Category Archives: Televisa

SHOCKING: Light-skinned, Blond Mexicans are more Successful, Get Better Jobs: Study

The Mexican government has — finally — confirmed what this blogger has been hammering for, like, ages: The darker a person’s skin, the more difficult it is to get ahead in Mexico. A study released earlier this month by Mexico’s National Institute … Continue reading

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Hispanic TV Upfronts 2017: The Good, the Bad, the Beautiful

May is my favorite month of the year, and not only because it is my birthday, and spring is blooming and all that crap. It is because in addition to the very serious journalistic work I do everyday, I get to attend … Continue reading

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Grupo Televisa Launches Netflix-Like Service in Mexico; Hilarity Ensues

Mexican media giant — and Univision partner in [programming] crime — this week announced the launch of Blim.com, an OTT service á la Netflix. Per the official announcement, the service is expected to cost $6.05 per month (which is roughly many, many, many pesos) … Continue reading

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Univision Series for ‘Billennials’ Is Mix of Comedy, Drama, Emojis and Plenty of Profanity

In an ongoing effort to pursue millennials (aka good-for-nothings-who-are-obsessed-with-Snapchat) Univision today announced the launch of Tenemos que hablar, a Spanish-language web series that follows “the rocky, and often hilarious, long-distance relationship between 20-year-old Emilia and her boyfriend Bobi‎, who just … Continue reading

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Netflix Adds Univision, and that Means One thing…

…. Soraya is BAAAAAAAACK! Per a Univision press release: Netflix will now offer many hours of some of the most beloved and highly-rated shows from the Univision classics such as Teresa, Maria la del Barrio, Lo Que La Vida Me … Continue reading

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Rodner Figueroa: Hispanic Media’s Convenient Scapegoat

Much has been written this week about the precipitous downfall of Venezuelan TV host Rodner Figueroa, who was fired from his high-paying job in Univision after making an inexcusable, racist comment about Michelle Obama live, during the superpopular daytime show El gordo y … Continue reading

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Having Run out of Ideas, Univision Steals Ice Bucket Challenge Idea to Support its Own Cause: TeletonUSA

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must have noticed that everybody and their abuela have -for some reason- taken an unusual interest in fighting ALS by challenging one another to take the Ice Bucket Challenge, dumping a bucket of ice water on … Continue reading

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