In honor of Jenni Rivera, mun2 will present the original special We Love Jenni on Friday (Dec. 21), including testimonials from Latin music stars and celebrities including Edward James Olmos, Carson Daly and Snoop Dogg.
The special will air at 8 p.m. and re-air at 10 p.m. (EST) on the Telemundo Media-owned network. Rivera starred in a reality show, I Love Jenni, on mun2.
Featuring “exclusive and intimate footage,” the program looks at Rivera’s life as a mother, friend, artist and trusted icon to fans, mun2 said. Testimonials will be in English and in Spanish. Latin music stars featured include Thalia, Larry Hernandez, Tucanes de Tijuana, 3Ball Mty, Los Horoscopos de Durango, Banda el Limon, Chino XL, Down and Diana Reye.
The 43-year-old Rivera, a groundbreaking Latina performer, died on Dec. 9 in a plane crash near Monterrey, Mexico. A memorial service on Wednesday in Los Angeles drew more than 6,000 mourners.