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Why ‘Gordita Chronicles’ Deserves More Seasons, Not Cancellation

Sofía Aguilar
When I found out that HBO Max had canceled Gordita Chronicles just one month after it premiered on the platform, it wasn’t just disappointing—it was familiar. And that was its own kind of terrifying. How have we arrived at this point...
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‘Gordita Chronicles’ Series is Telling Authentic Immigrant Stories

Virginia Isaad
WARNING: SOME SPOILERS AHEAD Gordita Chronicles says so much in the title alone and while body positivity is foundational to the series, it’s also a spotlight on Dominican culture and the immigrant stories we don’t often see on television. Show...
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‘Gordita Chronicles’ Follows a Dominican Family Living in Miami

Virginia Isaad
Since Gordita Chronicles was announced a year ago we’ve been excitedly awaiting the premiere of the series created, written, and co-produced by Claudia Forestieri, and now the wait is over. The trailer for the coming-of-age series is out now and...
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Eva Longoria Developing a Mexican-American Family Comedy Series for ABC

Virginia Isaad
Representation of Latinx families on television remains a rarity with Jane the Virgin and Gentefied being one of the most prominent recent examples and The Brothers Garcia reboot also coming up. Earlier this year there was talk that Eva Longoria...
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‘Gordita Chronicles’ Comedy Series About Dominican Family Picked up by HBO Max

Virginia Isaad
Latinx representation in Hollywood is limited and especially now on television and we can a new comedy centered on an immigrant Dominican family living in Miami to the short list. The series, Gordita Chronicles, is set to premiere on HBO...
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Eva Longoria Set to Direct Comedy Series ‘The Gordita Chronicles’

Virginia Isaad
The comedy series The Gordita Chronicles was announced last year, loosely based on the life of show writer Claudia Forestieri, and now Eva Longoria is set to direct, Deadline reported. The show focuses on a Latina journalist who reminisces on...