The “Desperate Housewives” actress’ production company -- dubbed UnbeliEVAble Ent. -- has landed a pair of projects in development at ABC, as well as an eight-hour miniseries at Starz.
At the Alphabet net, Longoria has partnered with another thesp, “Cold Case” alum Kathryn Morris, to exec produce the drama “Sendera.”
Hour-long, set up through ABC Studios (where Longoria holds a first-look deal), centers on two wealthy families – one from Mexico, the other from Texas – locked in a power struggle.
Fred Ellis and Monte Williams are attached to write, along with Sally Robinson.
Longoria’s UnbeliEVAble is producing with Morris’ Hotplate Prods. Hotplate’s Alan Barnette and UnbeliEVAble’s Virginia Trinkle are co-exec producers.
Longoria is also behind the single-camera comedy “Parenting by Committee.” Show centers on four single best friends who discover that one of them is pregnant – and decide to raise the child, sans father, together.
Alyssa Embree and Jessica Koosed, who wrote the Alloy Entertainment web series “First Day,” are writing; Virginia Trinkle is also attached as a co-exec producer. ABC Studios is behind the show.
Over at Starz, Longoria’s shingle is behind “Aztecs,” which centers on the historic romantic relationship between Spanish conquerer Hernan Cortes and his interpreter, Malinalli (also known as “La Malinche”). Hans Beimler is the writer.
Longoria first launched her label in 2006. She also created the VH1 reality show “Beso: Waiting on Fame” with 51 Minds and Cris Abrego.