New Latin Comedy Series ‘Cristela’ On ABC
Sanders | On 24, Sep 2014
Breakout comedienne Cristela Alonzo stars as a woman laughing her way to the new American dream in “Cristela,” a family comedy loosely based on her life and stand-up routine.
Cristela’s dream of becoming a lawyer is something her traditional Mexican-American family doesn’t quite understand. She’s entering her sixth year of law school after juggling home obligations and working multiple jobs to pay her way.
“Cristela” stars Cristela Alonzo as Cristela, Carlos Ponce as Felix, Terri Hoyos as Natalia, Andrew Leeds as Josh, Sam McMurray as Trent, and Jacob Guenther as Henry.Stand-up sensation Gabrielle Iglesias (“The Fluffy Movie”) appears in a recurring role as Alberto.
The show was co-created by Cristela Alonzo and Kevin Hench. Executive producers are Kevin Hench, Marty Adelstein, Becky Clements and Shawn Levy. Alonzo is co-executive producer.
CRISTELA Series premier Fridays at 8:30PM starting October 10Tell us what you think in the comments below or on: