Paley Center celebrates Eva Longoria’s career tonight

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The Paley Center for Media today announced their latest Paley Front Row Presented by Citi program: A Conversation with Eva LongoriaThis intimate conversation with the renowned entertainer moderated by political strategist and commentator Ana Navarro, will premiere tonight, Monday, December 7.

“We’re thrilled to present this incredible conversation with Eva Longoria, who has dazzled television audiences since her unforgettable turn on Desperate Housewives,” said Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center’s President & CEO. “Over the years, Ms. Longoria has built an impressive resume as not just an actress, but as a director, producer, and activist, who has used her platform to promote inclusive representation both on screen and off. We’re so proud to host this program and are thankful for Ms. Longoria’s longtime support of the Paley Center.”

“In my journey in Hollywood I have tried to touch every rung of the ladder and, after many years, I’ve been fortunate to find success. I’ve been working to create content focused on uplifting underrepresented communities for more than a decade and diverse storytelling is critical for me,” said Eva Longoria.

CNN’s Ana Navarro

She adds, “I’m excited to join my dear friend Ana in this special conversation, and would like to thank the Paley Center for their continued commitment to presenting programs that promote diverse voices on television.”

The conversation will spotlight Eva’s versatile career. Since her breakout role in the hit television series Desperate Housewives, Eva has expanded her talents behind-the-scenes working as a director and producer, as well as becoming a respected activist and philanthropist.

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Joined in conversation with Ana Navarro, Eva will discuss her start in Hollywood, her extensive work as a producer, her work as a director including her upcoming feature film directorial debut, the through line in all aspects of her work of highlighting underrepresented stories, and the importance of championing Latinas.

You can join the conversation on the Paley Center’s dedicated channel on Verizon Media’s Yahoo Entertainment at 8:00 pm EST/5:00 pm PST.

SOURCE: The Paley Center