Alternatino with Arturo Castro

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series


Arturo Castro (Broad City, Narcos) leads the culturally relevant sketch comedy using modern Latino identity as a fresh filter for cultural commentary about our daily lives and the zeitgeist…all rooted in his personal experience.

For Your Consideration



Executive Producers: Arturo Castro, David Martin, Sam Saifer
Executive Producer & Director: Nick Jasenovec
Executive Producer & Showrunner: Jay Martel
Supervising Producer: Ayesha Rokadia

Outstanding Lead Actor is a Comedy Series

Arturo Castro

Outstanding Writing in a Variety Series

Episode 101 – “The Date”
Head Writer: Jeremy Beiler
Writers: Joanna Bradle, Arturo Castro, Rebecca Drysdale, Brendan Fitzgibbons, Chris Garcia, Nicholas Jasenovec

Outstanding Directing in a Variety Series

Nicholas Jasenovec
Episode 101 – “The Date”

Outstanding Picture Editing for a Variety Series

Jon Higgins
Kate Pedatella
Jon Philpot
Laura Weinberg
Nate Floody

Outstanding Contemporary Hairstyling for a Variety, Nonfiction or Reality Program

Gina Leone
Brittany Romney
Jeanna Mirante

“Alternatino isn’t just relevant; it’s a smart, consistently funny showcase for a distinctive talent.”

– Time Magazine

“…a gut-bustingly funny sketch show that feels like Comedy Central’s next hit.”


“…Arturo Castro has the rare opportunity to tell his own story and skewer the inevitably cringe-inducing perceptions of it, and he seizes it with palpable gusto.”

– Variety


S1 E1 | "The Date (Pilot)"

Arturo dates a woman obsessed with his Latino-ness, a father struggles to have the sex talk with his woke son, and the Guatemalan tourism industry tries a new tactic.