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What happened to the ‘Omar y Argelia Show’?

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What happened to El Show de Omar y Argelia? radio announcers, / locutores de radio, Omar Velasco, Argelia Atilano, MundoNOW
Omar y Argelia Show / PHOTO: Instagram
  • What happened to the Omar y Argelia Show?
  • It was on Mega 96.3 FM
  • What are their future plans?

On December 15, radio hosts Omar Velasco and Argelia Atilano shared unexpected news on social media.

It is worth remembering that in 2021, radio hosts took a break from their careers.

«We were tired — mentally, physically and emotionally exhausted. The pandemic hit us hard, especially with the girls (their daughters),» Omar stated.

In 2022, their show returned on new radio station, Mega 96.3 FM. What happened to the Omar y Argelia Show?

‘We felt that we couldn’t give anymore’

Omar and Argelia show, interview, People in Spanish, professional break, MundoNOW
Photo: Instagram

In an interview with People en Español, Omar Velasco talked about what he and his wife, Argelia Atilano, were going through.

«The break we took last year (2021) was necessary… at that moment, six months ago, we felt that we couldn’t give anymore.»

Furthermore, the popular radio host stated that they hoped the audience would accept them at the new radio station.

«We recognize that coming to Mega 96.3 with the reggaeton genre represents a huge challenge, and we are ready. Hopefully, they accept us,» he said.

The key to the success of the Omar y Argelia Show

Talk, success, keys, spouses, MundoNOW
Photo: Instagram

In another part of this conversation, the host revealed the key to the success of the Omar y Argelia Show, where they ended up falling in love.

«Since we started in 2003, we were very focused: we had a lot of hunger to make a name for ourselves,» he stated.

In addition, Omar Velasco said that love came into their lives unexpectedly.

«Radio has given us the family we have, and that’s why we are very grateful,» he told People en Español.

‘We were pressured to come back’

Omar and Argelia show, Book, Love on the air, Los Angeles, MundoNOW
Photo: Instagram

Since March 28, 2022, the Omar y Argelia Show has aired from 6 to 10 in the morning on Mega 96.3 FM.

Besides being well-known radio hosts, the couple wrote a book, Amor al Aire, and have supported the Latino community.

In the interview with People en Español, Omar Velasco said that people told him they couldn’t be off the air for too long because people forget.

«We were pressured to come back quickly, but, as I said, we also needed that space,» he concluded.

Is the Omar y Argelia Show off the air?

Statement, social networks, Instagram, farewell, MundoNOW
Photo: Instagram

As mentioned above, radio hosts Omar Velasco and Argelia Atilano shared unexpected news on December 15.

The hosts of the Omar y Argelia Show thanked their fans and explained why their show hadn’t been airing.

«Working at Mega 96.3 has been an experience that has given us a lot of satisfaction, pride and we achieved many goals.»

«Working at a new radio station with a format different from what we were used to was what caught our attention to accept this challenge.»

‘Thank you for believing and growing with us’

Acknowledgments, projects, radio station, California. MundoNOW
Photo: Instagram

In another part of this statement they shared on social media, the couple made it clear that it’s not a goodbye but a ‘see you soon.’

«The decision to leave SBS is solely motivated by our enormous desire to bring life to a project…».

Before concluding, Omar and Argelia assured that they would share more details about this project when the time is right.

It didn’t take long for messages of support to flood in.

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