Sara Ramirez's New Lesbian Love Interest on "Grey's Anatomy": Hot or Not?
By Lee Hernandez | 02/17/2009 - 10:29

Katharine Heigl and T. R. Knight might be making headlines for their rumored departures on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, but it's Sara Ramirez—as the sexy mexicana lesbiana Callie Torres— who is really holding the attention of Grey's fans these days. And it's for good reason: Ramirez's character has some pretty kickass storylines.

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"American Idol" Week 5: Did Tatiana Del Toro Deserve to Make It?
By Monica Herrera | 02/12/2009 - 18:22

Wow. Just, wow. AI-lovers, how shocked were you when Tatiana Del Toro made it to the top 36? Stranger things have happened—like, say, Norman Gentle/Nick Mitchell making the cut—but this is truly a sign that things just ain't the same in Idol land.

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"NCIS" Star Cote de Pablo, on the Pleasures of Kicking Men's Behinds on TV
By Lee Hernandez | 02/10/2009 - 13:00

Remember the name: Cote de Pablo. The 29-year-old chilena plays a multilingual weapons expert on the CBS crime drama, NCIS, and she's a natural beauty with a kickass personality, to boot. I asked de Pablo to pay Vivo Por TiVo a visit, and we talked about her singing debut on the new NCIS Soundtrack (out today), her newfound appreciation of girlfriends, and why she loves to play rough with the boys.

But before we got down to business, de Pablo helped me out with some pesky pronunciation issues…

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Video: "American Idol" Week 4 - Latinos Drop Like Flies!
By Monica Herrera | 02/06/2009 - 15:15

If I told you that it pained me to see over half of the Latino finalists get cut from American Idol this week, I'd be flat-out lying. I was thrilled to see these clowns get the boot! All that's left now are two boys who can really go far on the show—Jorge "I L-O-V-E Marc Anthony" Nuñez and Michael "Jason's My Big Bro! Vote for Me!" Castro—and...oh god...Tatiana Del Toro. Let's survey the results of Hollywood Week Part 1, shall we?


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Chuy Bravo from "Chelsea Lately" is TV's First Late-Night Latino Sidekick
By Lee Hernandez | 02/05/2009 - 12:33

Almost every late-night talk show host has a sidekick who laughs at their jokes (even when they're less than hilarious), joins them in funny skits and helps them entertain viewers. Jay Leno has Kevin Eubanks, and for years, Conan O'Brien had comedian Andy Richter sitting closely at his side—now Max Weinberg banters with him from his drum kit.

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Exclusive: J.D. Ordonez of "The Real World" Talks Immigrants, Anderson Cooper
By Lee Hernandez | 02/03/2009 - 15:25

I know everyone has the right to their beliefs, but when I interviewed The Real World Brooklyn's Latino cast member, J.D. Ordonez, I was a little taken aback by what he said about non-English-speaking Americans: "It is my personal opinion that if you come to the United States, you
should learn to speak English. If I moved to France, I should learn to
speak French."

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"American Idol" Week 3: Boricuas in the House!
By Monica Herrera | 01/30/2009 - 18:12

Ah, the moment we've been waiting for. Idol finally touched
down on the shores of San Juan last night, and—well, it was pretty much
as bad as we'd feared. Except for one man!

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Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Jerry Ferrara Cozy Up in Public
By Monica Herrera | 12/10/2008 - 09:42

Still can't believe that Meadow Soprano and Turtle are a couple? Maybe this shot will convince you. Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Jerry Ferrara, who met when Jamie-Lynn guest starred on the latest season of Entourage, engaged in their most intense moment of PDA yet at last night's CJ Free jewelry event in Beverly Hills. All body language signs point to a fully committed and normal relationship.

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David Archuleta Takes Second Place Again!
By Monica Herrera | 11/19/2008 - 13:32

David Archuleta's done it again! The American Idol Season 7 runner-up sold enough copies (183,000) of his self-titled debut album to land at #2 on this week's Billboard 200 chart. The teen pop singer only trailed country starlet Taylor Swift, who sold a whopping 592,000 copies of her sophomore set, Fearless.

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Sara Ramirez and Brooke Smith on Grey's Anatomy
'Grey's Anatomy' star Sara Ramirez Loses Her On-Screen Love
By smundhra | 11/04/2008 - 14:23

Just as Grey's Anatomy was finally getting a little interesting, the show's execs have decided to ax it's most revitalizing plotline: the lesbian relationship between Dr. Callie Torres (Sara Ramirez) and Dr. Erica Hahn (Brooke Smith). Luckily, Sara's character gets to stick around for at least the rest of the season, but Brooke is set to ride off into the sunset.

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