For the first time on U.S. television, "The Secret of Selena," the revealing story behind the tragic death of the Queen of Tejano Music, will debut on Telemundo. The show is set to air Sunday, Aug. 25, at 10 p.m. (9 p.m. Central). The long-awaited miniseries, also available with English subtitles, revolves around the investigation and trial of the murder of Tejano music legend Selena Quintanilla-Perez. The show is an adaptation of the successful book written by well-known Telemundo journalist, María Celeste Arrarás. The series reveals the turbulent events that took place in the months prior to Selena's death that shed light on what happened that fateful day when the singer was shot and killed. "The Secret of Selena" presents a deep, intimate and investigative look at the shocking murder of the Latina celebrity, who was slain by the president of her fan club and personal friend, Yolanda Saldívar. The miniseries also looks into Saldívar's "manipulative mind," based on … [Read more...] about ‘The Secret of Selena’ Miniseries is Coming to Telemundo
The union that represents the press in Venezuela said Telemundo journalist Rafael Garrido, who had been reported missing Tuesday in Caracas, has been released from the custody of intelligence officials. Daniel Garrido, a correspondent for the Spanish-language Telemundo network, was last seen outside the hotel where Univision anchor Jorge Ramos and his team were staying before authorities ordered them deported from the South American country after an interview with President Nicolas Maduro, according to the National Union of Press Workers in Venezuela (SNTP). The group said Garrido had been photographing the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (SEBIN), the repressive Venezuelan police force that escorted Ramos and the Univision team to the airport, before he disappeared around 7 a.m. local time (6 a.m. ET). The Univision team staying at the hotel had been ordered to leave the country early Tuesday and report to the airport by 7 a.m. local time. Garrido’s family and … [Read more...] about Telemundo Journalist Reported Missing in Venezuela Is Released From Maduro Regime’s Custody
A rising Hispanic rapper who resided in Miami was shot and killed early Thursday in Puerto Rico. Kevin Fret was shot at around 5:30 a.m. local time while riding his motorcycle in Santurce, San Juan, Telemundo reported. Authorities are still investigating the shooting. He was 24 years old, according to E! Fret was an openly gay, rising musician from Puerto Rico who broke into the Latin trap music world in 2018 with "Soy Asi." Walter Mercado Gifts Lin-Manuel Miranda A Puerto Rican Flag Cape "Kevin was an artistic soul, a big-hearted dreamer. His passion was music, and still had a lot to do. This violence must stop. There are no words that describe the feeling we have and the pain that causes us to know that a person with so many dreams has to go. We must all unite in these difficult times, and ask for much peace for our beloved Puerto Rico," Fret's manager, Eduardo Rodriguez, said in a statement obtained by E! Fret was arrested last June on an aggravated battery charge after … [Read more...] about Rising Hispanic Rapper Kevin Fret Shot, Killed in Puerto Rico
Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Project Innovation grant challenge, supporting local organizations who are addressing community issues through innovative solutions, NBC 4 New York/WNBC and Telemundo 47/WNJU announced Friday. Presented by NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47 in partnership with the NBCUniversal Foundation, applications for Project Innovation close on Feb. 15, 2019. Winners will be announced by both stations in April 2019. For program details, rules and eligibility information and to submit a grant application in English, visit nbcuprojectinnovation.com. Bilingual service organizations interested in submiting a grant application in Spanish can also visit nbcuproyectoinnovacion.com. "Building strong classrooms and advancing STEM education are important community priorities for WNBC. This is why we are excited to again partner with the NBCUniversal Foundation and reward innovative non-profits who are making our schools and neighborhoods better … [Read more...] about Applications Are Now Open for 2019 Project Innovation Challenge
By Jeanne Jakle Published 4:06 pm CST, Thursday, March 10, 2016 In full makeup, this is how viewers see Leslie Mouton on KSAT-TV. (KSAT photo) In full makeup, this is how viewers see Leslie Mouton on KSAT-TV. (KSAT photo) Image 1 of / 32 Caption Close Image 1 of 32 | Leslie Mouton In full makeup, this is how viewers see Leslie Mouton on KSAT-TV. (KSAT photo) In full makeup, this is how viewers see Leslie Mouton on KSAT-TV. (KSAT photo) Current and former San Antonio TV news anchors come clean: No makeup! 1 / 32 Back to Gallery Looking picture perfect for the TV viewer day after day is no cinch. Just ask current and former San Antonio anchorwomen, who can spend 30 minutes to an hour applying the full makeup that helps them look polished on the news. Taking it all off also is a process, but one that local newscasters say is well worth the trouble. … [Read more...] about Current and former San Antonio TV news anchors come clean: No makeup!