Monday, May 23, 2016

The Paley Center For Media Recognizes Hispanic Achievement In Television

"I Love Lucy" stars and producers
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.
The Paley Center for Media hosted a first of its kind tribute to Hispanic achievement on television Wednesday, May 18, 2016, bringing together the biggest Latino stars in Spanish and English-language television at the Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan's Financial District.

The event honored Hispanic contributions in telenovelas, comedy, news, drama and televised sports and music events with video supercuts from 
the Paley archive’s Hispanic collection.
Actor-singer Lucie Arnaz.
Notable guests and presenters included América Ferrera, Mario "Don Francisco" Kreutzberger, George López, Lana Parrilla, Edward James Olmos and Jimmy Smits. Lucie Arnaz, daughter of Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball (“I Love Lucy”), also took the stage in a special moment honoring her father’s legendary career on television.

The Paley Center announced it would repeat a similar tribute to Hispanic contributions in television on Monday, October 24, 2016 at the Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles. For more information, click here or here.

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