— Actress Alana De La Garza is reprising her role as A.D.A Connie Rubirosa this month on Law & Order: Los Angeles and the actress tells TVGuide she’s nervous about joining the show, which is going through a creative overhaul mid-way through its first season. "Especially when there's a change in things because they've all been together and you're kind of the newbie,” said De La Garza.
— On last night’s episode of The Celebrity Apprentice, Jose Canseco left the show abruptly in the middle of the night, but not before explaining to Donald Trump on-camera that he had received news that his father—who was reportedly suffering from Cancer—had become seriously ill. On Sunday, Canseco tweeted, "My father passed away shortly after I left the show. Thanks for everyone's condolences."
— Snoop Dog visited Lopez Tonight last week and addressed the rumor that he had sold Cameron Diaz weed when they were teens attending the same high school. "I might have sold her some of that white girl weed,” Snoop joked. “You know, sticks and stems and seeds."
— On Friday, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) appointed open water swimming champ Marcos Diaz, its National Good Will Ambassador for the Millennium Development Goals, just six months after his “Swim through the Continents” to promote those objectives.
— One week after the 2011 Census results revealed that 1 in 6 Americans is Latino, Fox is seeking to expand its presence in media aimed at Spanish-speaking consumers. The News Corporation is launching Fox Hispanic Media, which will be composed of two existing cable channels and a new one. The existing channels are Fox Deportes, formerly known as Fox Sports en Español, and Utilísima, a channel aimed at women that offers shows on subjects like cooking, parenting, beauty and home improvement.