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TV's Longest-Running Variety Show Ends Its Run

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 04.17.2015 | Latino Voices

After more than half a century on the air, Univision announced Friday it will discontinue the popular show “Sábado Gigante.” The show’s 74-...

Univision Gears Up For Big Changes In 2014

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.06.2014 | Latino Voices

Don Francisco, the legendary host of "Sábado Gigante," has said he isn’t ready to retire just yet. But "Sábado Gigante" will see new faces as Don ...

WATCH: Don Francisco Through The Years On Sábado Gigante

Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Over half a century of super-sizing Saturday night TV, Chilean host Mario Kreutzberger -- better known as Don Francisco -- is turning 73. Earlier t...

Twitter Reacts To Possible Don Francisco Departure

Posted 02.06.2013 | Latino Voices

After news came out that Don Francisco would have Chiquinquirá Delgado and Julián Gil co-hosting with him on the next 'Sábado Gigante', suspicions...

The End Of Don Francisco In 'Sabado Gigante'?

Posted 02.06.2013 | Latino Voices

Mario Kreutzberger has been an eminent figure in the world of Hispanic entertainment. The TV personality, better known as "Don Francisco" host of Un...

Sabado Gigante Turns 50

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.27.2012 | Latino Voices

It’ll be a special “Sábado Gigante” tonight. Univision’s variety show celebrates its 50th anniversary Saturday. The three-hour show h...

'Giant Saturday'? Don Francisco Says It's Possible

Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Despite rumors to the contrary, Sábado Gigante is alive and well. And 50 years in, Don Francisco is ready to bring it to the ...

Univision Planning Money-Saving Boob Cutbacks

El Guapo | Posted 03.06.2012 | Comedy
El Guapo

When asked if it might be a good time to steer away from these misogynistic depictions of women and even produce more thoughtful content, our source laughed so hard that we had trouble getting back on track.

WATCH: Often Parodied, Longest Running TV Variety Show Turns 50

Posted 01.04.2012 | Latino Voices

Which is the longest running television variety show in the world? It's Sábado Gigante, of course! For non Spanish speakers, the direct tr...

Chile Telethon Raises $60 Million For Emergency Homes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

UPDATE: 'Chile Helps Chile' has exceeded expectations, bringing in over 30 billion Chilean pesos, equal to just over $60 million in U.S. currency. --...