Madonna Gives 'Glee' Super Powers
By Lee Hernandez | 04/21/2010 - 14:30

Life is a mystery, isn’t it? Last week, I asked the question: “Is Glee Racist?” But last night’s episode—a tribute entitled, “The Power of Madonna”—had me asking a much different question: Is Glee brilliant? The answer is YES!


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Diversity Report Card: ABC
By Lee Hernandez | 04/19/2010 - 14:00

Last week’s series finale of Ugly Betty got me thinking about the lack of diversity on television, particularly as it concerns Latin stars. So I decided to take a look at how good (or bad) of a job each major TV network does representing Latinos on their channel.


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Ana Ortiz on the End of 'Ugly Betty': "There May Be a Movie!"
By Lee Hernandez | 04/14/2010 - 10:00

Ana Ortiz is not done playing Hilda Suarez, ya’ll! When Latina.com asked the beautiful actress for spoilers about Ugly Betty's April 14th finale, she responded: “I will say this: It’s open. There may be a movie!” Say what?! How awesome would that be?

Ana continued: “It’s something that we’ve been talking about and it’s something that America Ferrera would really love to do. That woman has so much determination that I can’t imagine anything she puts her mind to not getting done.”


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Memory Lane: Mami and Papi’s Favorite TV Shows
By Lee Hernandez | 04/12/2010 - 17:00

My parents and I have very different taste in TV, and the shows I watch illicit all kinds of negative responses from them. For instance, I love HBO’s True Blood, but when my parents came across the show, they thought the vampire drama sucked. They’re just as horrified by another one of my favorites: Showtime’s serial killer drama, Dexter.


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Is “Glee” Racist?
By Lee Hernandez | 04/09/2010 - 16:00

Don’t get me wrong—I love FOX’s musical comedy, Glee. One of my favorite shows on TV these days, it’s funny, sweet, heartwarming and the music is brilliant! But there is one thing I don’t like about the show and that’s the way it portrays Latinas.


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Recasting 'Modern Family': ABC’s Hit Comedy Gets a Latin Makeover!
By Lee Hernandez | 04/07/2010 - 16:00

I’ll be honest: Unlike most people, I don’t think Modern Family is all that funny. In fact, I got so bored watching last week’s episode that I actually dozed off and dreamt of recasting the show (except of course for Sofia Vergara, who is hilarious). So without further ado, I present my all-Latin cast of Familia Moderna!


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Tube News: Demi Lovato Checks into Seattle Grace and MTV2 Hires a Latina Face
By Lee Hernandez | 04/06/2010 - 17:00

Latinas are booking TV roles left and right this week! First up is Demi Lovato, who stars in the Disney Channel original series, Sonny With A Chance. She'll be featured on the racy ABC medical drama, Grey’s Anatomy, as a guest star. Lovato, 17—whose episode will air during May sweeps—shot her Grey's episode last week.


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Laura Harring On Gossip Girl’s Ed Westwick: “It’s Like Working With James Dean”
By Lee Hernandez | 03/31/2010 - 14:00

On this week’s episode of Gossip Girl, we learned that Elizabeth Bass—the mysterious and conniving woman claiming to be Chuck’s madre—is actually his real mother! Talk about your OMG moments!
But by the end of the episode, Elizabeth once again abandoned Chuck. The story line wasn’t wrapped up this week, which begs the question: Will Elizabeth be back on GG later this season?


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Kevin Alejandro Dishes on Tonight's Emotional ‘Southland!’
By Lee Hernandez | 03/30/2010 - 14:41

Tonight’s all-new episode of TNT’s riveting drama Southlandwhich focuses on Mexican actor Kevin Alejandro—promises to be one of the best of the season. I called Kevin up to get the inside scoop on the episode and his thoughts on the future of Southland.

I’m loving Southland! What’s coming up for your character, Detective Nate Moretta this season?


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EXCLUSIVE: Lauren Velez Dishes on 'Dexter' Season 5 and the Last Days of 'Ugly Betty'
By Lee Hernandez | 03/26/2010 - 12:30

I caught up with my favorite Dexter actress Lauren Velez today as she walked around her new neighborhood, El Barrio (Spanish Harlem) in New York City, where she just bought her first house. We spoke about what’s coming up on Dexter season 5—including possible trouble in paradise for Laguerta and Batista—and she told me what it was like to be on the set of Ugly Betty during the last days of filming.


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