Fall TV Preview: 25 Can't-Miss Shows Starring Latin Actors

Want to know where you can catch all of your favorite Latin TV stars on the tube this fall? Vivo Por TiVo's got you covered! I’ve compiled a list of the 25 shows you cannot miss, starring all of your favorite Latin TV stars, including returning vets like América Ferrera, Eva Longoria Parker and Cote de Pablo. There's also the new stars, like Michael TrevinoKevin AlejandroSonya Walger and Sara Paxton. I've broken it down for you by network, complete with premiere dates. So you have no excuse for not watching TV this fall! Enjoy!


The CW:

Tuesday, Sept. 8
90210, 8 p.m. (CW): Dominicano Tristan Wilds and Ecuadorian Michael Steger return to America’s favorite zip code as student athlete extraordinaire Dixon Wilson and conscientous journalist Navid Shirazi, respectively.

Thursday, Sept. 10
The Vampire Diaries, 8 p.m. (CW): Mexican actor Michael Trevino (formerly of 90210 fame) stars as Tyler Stratton, a jock with one hell of a mean streak on this new show, which predates the Twilight vampire series.

Monday, Sept. 14
*Gossip Girl, 9 p.m. (CW): My favorite cubana, Joanna Garcia, joins the cast in a recurring role as Bree Buckley, Nate (Chace Crawford’s) new girlfriend, when the popular teen drama returns for its third season this fall.

Wednesday, Sept. 16
The Beautiful Life, 9 p.m. (CW): Newcomer Sara Paxton comes to television with a tour-de-force performance opposite Mischa Barton, playing an in-demand fashion-model.


Wednesday, Sept. 23
Cougar Town, 9:30 p.m. (ABC): Yasmin Deliz stars as Busy Phillips’s bestie on the sure-to-become-a-hit comedy starring Courtney Cox.

*Modern Family, 9 p.m. (ABC): The beautiful and talented Sofía Vergara gives comedy a shot, playing a Colombian hottie who marries a very, very (and may I add) very old man (Married With Children’s Ed O’Neill).

Thursday, Sept. 24
Flash Forward, 8 p.m. (ABC): Argentinean and British actress Sonya Walger stars as a trauma surgeon named Olivia Benford on this new sci-fi series which critics are already calling the next Lost.

Thursday, Sept. 24
Grey's Anatomy, 9 p.m. (ABC): Our girl Sara Ramírez returns to get it on with her new girlfriend, Arizona Robins (Jessica Capshaw), when the medical drama begins its sixth season this fall!

Sunday, Sept. 27
*Desperate Housewives, 9 p.m. (ABC): Our favorite Mexican TV actress, the beautiful Eva Longoria Parker, returns as Gaby Solis, along with a Brazilian niece (Maiara Walsh) who is going to make her life a living hell!

Friday, Oct. 9
Ugly Betty, 8 p.m. (ABC)
A new makeover won't change our sweet girl Betty one bit as the ABC comedy enters its third season (on a new night) this fall.

Tuesday, Nov. 3
V, 8 p.m.  (ABC): Lourdes Benedicto stars as Valerie Holt, a scientific-minded psychologist on the highly anticipated sci-fi drama.


Thursday, Sept. 17
The Office, 9 p.m. (NBC): Oscar Nuñez returns to Dunder Mifflin as everyone’s favorite grumpy gay accountant.  

Thursday, Sept. 17
Parks and Recreation, 8:30 p.m. (NBC): Funny People star Aubrey Plaza is back as Amy Poheler’s slothful, lazy college intern April as the series enters its second season.  

Monday, Sept. 21
Heroes, 8 p.m. (NBC): Dania Ramirez returns to over-acting as she reprises her role as our favorite crybaby Maya Herrera.

Wednesday, Sept. 23
Mercy, 8 p.m. (NBC): Openly gay actor Guillermo Diaz channels an openly gay nurse in this dramedy about enfermeras at a New Jersey hospital.

Friday, Sept. 25
*Southland, 9 p.m. (NBC): Kevin Alejandro stars as Det. Nate Moretta in this chilling, realistic drama about horrific crimes in L.A.

Saturday, Sept. 26
Saturday Night Live, 11:30 p.m. (NBC): One can hope that Venezuelan actor Fred Armisen will be still be doing impressions of President Barack Obama when SNL returns this fall.                                                                

Monday, Sept. 28
*Trauma, 9 p.m. (NBC): Newcomer Aimee Garcia stars as a no-nonsense helicopter pilot who works with a team of highly trained paramedics in this gripping new drama.


Monday, Sept. 21
CSI: Miami, 10 p.m. (CBS): Adam Rodriguez is out and Eddie Cibrian is in as the drama enters its eighth season.

Tuesday, Sept. 22
NCIS, 8 p.m. (CBS): Is Ziva dead!? Find out if our favorite chilena, Cote de Pablo, is down for the count when the show returns this fall.


Thursday, Sept. 17
Fringe, 9 p.m. (Fox): In all likelihood, Kirk Acevedo’s Charlie Francis will be back only briefly, but that’s better than nothing, right? 

Monday, Sept. 21
House, 8 p.m. (Fox): Doctor House has gone mad on the new season of the hit medical drama, but he isn’t alone. In the Heights star Lin-Manuel Miranda will be joining Hugh Laurie in the nuthouse for at least two episodes!

Sunday, Sept. 27
The Cleveland Show, 8:30 p.m. (Fox): Newcomer Reagan Gomez-Preston lends her voice to the highly anticipated Family Guy spinoff.

Monday, Sept. 28
Lie to Me, 9 p.m. (Fox): No lie: Monica Raymund returns as a deception expert who studies body language and can spot a lie from a mile away on the hit drama.


Sunday, Sept. 27
*Dexter, 9 p.m. (Showtime): My favorite boricua character actress, Lauren Velez, reprises her role as the strong and driven Lt. Maria Laguerta on the hit series about a blood-splatter expert who moonlights as a serial killer!

What shows are you most looking forward to seeing this fall? Let your voice be heard in the comments section!

*My personal favorites