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

¡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 […]

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 […]

Forbes Explores ‘The Next Media Jackpot’: US Latinos

We’ve been writing about it for a while, and now, it looks like the stage is finally set for a battle royal between all of the major players seeking to take the biggest bite out of the reported $1 trillion US Hispanic market.  There’s ABC and Univision, Telemundo, Comcast, MundoFox, […]

Q&A: Kate Del Castillo on the Runaway Hit ‘La Reina Del Sur’

The last time Kate Del Castillo and I exchanged words it was in person.  She was at the peak of her post Reina Del Sur fame and she was in Houston for a promotional event.  We chit-chatted over a couple of drinks in a room full of other Del Castillo […]

Why I’m Sad About Cristina’s Exit From Television

It wasn’t too long ago that Cristina Saralegui was in her prime.  She was the queen of Spanish-language television and EVERYONE – and I do mean everyone – knew who she was.  Cristina was often referred to as the “Oprah Latina” and her show, El Show de Cristina featured all […]

La Reina Del Sur Nominated for Best Telenovela in the World

¡YUPI!  I’m very excited by this news that just came out this week!  My favorite telenovela in recent times, La Reina Del Sur has just been nominated as the best international telenovela in the world!  You know I am completely de acordión with this nod and will be rooting for […]

Did Jenni Rivera Deliver at the Latin Billboards?

La Diva de La Banda walked out just as she had walked in, empty handed from the Billboard Latin Music Awards last week.  After losing in the in the Mexican Regional category, where she was the only female nominated, to Gerardo Ortiz, Jenni literally put her best foot forward in […]