7 August 2013 3:50 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Diane Haithman contributes to Deadline’s TCA coverage. Two of today’s PBS panels at TCA focused on documentary projects about the Latino experience: The Graduates/Los Graduados (two parts, Oct. 28 and Nov. 4) and Latino Americans (Tuesdays Sept. 17-Oct 1). On both panels, Latino actors who are part of the projects said Hollywood needs to better engage the Latino community. The Graduates focuses on the experience of Latino high school students struggling to make it to graduation day. Featured students Eduardo Corona and Chastity Salas sat on today’s panel with senior series producer Lois Vossen. The panel also included two young actors who are project participants: Wilmer Valderrama (That ‘70s Show) and Aimee Garcia (Dexter). Said Valderrama: “When I first joined That ‘70s Show I was the only Latino on the Fox network. For many years, I wasn’t considered Latino, I was just a comic actor.” He believes that »


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