Eva Longoria


LatAm scripted: The end of telenovelas?

For decades, the telenovela has been Latin America’s flagship TV genre, seducing audiences around the world. But shifts in the landscape have pushed the region’s TV giants to usher in a new generation that targets international markets and streaming platforms. Emiliano de Pablos reports. A powerhouse of creative TV talent in Latin America is re-defining […]

Eva Longoria, Dolly Parton score NBC deals

Actress Eva Longoria and country singer Dolly Parton have secured new projects at US broadcast network NBC. Desperate Housewives star Longoria has had her latest comedy, Telenovela, given the greenlight for a 13-episode run, and signed a wider production pact. Single-came series Telenovela will follow the backstage madness of a Spanish-language telenovela, starring Longoria as […]

NBC rejects Eva Longoria’s Love

US broadcast network NBC has cancelled its new dating format Ready For Love after just two episodes. The series, which comes from Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria’s UnbeliEVEable Entertainment, Renegade 83 Entertainment and Universal Television, has been replaced in its Tuesday 10pm time slot by scripted fantasy drama Grimm, which moves across from its current […]

Hulu unveils original series for 2013

US streaming and catch-up and service Hulu has unveiled three new original properties that it will launch this year including a coproduction with the BBC and its first original animated series. Six-part series The Wrong Mans will be a Hulu-BBC Worldwide coproduction. It will star James Corden (Gavin & Stacey) in a story of lowly […]

Hulu and City order Eva Longoria animated series

US digital service and Canadian broadcaster City have ordered Mother Up!, an animated series for grown-ups starring Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives). Production has just started on the 13x30mins series, which is being made by Canadian producers Breakthrough Entertainment and Bardel Entertainment with US-based Mass Animation. The show will debut in the US on Hulu and […]

Eva Longoria strikes Universal Television deal

Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria has struck a first look development deal with Universal Television and will develop both scripted and unscripted series for the studio and its sister network NBC. The deal was struck with Longoria’s UnbeliEVAble Entertainment production company and follows a deal to produce forthcoming NBC dating reality series Ready for Love, […]