American Family---Journey of Dreams

  • 2002
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

The everyday struggles of a Latino family in East Los Angeles are chronicled in this lively slice-of-life series, created by writer-director Gregory Nava (`El Norte').

Season 1, Episode 1 American Family (Pilot)

First Aired: January 23, 2002

In the series opener, Nina and her brothers and sisters finally persuade their mother (Sonia Braga) and father to move from East L.A. to a suburban condo. Meanwhile, social workers want to take Pablito (Gilbert Leal Jr.) away from Esteban; and Aunt Dora (Raquel Welch) has a typically theatrical reaction to the news that she's to become a grandmother.

Guest Cast