Jessica and Eva Highlight ABC's Alma Awards
"Desperate Housewives" actress Eva Longoria and Fantastic four star Jessica Alba were two of the more prominent attendees at ABC's 2007 Alma Awards. Held on Friday night (June 1), the show will be aired this Tuesday, June 5, at 9 p.m. on ABC.
Organized by The National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the U.S, the awards show recognizes Latino artistic achievement in American music, film, and television.
Celebrity presenters at the show include: Jessica Alba, Oscar De La Hoya, Daisy Fuentes, Terrence Howard, and Eva Mendes, among numerous others.
According to Entertainment Tonight, "Eva, who is also the host and executive producer of the awards show, partnered up with her co-host Mario Lopez for a number with the "Dancing with the Stars" professional dancers Karina Smirnoff, Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Cheryl Burke."
"The most challenging part is time," Eva told ET. "We actually don't have a lot of time to rehearse. Thank God, Mario is pretty much a natural dancer. And we have an amazing (coach in) Karina. To work with her and sneak in some rehearsals, that has been the biggest challenge. Mario's (being) a natural dancer has been a tremendous help."
Sure to be entertaining, tune in to ABC on Tuesday (June 5) to catch a glimpse of your favorite Latino stars!
Enjoy the pictures from the 2007 Alma Awards - taken Friday (June 1)!