By Lee Hernandez | 03/25/2010 - 15:00
You know what they say: You win some, you lose some. Last week, Cuban actress Natalie Morales—who you might remember as the lead in ABC Family’s The Middleman—was let go from her regular contract on the USA Network show, White Collar.
By Lee Hernandez | 03/24/2010 - 17:00
After seeing Nestor Carbonell’s Emmy-worthy performance on ABC’s Lost last night—in an episode that uncovered the mystery surrounding his ageless character Richard Alpert—I just had to talk to the talented Cuban actor! Nestor called me up from Hawaii this morning to chat about last night's watershed episode and to dish on what’s still to come on Lost: The Final Season.
By Lee Hernandez | 03/16/2010 - 15:00
Puerto Rican actor Jimmy Smits (Dexter, NYPD Blue) is getting his briefs in order—legal briefs that is. The hunky Boricua actor has agreed to star in a new untitled pilot for NBC, reports TVGuide.com.
By Tom Castaneda | 03/01/2010 - 14:00
And then there was one…
As quickly as they advanced to the next round on American Idol, two of the three Latinos in the Top 24 are done, done, done!
During last week’s results show, AI hopefuls Ashley Rodriguez and Joe Muñoz were sent packing, leaving 24-year-old Andrew Garcia as the sole Latino contender vying for the crown.
By Tom Castaneda | 02/19/2010 - 16:10
It’s about time! After a countless number of episodes highlighting the good, the bad and the delusional auditions in seven cities, plus another two weeks of installments spotlighting the drama surrounding Hollywood Week, the top 24 contestants are in place and we’re finally ready to get the party started on American Idol.
By Tom Castaneda | 02/18/2010 - 15:00
For more than a decade, I have managed to avoid watching a single episode of a telenovela. Since the last episode of my all-time favorite Spanish melodrama, La Usurpadora, I was completely drama-free.
But that’s all over now; I have officially fallen off the wagon! I’m blaming it on all the excitement surrounding Telemundo’s El Clon, which premiered this week. It’s a reincarnation of the hugely successful Brazilian telenovela O Clon, which aired in some 90 countries back in the earlier part of the decade.
By Tom Castaneda | 02/12/2010 - 18:15
My mother once told me, “Never say you hate something. People might get offended!” So I’ll just say this… I’m not a winter enthusiast. I’m not fond of the snow, the cold or having to bundle up. I do, however, love the Winter Olympics (especially since I can enjoy the games from the warmth of my couch), which get started today in Vancouver.
By Lee Hernandez | 12/31/2009 - 16:01
All good things must come to an end. I’ve had a blast writing Vivo Por Tivo this past year, and I am sad to report that this will be my final Blog post (I am crying TV-shaped tears as I type these words). Because this is a sad occasion, I thought we’d end the year on a happy note—with a list of the Top 5 Most Entertaining Vivo Por Tivo Stories of 2009!
By Lee Hernandez | 12/28/2009 - 10:39
Luckily, Latino TV stars didn’t have many embarrassing moments in 2009. But the few people who did humiliate us did a darn good job. Vivo Por Tivo reluctantly presents the most embarrassing Latino TV moments of 2009!
Most Embarrassing Moment of 2009: