March 29, 2019
The Starz original series “Vida” received the “Outstanding Comedy Series” award March 28 at the 30th Annual GLADD Media Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton.
The event recognizes media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ community and issues.
Actor Sean Hayes was honored with the Stephen F. Kolzak award, while Beyoncé and Jay-Z received the organization’s vanguard award for their work for the LGBTQ community.
With a perfect 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, “Vida” — a drama series about two Mexican-American siblings and extended family from East Los Angeles — was an audience award winner at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas.
“Vida” stars Melissa Barrera (“Club de Cuervos”) as Lyn, Mishel Prada (“Fear the Walking Dead: Passage”) as Emma, Ser Anzoategui (“East Los High”) as Eddy, Chelsea Rendon (Bright) as Marisol, Carlos Miranda (The Bling Ring) as Johnny and Roberta Colindrez (“I Love Dick”) as Nico. Raúl Castillo (“Looking”) and Adrian Gonzalez (“Superstore”) join as guest stars this season.
“Vida” Season Two will make its world premiere as an Official Selection of the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.
The 10-episode second season will be available on the Lionsgate-owned Starz app and Starz On-Demand in the U.S. and Canada and on StarzPlay in the U.K. and Germany on May 23.
“Vida” will also premiere on Starz on May 26 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, airing each episode week-to-week.