Showrunner Tanya Saracho Talks VIDA


Tanya Saracho on VIDA’s press day.


Starz’s new drama VIDA talks about a lot of issues such as sexual identity, gentrification, immigration, family drama, and more. The series sets in East Los Angeles and follows the story of two Latina sisters who return home and to their old neighborhood, after the passing of their mom.

Showrunner and creator Tanya Saracho sat down with some fellow journalists and myself to discuss her new show, the importance to have a series like this on air, and much more.

VIDA is different, fresh and modern. VIDA premieres on Sunday, May 6 at 8:30pm ET/PT on STARZ.


Check it out the audio below:

About the show

An official episodic selection and Audience Award winner at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival, VIDA is a half-hour STARZ Original Series focusing on two Mexican-The drama follows American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn’t be more different or distanced from each other. Circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by the past and surprising truth about their mother’s identity. The series stars Mishel Prada, Melissa Barrera, Ser Anzoategui, Chelsea Rendon, Carlos Miranda, Maria Elena Laas, and more.

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