Category Archives: Univision

This Bernie Sanders Ad in Spanish Will [Hopefully] Make you Appreciate that Big Salad

In an effort to court Hispanics and — hopefully — make non-Hispanics think hard about what goes in their grande salads and Chipotle salsas, Bernie Sanders will be running a five-minute documentary in Spanish (below.) According to the New York Times (which … 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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‘Rich, Arrogant, Ignorant People Should not be Presidents,’ Says Rich, Arrogant, Ignorant former President

You know the world has gone to hell when you have people like Vicente Fox criticizing Donald Trump for being an “ignorant, rich, pompous man,” who shouldn’t be president because that would be just crazy. As my abuela used to say: El burro hablando de … 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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POTUS, FLOTUS and MOTUS Pay Tribute to Don Francisco

Saturday, September 19, 2015 marked the last show ever for Sábado Gigante, the world’s longest running television variety series in history. As part of the emotional farewell Saturday night, Barack Obama (aka POTUS) and wife Michelle (aka FLOTUS) came on board to wish Don Francisco all … Continue reading

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Don Francisco Makes it to Broadway…. and 168th Street

Mario Kreutzberger (aka Don Francisco) might have lost his job as Univision’s top entertainer, but that doesn’t mean we have to forget about him. ¡No, señor! Thanks to New York City and it’s relentless Mayor, Bill de Blasio, we will soon be able … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush Should Send the Proceeds of his $75 ‘Guaca Bowle’ to Columba’s Aunt in Mexico

On this this April 2015 segment, Univision News introduced Hispanics to María Diega Méndez, a lovely old lady who lives in Guanajuato, Mexico and happens to be very poor and very sick. The reason for all the media attention? She is the aunt of Columba [not Columbia, nor … Continue reading

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