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Don Francisco, former host of Univision’s Saturday night mainstay “Sabado Gigante,” has set a wide-ranging pact with rival Telemundo to serve as a senior news correspondent and to launch a production venture. Francisco, whose real name is Mario Kreutzberger, moves to Telemundo after ending his variety show last September after 53 uninterrupted years on the …

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Watch as Don Francisco says goodbye to all of his viewers of Sabado Gigante on his last episode.

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Thank You #donfrancisco for all the great and amazing memories not only with in music but also with entertainment and your love for the world and people who watched your show!!! #legend #univision #sghastasiempre #latino #sabadogigante 

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As a young boy living in Paterson, NJ I could never understand why not matter what I was doing or where I was I was found myself coming home to watch Sábado Gigante. Every Saturday night it was my grandmother and me ready to start our 3 hour long show of music, news, comedy and …

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Don Francisco now has a street named after him in Washington Heights NYC, where hundreds of his fans gathered on Tuesday to show their love and support. Don Francisco Boulevard is the new name for 168th Street and Broadway in Upper Manhattan, home to a large Dominican community in NYC. Tuesday Latinos filled the square …

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¡Hasta siempre Don Francisco! El grande de los Sábados se Despidió

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After receiving a standing ovation from his emotional audience, Don Francisco, the popular host of Sabado Gigante, tried to explain why television’s longest-running show is coming to an end. Created by its boisterous host, the weekly three-hour show, which means “Giant Saturday” in English, has long been Univision’s most popular program. But on Friday (April …

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After 53 years, Don Francisco will finally put down the mic. Univision says it will stop making the legendarily unpredictable variety show Sábado Gigante in September, ending a run that began in 1962 when Chile’s Mario Kreutzberger started entertaining viewers as Don Francisco. Sábado Gigante has been a ratings and cultural phenomenon, captivating viewers with …

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Don Francisco, aka Mario Luis Kreutzberger Blumenfeld, the beloved Chilean entertainer who for more than 52 years has dazzled and delighted audiences through the cult hit “Sabado Gigante,” will be honored with the Latinovator Award at Hispanicize 2015. Hispanicize 2015, the sixth annual Latino trends event for filmmakers, bloggers, journalists, marketers, influencers and music artists, …

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New Music from Kaseeno titled “Don Francisco”.

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