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Tanya Saracho


Tanya Saracho is a playwright and television writer who most recently served as creator, showrunner, and executive producer of “Vida” on Starz, which earned 100% critical rating on Rotten Tomatoes for all three of its seasons. Named one of “TV Scribes to Watch” by Variety in 2018, Saracho was honored by the LGBTQ California Legislative Caucus as their 2020 Pride Month Honoree. Saracho recently signed an overall deal with Universal Content Productions (UCP), and as part of the deal, she is establishing a lab and incubator program aimed to nurture, amplify, guide, and empower intersectional Latinx voices. She received the Rising Star Award at the Outfest Legacy Awards, and was awarded the New Voice Award by Final Draft. “Vida” won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comedy Series and was nominated for a second year in a row for season two, and was also honored by the National Hispanic Media Coalition with the 2019 Impact Award. The series won the Audience Award at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival, and made its season two premiere as an Official Selection of the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. Her television credits include “How to Get Away with Murder,” HBO's “Looking,” and “Devious Maids.”