Grading the Networks: Diversity Report Card Series
7 Reasons There Aren’t Enough Latinos on TV
By Lee Hernandez | 12/15/2011 - 13:07

Why aren't there more Latinos on TV? That's a question we ask often here at Latina. So this fall, we set out to grade the major TV networks (and some cable networks, too) to find out if they're featuring enough Latinos in their primetime shows. Read on to find out which networks made the grade (and which ones failed). 

Do the Emmy Awards Only Reward Latina Stereotypes?

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WATCH: Rob Schneider Can’t Handle His New Mexican Family
By Amaris Castillo | 12/07/2011 - 09:30

The sneak peek of Rob Schneider’s new CBS comedy is less than 30 seconds long, but that’s all we need to get it!

¡Rob! centers on an architect (played by Schneider) who marries into a tight-knit Mexican family. In the hilarious teaser, Schneider’s character is at dinner with his wife’s family and they’re all yelling over one another—he thinks they’re arguing, but they’re just talking. It's a quick lesson in acculturation.

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Fall TV Diversity Report Card: CBS
Fall TV Diversity Report Card: CBS
By Lee Hernandez | 11/01/2011 - 21:18

Last year, there were six Latino stars in lead roles on CBS—but this year, there are only two. Chilean actress Cote de Pablo is still in a lead role (as Israeli Weapons Expert Ziva David) on the network’s #1 drama (heck, TV’s #1 drama!), NCIS, while the network’s hit show, CSI: Miami features Puerto Rican actor Adam Rodriguez in the lead role of Eric Delko.

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Two & a Half Men Replacements
POLL: Who Should Replace Charlie Sheen on 'Two & a Half Men?'
By Lee Hernandez | 05/12/2011 - 18:41

It's a question people have been asking for months now: Who should CBS hire to replace Charlie Sheen on their hit sitcom, Two & A Half Men? First, John Stamos (Full House) was rumored for the gig.

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Paula Garces
EXCLUSIVE: Paula Garces on 'The Good Wife': "I Enjoyed Not Playing a Stereotypical Latina Character"
By Lee Hernandez | 04/12/2011 - 10:09

Colombian actress, Paula Garces is a busy woman these days. She's the executive producer and star of her own show, The mun2 Look, she shooting a starring role in A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas (out Nov. 4), and tonight the 37-year-old actress is guest-starring on the critically acclaimed CBS series, The Good Wife.

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Selena Gomez to Help Announce GRAMMY Nominees
Selena Gomez to Help Announce GRAMMY Nominees
By Lee Hernandez | 12/01/2010 - 08:00

On Wednesday, Dec. 1st, Selena Gomez will join fellow musicians Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, B.o.B and L L Cool J to help announce nominees for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards during a one-hour special called, "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!— Countdown To Music's Biggest Night."

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 BREAKING: Only Latina Anchor on TV Fired by CBS
BREAKING: CBS Fires Only Latina Anchor
By Lee Hernandez | 11/30/2010 - 12:11

There is no longer a Latina in the main anchor chair at any of the major television networks.

CBS’s Early Morning Show has just fired Maggie Rodriguez, the only Latina main anchor for a network morning show. Rodriguez's firing is part of a massive overhaul of CBS' morning news broadcast team that included firing Rodriguez's co-anchor Harry Smith and weather forecaster, Dave Price

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