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10 TV Shows With the Most Diverse Casts!
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/17/2013 - 14:10

We recently shared a list of shows we felt needed more diversity, and now a new report claims that adding more racial diversity is quite beneficial for TV shows.

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‘Southland’ Actress Carmen Corral Talks Banda Music & Hot Scenes with Ben McKenzie (EXCLUSIVE)
By Kamren Curiel | 04/10/2013 - 15:41

Mexican American actress Carmen Corral has been hustling her way through Hollywood ever since graduating from UCLA with a theater degree in 2004. The Chicago native’s first big break came shortly after graduation when she landed a role in HBO’s Chicano rights film Walkout, which depicted the 1968 East L.A. student uprising.

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Our 5 Favorite Latinos on 'Southland!'
By Kamren Curiel | 02/13/2013 - 15:37

TNT's LAPD police drama Southland is back for season five, premiering tonight at 10/9c. To get you ready for another round of detectives and beat cop action in L.A., we rounded up five of our favorite Latinos to appear on Southland. Check them out and let us know who's your favorite.

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Star Tracker: Christina Aguilera, Michael Trevino, Jennifer Lopez and more
By Latina Staff | 03/22/2011 - 13:38

Christina Aguilera made her first promo appearance for her new TV show The Voice. The show is set to premiere on April 26th at 9 p.m. Watch the promo below!

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EXCLUSIVE: Laz Alonso's Career Goes 'Southland'
By Lee Hernandez | 02/17/2011 - 14:35

It was recently confirmed that Laz Alonso would be replacing Kevin Alejandro on TNT’s Southland and reprising his role as Detective Gil Puente in the season 3 finale episode

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Kevin Alejandro on 'Southland': "Most of the stories that you see are true"
By Irasema Romero | 01/25/2011 - 13:30

TNT’s police drama Southland offers Mexican American actor Kevin Alejandro an opportunity to play “super hero” Detective Nate Moretta. We spoke to the actor about the current season of Southland, how Latinos are portrayed on the show and even got a little True Blood dish! Here’s what he had to say:

We are very excited with this third season of Southland. What should we expect in the coming weeks for your character, Detective Moretta?

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Yara Martinez
Introducing Yara Martinez
By Lee Hernandez | 01/17/2011 - 15:16

Cuban actress Yara Martinez has guest starred on a number of hit shows, including ER, The Unit, and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and she's perhaps best known for her recurring role as fugitive Karen Nelson—a felon who uses her feminine wiles to lure innocent victims into participating in bank heists—on NBC’s hit series, Chase.

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Is 'Southland' a Racist TV Show?
By Lee Hernandez | 01/12/2011 - 15:30

When the gritty cop drama, Southland, premiered on NBC in the spring of 2009, Alex Nogales, President of the National Hispanic Media Coalition, spoke out against the show. ”All of the criminals are Latino and all the cops are white. That is offensive,” Nogales told Latina in the fall of 2009. He rightly pointed out that while 42% of the Los Angeles Police Department is Latino, the show wasn't portraying that on screen. "To have that number and have a show without a single identifiably Latino cop is a big problem."

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"Southland" Gets Cancelled!
By Lee Hernandez | 10/09/2009 - 13:25

Remember how last week I told you that Clifton Collins Jr. would be replacing Amaury Nolasco as Regina King’s partner on Southland? Well, it turns out neither Collins Jr. nor Nolasco will become a regular on the NBC drama this fall. The series, sadly, has just been cancelled.

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