¡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 […]

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, […]

Kudos to Lifetime for Picking Up Eva Longoria’s ‘Devious Maids’

For a brief moment it seemed nobody was going to be able to watch Eva Longoria’s Devious Maids.  After ABC opted not to pick up the show, which the Desperate Housewives star had co-produced with her Desperate Housewives producer Marc Cherry, it appeared that might have been the end of […]

Finally! A Reality Show in Spanish I Actually Want To See!

The only problem, it doesn’t air this side of the border.  I’m talking about Mexico’s version of The Voice – appropriately titled La Voz México – and until today, I didn’t even know this show existed.  Now, ya no me aguanto las ganas that one of the major US Spanish-language […]

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 […]

Raising a Bilingual Kid: Television En Español

Just the other day we were sitting at my parents house watching Sal y Pimienta.  If you’re not familiar, it’s one of those wickedly addicting and hilarious celebrity gossip shows that Univision airs regularly on their national network.  They’re hilarious because the hosts and guests on the show spend the […]

Why I’m Looking Forward to Eva Longoria’s ‘Devious Maids’

As a kid my mother used to take me to clean houses with her.  ¡Sientate aquí!  No toques nada.  Nomás juega aquí… ahorita vengo.  That’s what she would tell me before heading into the rest of somebody else’s house to do the housekeeping for them.  I wasn’t in school yet […]

10 Latinos In Entertainment Using Their Cultura to Work It

The other day I wrote about how seemingly times are a changing for Latinos in the entertainment industry.  At least to me, it seems more opportunities could be on the horizon.  Not only for the artists at the forefront of these changes, but also for the millions of us who […]