About Banijay Mexico & U.S. Hispanic
Banijay Mexico & U.S. Hispanic is the newest production studio launched by Banijay Americas.
Led by Managing Director Marie Leguizamo, Banijay Mexico & U.S. is focused on developing and producing original content in both English and Spanish for broadcast, cable and streaming platforms in the Mexican and U.S. Hispanic markets.
The studio, which was first unveiled in September 2021, has offices in both Mexico City and Los Angeles.
Leguizamo is a multiple-Emmy nominated producer who has been behind many of the top unscripted series in the region for nearly two decades. Her vision and concepts have led to record-breaking ratings and successes, including Amazon Prime’s current hit Last One Laughing (LOL) with Eugenio Derbez.
Leguizamo has also served as the showrunner/EP on such Spanish-language hit series as La Voz Kids for Telemundo, Pequeños Gigantes USA and Mira Quien Baila for Univision. Banijay Mexico & U.S. Hispanic is a division of Banijay, the world’s largest international content producer and distributor.
Banijay Americas oversees the company’s North and Latin American production labels, including Endemol Shine North America, Authentic Entertainment, Truly Original, 51 Minds Entertainment, Bunim/Murray Productions, Stephen David Entertainment, Endemol Shine Brasil, Endemol Shine Boomdog and Banijay Mexico and U.S. Hispanic.