Tag Archives: Telemundo

¡No Chinguen! Pizza Patrón and the Double Standard of U.S. Hispanic Media

Earlier today, a couple of friends forwarded me a press release put out by Dallas-based Pizza Patrón pizza chain and urged me to do -or rather, write- something about it. The headline was attractive enough for me to pay attention: … 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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mun2 Really Knows How to Get me Out of Bed at 8:00 am

mun2 on Tuesday unveiled its 2013-2014 programming line up at a morning press conference in Manhattan. And just to make sure this blogger would get out of bed so early in the morning, it brought in tacos and the taqueros who make … Continue reading

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Which TV Network is the ‘Hispanic Hollywood’? Executives Managed to Confuse this Blogger

Hispanic TV upfront week is a wonderful thing, especially when you get the chance to hear all kinds of wonderful pitches by competing networks. Tuesday morning, for example, I learned from Univision’s President César Conde that Televisa is actually the … 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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Cristina Saralegui Thanks Don Johnson for the Opportunity to Work at Telemundo: LOL

OK this is one of those situations in which you had to be there to enjoy the moment… Fortunately for you, readers, I was there, when Cristina Saralegui took to the state at the Telemundo upfront this week in Manhattan … 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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Lou Dobbs to Telemundo: Leprosy Was Brought to the U.S. by South East Asians, not Hispanics. Duh!

Don’t believe everything you hear: Lou Dobbs is actually our BFF and he wants us to know we are not the ones responsible for bringing leprosy to this country… it was -who else?– those damn South East Asians…! So, in … Continue reading

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