¡Azucar! Telemundo is bringing the Celia Cruz story to the small screen

This week Telemundo unveiled their lineup for the 2015-2016 season at Upfronts 2015 in New York. Of particular note is the television series the network is set to air about the late Reina de Salsa, Celia Cruz. This would be the first television biopic about the Cuban born super star by a major […]

Telemundo Lands a Hit with del Castillo in ‘La Reina del Sur’

From the beginning we’re captivated!  We find a docile, yet street smart, hopelessly in love, but never too gullible, Teresa Mendoza.  She’s somewhere in between running for her life, finding out there is no one left in her world that she can trust, and reminiscing through the early years of […]

Tribute to Selena at Billboard Latin Music Awards to feature Jennifer Lopez

Well now we have to watch the Billboard Latin Music Awards on April 30! Entertainment Weekly is reporting Telemundo and Jennifer Lopez have confirmed the singer and actress will once again reprise her role as the late Queen of Tejano music during this year’s live awards show. If that’s not a […]

HAHMP Border Crisis Event

The numbers are staggering. The headlines, sensational. The debate, uber-political. And for many of us who are either immigrants or children of immigrants, this “border crisis” hits extremely close to home. Parties on both sides  have raised their voices and made their opinions clear. Still, that doesn’t change the fact that […]

Pau, Pau, Pau-Latina Paulina is Coming to the X-Factor

So either there’s more to this recent influx of Latina judges on mainstream television shows or Simon Cowell is just plain losing his touch.  Why else would the “larger than life” and smaller than his ego celebrity producer of X-Factor select Mexico’s very own Chica Dorada to replace pop princess […]

Why All Latinas In Hollywood Should Learn Conversational Spanish

It wasn’t too long ago that celebrities like Eva Longoria, Christina Aguilera, Jessica Alba, and yes even La Diva Del Bronx Jennifer Lopez could speak only a couple of words of Spanish before staring blankly into space in confusion and resorting back to their more comfortable tongue of English.  They […]

Is Samy on ‘Mira Quién Baila’ a Sign of the Times?

So Samy is on Mira Quien Baila this season.  “Samy from Miami” to be more precise – who knew?  That in it of itself is not really that much of a shock.  I mean what else is the Divo up to these days?  What was kind of a little eyebrow-lifting, […]

Could There be a ‘Reina Del Sur Part II’ Without Kate Del Castillo?

What!?  Say it ain’t so!  That’s exactly what I’m thinking right now too.  According to recent reports from Mexican media, La Reina Del Sur… Part Deux, could very likely take place without Kate Del Castillo – N O O O O O O O!!!!! That’s exactly how I feel every […]