Category Archives: NBC

NBC Preps ‘The Wall,’ a Show Featuring a Yuuuuuge Wall

NBC, the network that brought us The Apprentice and other similar calamities, is set to premiere The Wall, a new game show produced by NBA superstar LeBron James and hosted by Chris Hardwick. Per NBC itself, The Wall is “the fastest and simplest … Continue reading

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Here Are Jimmy Fallon and Don Francisco Singing ‘To All the Girls I’ve Loved Before’

Chances are you are too preoccupied with this insane election, but I think you should know that the all-too-non-Hispanic-famous TV personality Jimmy Fallon last night welcomed the super-famous, not-retired-yet-again Don Francisco to sing a duet in front of a live audience and on … Continue reading

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In Light of Current Political Climate, Telemundo Hires Don Francisco as Senior News Correspondent

I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried. Almost one year after announcing his departure from Univision, the septuagenarian TV host Mario Kreutzberger, aka Don Francisco, is making a comeback to Hispanic media. Oh, and it’s quite the comeback. Telemundo on Tuesday … Continue reading

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The Wait is Over: ‘Telenovela’ Premieres December 7 on NBC

Eva Longoria (aka La Prieta Faya and this blogger’s favorite retroacculturated Latina) is like super excited, because NBC on Monday Dec. 7 will premiere Telenovela, a 13-episode comedy that promises a lot of drama along with “passion, betrayal and raw sexuality.” As this blog reported … Continue reading

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Dear MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe:’ It’s Colombia, Not Columbia

So… Upon hearing about the exclusive coverage of El Trumpo’s first radio ads, I promptly went to MSNBC’s Morning Joe to see what the whole fuss was all about. Alas, I was not even able to hear what I’m sure was … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month is Finally Over; Now Back to your Regular Programming

I don’t know you, but I was frankly getting tired of all this “Hispanics are great,” “Hispanics are awesome,” “We are all Mexicans” rhetoric. Luckily, the month-long marketing fiesta known as Hispanic Heritage Month is finally over, so media can get their … Continue reading

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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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