Don Francisco will celebrate his 50th year in television in 2012. He is currently watched by Univision's loyal viewers weekly in 42 countries across the United States, Latin America, Canada and Europe.
Much beloved by his fans, Don Francisco also promotes and hosts the televised Teletón, a benefit for disabled Chilean children. His philanthropy also extends to serving as the Latino spokesperson for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, appearing on the annual MDA Labor Day Telethon, appealing to Latinos for their donations.
With nearly five decades of entertaining families around the world and attracting millions of viewers across America, "Sabado Gigante" features three hours of non-stop fun, 52 weeks a year with no re-runs. Today, "Sabado Gigante" continues to be a ratings success. This season-to-date, the show is delivering an average audience of 2.4 million Total Viewers 2 plus and is currently the top-ranked regularly scheduled program on Saturday night (broadcast or cable) among Hispanic Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers 2 plus.