip Hop Dancers Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
Martin Alvear Ecuador Ecuador Freestyle Soccer Jennifer Lopez Not invited to audition in Los Angeles.
Tina Aldaña United States
United States
Singer Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
Junior & Emily United States
United States
Dancers Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Eliminated after auditioning.
Lucciano Pizzichini Argentina Argentina Singer Guitarist Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Diego Monge Mexico Mexico Fire Juggler Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Tatita Uruguay Uruguay Candombe
Percussionist
Jennifer Lopez Some group members were invited to audition in Los Angeles.
Eliminated after auditioning.
Little Flex Crew Mexico Mexico Dancers Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Luciana Suarez Brazil Brazil Samba Dancer Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Eliminated after auditioning.
Impacto Crew Mexico Mexico Street Performers Marc Anthony Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Eliminated after auditioning.
Nicolás Arnicho
Uruguay Uruguay Percussionist Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Invited to stay at the Q’Viva compound after auditioning.
Diana Teran Mexico Mexico Singer Unknown Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.
Eliminated after auditioning.
Da Boom Chile Chile Percussionist Group Jennifer Lopez Invited to attend auditions in Los Angeles.

¡Q'Viva! The Chosen Live[edit]

¡Q'Viva! The Chosen Live was a live stage show that was held May 26, 2012 on the Las Vegas Strip in The Mandalay Bay Events Center at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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