Gone Too Soon: 10 TV Cancellations
10 Latino TV Shows Canceled Too Soon
By Lee Hernandez | 08/11/2011 - 01:15

It was almost two years ago that Mexican comedian George Lopez vowed to revolutionize late-night as the first Latino talk show host on primetime. But today, after just two seasons on the air, TBS announced that Lopez Tonight, which has been suffering in the ratings for the past few months, will not be renewed for a third season.


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Do the Emmy Awards Only Reward Latina Stereotypes?
By Lee Hernandez | 07/14/2011 - 13:27

When nominations for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning, we were elated to hear Sofia Vergara’s name among the nominees. The Colombian actress—a scene-stealer on ABC’s Modern Family—received her second consecutive Outstanding Supporting Actress nomination for her work on the hit comedy.


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Oprah Story
No Latinos on Oprah's New Network—or Anywhere Else on TV
By Lee Hernandez | 01/07/2011 - 18:19

Since the launch of Oprah's OWN cable television channel on January 1st, we've noticed that most of the protégés on Lady O's new network are white, and that while there's plenty that's worth seeing on the channel, there's one thing that's missing: Latinos! 

We make up roughly 14 percent of the U.S. population (and growing fast!) and yet, there isn't room for a single Latino personality to host a program on the new network?


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Mariah Carey on Her Mixed Race: "I Felt Like an Outcast Growing Up"
Mariah Carey on Her Mixed Race: "I Felt Like an Outcast Growing Up"
By Lee Hernandez | 12/06/2010 - 08:15

Mariah Carey may be showered with affection and love everywhere she goes now, but the 40-year-old singer says she didn't always fit in. 


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Diversity Report Card: FOX
By Lee Hernandez | 06/16/2010 - 09:00

We set out to grade the television networks for their diversity a few weeks ago, and only one has passed with flying colors: ABC. NBC, The CW and CBS...not so much. Now it’s time to see how FOX does.


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Diversity Report Card: CBS
By Lee Hernandez | 06/01/2010 - 15:00

Many people believe that the only way to get more Latin actors in front of the camera is to have more of us in executive positions behind the camera. There is proof that when a Latina runs a TV network, there are more opportunities for Latinos. Exhibit A: CBS


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Diversity Report Card: HBO
By Lee Hernandez | 05/28/2010 - 16:00

Like most people, I love HBO (especially on Sunday nights)! But does the network do a good job of casting Latin talent in front of the camera?


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What "The New America" Looks Like
By Mariela Rosario | 04/16/2010 - 13:40

Mun2 is airing a news special tomorrow at April 17th 3:30 PM EST/9:00 PM PST entitled The New America which showcases a variety of Latinos in the United States who represent our community.


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America Ferrera on Racism in Hollywood and Why Her Man "Better Write an Effing Good Role for a Woman"
By Mariela Rosario | 02/12/2010 - 10:24

America Ferrera sat down with her best friend Amber Tamblyn for a refreshingly honest interview running now in Bust magazine, and boy did she open up. She dished with Tamblyn about everything from wearing "white face" for a Hollywood audition, to acting in her boyfriend's new film and how she feels about the end of Ugly Betty ("I love the show, but I so hope that at the end of that run, I'll have more to show for it than box sets"). It's a really great conversation between two women who obviously love and respect each other dearly.


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Doubts Raised About Appointing Sotomayor to Supreme Court Seat
By Mariela Rosario | 05/13/2009 - 14:15

The appointment of Sonia Sotomayor to a Supreme Court seat seems to have hit some speed bumps in recent days. Although President Obama has a historic opportunity to appoint the first Hispanic judge in the court's history, it is unclear whether or not he will embrace it.


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