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Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One; Lupe Ontiveros


La Plaza Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One Lupe Ontiveros WGBH Master Show #3103 Air Date: 1/27/09

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Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One
Lupe Ontiveros
Program Number

303; 3103

Series Description

Series Premiere May 1, 2007 The series ran for 5 seasons and ended in 2012.

La Plaza, the Latino Production Unit of WGBH Boston, presents the new series Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One, a provocative in-depth talk show featuring America's foremost Latino thinkers, artists, writers, and opinion leaders. Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One will premiere on WGBH and air on public television stations across the United States. A separate version of the episodes, in which the interview is conducted in Spanish, will run on V-me, a Spanish language digital public television service.

Hinojosa is an award-winning journalist and author, and the managing editor and host of public radio's Latino USA. A seasoned journalist with more than 25 years of experience, Hinojosa is also the senior correspondent for the Emmy Award-winning PBS newsmagazine NOW with David Brancaccio.

The executive producer of Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One is Joseph Tovares. Patricia Alvarado Núñez is the producer.

Conversaciones con Maria Hinojosa is the Spanish-language version of Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One. It features interviews with prominent Latino artists, writers, activists and civic leaders. The first season aired on V-me, the Spanish-language digital PBS channel. Series release date: 5/1/2007

Program Description

Lupe Ontiveros is a stage, television and screen actor, as well as producer and community activist. An institution in Hollywood’s Latino circles, she is one of the few actors capable of working both in English and in Spanish. She is best known for her comedic/dramatic roles as La Nacha in the Oscar-nominated film El Norte, as Janita Solís in the TV hit Desperate Housewives, and as Carmen García in the popular film Real Women Have Curves. Ontiveros gives a wide-ranging and candid interview that touches on a number of important issues, among them the role of women in Hollywood.

NOTE: The 3XX program number refers to the APT number for Maria Hinojosa series. The 31XX program number refers to the WGBH number for the Maria Hinojosa series as a continuation of La Plaza.

Veme number: 210

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Broadcast program

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Talk Show
Tovares, Joseph (Series Producer)
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