Discovery En Espanol To Debut ‘El Rescate Perfecto' Special


Discovery en Espanol will look back at last June's extraordinary rescue mission from the jungles of Colombia with an original one-hour special.

Premiering June 28 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT), El Rescate Perfecto takes an in-depth look at the mission that saved 15 hostages, including three American military contractors and the former Colombian presidential hopeful Ingrid Betancourt.
El Rescate Perfecto brings "Operation Jaque" to life utilizing in-depth interviews with key players, recreations and on-the-ground, in the thick of it, filming in Colombia, including the recreation of the explosive plane crash and eventual capture of the U.S. hostages..
"Discovery en Español continues to raise the bar in terms of the quality of programming available to Spanish-speaking audiences nationwide, "said Luis Silberwasser, senior vice president and general manager of Discovery Networks U.S. Hispanic Group, in a statement. "El Rescate Perfecto is an exceptionally detailed and technically brilliant production. Each aspect is so precise that it will transport the audience to the actual events as they happened."