- Maximiliano Palacio
, recently featured in "The Real Housewives of New York City
" has signed to co-host with Penelope Menchaca
's "12 Corazones" which begins filming in Los Angeles, CA on January 7 and will air on Telemundo around February 11.
"12 Corazones" (English: 12 Hearts) is a Spanish-language dating game show produced in the United States for the television network Telemundo, a NBC
property. The show has been on the air since 2005 and is based on its namesake Argentine TV show format. The show is filmed in Los Angeles and revolves around the 12 Zodiac signs that identify each contestant. In August 2009 Telemundo added English subtitles as closed captions.
Palacio, a former Polo player turned actor comes from Argentina. The 6'2 single actor has appeared in numerous commercials Triatop (Argentina), Motorola Uruguay), Colgate (Europe), Axe (Latin America), Carrefour (France), Nonni's Biscotti (U.S.), Esquire
Magazine (U.S.), and Burlington Coat Factory (U.S.). He speaks fluent English and Spanish, and Intermediate French, Italian and Portuguese. An avid sportsman Palacio also enjoys tennis, polo, skiing, rugby, softball, scuba diving, swimming, soccer, marathon running, water skiing, bicycle and motorcycle riding, roller skating, squash, surfing and wind surfing. He has also appeared in numerous film and theater productions and will be filming as lead in his own series "Revolving Doors," this summer about the male's perspective on dealing with women and providing an insightful alpha-male view into New York's promiscuous lifestyle, tortuous and twisted male/female relationships, and complex social dynamics.