By Amaris Castillo | 10/04/2011 - 09:15
On last night’s Dancing With the Stars, part-Salvadorian J.R. Martinez delivered a performance that got audience members on their feet—and moved him to tears. The 28-year-old soldier-turned-actor and the other show contestants were challenged to choose a song to perform to that reflected the most memorable year in their lives. During a 2003 deployment in Iraq, Martinez suffered burns that covered 40 percent of his body after driving a Humvee over a landmine.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/30/2011 - 17:00
This weekend you can see a lot of Latinos on television if you’re tuned to the right channels. We’re turning you in to four different television shows starring some of our fave stars—from the return of America’s favorite serial killer to a sweet, animated handyman. Check out our line-up below:
By Amaris Castillo | 09/27/2011 - 13:15
Cheech Marin has just been confirmed to play the patriarch of a close-knit Mexican American family for a new sitcom. Deadline is reporting that the Mexican American funny man has signed on as father-in-law to Rob Schneider’s character in the new CBS comedy. The project, which is still untitled, is co-written by Schneider and based on the actor’s real life.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/26/2011 - 17:00
Tonight on the season finale of MTV Tr3s’ reality series, Quiero Mi Boda, we meet 44-year-old Nancy and 54-year-old Bill. When they met, both experienced an instant connection because of their mutual love for bodybuilding. Cuban American Nancy and Italian American Bill had something else in common – both have two children from previous marriages. Once they began dating, having their children get along with one another wasn’t difficult at all, but it was another story when it came to planning their wedding.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/23/2011 - 15:00
Award-winning talk show veteran Cristina Saralegui finally made her return to television! The Cuban American, whose Spanish-language talk show El Show de Cristina (The Cristina Show) ran for more than two decades on Univision before she was until unceremoniously canceled in 2010, is back with a new show on network rival Telemundo.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/23/2011 - 10:18
This Sunday marks the season finale of mun2’s Beauties & the Boss – and it’s a night to remember. The reality series centers on Monica Weitz, CEO of a Los Angeles-based promotional modeling agency, and her unpredictable employees.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/21/2011 - 13:30
Colombiana Sofia Vergara spoke about her hit show and new fashion line on today’s Good Morning America. The 39-year-old Modern Family star spoke about the upcoming premiere of the hit ABC show (airing tonight at 9/8c).
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/21/2011 - 09:00
We just may be! America is getting browner and browner—not only population-wise, but also culturally and politically. But with great power comes great responsibility, as the saying goes, and Latinos have taken that on as well. Take a look at the evidence below of how Latinos are taking on bigger and more influential roles on the American stage.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/20/2011 - 14:00
— Salvadorian-American actor J.R. Martinez stole the show during last night’s premiere of Dancing with the Stars. The 28-year-old star of All My Children scored 22 out of 30 for his freshman dance! The show returns tonight at 9/8c on ABC for a behind-the-scenes special.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/20/2011 - 12:30
A new Snickers commercial starring Anahí has sparked controversy after being labeled sexist by several organizations. In a short red dress, the 28-year-old Mexican actress/singer suffers a nasty fall after a failed ride down a bicycle ramp.