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"Office" Talk with Oscar Nuñez
By Lee Hernandez | 04/09/2009 - 10:51

I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing Oscar Nuñez of NBC’s The Office, twice now, and each time, the 51-year-old comedic actor—who is a Cuban from New Jersey, just like yours truly)—has ever-so-humbly pointed out the same thing: “The Office is very much the Michael, Jim, Pam, and Dwight show.” Oscar, I am all for modesty, but I must respectfully disagree with you.


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Last Night's "90210": Crazy Teens and the Mothers Who Neglect—Er, Raise Them
By Lee Hernandez | 04/08/2009 - 11:34

After last Tuesday’s drama filled, near-flawless episode, 90210 returned last night with a somewhat disappointing hour called Off the Rails, about crazy teenagers and the even crazier mothers who raise them.


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Playing Devil's Advocate Against Allison Iraheta (Or, OMG Could Kris Allen Win Idol?!)
By Monica Herrera | 04/01/2009 - 15:27

We've reached the point on Idol where the top contenders (Adam, Allison, Kris, Danny) can be crystal-clearly separated from the doomed losers (Anoop, Scott, Megan) and the awkward middle-grounders (Matt, Lil). Which means that it's time for me to stop ignoring the weaknesses of my favorite el salvadoreña, Miss Allison Iraheta, and—unlike the judges!—give her a serious critique.


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Last Night's "90210": Obtuse Angles and Soon-to-Be Love Triangles
By Lee Hernandez | 04/01/2009 - 12:59

As far as I'm concerned, in the world of teen dramas there's the original Beverly Hills, 90210, and then there’s everything else: One Tree Hill, The OC and Gossip Girl (posers), Degrassi (too Canadian) and Everwood (let's just say I Never-wood watch that tedious hot mess).


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Michael Steger on 90210's Return: "Someone's Going to Take Off All Their Clothes"
By Lee Hernandez | 03/31/2009 - 11:03

After a lengthy six-week hiatus, 90210 returns tonight on the CW with 8 episodes, a new timeslot (Tuesdays at 9 p.m.), another director-executive producer at the helm (Rebecca Rand Kirshner) and promises of a muy caliente makeover. It's all part of a master plan to improve the show's dismal ratings and make it more watchable.


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Exclusive: Actress Camille Guaty Goes from Sleeping in Her Car to Finding "Cupid"
By Lee Hernandez | 03/24/2009 - 11:35

Camille Guaty is best known for her gritty, dramatic performances on TV shows like The Nine, Las Vegas and Prison Break, but when the part-Cuban, part-boricua actress stopped by Vivo por TiVo a few weeks ago, we talked about her upcoming roles in the revived ABC series Cupid, premiering March 31, and the summer rom-com Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (out May 1), in which Guaty plays a fussy bridesmaid opposite Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner.


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Are Latin TV Stars Getting Laid Off?
By Lee Hernandez | 03/19/2009 - 17:00

No one is immune to job loss in this uncertain economy—not even your favorite Latin TV stars! Shocking, I know, but what is really going to be shocking is seeing a boatload of our stars lose their jobs in May. We don't know everyone who will be affected at this point, but here's what we do know, starting with Scrubs.  After moving from NBC to ABC for its 8th season, the future of this tongue-in-cheek comedy, which stars Dominican actress Judy Reyes looks bleak.


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Why Is "American Idol" Conspiring Against Allison Iraheta?
By Monica Herrera | 03/18/2009 - 16:15

Hola, Sound Check-ers! I'm about to hop on a flight to Austin, Texas (my first time in the Lone Star State) to check out the SXSW Music Conference and what will surely be a nonstop week of concerts, parties and lots of yummy Mexican food. I'll be blogging about it all later in the week...but before I dive into indie music festival-land, can we talk about Idol? Because I need to.


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Introducing "Gossip Girl" Spin-off Star Shiloh Fernandez!
By Lee Hernandez | 03/12/2009 - 12:37

If you’re a fan of Gossip Girl (and really, who isn’t nowadays?), then you’re really going to love Lily, the spin-off that debuts May 11 during a regular episode of Gossip Girl and is a shoo-in to get picked up by CW for the fall '09 season. EW.com's Michael Ausiello reports that Lily, set in Los Angeles, will center around the alter-ego of Gossip Girl's Kelly Rutherford in her teen years.


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Model Latinas Go Head to Head for Tyra's Love
By Lee Hernandez | 03/10/2009 - 12:30

As much as I love Jaslene Gonzalez (the winner of America’s Next Top Model’s 8th season), I think it’s time for another sexy, straight-talking Latina to keep it real with Tyra Banks and earn her place as the top model du jour. And with two Latinas among the final 13 aspiring catwalkers on ANTM this season, I may just get what I want.


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