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Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One; Ricardo Antonio Chavira


La Plaza WGBH Master Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One Ricardo Chavira Program 2903 Length: 26:30 Closed Captioned 4/30/07

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Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One
Ricardo Antonio Chavira
Program Number

103; 2903

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

La Plaza, the Latino Production Unit of WGBH Boston, presents the new series Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One.

Chicano actor Ricardo Antonio Chavira is best known for playing Carlos Solis on the hit show Desperate Housewives. He has also appeared in a wide variety of television and theatrical productions, including 24, Monk, and Jack and Jill at the Guthrie Theater.

His mother's death from breast cancer when he was 15 inspired his current involvement with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, for which he is San Antonio's honorary spokesman and the National Team Captain for the Race for the Cure.

NOTE: The 1XX program number refers to the APT number for Maria Hinojosa series. The 29XX program number refers to the WGBH number for the Maria Hinojosa series as a continuation of La Plaza.



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Broadcast program

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Talk Show
Tovares, Joseph (Series Producer)
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