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LIVE from NYC: Immigrants on Screen
For this live show from New York City co-hosted with Alianza HBO and SOMOS Viacom Maria and Julio are joined by Doris Casap, senior vice president of HBO film programming and Erika Soto Lamb, vice president of social impact for Comedy Central, Paramount Network and TV Land, as well as Jessica Leonardo, production assistant at HBO. They discuss how immigrants are represented in entertainment and how the industry in changing to better represent diverse communities. ITT Staff Picks:
- The study done by The Norman Lear Center and Define America that explores immigrant portrayals on television.
- Why Netflix should never have cancelled One Day At A Time, via Refinery29
- TV shows struggle to reflect U.S. Latino presence, from Futuro Media familia, Nicole Acevedo of NBC News.
This episode was mixed by Jeanne Montalvo.
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