Sara Paxton’s "The Beautiful Life" Gets An Afterlife on YouTube!
By Lee Hernandez | 12/23/2009 - 18:12

It was pronounced dead in September after just two episodes, but the Ashton Kutcher-produced series The Beautiful Life has found new life on YouTube.

Starting this week, all five episodes of TBL—the two that aired on the CW back in September and three others that never aired on TV—will be available on Youtube without commercial interruption, courtesy of funding from Hewlett-Packard. All five episodes will be available for viewing for at least six months.

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Anjelah Johnson Previews Her Upcoming Comedy Special!
By Lee Hernandez | 12/22/2009 - 14:30

Mexican stand-up comic and MADtv alum, Anjelah Johnson has her very own one-hour comedy special premiering on Comedy Central on Dec. 28. The funny and sweet comedian, 26, spoke to Vivo Por Tivo about her show, which she says is all about women's empowerment, and told us why she’s not the female George Lopez.

We love your hood-centric MADtv character Bon Qui Qui! Where did you get the inspiration for that character?

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Your Favorite TV Stars Share Their Holiday Plans!
By Lee Hernandez | 12/21/2009 - 17:00

We recently caught up with some of the biggest stars of the small screen and asked them to share their holiday plans exclusively with Vivo Por Tivo readers! Check it out:

Ana Ortiz (Ugly Betty): “I’m going to L.A. because my husband’s family is all out there. And we’re going with his family—his mom, his sister, the twins, my husband and I—to Hawaii!! I’m sooo excited!”

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SAG Honors Ensembles from "Dexter," "Modern Family," "The Office," and "Glee!"
By Lee Hernandez | 12/17/2009 - 17:45

The 16 Annual Screen Actor’s Guild nominations were announced this morning in Hollywood, and while Latino TV stars didn’t get a single nomination in the six individual acting categories—I’m happy to report that we did reasonably well in the two categories that recognize the outstanding achievements of TV acting ensembles.

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The 5 Funniest TV Skits of the Decade
By Lee Hernandez | 12/17/2009 - 15:44

From Mario Lopez to Christina Aguilera, no one does skits better than Latinos! We are absolutely hilarious. And with 2009 coming to an end in just two weeks, I thought it would be the perfect time to share my picks for the 5 Best Latin Skits of the whole decade. Without further ado, here are my choices for the five most laugh-out-loud funny skits!

1). “Sex and the City”

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Emmy Déjà vu: Latinos Shut Out of All Major Golden Globe TV Categories!
By Lee Hernandez | 12/15/2009 - 15:35

First, we were rudely left out of the Daytime Emmy’s; then completely ignored by the Primetime Emmy’s and now, the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards nominations—which were announced this morning—shut Latinos out of all major TV categories! You can call it a coincidence; chalk it up to bad luck, or you can call it what it really is: An unacceptable and unfair trend.

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Golden Globes: Who Should Be Nominated!
By Lee Hernandez | 12/14/2009 - 18:00

The 67th Annual Golden Globe nominations are being announced tomorrow morning, and aside from having my fingers crossed that True Blood & Dexter score nominations for Best Drama Series, here are the Latin actors whose names deserve to be called tomorrow in four major acting categories.

Best Actor—Drama

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Q & A: Lauren Velez on "Dexter" Finale: "Batista Doesn't Die"
By Lee Hernandez | 12/11/2009 - 14:14

My favorite character actress on television, Lauren Velez, called me up to talk about the highly anticipated season four finale of Showtime's hit series Dexter, which airs this Sunday at 9 p.m.

Lets get right to the juicy stuff: Sunday’s finale! Should fans tune in?

[Laughs] You don’t want to miss it! It’s been a phenomenal season. I can’t wait to see it, and I shot it! I can’t wait to see how it all comes together because it’s a very different experience doing the work and watching it as a viewer.

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Latina Exec Named President of Disney
By Lee Hernandez | 12/09/2009 - 16:45

Apparently, Mickey Mouse loves Latinas!  Disney has just named Carolina Lightcap (whose Anglo-fab, non-Hispanic connoting last name we aren't holding against her) has just been appointed President of Disney Channels Worldwide (i.e. the most powerful person at Disney)! From now on, you can call Carolina the Top Dog (or, since Mickey Mouse is the quintessential Disney icon, I suppose we ought to call her the Top Mouse). 

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BET Host Rocsi Diaz To Guest Star As a Lesbian on "Brothers"
By Lee Hernandez | 12/08/2009 - 10:20

Rocsi Diaz, the Honduran host of BET’s music countdown show 106 & Park, will guest star on this Sunday’s episode of the FOX comedy Brothers, and she couldn’t be more psyched about her first foray into acting.

“I had a great time working with the cast. With this being my first acting experience, I was nervous, but everyone was so supportive and made it a great experience,” Diaz, 26, tells Vivo Por Tivo.

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