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Acclaimed Late-Night Television Host PLATANITO Will Make His Crossover Debut on TV Land’s LOPEZ

Marking another milestone in his 40-year long career, Late-night television host, Platanito (whose birth name is Sergio Verduzco) is set to make his mainstream television debut on May 17 at 10:30 p.m. on TV Land’s “Lopez,” a semi-autobiographical sitcom starring … Continue reading

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FOX Announces LIVE Musical Production of RENT

  Award-Winning Producer Marc Platt (GREASE: LIVE, “La La Land”) and the Estate of Writer/Composer Jonathan Larson to Executive-Produce FOX has announced a live musical production of the groundbreaking, Tony Award-, Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical “RENT.” Acclaimed film, television … Continue reading

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FOX Partners with Warner Horizon Unscripted Television for the Live Musical Production A CHRISTMAS STORY

  Award-Winning Producer Marc Platt to Executive-Produce the LIVE Holiday Event,   Inspired by the Beloved Feature Film “A Christmas Story” and the Tony Award-Nominated “A Christmas Story: The Musical” Tony Award Nominees Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“Dear Evan … Continue reading

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@Thisfunktional #Contest: HBO’s JERROD CARMICHAEL: 8

Written by Jesus Figueroa Check out HBO’s comedy special “Jerrod Carmichael: 8,” which includes comedy many people can relate to. This comedy special had me laughing from the witty comments, unexpected humor and the way it relates to real life. … Continue reading

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@Thisfunktional Contest: HBO’s THE YOUNG POPE

Written by Jesus Figueroa (@Thisfunktional) HBO’s hit series “The Young Pope” is coming to digital download on April 10 and thisfunktional has a digital copy to give away. The series caused some controversy, but the majority of the TV critics … Continue reading

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@Thisfunktional Talks with Gloria Calderon Kellett ONE DAY AT A TIME

Written by Jesus Figueroa (@Thisfunktional) Co-creator Gloria Calderon Kellett talks with Jesus Figueroa, @Thisfunktional of Thisfunktional.com, about Netflix’ “One Day at a Time.” Kellett talks about how she hoped that people would be affected by the show in a positive … Continue reading

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@Thisfunktional Talks with Richard Dreyfuss FOX’s SHOTS FIRED

Written by Jesus Figueroa (@Thisfunktional) Legendary Actor Richard Dreyfuss talks with Jose Torres, EstrellasEnLA.com, about being part of FOX’s 10-part miniseries “Shots Fired.” Dreyfuss asks Torres to borrow his “24: LEGACY” cap for the interview and proceeds to give some fantastic … Continue reading

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COMCAST Revamps Latino Entertainment Channel, Launches Weekly XFINITY LATINO Segments for Bicultural Families

Comcast today announced it has made some significant changes to the Xfinity Latino Entertainment Channel (XLEC) to meet the evolving needs and interests of bicultural Latino customers. XLEC is a channel that combines programming, technology and Xfinity service tips in … Continue reading

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2017 Sundance: #GENTEFIED to Premiere at Egyptian Theater

(Photo courtesy of Macro Ventures) Written by Jesus Figueroa (@Thisfunktional) Gentrification in the Los Angeles neighborhood known as Boyle Heights, “Gente-Fied” takes a comical look into the lives of seven characters in Boyle Heights. The series of shorts will have it’s … Continue reading

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Netflix’s ONE DAY AT A TIME Theme Song Features Gloria Estefan

Written by Jesus Figueroa (@Thisfunktional) Sony Pictures Television brings “One Day at a Time” to Netflix premiering on Jan. 6 with a fantastic rendition of “This is it” by Latin singer Gloria Estefan. A special screening took place at the … Continue reading

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