Marcelo Tas

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Marcelo Tas
Marcelo Tas from Brazil.jpg
Marcelo on 2016 for Rodrigo Fuzar
Born (1959-11-10) November 10, 1959 (age 59)
OccupationTV host, Director, Writer, journalist and Brazilian television writer

Marcelo Tristão Athayde de Souza (born November 10, 1959), better known as Marcelo Tas, is a Brazilian director, writer, actor and television host. He is the current host of for the coverage of the coming Soccer World Cup in Russia. Before that: children series "Ra-Tim-Bum" (TV Cultura- Brazil); "Ernesto Varela, the Reporter" (MTV Brasil, Gazeta, SBT, TV Record- Brazil); Telecurso (Globo TV/ Roberto Marinho Foundation); and the anchor for 7 years at the humor show CQC (Band). Tas is the creator and presenter of the YouTube channel DESCOMPLICADO, in a commercial and content partnership with the Udacity. Lecturer and professor at IBMEC São Paulo on the virtues, opportunities and side effects of the digital age.[1][2]


  1. ^ Regalado, Antonio (March 19, 2009). "In Brazil, Telefónica Bets on a Celebrity's 'Tweets.". Wall Street Journal.
  2. ^ Tas, Marcelo (November 27, 2013). "What’s So Funny?.". The New York Times.

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  • The (TV) Cultura lost his hand in an area that was the leader, tried to reinvent the wheel three times. The 'Rá-Tim-Bum', a project extremely daring and successful, was abandoned to turn the 'Castelo (Rá-Tim-Bum)', which was also very good. There had to stop. Instead of continuing, preferred to create 'Ilha Rá-Tim-Bum', which failed.
  • In an interview with Quem criticizing the TV Cultura, the television station where he worked for several years. "Marcelo Tas critica a TV Cultura" (in Portuguese). Quem Online. December 27, 2009.
  • In a news magazine Alfa, talks about his daughter being gay. Ronaldo Bressane (September 12, 2010). "Vote em mim" (in Portuguese). Alfa. Archived from the original on October 6, 2010.

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