JoAnna Garcia Visits "How I Met Your Mother," TNT Rescues "Southland!"
By Lee Hernandez | 11/04/2009 - 18:00

She was delightful and sweet on Privileged, and deliciously enigmatic as the vengeful Bree Buckley on Gossip Girl. Now, JoAnna Garcia has signed on to guest star on the hit CBS comedy How I Met Your Mother, TVGuide.com reports. The actress will appear in an episode called “The Window,” which will air on Dec. 7 at 8PM.


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Preguntale a Lee
By Lee Hernandez | 11/03/2009 - 18:00

Vivo Por Tivo is Now Taking Your Questions!


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SAG Report: Latinos Still Underemployed on Television
By Lee Hernandez | 11/02/2009 - 11:00

I feel like I’m having déjà-vu (and it’s not the good kind). Around this time last year, I read a very unsettling article in Variety by journalist Ted Johnson about the serious shortage of minority faces on network primetime television, especially in light of the severe, industry-paralyzing 2008 writer’s strike.


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Q&A: Morena Baccarin Compares Her "V" Character to Barack Obama
By Lee Hernandez | 10/30/2009 - 17:00

Brazilian actress Morena Baccarin (Serenity, Firefly) called me up last night to give me the juicy details on her new ABC show, V, a reimagining of the 1983 miniseries by Kenneth Johnson, premiering Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. Like the original, V is about aliens (known as “The Visitors”) who try to gain control of planet Earth. Morena, 30, plays Anna, the leader of the V's.


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April Lee Hernandez Opens Up About the Relationship That Almost Killed Her
By Lee Hernandez | 10/29/2009 - 18:00

In observance of Violence Awareness Month, we sat down with domestic violence survivor April Lee Hernandez, (Freedom Writers). The Puerto Rican actress, 29, currently stars as a professional woman who is brutally beaten by her husband in the Off-Broadway play The Death of A Dream, showing through Nov. 9. She spoke to Latina.com about her new play and the relationship that almost ended her life. April is sharing her personal story in the hopes that it will raise awareness and help save the lives of other women who are likewise afflicted.


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Spanish L.A. Lakers Player Pau Gasol to Guest Star on "CSI: Miami"
By Lee Hernandez | 10/28/2009 - 17:00

7 foot tall, 250-pound NBA athlete Pau Gasol is set to tower over Eddie Cibrian—and everyone else around him—in the Nov. 16 episode of the CBS crime drama CSI: Miami, according to The Hollywood Reporter.


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Top 5 Mexican TV Stars
By Lee Hernandez | 10/27/2009 - 18:00

In honor of Latina’s sparkling November issue, which celebrates the culture, people and beauty of Mexico, Vivo Por Tivo is proud to honor the biggest Mexican stars of the small screen. Four of them are women, and three of them happen to be Texas natives (maybe they’ve got something in the water out in Texas that helps breed great TV talent). Read on to find out if you’re favorites made the cut!


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Casting News: Benjamin Bratt To Guest Star on "Law & Order"
By Lee Hernandez | 10/26/2009 - 09:43

Just two weeks after I told you that Benjamin Bratt will be guest starring on an episode of the ABC comedy Modern Family, EW.com’s Michael Ausiello says  the Peruvian hunk will also make a guest appearance on the NBC show that made him a household name a decade ago—Law & Order.


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The Friday TV Report: "Extra" Names Lauren Sanchez Weekend Co-Host
By Lee Hernandez | 10/23/2009 - 09:27

I give you the five coolest news items of the week: Lauren Sanchez returns to ExtraGina Torres insults rich people, and Cote de Pablo’s NCIS wins again. Plus, Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa celebrate their 40th Anniversary (kind of) and Rosie Perez is Emmy-worthy!


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"Dexter" Star Jimmy Smits Joins Broadway's "God of Carnage"
By Lee Hernandez | 10/21/2009 - 18:25

His character Miguel Prado may have been brutally and tragically murdered on Showtime’s hit serial killer drama Dexter, but in real life, Puerto Rican actor Jimmy Smits is alive, well—and this just in—joining the cast of Yasmina Reza’s Tony-winning Broadway play God of Carnage. Beginning Nov.


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