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Longoria Parker, George Lopez To Host ALMA Awards

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LOS ANGELES - "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria Parker and comedian and actor George Lopez will host September's ALMA Awards celebrating Latino achievement in entertainment.

For the first time, the ALMA Awards will air during National Hispanic Heritage Month. The ceremony honoring those who work in film, TV and radio also will feature new categories, including one for emerging young talent and a sports award.

Longoria Parker is one of the ceremony's executive producers as well as co-host.

"The ALMA Awards is a special show because it represents the determined spirit and soul of the Latino people, and I cannot think of a better person to help celebrate and co-host with me than my good friend George Lopez," Longoria Parker said in a statement Monday.

The American Latino Media Arts Awards were created in 1995 by the National Council of La Raza, a national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization, as part of its effort to promote diverse and fair portrayals of Latinos in the media.

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