Cristela Alonzo

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Watch My Show: Cristela's Cristela Alonzo Answers Our Showrunner Survey

Cristela is smashing barriers both on and off screen. The sitcom, loosely based on Cristela Alonzo 's life and stand-up routine, stars the comedian as a young woman living with her chaotic family while striving to become a lawyer. The multi-camera sitcom has earned positive attention from critics, particularly thanks to its honest portrayal of an extended Mexican-American family all living under one roof in Dallas. Alonzo, who co-created the show with fellow executive producer Kevin Hench, explains why you should get to know Cristela.

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Exclusive Cristela Sneak Peek: Will Cristela Finally Give In to Alberto's Advances?

It's no secret to Cristela fans that Alberto (Gabriel Iglesias) has a huge crush on the show's heroine (Cristela Alonzo). However, it's also a very well-known fact that...read more

Weekend TV: The Affair, Walking Dead, The Nance, Cristela

The mysteries of sexual attraction aren't the only enigmatic forces at play in Showtime's intensely intimate new drama The Affair (Sunday, 10/9c), which adopts a provocative he-remembers/she-remembers approach to an extramarital fling during a Long Island summer. By the end of the absorbing first episode (all that Showtime has made available for review in advance of the 10-week season), with the actual affair still in the offing, we're not quite sure who, if anyone, we can believe.

As the story unfolds in parallel flashback, the memories don't quite match up. So who made the first significant eye contact? Who's the provocateur? And perhaps the greatest puzzle is why each is telling this very personal, intimate story to the authorities, in a framing device reminiscent of True Detective. So there are plenty of unanswered questions in the first, hypnotic hour.read more

Videos

Natalia Worries That Cristela Will Be Embarrassed by Her
Cristela Pushes Isabella to Play Soccer
Sneak Peek: Alberto Offers to Construct Cristela's New Bed
Alberto Surprises Cristela With Her New Bed

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Enter Singing
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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Cristela TV Show Series, Creator
2014 The View: Episode
Season 18, Episode 19
Episode, Guest
2014 Cristela TV Show Series, Actor - Cristela
2014 Cristela TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2011 Legally Brown TV Show Series, Performer

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News

VIDEO: Cristela Star Plays a Wannabe Lawyer in ABC's New Family Comedy

Starring in, writing and producing a TV show may sound like a lot of work, but for stand-up comedian-turned-sitcom star Cristela Alonzo, it's a dream come true.

"I really never thought it would... read more

Critic's Notebook: ABC at TCA

The verdict is still out regarding ABC's middling batch of new shows for the fall — as often happens, many of the network's more tantalizing projects are being held until midseason — but as ABC stepped into the TCA press-tour spotlight on Tuesday, the vibe was unusually positive because of one overarching hot-button issue: diversity. (For more ABC news, go here.)

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VIDEO: Get a First Look at ABC's Selfie, New Shonda Rhimes Drama and More New Fall Shows

ABC has released trailers for its new fall series, including the comedies Selfie and Manhattan Love Story, as well as Shonda Rhimes' new drama How to Get Away with Murder. Check out the first looks below:

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