Latin Music USA

2009, TV Show

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Monday, Oct. 12, 2009

Gossip Girl
9/8c CW
NYC natives Sonic Youth perform in this episode, which focuses on the nuptials of Lily and Rufus. These two have overcome so much on their tumultuous road to the altar, including the disapproval of her family, a secret pregnancy, years spent apart, other marriages and their kids dating. But now that all that's behind them, surely their wedding day will go off without a hitch, right? Not if Georgina spills Scott's secret, which she threatens Vanessa she will do if Dan doesn't stop seeing Olivia. — Jennifer Sankowski

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 10/19/2009

Season 1, Episode 4
Divas and Superstars: The final episode of the series focuses on the Latin pop explosion of the turn of the century and the success of artists like Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan and Shakira in the English-language market. As studios concentrate on star-driven pop, Latino youth gravitate toward urban fusions of reggaeton artists like Daddy Yankee and rapper Pitbull while rock en espanol star Juanes becomes a global phenomenon.

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Season 1, Episode 3
The Chicano Wave: In the third of four episodes, Mexican-Americans in CA, TX and across the Southwest create their own distinct musical voices during the second half of the 20th century. Their music would play an important role in the struggle for Chicano civil rights and ultimately propel them from the barrio to the national stage. From Ritchie Valens and Freddy Fender to Linda Ronstadt, Los Lobos, and Selena, a new generation of Mexican Americans raised on rock, rhythm and blues, and country music expresses their cultural identity through Chicano rock, Latin rock, and Tejano.

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Latin Music USA highlights the great American music created by Latinos and celebrates the Latin Rhythms at the heart of Jazz, rock, country and rhythm and blues.

Paid | iTunes Aired: 10/12/2009

Season 1, Episode 2
The Salsa Revolution: In the second of four episodes, Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in New York reinvent the Cuban son and the Puerto Rican plena, adding elements from soul and jazz to create salsa, which becomes a defining rhythm for Latinos the world over. Follow the rise and fall of legendary Fania Records with famed artists Willie Colón, Héctor Lavoe, and Rubén Blades.

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Monday, Oct. 12, 2009

Gossip Girl
9/8c CW
NYC natives Sonic Youth perform in this episode, which focuses on the nuptials of Lily and Rufus. These two have overcome so much on their tumultuous road to the altar, including the disapproval of her family, a secret pregnancy, years spent apart, other marriages and their kids dating. But now that all that's behind them, surely their wedding day will go off without a hitch, right? Not if Georgina spills Scott's secret, which she threatens Vanessa she will do if Dan doesn't stop seeing Olivia. — Jennifer Sankowski

Read on for previews of CSI: Miami, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Little People, Big World and Latin Music USA. read more

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Premiered: October 12, 2009, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: An exploration of Latin music and its influence on jazz, country, rock and R&B.

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