|Inspired by||How to Be a Latin Lover|
|Directed by||Richard Shepard|
|Narrated by||Eugenio Derbez|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||10|
|Cinematography||Eduardo Enrique Mayén|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original network||Apple TV+|
|Original release||October 8, 2021 –|
Acapulco is a Spanish and English-language comedy television series created by Austin Winsberg, Eduardo Cisneros, and Jason Shuman, inspired by How to Be a Latin Lover (2017). The series premiered on Apple TV+ on October 8, 2021. In March 2022, the series was renewed for a second season.
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original release date |
|1||"Pilot"||Richard Shepard||Austin Winsberg, Eduardo Cisneros and Jason Shuman||October 8, 2021|
|When he's hired at Acapulco's hottest resort, Maximo thinks he's scored his dream job-but quickly learns there's more to it than he thought.|
|2||"Jessie's Girl"||Jay Karas||Michael Lisbe and Nate Reger||October 8, 2021|
|Maximo strives to master the art of the upsell while attempting to help a wealthy man propose to his girlfriend.|
|3||"Invisible Touch"||Jay Karas||Michael Colton and John Aboud||October 15, 2021|
|Don Pablo teaches Maximo how to become an elite waiter so he can work an important dinner. Julia tries to impress a fashion editor.|
|4||"Crazy Little Thing Called Love"||Roberto Sneider||Becky Mann and Audra Sielaff||October 22, 2021|
|A pop superstar staying at the resort takes an interest in Julia, which concerns Maximo. Nora goes on her first date in a long time.|
|5||"All Night Long"||Roberto Sneider||Mara Vargas Jackson||October 29, 2021|
|Maximo and Chad go on an all-night journey outside the resort, while the staff must come together for a never-ending wedding reception.|
|6||"Uptown Girl"||Dean Holland||Eduardo Cisneros & Jason Shuman||November 5, 2021|
|Maximo has a magical dream date with an American tourist. Memo bonds with his coworkers over a soccer game.|
|7||"For Your Eyes Only"||Jay Karas||Tamara Yajia||November 12, 2021|
|When he learns that an eye doctor is staying at the resort, Maximo sneaks Nora in for the day. Diane discovers problems with the hotel.|
|8||"Time After Time"||Jay Karas||Eddie Quintana||November 19, 2021|
|As Diane shows a group of journalists a photo exhibit of Las Colinas' history, the story of Don Pablo's long tenure at the resort is revealed.|
|9||"The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"||Tristram Shapeero||Joe Cristalli||November 25, 2021|
|Chaos erupts at the Christmas staff dinner when Maximo and Memo's plans backfire. Julia pieces together the truth behind her birthday gift.|
|10||"You Should Hear How She Talks About You"||Tristram Shapeero||Chris Harris||December 3, 2021|
|Season finale. Las Colinas hosts a big New Year's Eve bash. Maximo tries to dazzle Diane so he'll earn a promotion. Chad makes a bold gesture.|
In December 2020, Apple gave a series order for Acapulco, created by Austin Winsberg, Eduardo Cisneros, and Jason Shuman with inspiration from the 2017 film How to Be a Latin Lover. Winsberg is said to be the showrunner, along with Chris Harris, who are both executive producing along with Shuman, Cisneros, Eugenio Derbez, Benjamin Odell, Eric Tannenbaum, and Kim Tannenbaum.
Originally, Gaz Alazraki was set to executive produce and direct the pilot episode, but in March 2021, it was reported that Richard Shepard would instead direct the pilot.
The series premiered on Apple TV+ on October 8, 2021. On March 4, 2022, Apple renewed the series for a second season.
When the series was ordered in December 2020, Eugenio Derbez was announced as headlining. In March 2021, Enrique Arrizon, Raphael Alejandro, Damián Alcázar, and Camila Perez joined the cast. Additionally, Jessica Collins, Chord Overstreet, Vanessa Bauche, Rafael Cebrián, Fernando Carsa, and Regina Reynoso joined in April 2021.
Production began on April 7, 2021, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and wrapped filming on June 20, 2021.
On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, 100% of 15 critics' reviews are positive, with an average rating of 7.4/10. The website's consensus reads, "Buoyed by its talented ensemble and smart, genial humor, Acapulco is as sweetly nostalgic as it is utterly charming."
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