Maria Canals-Barrera at the 2013 Kids' Choice Awards
‘Wizards’ Star Maria Canals-Barrera: “I’m Honored To Be A Positive Role Model For Latinas” (EXCLUSIVE)
By Tom Castaneda | 03/15/2013 - 12:24

It’s hard to believe Wizards of Waverly place ended its oh-so-magical four-season run on the Disney Channel more than a year ago. But if you’ve missed the Emmy-winning series as much as we have, you’re in luck. Maria Canals-Barrera and her onscreen familia are returning to the network for a one-hour television special entitled The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex, that premieres this Friday, March 15.


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EXCLUSIVE: Selena Gomez's TV Mom Maria Canals-Barrera Approves of Justin Bieber: "He's Not A Wizard!"
By Adriana Rivera | 01/06/2012 - 13:35

With Disney Channel sitcom Wizards of Waverly Place ending its four season run tonight at 8 p.m. (EST), one question is left unanswered: which young wizard will win the wizard competition? Cuban-American actress and Selena Gomez’s TV mom Maria Canals-Barrera shared with Latina.com exclusively about who her character Theresa Russo is rooting for to win the final competition, playing a Latina mother on television, and what she really thinks about Gomez’s boyfriend Justin Bieber.


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