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Remembering Sábado Gigante and what its cancellation says about Latino media trends




In this photo taken on Feb. 3, 2012, Chilean born host of the Univision network variety show
In this photo taken on Feb. 3, 2012, Chilean born host of the Univision network variety show "Sabado Gigante," Mario Kreutzberger, popularly known as Don Francisco, poses on the set of his show in Miami. Univision announced Friday, April 17, 2017 that the the beloved show “Sábado Gigante” will end on Sept. 19, 2015 after 53 years on the air.
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After 53 years, Univision is cancelling TV’s longest running variety show, ever.

A staple of many Southern California homes, where multiple generations watch "Sábado Gigante," and its host Don Francisco. We'll take your calls later with your favorite memory of the show.

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Guest:

Félix Gutiérrez, former Professor of Journalism and Communication in the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism and a Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity