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KRYP "El Rey" new program

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  1. jay_zie

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    El rey is now airing "El Show de Don Cheto", which KWBY "La Pantera had for a year with no success. Would "El Show de Don Cheto" fill the audience's void after the sudden exit of Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo's "Piolin por la MaƱana?
    Sotelo was accused of sexual harrassment by another Univision employee; Alberto Cortez.

    Posted on July 30, 2013 - 04:26 PM #
  2. More from All Access:

    --------------------Report: Harrassment Charges Led To Piolin's Univision Exit-----------------------------

    It seems that the other shoe has dropped in last week's surprising departure of UNIVISION RADIO syndicated morning man EDDIE "PIOLIN" SOTELO (NET NEWS, 7/22). The L.A. TIMES reports that another member of his show has accused him of sexual harassment.

    ALBERTO "BETO" CORTEZ, a writer, producer and performer on the show, alleged that his SOTELO "physically, sexually and emotionally" harassed him over a three-year period ending last JANUARY. He made those charges in an APRIL 16th letter from CORTEZ attorney ROBERT R. CLAYTON to UNIVISION executives ROBERTO LLAMAS and JOSE VALLE. Furthermore, CORTEZ claimed that SOTELO ordered members of his radio production team to falsify letters in support of a high-profile campaign for congressional immigration reform, an issue that SOTELO championed on his program.

    The TIMES quotes documents alleging that SOTELO "repeatedly made aggressive and unwanted sexual advances, including grabbing CORTEZ's buttocks and genitals when CORTEZ would arrive at work in the morning at the studio ... SOTELO taunted him during staff meetings, calling him by a derogatory term for a homosexual, and telling him to say that he was gay. SOTELO also asked vulgar questions about CORTEZ's girlfriend."

    "I have also spoken to former employees of the show who witnessed much of the harassment described herein," CLAYTON wrote in his APRIL 16th letter to the UNIVISION executives. "They too have either been subjected to or heard of SOTELO's misconduct, threats, and the retaliation he has taken against employees who have spoken out against him." He suggested that UNIVISION settle with his client, or else he would file a lawsuit "and the matter would become public."

    CLAYTON's letter continued: "Because SOTELO was the cash-cow ... UNIVISION turned a blind eye to SOTELO's inappropriate and unlawful conduct. In doing so, Univision violated the company's own written employment policies."

    Denying those charges was SOTELO attorney JEFFREY SPITZ, who described CORTEZ in a statement as "A disgruntled, troubled employee [who] has made malicious and false claims about EDDIE SOTELO ... This was done as part of a demand for money.... The employee worked with EDDIE for more than a decade. The employee's allegations of harassment and falsification of immigration letters are pure fiction intended to gain a financial settlement."

    Neither CORTEZ, SOTELO or UNIVISION executives would comment on the revelations.

    Posted on July 30, 2013 - 08:43 PM #
  3. Broadway

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    >>departure of UNIVISION RADIO syndicated morning man EDDIE "PIOLIN" SOTELO
    Sad this guy was on KRYP for many years on a Salem Communications owned station. Not the usual messages they air on most of their stations.

    Posted on July 30, 2013 - 10:42 PM #
  4. All Access announcement:

    ---------------------------------------------KRYP Adds Don Cheto--------------------------------------------

    SALEM Regional Mexican KRYP (93.1 EL REY)/PORTLAND has picked up LIBERMAN BROADCASTING's syndicated DON CHETO show for 5-10a (PT) MONDAY through SATURDAY.

    KRYP PD CARLOS TOVIAS said, "We are extremely excited to bring L.A.'s #1 morning show host to PORTLAND and are confident that his unique perspective and comedic talents will give EL REY listeners a fun start to their workday." The show, hosted by comic JUAN RAZO as his grandfather character "DON CHETO," is based at LIBERMAN BROADCASTING Regional Mexican KBUE-KBUA (QUE BUENA 105.5 Y 94.3)/LOS ANGELES.

    Posted on August 1, 2013 - 09:12 PM #
  5. jay_zie

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    The number one Morning Show is SBS's "El Vacilon del Mandril".
    It was in the #1 general place over both English & Spanish programs/stations according to arbitron.
    So El Rey DOES NOT have LA's #1 morning show.

    Posted on August 2, 2013 - 09:13 AM #
  6. This from All Access:

    -----------------------------------Piolin Responds To Harassment Allegations-----------------------------------

    EDDIE "PIOLIN" SOTELO has issued a statement regarding the allegations of sexual harassment lodged against him by former co-worker ALBERTO "BETO" CORTEZ (NET NEWS 7/30) that reportedly led to SOTELO's abrupt dismissal by UNIVISION RADIO (NET NEWS 7/22).

    The English-language version of the statement read, ""For the past week, I have remained silent as some former disgruntled UNIVISION employees have made false accusations about me. I did not want to dignify their lies by responding. But enough is enough.

    "During the past 14 years, I helped my friend BETO CORTEZ through a number of difficult periods in his life and have been very generous to him. It saddens me that he has resorted to making baseless claims in an attempt to obtain an undeserved financial windfall.

    "For more than a decade, through all of BETO's personal travails, I stood up for my friend again and again. In 2012, by BETO's own admission, his work performance had become horribly erratic and I could no longer protect him. This is why UNIVISION decided not to renew his contract when it expired at the end of last year.

    "For several months, we received reports that BETO was soliciting many of our co-workers to join him in asserting fictitious allegations and filing a complaint against me.

    "Contrary to BETO's malicious statements, I have received an outpouring of unconditional support from my listeners and fans. I am very thankful for their thoughts, their prayers and their encouragement. I plan to be back on radio very soon and will continue to work hard to keep your loyalty and trust. Stay tuned!''

    Posted on August 5, 2013 - 07:27 PM #
  7. This from All Access:

    --------------------------Ex-Piolin Staffers Allege Harassment By Former Univision Host--------------------------

    As EDDIE "PIOLIN" SOTELO begins his first full week at SIRIUSXM (NET NEWS 10/18), reports say a handful of former UNIVISION RADIO employees are alleging harassing behavior. The staffers worked for PIOLIN on his popular PIOLIN POR LA MANANA show. They were let go before the program's abrupt termination JULY 22nd.

    A month later, SOTELO sued the six ex-staffers, alleging that as a group they sought to extort as much as $4.9 million from him.

    However, in their court filing, the former workers alleged that as SOTELO's star power grew at UNIVISION his behavior toward staff members turned abusive. He allegedly humiliated workers by using derogatory names. Court papers also allege SOTELO went further, licking and biting them, rubbing his body against theirs, and grabbing his genitals.

    The group tolerated the alleged behavior because they feared they would lose their jobs if they complained, according to the filing.

    SOTELO previously stated that he was the victim of a smear campaign.

    SOTELO's successful show was canceled after a veteran producer complained to UNIVISION execs that he was being tormented by SOTELO, the LOS ANGELES TIMES reports:,0,5886969.story#axzz2iPr2H17m

    Posted on October 21, 2013 - 08:00 PM #

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