mun2 Hopes to ‘SHINE’ at Awards


mun2 television’s La Conexión has been nominated for a 2004 Media Project “SHINE (Sexual Health in Entertainment) Award,” the network said Monday.

The SHINE Awards honor nationally and internationally televised films and episodic programs for accurate and honest portrayals of adolescent sexual-health issues.

“We are so honored with our nomination for Media Project SHINE Awards, which reflects our high corporate-responsibility standards,” mun2 vice president of programming Yolanda Foster said in a prepared statement.

“Our highly popular show titled La Conexión has captured this coveted nomination because it depicts healthy sexual behavior while offering plenty of entertainment value,” she added.

The Media Project will host the 20th annual SHINE Awards ceremony Saturday, Oct. 16 at the House of Blues in Hollywood.