April 29, 2014 - Robert Rodriguez

  • 04/29/2014

Donald Sterling lands in hot water over his racist remarks, Congress names a mountain after Reagan, Obama pushes for prisoner clemency, and Robert Rodriguez talks El Rey.

>> Stephen: TONIGHT, ALONG-OVERDUE HONOR FOR A

PRESIDENT.

COULD THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL BEGETTING A CHILI'S, TOO?

THEN AMERICA'S PRISONERS GETGOOD NEWS.

JUST DON'T ASK HOW THAT NEWS WASSMUGGLED IN.

AND MY GUEST, DIRECTOR ROBERTRODRIGUEZ, HAS LAUNCHED A NEW

LATINO-FOCUSED CABLE NETWORK.

I'LL ASK HOW GIGANTE HIS SABADOSWILL BE.

THERE IS A SECURITY FLAW ININTERNET EXPLORER WHICH IS

TERRIBLE NEWS FOR ANYBODY LIVINGIN 1995.

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>> Stephen: WELCOME TO THEREPORT.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOININGUS, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN.

>> STEPHEN!

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>> Stephen: THANK YOU, LADIESAND GENTLEMEN.

WELCOME TO THE REPORT,EVERYBODY.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOININGUS.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )FOLKS, IF YOU WATCH THE OTHER

NEWS CHANNELS-- AND I HOPE YOUDON'T-- YOU KNOW THERE'S ONLY

ONE LEAD STORY TODAY AND THAT ISTHE RACIST COMMENTS OF L.A.

CLIPPERS OWNER AND DARTH VADERWITH HIS HELMET OFF, DONALD

STERLING.

( LAUGHTER )WE'VE ALL HEARD WHAT HE SAID,

AND IF YOU HAVEN'T HEARD, YOU'REA RACIST.

( LAUGHTER )BUT JUST TO REFRESH OUR OUTRAGE,

STERLING AND HIS WIFE ARE SUINGHIS EX-MISTRESS TO RECOVER $1.8

MILLION STERLING GAVE HER.

COINCIDENTALLY, A RECORDING WASMYSTERIOUSLY RELEASED OF

STERLING LECTURING HIS MISTRESSABOUT HER FRIENDS.

>> IT BOTHERS ME A LOT IF YOUWANT TO BROADCAST THAT YOU'RE

ASSOCIATING WITH BLACK PEOPLE.

DO YOU HAVE TO?

WHY PUBLICIZE IT ON THEINSTAGRAM?

>> WHY BRING THE BLACK PEOPLESTO THE GAME?

>> HOW ABOUT YOUR WHOLE LIFE,EVERY DAY.

YOU COULD DO WHATEVER YOU WANT.

YOU COULD SLEEP WITH THEM, YOUCOULD BRING THEM IN, YOU COULD

DO WHATEVER YOU WANT.

THE LITTLE I ASK YOU IS NOT TOPROMOTE IT ON-- AND NOT TO BRING

THEM TO MY GAMES.

>> Stephen: BLACK PEOPLECAN'T ATTEND HIS GAMES.

( BOOING )I COULDN'T HAVE SAID THAT BETTER

MYSELF.

( LAUGHTER )FOLKS, I AM SHOCKED THAT

STERLING WOULD PERPETUATE THECRUEL STEREOTYPE THAT WHITE

PEOPLE ARE GENETICALLY SUPERIORAT BASKETBALL SPECTATING.

OH, LET ME GUESS, BECAUSE OURMUSCULO-SKELETAL STRUCTURE MAKES

IT EASIER FOR US TO PUMP CHEESE.

THAT IS RACIST.

AND EVERYONE HAS EXPRESSEDOUTRAGE, FOLK.

EVEN THE CLIPPERS' PLAYERS MADEA STATEMENT.

>> THE CLIPPERS PLAYERS, THEYSTAGED A SILENT PROTEST DUMPING

THE WARM-UP UNIFORMS ON CENTERCOURT AND WEARING THEIR JERSEYS

INSIDE OUT CONCEALING THECLIPPERS' LOGO.

>> Stephen: THEY CONCEALEDTHE BELOVED LOGO OF THE CLIPPERS

WHICH WE ALL KNOW IS...

( LAUGHTER )I WANT TO SAY A GUY GETTING A

HAIRCUT OR-- OH, A TOENAILCLIPPER WITH GOOGLY EYES.

BUT, FOLKS, AS A LIFELONGBELIEVER IN LOOKING NOT RACIST,

I-- I WILL NOT BE OUT-OUTRAGED.

SO I HEREBY CONDEMN DONALDSTERLING NOT ONLY FOR HIS RACIST

COMMENTS BUT FOR THAT LAST THINGHE SAID TO HIS MISTRESS ABOUT

HER BLACK FRIENDS.

>> HOW ABOUT YOUR WHOLE LIFE,EVERY DAY, YOU COULD DO WHATEVER

YOU WANT.

YOU COULD SLEEP WITH THEM.

YOU COULD BRING THEM IN.

YOU COULD DO WHATEVER YOU WANT.

>> Stephen: YOU COULD SLEEPWITH HIM?

I'M SORRY, BUT WHATEVER HAPPENEDTO THE SANCTITY OF TRADITIONAL

INFIDELITY?

( LAUGHTER )I MEAN, IT IS ONE MAN, ONE

MISTRESS, $1.8 MILLION.

AND STERLING SHOULD KNOW BETTERBECAUSE HE IS AN OLD HAND AT

ADULTERY.

WELL, HE'S AN OLD EVERYTHING.

BUT HERE'S AN ACTUAL TRANSCRIPTOF HIS TESTIMONY FROM A 2003

LEGAL DISPUTE WITH A PREVIOUSMISTRESS.

STERLING: WELL, I FOOL AROUNDSOMETIMES.

I DO.

WHEN A GIRL SEDUCES ME AND TELLSME ALL OF THESE HOT STORIES AND

DIRTY THINGS AND TELLS ME HOWMUCH SHE WANTS TO SUCK ON ME AND

TAKE MY SHOES OFF AND LICK MYFEET AND TOUCHES.

WHEN I'M IN A LIMOUSINE, SHETAKES OFF ALL HER CLOTHES, THE

LIMO DRIVER SAID, "WHAT IS GOINGON?"

AND SHE STARTED SUCKING ON ME ONTHE WAY TO MR. KOON'S HOUSE, AND

I THANK HER-- I THANK HER FORMAKING ME FEEL GOOD.

LAWYER: SIR, THE QUESTION WAS,IS THIS YOUR HANDWRITING?

( LAUGHTER )( APPLAUSE )

( CHEERS )BAG BOYS OF AMERICA, NEVER ASK

THIS MAN PAPER OR PLASTIC?

TODAY, N.B.A. COMMISSIONER ANDCARBOHYDRATE-FREE LIFE FORM ADAM

SILVER ANNOUNCED STERLING'S JUSTPUNISHMENT.

>> EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, I AMBANNING MR. STERLING FOR LIFE

FROM ANY ASSOCIATION WITH THECLIPPERS ORGANIZATION OR THE

N.B.A.

>> Stephen: BANNED FOR LIFE.

WHO KNOWS HOW MANY MONTHS THATMIGHT BE?

( LAUGHTER )BUT IF THIS MAN-- IF THIS MAN

STILL WANTS TO OWN A TEAM, IBELIEVE HE SHOULD BE CONSISTENT

AND START HIS OWN ALL-WHITELEAGUE.

( LAUGHTER )THE GAMES WILL BE JUST AS

EXCITING.

HE PASSES.

AND HE PASSES BACK.

AND-- AND-- AND HE DRIBBLES.

AND-- AND-- AND HE PASSES?

AND HE POINTS.

AND HE DRIBBLES AND HE POINTSAND HE WAVES.

AND, AND, AND HE PASSES.

AND HE DRIBBLES AND HE PASSES.

AND HE PASSES BACK.

AND HE PASSES.

AND HE PASSES BACK.

AND HE SHOOTS.

AND THE ALL-WHITE CROWD ISLOVING IT.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ).

I'VE GOT TO WORK ON MYTWO-HANDED BOUNCE-PASS.

NATION, YOU KNOW, I BELIEVEHONESTY IS THE BEST POLICY, BUT

A CLOSE SECOND IS LYING ABOUTHOW HONEST YOU ARE.

THIS IS TIP OF THE HAT, WAG OFTHE FINGER.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ).

FIRST UP ON TIP-WAG, I AM A HUGEFAN OF "STAR WARS."

I SAW THE ORIGINAL MOVIE WHEN IWAS 13, AND LET ME TELL YOU,

PRINCESS LEIA'S FIRM, HIGH BUNSSTIRRED SOMETHING IN ME.

SO WHEN I HEARD THEY WERE MAKINGA NEW STAR WARS LET'S JUST SAY I

WAS THE ONE TO SHOOT FIRST.

SO FAR--( LAUGHTER )

( APPLAUSE )SO FAR--

( CHEERS )THOSE ARE STAR WARS FANS.

SO FAR WE KNOW THAT MARK HAMILL,CARRIE FISHER, AND HARRISON FORD

ARE ALL CONFIRMED TO BE IN THENEW MOVIE WHICH I BELIEVE WILL

BE TITLED "EPISODE 7: A NEWHIP."

NOW, SOME SUPER FANS OUT THEREARE A LITTLE SKITTISH ABOUT THE

RELAUNCH BUT THE DIRECTOR IS MYGOOD FRIEND J.J. ABRAMS, WHO

JUST RELEASED THIS PHOTO OF THEVERY FIRST TABLE READ OF THE NEW

MOVIE.

IT IS SO COOL TO GET A GLIMPSEBEHIND THE SCENES.

WHICH IS WHY I'M GIVING A WAG OFMY FINGER TO J.J. ABRAMS FOR

BLOWING IT.

I MEAN, LOOK AT THIS PHOTO.

EVERYTHING IS WRONG.

WHERE ARE THE CREATURE DESIGNS?

EVERY SINGLE CHARACTER ISHUMANOID WITH TWO ARMS AND TWO

LEGS.

AND THOSE SEATS ARE CLEARLY NOTCANON.

THEY'RE TATOOINE BATTLE COUCHES.

THEY SHOULD BE DANTOOINE ATTACKSOFAS. AND HAVE THESE PEOPLE

EVER HEARD OF THE HALOCRONDATABASE?

I DON'T THINK SO.

OH, BUT STEPHEN, I'M SURE HE'DSAY, IT'S JUST ONE PHOTO.

CRY ME A MOISTURE FARM.

WHATEVER SCRUFFY NERFHERDERRELEASED THIS PHOTO HAS

METACHLORIANS FOR BRAINS... NEXT UP, FOLKS, I MAKE NO

SECRET OF MY LOVE OF RONALDWILSON REAGAN.

MY DOG'S NAME IS GIPPER.

MY POOL IS SHAPED LIKE AJELLYBEAN AND I KEEP A

SLEDGEHAMMER IN MY TRUNK SO AT AMOMENT'S NOTICE I CAN TEAR DOWN

THAT WALL.

MY APOLOGIES ONCE AGAIN TO THESAN DIEGO ZOO.

I'M SURE EVENTUALLY YOU WILLFIND THOSE LEOPARDS.

FOLKS, I HAVE LONG SAID REAGANDOES NOT GET ENOUGH PRAISE.

YES, WASHINGTON, D.C.'S AIRPORTIS NAMED AFTER HIM BUT HE HAS TO

SHARE THAT HONOR WITH PRESIDENTNATIONAL.

SO I WAS DELIGHTED TO SEE THIS.

>> THE FIRST ITEM FORCONSIDERATION IS HR4017 TO

DESIGNATE A PEAK LOCATED INNEVADA AS MOUNT REAGAN.

>> THIS WOULD DESIGNATE ONE OFTHE PEAKS NEAR LAS VEGAS AS

MOUNT REAGAN.

>> Stephen: THAT, OF COURSE,IS COMING TO YOU HOT AND HARD

FROM NATIONAL COMMITTEE ONRESOURCES FROM CPAN42.

I'M GOING TO GIVE A TIP OF MYHAT TO THE U.S. CONGRESS FOR

GIVING REAGAN HIS OWN MOUNTAINAND WHAT A MAJESTIC GEOLOGIC

FORMATION IT IS.

NATION, BEHOLD MOUNT REAGAN.

LO HOW SHE SOARS 1,900 FEETABOVE THE DIRT.

THIS BROWN MOUNTAIN'S MAJESTY ISCROWNED WITH AN OFF-LIMITS

SUBSTATION.

ALL OTHER PRESIDENTIAL PEAKS BOWDOWN BEFORE YE, MOUNT REAGAN.

MOUNT McKINLEY, YOUR PURE HASNOTHING ON MOUNT REAGAN'S

IRON-RICH DUST.

IF THIS MOUNTAIN DOESN'T SEEMIMPRESSIVE TO YOU NOW, JUST GIVE

PEOPLE THIRTY YEARS TO FORGETWHAT IT'S REALLY LIKE AND IT

WILL SEEM LIKE THE GREATESTMOUNTAIN OF ALL TIME.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

>> Stephen: WELCOME BACK,EVERYBODY.

FOLKS, YOU KNOW, I DON'T THINKIT'S ANY SECRET OUT THERE THAT I

AM TOUGH ON CRIME.

BUT OUR CRIMINAL-CODDLINGPRESIDENT DOES NOT SHARE MY

TASTE FOR UNYIELDING JUSTICE.

( LAUGHTER )HIS LATEST MOVE MAKES MEANTIME

TO TURN IN MY BADGE IT THAT IMADE FOR MYSELF.

JIM.

>> THOUSANDS OF CONVICTED DRUGOFFENDERS COULD BE WALKING FREE

SOON THANKS TO THE OBAMAADMINISTRATION'S SWEEPING NEW

PLAN FOR CLEMENCY.

>> THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENTFORMALLY ANNOUNCED THE NEW

CRITERIA TODAY AS PART OF ANEFFORT TO SHRINK THE PRISON

POPULATION.

DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL JAMESCOLE SAID IT'S AIMED PRIMARILY

AT DRUG OFFENDERS GIVEN HARSHPENALTIES UNDER OLD SENTENCING

GUIDELINES.

>> THE PRESIDENT COULD GRANTCLEMENCY TO "HUNDREDS PERHAPS

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE."

>> Stephen: "HUNDREDS,PERHAPS THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE?"

THAT'S LIKE EMPTYING THREEPRISON CELLS.

( LAUGHTER )AND WHY ARE WE BEING SUBJECTED

TO THIS JAILHOUSE CROCK?

IT'S ALL--( LAUGHTER )

IT'S ALL PART OF A COMPREHENSIVEEFFORT TO ROLL BACK

LONG-MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCESMETED OUT AFTER THE

CRACK-FUELED CRIME WAVE OF THE80s.

OH, GREAT!

NOW THESE 80s THUGS WILL BEOUT ON THE STREET IN THEIR

ONE-STRAP OVERALLS SEEKINGREVENGE AGAINST McGRUFF THE

CRIME DOG.

YOU KNOW THIS IS A BAD IDEA,FOLKS, BECAUSE PRESIDENT OBAMA

GOT IT FROM THE ONLY PEOPLE LESSTRUSTED THAN CONVICTS --

CONGRESS.

YOU SEE, BACK IN 2010 CONGRESSPASSES THE SO-CALLED FAIR

SENTENCING ACT TO REDUCE THE100-1 DISPARITY FOR SENTENCES

FOR CRACK COCAINE AND THOSE FORPOWDERED COCAINE.

HUGE MISTAKE, FOLKS.

THEY MAY BE THE SAME DRUG BUTTHERE WAS SOMETHING ABOUT CRACK

OFFENDERS THAT JUST MADE THEMSEEM MORE...

CONVICTABLE.

( LAUGHTER )SOMEWHERE ON THEIR I DON'T KNOW

WHAT.

WE ALL KNOW THERE'S A SINISTERMOTIVE BEHIND APPLYING THE LAW

EQUALLY.

>> MORE "GET OUT OF JAIL FREE"CARDS FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA.

IS IT COMPASSION OR CLEVERPOLITICS?

>> HE'S AWARE MIDTERMS ARECOMING UP AND IT'S A WAY TO AMP

UP HIS BASE.

>> BECAUSE IT'S 2014 MYPOLITICAL MIND STARTS TO WONDER,

WHY ARE THEY TALKING ABOUT THISNOW?

AGAIN, IS THIS A NATIONALPRIORITY?

I CAN'T HELP BUT THINK IT'S ALLTO RALLY THE --

>> Stephen: THAT'S RIGHT,OBAMA IS CLEARLY RALLYING THE

LIBERAL BASE BY RELEASING DRUGDEALERS.

IT'S TOTALLY UNFAIR.

REPUBLICANS CAN'T RALLY THEIRSUPPORTERS THAT WAY.

THERE ARE NO BANKERS IN JAIL TORELEASE.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ).

AND-- A LOT OF BANKER FANS HERETONIGHT, TOO.

( LAUGHTER )AND BREAK OUT THE VEGAN

CHAMPAGNE, LEFTIES.

BECAUSE IT COULDN'T BE EASIERFOR THESE HOODLUMS TO GET OUT.

>> CONVICTS MUST BE SERVING ASENTENCE UNDER OLD LAW THAT IS

GREATER THAN REQUIRED UNDERCURRENT LAW.

CONVICTED OF NONVIOLENTCRIMES WITHOUT LINKS TO

ORGANIZED CRIME.

HAVE SERVED AT LEAST 10 YEARS.

HAVE NO OTHER SIGNIFICANTCRIMINAL HISTORY.

GOOD PRISON RECORDS AND NOHISTORY OF VIOLENCE.

>> Stephen: OH, SURE, THEYMAY NOT HAVE A HISTORY OF

VIOLENCE BUT WHAT ABOUTA FUTURE OF VIOLENCE?

BECAUSE IF I'D BEEN THROWN INJAIL FOR POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA

THEN GOT OUT 10 YEARS LATER ANDFOUND OUT POT IS LEGAL NOW.

( LAUGHTER )I'M PRETTY SURE I'D SHOOT

SOMEONE.

>> Stephen: WELCOME BACK,EVERYBODY.

MY GUEST TONIGHT IS THE DIRECTOROF "SPY KIDS" AND "FROM DUSK

TILL DAWN."

I'LL TALK TO HIM FROM 11:53 TO11:59.

PLEASE WELCOME ROBERT RODRIGUEZ.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ).

MR. RODRIGUEZ, THANK YOU SO MUCHFOR COMING ON.

>> HOW YOU DOING?

>> Stephen: NOW, EVERYBODYKNOWS YOU'RE THE WRITER,

DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, EDITOR,CHOREOGRAPHER--

>> SOMETIMES COOK.

>> Stephen: SOMETIMES COOK?

ALL RIGHT.

ARE YOU A GOOD COOK?

ALL RIGHT?

YOU'VE BEEN MAKING MOVIES FOROVER 20 YEARS.

EL MARIACHI YOUR FIRST MOVIE.

$7,000 TO MAKE THAT MOVIE?

>> THAT'S A LOT WHEN YOU'RE ACOLLEGE KID.

>> Stephen: I KNOW.

HOW DID YOU GET $7,000 AS ACOLLEGE KID?

I SOLD MY BODY TO SCIENCE.

>> Stephen: REALLY.

WERE YOU A BLOOD DONOR?

>> I WAS A LAB RAT.

THEY TOOK A BUNCH OUT OF MY ARM,CUT IT OUT AT THE END AND I GOT

$2,000 IN SEVEN DAYS.

>> Stephen: DID THE SPEEDHEALER WORK?

>> NO.

>> Stephen: I WAS HOPING YOUCOULD BE WOLVERINE NOW.

>> IT NEVER CAME OUT ON THEMARKET SO I DON'T THINK THEY

PERFECTED IT.

>> Stephen: EVERYBODY KNOWS YOU FROM "FROM DUSK TILL

DAWN," AND "SPY KIDS."

YOU'VE NOW GOT YOUR OWN CABLE TVNEW YORK CALLED EL RAY.

EL RAY.

OKAY.

I FIND IT AND YOU THREATENING.

( LAUGHTER ).

>> I UNDERSTAND.

>> Stephen: BECAUSE YOU'RENOT-- I MEAN, YOU'RE A MEXICAN

AMERICAN BUT YOU'RE NOT FROMMEXICO.

YOU'RE FROM TEXAS.

>> RIGHT, I'M FROM TEXAS.

U.S. HISPANIC.

>> Stephen: YOU'RE U.S.

HISPANIC.

>> BUT WE COME IN PEACE AND WEHAVE YOU SURROUNDED..

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ).

>> Stephen: THE THING IS IDON'T DOUBT THAT PEOPLE WILL

WATCH THIS, AND THAT'S WHATWORRIES ME IS BECAUSE, A, IT'S

NOT IN-- IS IT IN ENGLISH?

>> IT IS IN ENGLISH, ACTUALLY.

>> Stephen: THEN WHY ISN'TTHE NAME ENGLISH?

EL RAY IS NOT ENGLISH.

>> I CALLED IT EL RAY BECAUSE ELRAY MEANS THE CAPTAIN.

EVERYBODY WHO WATCHES IT FEELSLIKE THE KING.

EVERYTHING YOU WANT IS THERE.

THE PROGRAM IS IN ENGLISH.

I HAVE FIVE KIDS AND I REALIZEDTHEY DIDN'T HAVE ANYTHING THAT

REPRESENTED THEM IN THISCOUNTRY.

IT IS ALSO MAINSTREAM SO ANYONECAN WATCH IT.

YOU DON'T THINK OF "SPY KIDS" ASBEING HISPANIC FILMS.

>> Stephen: I DO.

BECAUSE I KNOW YOU DIRECTEDTHEM, THAT'S WHY.

>> MOST PEOPLE WOULDN'T KNOWTHAT.

THEY'D WATCH IT BECAUSE IT'SPOPULAR ENTERTAINMENT.

AND I THOUGHT THE NETWORK SHOULDBE THE SAME WAY BUT FOR THOSE

WHO ARE, DIVERSITY IS REALLY KEYAT THE NETWORK, AND I THINK

THAT'S IMPORTANT.

WHEN WE DID THE RESEARCH, WEFOUND THERE WERE ABOUT 110

ENGLISH-LANGUAGE NETWORKS IN THEU.S.

ABOUT 10 WERE AFRICAN AMERICAN.

BUT THE LARGEST MINORITY ISHISPANIC, AND THERE WASN'T ONE

LIKE THIS BUT THERE WERE TWODOG CHANNELS.

I DECIDED TO GO AND MAKE ONE.

>> Stephen: WHAT LANGUAGE ARETHE DOG CHANNELS IN?

>>I DON'T THINK THEY UNDERSTAND.

BUT THE ADVERTISING IS REALLYINTERESTING.

>> Stephen: HAVE YOU THOUGHTOF STARTING A DOG CHANNEL IN

CHIHUAHUA?

WHAT UPSETS ME IS I THINKIT'S GOING TO BE SUCCESSFUL.

IN 20 YEARS OR SOMETHING,HISPANIC WILL BE MAJORITY IN THE

UNITED STATES?

>> WE'RE 1 IN 6 RIGHT NOW.

AND IT WILL PROBABLY BE 1 IN 3BY 2050.

SO I FIGURED IT WAS ABOUT TIMETO HAVE A NETWORK DIVERSE ENOUGH

TO INCLUDE A LOT OF VOICES.

IT WAS VERY HARD TO BREAK INTOTHE INDUSTRY, SEEING LOOKING AT

YOUR AUDIENCE HOW DIVERSE THEYARE, FOR THEM HAVE TO HAVE A

VOICE.

>> Stephen: HOW MANY ARE OFHISPANIC ORIGIN?

( CHEERS )THAT'S ALMOST THREE OF THEM.

HOW DARE YOU, SIR.

HOW MANY OF ARE YOU OF A DIVERSEBACKGROUND?

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )THAT'S A BAKER'S DOZEN RIGHT

THERE.

SO LET ME ASK YOU ABOUT SOME OFTHE PROGRAMMING HERE.

THE NEW-- YOUR FIRST ORIGINALDRAMA IS "FROM DUSK TILL DAWN."

THE SERIES, IT PREMIERED INMARCH.

THAT'S BASED ON YOUR OWN MOVIE.

>> YES.

>> Stephen: OKAY, HOW HARDDID YOU NEGOTIATE WITH YOURSELF

TO GET THE RIGHTS TO THAT?

>> IT WAS LIKE, "ROBERT, WHAT DOYOU THINK?

>> Stephen: LET'S TAKE A CLIPOF THE FIRST EPISODE.

>> Stephen: LET'S TAKE A CLIPOF THE FIRST EPISODE.

>> SHE'S REAL.

SHE'S REAL.

>> Stephen: HOW MUCH OF THESERIES IS JUST THAT WOMAN?

IT'S THAT OVER AND OVER AGAIN?

YOU MIGHT HAVE A HIT ON YOURHANDS.

>> YOU CAN JUST WATCH THAT OVERAND OVER AGAIN.

>> Stephen: IS THIS GOING TOBE THE BEGINNING OF AN EMPIRE

FOR YOU?

ARE YOU GOING TO BE THE HISPANICOPRAH?

( LAUGHTER )>> THAT WAS THE ORIGINAL GOAL.

BUT I THINK NOW IT'S KIND OFREALLY WANTED TO CREATE A PLACE

FOR OTHER PEOPLE TO BE ABLE TOCOME AND BE A PART OF THIS

NETWORK.

I REALLY WANTED TO PROVIDE APLATFORM FOR PEOPLE-- I CALL IT

THE PEOPLE'S NETWORK, SO PEOPLEHAVE A VOICE.

>> Stephen: IT'S ALL PEOPLE.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE HISPANIC,RIGHT?

>> NOT AT ALL.

>> Stephen: SPEAKING OFEXPLODING HISPANIC DEMOGRAPHICS,

YOU'RE ONE OF 10 CHILDREN.

>> I AM.

>> Stephen: I'M ONE OF 11CHILDREN.

>> WOW.

>> IT'S NOT A CONTEST BUT I'MWINNING.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO RACE ME IN HOWFAST YOU CAN SAY YOUR BROTHERS

AND SISTERS AND I CAN SAY MINE?

ALL RIGHT, ALL RIGHT?

ONE, TWO, THREE, AND THEN WE'LLGO.

ONE, TWO, THREE, AND THEN WE GO.

WE DON'T GO ON THREE.

OKAY.

AND THEN YOU GO FROM OLDEST TOYOUNGEST?

>> I MIGHT BEAT YOU.

>> Stephen: YOU WON'T.

READY, ONE, TWO, THREE.

JIMMY, EDDIE,...

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )ROBERT RODRIGUEZ, THANK YOU SO

MUCH.

EL RAY NETWORK.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ).

>> Stephen: THAT'S IT FOR THEREPORT, EVERYBODY.

GOOD NIGHT.

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