1. It’s On Telemundo
Which means, it will more likely be handled with authenticity. Also, having a scripted series on a network best known for telenovelas means that the tides are changing and Spanish language television can be more. It also means that we’re taking ownership of our icons of every race and color. Imagine if another network tried to do this? Or do it in English? We shudder at the thought.
2. It Shows Pedro as More Than Celia’s Husband
A strong musician in his own right, the series acknowledges Knight’s own life before he met Celia. He was a trumpeter for La Sonora Matancera, the orchestra that Celia would become lead singer of, as well as her personal manager.