Should the Big Spanish Networks be Afraid of MundoFox?

Their commercial certainly is sexy.   And, of course, when we all hear there will be another new Spanish-language television network for the US Hispanic market, we can’t help but be a little curious.  At least I am.  But when August comes around and somebody officially says “let’s get ready to […]

Can Jackie Guerrido Make The Weather Any More Caliente?

As far meteorology goes – never thought I’d be writing that line – ABC has got Sam Champions and his quirky commentary, NBC has Al Roker and his years of experience, and Univision… well, they’ve got something a little more… uhm, shall we say voluptuous.  Yes, compadres y comadres I’m […]

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 […]

Write The Caption: Nuestra Belleza Latina 2012

It’s Monday.  And at least I’m still recuperating from the weekend… and pues, you know, looking forward to the next one, which is a holiday.  ¡Ajuaa!  I don’t know about you, but I could definitely use the break.  So why not have a little fun this very unproductive Monday afternoon […]

What do Latinos Want on New ABC-Univision News Network?

Soon there will be a new news network in town.  As you’ve probably already heard, Univision and ABC have decided to come together to create a brand new television channel that will cater specifically to one demographic and one demographic alone.  English-speaking Latinos who prefer to obtain their news en […]

Beverly Hilton Hotel Employee Dishes on ‘El Gordo y La Flaca’

What do you do when you can’t get any information from official sources?  If you’re a reporter for Univision’s ‘El Gordo y La Flaca,’ you track down the Latina hotel employees and pump them for as much information as you can possibly get out of them.  That’s exactly what reporter […]

Q’Viva The Chosen – Jennifer Lopez Returns to Her Roots

In the previews and the first episode of the brand new Nuyorican co-produced ‘Q’Viva The Chosen’ Jennifer Lopez proclaims “This is like being able to really, really go – I am Latina and this is who we are… isn’t it fabulous, isn’t it amazing, doesn’t it bring tears to your eyes […]

Mujeres, Your Man: ¿Machote or Metrosexual?

Beginning today, every Friday on Juan of Words I’ll be offering a weekly vlog series titled Viernes Vloguero.  Why?  Just for fun… and because I’m hoping it will be a good kickoff to all of our weekends.  At the very least, a good laugh at my expense. What will be […]