Eva Longoria’s special Mexican food docuseries is going global…
Banijay Rights has acquired the global distribution rights outside the United States to the 48-year-old Mexican American actress, producer and director’s Eva Longoria: Searching For Mexico, as well as Stanley Tucci: Searching For Italy.
Eva Longoria: Searching For Mexico follows the Desperate Housewives star and activist as she explores the lands of her Mexican ancestors to see who the country’s rich culture, landscape and history have shaped its cuisine over six episodes.
Stanley Tucci: Searching For Italy sees the actor indulging his passion for Italian cooking and explore the stories and people behind the European country’s fabled cuisine. Tucci, who has Italian ancestry on both sides, visits food markets and hidden trattorias over two seasons comprising a total of 14 episodes. BBC2 previously acquired season one in 2021.
Tucci serves as an executive producer on both series.
“Told through the prism of two of the entertainment industry’s biggest stars, these charming, extraordinary series shine the spotlight on the world’s most renowned culinary cultures and the incredible stories surrounding them,” said Nicola Davey, VP Acquisitions, Banijay Rights.