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Picks and Pans Review: Gloria Estefan: Going Home

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The Disney Channel (Sun., Feb. 2, 9 P.M.ET)

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Talk about covering the waterfront. First, she was the featured performer on the Super Bowl halftime show; now Estefan hits the Disney Channel in a video valentine that follows the pop singer and her Miami Sound Machine on last year’s international tour, which marked Estefan’s comeback from the 1990 bus crash that shattered her back.

Estefan’s voice is sometimes thin in these cavernous stadium venues (she actually sounds best on the more challenging ballads, “Here We Are” and “Words Gel in the Way”). But put her in the spotlight on any stage, and Estefan is a magnetic performer.