Category Archives: Telemundo

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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Telemundo’s Adaptation of ‘Les Miserables’ Features ‘La Chule’ as Jean Valjean

You can say anything about Hispanic TV networks, but they are a quite inventive bunch when it comes to Spanish-language adaptations of world-renowned dramas. Take Telemundo, which has kicked off production of its own version of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables, considered one of … Continue reading

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Ooops.Telemundo Sells 8-Month-Old Interview as ‘Fresh’ News

It’s amazing what a television outlet would do to beat its competitors. Take Telemundo Puerto Rico’s Dando Candela, which earlier this week (June 13) promised viewers an ¡exclusive! ¡amazing! ¡historic! interview by reporter Yulianna Vargas with Kobbo Santarrosa, the TV … Continue reading

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The Parties and the Fun Behind the 2013 Hispanic TV Upfronts

This is exhausting! In addition to covering this week’s Hispanic TV Upfronts for these guys and these guys, I had to save some juicy details for the not-so-serious side of the 3-day-marathon of parties, parties and parties, programming presentations, interviews … Continue reading

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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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Three Years Later, Hispanic TV Still Reluctant to Say ‘Tetas’

A few years ago, I wrote a story about how Telemundo decided to do away with the word ‘tetas’ in the promos around Sin tetas no hay paraíso, a popular Colombian telenovela about young girls and their obsession with getting breast implants. Instead … Continue reading

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