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Tom Hanks Does Univision’s ‘Despierta América’… Proves Gringos Can’t Dance

…And speaking of Hispanic media and Chiquinquirá Delgado, watch as Tom Hanks spices up Univision’s weather segment during a fleeting visit to the network on June 21, the longest and most caliente day of the year.

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Univision Offers Apology for Stereotyping Africans. Now I’m Just Waiting for Televisa’s

You might have been resting in your laurels this Memorial weekend, but it was pretty busy at Univision headquarters, where top executives had to issue a public apology for a skit stereotyping Africans as -what else?- half-naked, dark-skinned people with … Continue reading

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Even Layoffs are a Happy, Musical Affair at Univision

One of the casualties of Univision’s latest round of layoffs was Despierta América’s host Fernando Arau, who used his own morning show on Monday to say good-bye after 12 years of annoying entertaining Latinos on TV. For the occasion, the … Continue reading

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