Siempre en Domingo (TV series)

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Siempre en Domingo
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Created by Raúl Velasco
Presented by Raúl Velasco
Country of origin Mexico
No. of seasons 28
No. of episodes 1480
Production
Running time Approximately 3 hours
Distributor Televisa
Release
Original network Canal de las Estrellas / Univision
Original release December 14, 1969 (1969-12-14) – April 19, 1998 (1998-04-19)

Siempre en Domingo (translated Always on Sunday) is a Mexican variety show created and hosted by Raúl Velasco. The show aired on Televisa from December 14, 1969 until April 19, 1998 when Velasco retired.

Siempre en Domingo became one of the most important, influential and popular TV shows in IberoAmerica. Velasco's popular trademark, "patada de la suerte" (lucky kick), sponsored many artists that every Sunday performed in his popular TV show. Many English-speaking artists also performed on the show.

Notable artists[edit]

Artists who performed (many of which debuted) on the show include: Selena Quintanilla Pérez, Luis Miguel, Soda Stereo, Mecano, Lynda Thomas, Thalía, Paulina Rubio, Miguel Bosé, Caifanes, Alejandra Ávalos, María Conchita Alonso, Julio Iglesias, Locomia, Chayanne, Ricky Martin, José José, Raphael, Celia Cruz, Timbiriche, Juan Gabriel, Maná, Alejandra Guzmán, Menudo, Maldita Vecindad, Onda Vaselina, Fey, Cristian Castro, Laureano Brizuela, Flans, Emmanuel, Alejandro Fernández, Benny Ibarra, Café Tacvba, Kabah, Caló, Moenia, Eduardo Capetillo, Erik Rubín, Julieta Venegas, Kairo, Kenny y los Eléctricos, Enrique Guzmán, Las Víctimas del Doctor Cerebro, Sentidos Opuestos, Gloria Trevi, Mercurio, Jeans, Irán Castillo, Jorge Muñíz, Los Chamos, Los Chicos, Mocedades, Ricchi e Poveri, Miguel Ríos, La Sonora Dinamita, Marco Antonio Solís, José María Napoleón, Beatriz Adriana, Angélica María, Johnny Laboriel, Lola Beltrán, La Sonora Santanera, César Costa, Los Baby's, Chico Che, Joan Sebastián, Verónica Castro, Camilo Sesto, Ana Gabriel, Laura León, Presuntos Implicados, Amistades Peligrosas, Fresas con crema, Ricardo Montaner, Lucía Méndez, Dulce, Vicente Fernández, Manoella Torres, Oscar Athié, Daniela Romo, Lucero, Manuel Mijares, Pandora, Pedro Fernández, Tatiana, Yuri, Lorenzo Antonio, El Tri, Magneto, Fandango, Garibaldi, Micro Chips, Sasha Sokol, Ritmo Peligroso, Bronco, Grupo Bryndis, Los Ángeles Negros, Pimpinela, Amanda Miguel, Diego Verdaguer, Joe Luciano, Parchís, Rocío Dúrcal, Rocío Jurado, Hombres G, Charly García, Alaska y Dinarama, Enanitos Verdes, Ole ole, Nacha Pop, Franco De Vita, Los Prisioneros, Duncan Dhu, Veni Vidi Vici, Ricardo Arjona, Dhario Primero, Mónica Naranjo, Enrique Iglesias, Shakira, The Sacados, Alejandro Sanz, La Ley, Laura Pausini, Héroes Del Silencio, Eros Ramazzotti and Gloria Estefan among many others.

Notable international acts[edit]

ABBA, Tina Turner, David Lee Roth, Whitney Houston, Bryan Adams, Peter Cetera, Richard Clayderman, Richard Marx, The Bangles, Cyndi Lauper, Olivia Newton-John, Barry Manilow, Laura Branigan, Gillette, Village People, Donna Summer, Shaun Cassidy, Gloria Gaynor, Sheena Easton, Crowded House, Boney M, KWS, Spice Girls, Sammy Davis Jr, Andy Gibb, Jimmy Osmond, Princess Stéphanie of Monaco, Level 42, The Outfield and Sting among many others.

Cancellation[edit]

In 1998, Velasco was diagnosed with hepatitis C and needed a liver transplant. His health was becoming critical and was unable to continue hosting the show. Siempre en Domingo aired its last episode on April 19, 1998.[1]

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