Patricia Manterola and Karim Mendiburu join ‘Siempre Niños’ as co-hosts

Patricia Manterola and Karim Mendiburu join Don Francisco co-hosts of Telemundo’s “Siempre Niños,” premiering on Telemundo Sunday Jan. 8 at 8 p.m./7c. (Courtesy photo)

The lovely Patricia Manterola and charismatic Karim Mendiburu join the beloved Mario KreutzbergerDon Francisco, as co-hosts of the new entertainment show “Siempre Niños,” premiering on Telemundo Sunday, Jan. 8 at 8 p.m./7c.

Viewers will now enjoy when kids take control and adults relive childhood in this family-friendly show featuring fun segments, games and challenges, hilarious debates with kids, children with extraordinary talent, and guest artists sharing stories when they were little. 

Following her participation as co-host of season four of “La Voz Kids,” Manterola returns to Telemundo in “Siempre Niños.” Patty, as most people call her, joined the ranks of Latin stars around the world as part of the famous musical group Garibaldi. Her acting credits include a number of telenovelas, including the worldwide hit “Acapulco, Cuerpo y Alma”; top Hollywood productions such as “Ángeles,” the Spanish-language version of “Charlie’s Angels”; and movies like “The City of Lost Souls,” “The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood,” “Carman: The Champion” and “The Perfect Game.”

She has also pursued a musical career, with eight solo albums to date, among them “Niña Bonita” and “Quiero Más,” as well as “Que el Ritmo no Pare,” the official theme song of the 2002 Vuelta a España, Spain’s version of the Tour de France, and the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan (with an English-language version, “The Rhythm”). This year, she launched her new single “Alalaleo” with a spectacular presentation on “La Voz Kids.”

Karim Mendiburu is the host of Telemundo’s “Titulares y Más” and a contributor to “Ritmo Deportivo,” where he covers fascinating stories from the world of sports with a unique combination of charisma, humor and passion for different disciplines. Mendiburu has traveled around the world to cover top sporting events, including the Olympics, FIFA World Cup, Super Bowl, World Wrestling Entertainment, X-Games, NASCAR, UFC and NBA.

Born in Mexico City, he studied acting at the Centro de Arte Dramático de México. Over the course of his career, he has been a theme park performer, hosted a number of programs for young adult audiences, and appeared in the Telemundo original series “Los Teens.”

Viewers can learn more about “Siempre Niños” atñosTV, including photo galleries and videos, and follow the show on social media atñosTV; and Instagram @SiempreNiñosTLMD, using the hashtag #SiempreNiños.