By Latina Staff | 12/20/2011 - 08:27
We all know Latin women are badasses: we're strong, educated, voracious for success and no-nonsense. But television hasn't always portrayed us accurately—that is, until 2011! This was the year that Latina TV stars got to play the role of "badass" on the small screen. Here are the five biggest Latina TV badasses of 2011!
By Amaris Castillo | 10/31/2011 - 17:30
— What does part-Mexican singer/actress Demi Lovato have up her sleeve for Halloween today? Not much. “I think I'm going to dress up, but I think I'm just going to pass out candy,” the 19-year-old told MTV in a recent interview. As for her costume, Lovato revealed that she may dress up as a pirate or the singer Ke$sha. “Two similar options,” Lovato said jokingly, “they're one in the same.”
By Latina Staff | 10/25/2011 - 16:29
Something awesome happened in the season six premiere of Showtime's hit serial killer drama Dexter (Oct. 2)—Lauren Velez's character (the ambitious and tough Maria Laguerta), was promoted from Lieutenant to Captain of Miami Metro Homicide! And if you thought Laguerta was tough before her big promotion, then get ready, because Laguerta is loving her new promotion and the power that comes with it.
By Lee Hernandez | 10/21/2011 - 14:30
Whenever she watched Snow White as a young girl, half-Puerto Rican actress Lana Parrilla always rooted for the evil queen. Now, the 34-year-old actress is making Snow’s life a living hell as the classic villain in ABC’s spellbinding new series, Once Upon A Time (premiering this Sunday, October 23 at 8/7c).
By Amaris Castillo | 10/06/2011 - 08:30
America lost an iconic figure in technology and business yesterday when Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc., died at 56. He'd been battling pancreatic cancer for years before his death was confirmed in a brief statement by the company. The former CEO of Apple was the mastermind behind its innovative gadgets and applications including the iPod, iTunes, iPhone and iPad.
By Lee Hernandez | 09/29/2011 - 16:52
There are more Latino stars on the small screen this fall than there have ever been in the history of television. And with the fall TV season in full swing, it's the perfect time to announce the winners of our first ever Fall TV Awards. Check out our list of winners and tell us if you agree with our picks!
By Lee Hernandez | 09/19/2011 - 09:31
There are over 30 new shows premiering on TV this fall. But how do you know what’s worth watching? We’ve got you covered—here are the five must-see new shows of Fall TV (starring Latinos, of course)!
By Lee Hernandez | 09/08/2011 - 20:39
With the Fall TV season starting next week (September 13th), we decided there was no better time to evaluate the diversity efforts of various TV networks (both broadcast & cable). Over the next couple of weeks, we'll be grading the networks (including FOX, NBC, CBS, HBO, and Showtime, among others), on how well (or not well) they feature Latino stars on primetime television. First up? ABC.