Category Archives: NBC

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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‘Captain Mexico’ Kicks Hitler’s Ass. Shields Himself With Huge Sombrero

First it was Burger King and its now infamous Texican Whopper. Then came Cadbury Schweppes with its mariachi-shaped flu protection device. And now Jimmy Kimmel is pissing off some touchy Mexicans with Captain Mexico, starring -who else?- Kimmel’s sidekick Guillermo, a native of Zacatecas. Captain … Continue reading

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NBC Shows its True Multicultural Colors –and Spices

Remember my mun2 goody-bag full of hot salsas? Not to be outdone, mun2 parent NBC Universal this morning showed its true multicultural colors by giving attendees to the launch of “Hispanics at NBCU” division a Mobile Food set, including 16 … Continue reading

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Thank you, mun2 for the Salsa, But…

For a television network that is great at doing away with stereotypes, why not treat your guests to something less picante? How about a nice little bottle of Dom Perignon or a couple cans of fine Beluga? I mean, I’m … Continue reading

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Hugo Chávez Thinks ’12 Corazones’ Reduces Relationships to Genitals. I Beg to Differ

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’d know by now Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez has banned a bunch of television shows, including two of Telemundo’s blockbusters, Caso Cerrado and 12 Corazones, denouncing them as “degrading” and even claiming the latter … Continue reading

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National Latino Media Coalition Thinks ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX Not Diverse. Thank God for Hispanic TV

This week the National Latino Media Coalition (NLMC) scolded the nation’s top broadcast networks for not embracing diversity (i.e. mostly for failing to employ more Latinos in front of and behind the camera.) In a press conference on Tuesday in … Continue reading

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Is the U.S. Ready for ‘President Martínez?’ NBC Says Yes! [Well, Not Really]

I looooove television! Because only on TV you get to see fantastic things that would never happen in real life. Take NBC’s upcoming thriller The Event, which was presented this week as one of the “biggest television events of the … Continue reading

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