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Jack Rico

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2017/08/09 at 9:02am

PODCAST: April Reign on Boycotting HBO’s ‘Confederate,’ How Will Venezuela’s Problems Affect US Latinos?

08.9.2017 | By |

On the podcast this week, we talk MTV’s TRL reboot and how they need to seize the Latino music opportunity to be successful, plus, we discuss HBO and it’s controversial new slave series ‘Confederate’ with the creator of the #OscarSoWhite April Reign. She and four women have now created the #NoConfederate campaign to boycott the show. Will HBO succumb to social media pressure? Read More

Jack Rico

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2017/08/04 at 7:34pm

Maria Elena Salinas To Depart Univision And Why CBS’ 60 Minutes Should Hire Her

08.4.2017 | By |

One of the news anchors of Univision News’ primetime team, Maria Elena Salinas, is leaving the company after 30 years at the desk. Her last day will be at the end of 2017. Word is Jorge Ramos will be partnerless until a new female anchor is announced. Salinas will also be leaving behind “Aqui y Ahora,” Univision’s equivalent of CBS’ 60 Minutes. Read More

Jack Rico

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2017/07/07 at 2:48pm

The Highly Relevant Podcast: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Review, Angélica Celaya on Telemundo’s ‘Mariposa del Barrio,’ ‘New York Latino Film Festival’ Returns

07.7.2017 | By |


On today’s episode 39, we talk Spider-Man Homecoming with Grae Drake, Senior Editor of Rottentomatoes.com, who joins us to review and dissect the new reboot. We think its better than Wonder Woman. We also chat with Angelica Celaya, the star of Telemundo’s new Jenni Rivera biopic, Mariposa del Barrio, about the challenges in becoming Jenni, handling the love and hate from Rivera’s fanbase and how bilingual latino actors still have a hard time not being seen as real Latinos. And finally, the New York Latino Film Festival is back from the dead and Dennis Williams, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Social Responsibility at HBO, joins us to talk about why they brought back the festival, what’s in it for HBO and can this Latino festival ever become as big as Sundance?  Read More

Jack Rico

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2017/06/30 at 8:58am

The Highly Relevant Podcast: ‘Premios Juventud’ Preview, Interview With Director Miguel Arteta, ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ And Diversity

06.30.2017 | By |


Thank you for listening to episode 38 of the Highly Relevant podcast. This week we’re focusing on Spider-Man: Homecoming and how everyone has been raving about how diverse it is. We’ll talk to our intern Andrea Huswan, who attended the press conference in NYC on our behalf and set off a chain of diversity questions that ultimately got us covered by NewYorkMagazine.com! Read More

Jack Rico

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2017/04/29 at 11:30am

‘The Highly Relevant Podcast’: Univision’s ‘El Chapo,’ ViceLand’s Panama ‘Jungletown,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2,’ Broadway’s ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’

04.29.2017 | By |

Thank you for downloading episode 30 of the Highly Relevant podcast! On this week’s episode, we talk with the creator of the most anticipated show in Spanish language TV right now, Univision’s EL CHAPO. We get to the moral and ethical controversies of getting the show done, the fascination of cartel tv shows and if actors Kate del Castillo and Sean Penn will be making cameos. Also urban millennial network VICELAND has a new show called JUNGLETOWN that takes place in Panama. Why are they there and why should we care? I talk to Jimmy Stice, the man behind it all. That, plus highlights of The Premios Billboard, reviews of Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and Broadway’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Read More

Jack Rico

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2016/10/21 at 12:42pm

‘Highly Relevant Podcast’ Ep. 9 – Should Tom Cruise Still Be Making Action Films?, ‘Queen Sugar,’ Broadway’s ‘Holiday Inn’

10.21.2016 | By |



On this ninth episode, I talk about Tom Cruise’s new movie ‘Jack Reacher: Never Go Back’ with my good friend Mike Sargeant as we tackle Tom’s career, his longevity and our opinions on why he doesn’t seem to want to collaborate with another A-List actor (3:20). We also review Broadway’s new family feel-good musical Holiday Inn (24:46) as well as take a look at Ava DuVernay’s Queen Sugar (21:34), and I ask a New Yorker what he’s seeing, listening and downloading (27:43), plus, we recap the most important pop culture news you might have missed this week. Read More

Jack Rico

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2016/09/16 at 7:10am

‘Highly Relevant’ Podcast Ep. 6: Rafael Amaya on Crossing Over, Enrique Santos From Univision to iHeartLatino

09.16.2016 | By |

Episode 6 of the HIGHLY RELEVANT podcast is here! Two big A-list guests join me this week to discuss television and radio. Rafael Amaya, the star of Telemundo’s “El Señor de los Cielos” and Enrique Santos, the new Chairman and CCO of iHeartLatino.  Read More

Mariana Dussan

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2014/08/05 at 11:00am

The Problems With Latino Music Award Shows And 3 Solutions To Fix Them

08.5.2014 | By |

Latinos guess what? Next year, Telemundo will produce a Spanish-language version of the American Music Awards! According to The Hollywood Reporter, Telemundo is creating new programing in order to help close a ratings gap with Univision. The Spanish-language broadcaster has acquired licensing rights from Dick Clark Productions for the live special event, which will feature top music stars from Latin America, the Caribbean and other Spanish-speaking regions.

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Jack Rico

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2013/10/29 at 3:40pm

Did The ‘Good Morning America/Despierta America’ Experiment Work?

10.29.2013 | By |

In my weekly syndicated pop culture radio segment on The Luis Jimenez Show, “Lengua, Cámara y Acción,” on X96.3FM IN NY, Luis and I spoke about the collabo between the top morning shows in the country – Good Morning America and Despierta America. Did it work? Should other networks do the same? We also spoke about the future of the new network FUSION.

There are delays with the pre-production of the movie “50 Shades of Grey”. Why? Plus IMAX is creating home theater systems. WIll you buy one?  Listen to the radio segment now!

Lengua, Cámara y Acción” is a radio segment that is a free flowing conversation on Hollywood and the entertainment industry with a dash of wit, humor and information with Jack Rico and radio star, Luis Jimenez. This way, you can keep abreast of what’s happening in Hollywood with a smile and snooty smirk. “Lengua, Cámara y Acción” is broadcast every Tuesday at 9:50 AM on X96.3FM.

Jack Rico

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2013/07/22 at 5:11pm

William Levy: Watch 20 minutes of his novela ‘La Tempestad’

07.22.2013 | By |

He got famous on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, then got the cover of People Magazine and soon was doing an M&M commercial. Shortly after, he was being casted in Hollywood movies with names like Tyler Perry in Single Moms Club, Jada Pinkett Smith in Salsa and i currently in pre-production for a western titled Boom Town. Read More

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