—Half-Panamanian Tatyana Ali was honored at the Black Girls Rock! event with the "Young, Black, and Gifted" award at the event. The awards special will be broadcast on November 6 on BET.
—Sofia Vergara has partnered up with State Farm for a new campaign: “Mejora tu Estado” or “Get to a better state.” In the commercial, the Colombian actress will portray her Modern Family character Gloria Delgado.
—Telemundo and Old Navy are working on developing an online mini-novela called “Estilos Robados” or “Stolen Styles.” This is a new campaign for Old Navy to reach a larger Hispanic market and customer base.
—Today Show co-anchor Natalie Morales has been added to the list of distinguished correspondents for televised newsmagazine Rock Center with Brian Williams. Other Today Show co-hosts past and present, Meredith Vieira, Ann Curry, and Matt Lauer are also correspondents for the show, which will premiere on Oct. 31 at 10 PM on NBC.
—When Puerto Rican couple, former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera and professional basketball player J.J. Barea attended a benefit event together in Puerto Rico recently, Rivera was wearing loose clothing to conceal her growing baby belly while Barea seemed to be protecting her from the paparazzi.