A voice popular with millions of Spanish-language listeners is off the air. Yesterday, Univision announced the cancellation of "Piolín Por La Manana," a nationally-syndicated show produced right here in Los Angeles.
A Martinez interviewed host Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo just a week-and-a-half ago about his induction into the Radio Hall of Fame. He gave no clue that this might happen.
Piolín's show had been one of the top-rated Spanish-language shows in the country. And while it was just displaced as number one, it was still heard by three-and-a-half-million people every morning.
So what happened? Both Univision and Piolín have not responded for interview requests, but we speak with journalist Veronica Villafañe about what's possibly behind the sudden cancellation.