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“Los Jets” fútbol documentary

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Jennifer Lopez’ new series “Los Jets” premiered Wednesday July 16 on NUVOtv. Jennifer and her sister Lynda are co-executive producers of the six part documentary. “Los Jets” is the story of an almost all Hispanic soccer team in the rural town of Siler City, North Carolina, with a population of about 8,200, about half of Read More

Devious Maids: A success despite the criticism

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Devious Maids just closed out its second season on the Lifetime Network. The show which is produced by Marc Cherry, who also produced the very much known “Desperate Housewives” and Eva Longoria, who starred as one the characters, has been a great success despite the criticism it received in the beginning. Much of that criticism came Read More

The Leftovers: Pilot Review

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Millions of people have suddenly vanished into thin air. Babies, children, adults, the elderly. All ages, all colors, all creeds. Whisked away from existence in a flash, as the first few minutes of The Leftovers lets us know, in a chilling scene that will grab any parent by the throat and never let go. Lost’s Read More

Good times for Latino programming

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Latino programming might be on the rise in the Boston area, especially if nationwide trends are to be followed. The Latino population in the U.S., and especially in cities like Boston, has risen significantly in the past decade.The Boston area has seen a rise of roughly 182% in the Latino population of the neighboring city of Read More

Spin A Ball, Win A Prize

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Anyone else been on a futbol craze lately? If so, you and your friends have probably engaged in something like this. Well even though your team my not be playing or winning, doesn’t mean that you don’t have to be either! SomosFios is having a contest and anyone can play… and more importantly WIN!   Tell Read More

Diane Guerrero and her parent’s deportation

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Many actors use personal experience to channel the character they’re portraying. This was no different for Colombian-American Diane Guerrero, the feisty Martiza on Netflix’s hit show, “Orange is the New Black”. Being a prisoner on the show and away from her family, Diane related to Maritza in a way that brought back memories of her Read More

Eva Longoria doesn’t want children

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Family is a big tradition in the Latino culture and Latinas are often expected to have kids at an early age. However that is not the case for former ‘Desperate Housewives’ star Eva Longoria who recently stated “It’s just not in my future”‘, at the People Magazine Brita Burbank YMCA event that was held this past Wednesday. Read More

FiOS “Fuses” With Hispanic Millennial TV Network

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FiOS recently debuted a new content provider tab showcasing Fusion, which is  a news, pop culture and satire TV and digital network. Everyday it engages and champions a young, diverse, and inclusive America with a unique mix of smart and irreverent original reporting, lifestyle, and comedic content. To find out more information about how you can Read More

Fusion special with Al Madrigal: Latinos’ growing power

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Al Madrigal is known for his stand up comedies and appearances on The Daily Show. A lot of his work revolves around issues regarding Latino stereotypes and Spanish-Language media’s bias towards issues such as the promotion of Obama Care.  Although most of Al’s work could be classified as satirical, the issues he addresses are certainly Read More

Netflix announces first Spanish-language original series

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Over the years Netflix, a video and episode on demand provider, has reached 33.4 million subscribers in the United States alone and it is estimated that 63% of Americans use it to stream TV. Those numbers estimate to a revenue of about $1.17 billion dollars. It is no surprise that Netflix, as it is growing Read More