Category Archives: NBC

Nonsensical Trend of Putting an ‘Ñ’ where it Doesn’t Belong Extends to Marketing World

Remember the “Latiñas” in Media New York Conference? How about Spaiñ? Well, it looks like the foolish trend of putting accents and eñes where they don’t belong is making its way to the media world. According to NBC News, a group of “prominent … Continue reading

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Empire State Building Goes Red to Honor Hispanics [Sort of]

If you still don’t believe me when I say Spanish-speakers rule New York, you might want to keep an eye on the Empire State building this coming Sunday, April 26, when it is set to go totally red in celebration of Telemundo 47 New York’s 50 year anniversary. … Continue reading

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Eva Longoria to Star in NBC Show about a Latina who doesn’t Speak Spanish — of Course

Eva Longoria (aka as La Prieta Faya and this blogger’s favorite retroacculturated Latina) has been tapped as the star of Telenovela, a 13-episode NBC comedy slated for the 2015-2016 TV season. The decision to pick Longoria wouldn’t be more appropriate: The show tells … Continue reading

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Meet the Sarape-clad Latino-Muslim Undocumented Terrorist

Awwww, my people can be so creative! (and by that I mean both, Latinos and editors.) Take the National Institute for Latino Policy (NALIP), which recently posted the findings of a five-year-old study about the misrepresentation of Latinos and Muslims in national broadcast and … Continue reading

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MSNBC’s Cinco de Mayo Video Is more Stupid than Offensive

  Don’t the producers over there know there is no worm in tequila? It’s mezcal, you morons! Worms go in mezcal!  

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NBCU Hijacked Univision’s Upfront with a Van Full of Data

This blogger is so tired from all this partying busy this week, that a proper upfront round-up will not come until the weekend (sit tight.) However, I thought you’d like to know that barely minutes after Univision wrapped its upfront presentation … Continue reading

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OMG, You Guys! The Strauss-Kahn-Diallo Saga Comes to Telemundo… Well, Not Really

I though this was going to be yet another bleak week, but then I remembered Telemundo’s Una Maid en Manhattan premieres tonight (8:00 PM/ET) on the Telemundo channel. In a nutshell, this is the story of a terribly-good-looking hotel maid … Continue reading

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