|Inspired by||How to Be a Latin Lover|
|Directed by||Richard Shepard|
|Narrated by||Eugenio Derbez|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||20|
|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, which premiered on October 21, 2022. In January 2023, the series was renewed for a third season.
|First released||Last released|
|1||10||October 8, 2021||December 3, 2021|
|2||10||October 21, 2022||December 16, 2022|
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original release date|
|1||1||"Pilot"||Richard Shepard||Austin Winsberg and Eduardo Cisneros & 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||2||"Jessie's Girl"||Jay Karas||Michael Lisbe & 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||3||"Invisible Touch"||Jay Karas||Michael Colton & 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||4||"Crazy Little Thing Called Love"||Roberto Sneider||Becky Mann & 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||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||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||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||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||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||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.|
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original release date |
|11||1||"Break My Stride"||Jay Karas||Austin Winsberg||October 21, 2022|
|Maximo is determined to start the new year with a clean slate; Julia struggles with Chad's surprise proposal.|
|12||2||"Hit Me With Your Best Shot"||Jay Karas||Jonathan Green & Gabe Miller||October 21, 2022|
|Desperate to pay off his family's debt, Maximo seizes an opportunity to wait on rival tennis stars; Diane tries to derail Julia and Chad's nuptials.|
|13||3||"Glory Days"||Nicole Treston Abranian||Joe Cristalli||October 28, 2022|
|Maximo gets swept up in a busy night with Isabel's family. Chad's fraternity brothers surprise him.|
|14||4||"Love Is A Battlefield"||Nicole Treston Abranian||Tamara Yajia||November 4, 2022|
|On Valentine's Day, Maximo and Julia have to decorate a romantic suite together; Memo and Lorena beg Lupe to let them spend time alone.|
|15||5||"We Don’t Need Another Hero"||Victor Nelli, Jr.||Mara Vargas Jackson||November 11, 2022|
|Maximo takes Memo to a club to find his favorite soccer star. Sara spends an eventful night at Las Colinas.|
|16||6||"Hollywood Nights"||Jay Karas||Eduardo Cisneros & Jason Shuman||November 18, 2022|
|Diane’s past catches up with her as Las Colinas hosts the wrap party for a big Hollywood movie. Maximo faces a moral dilemma.|
|17||7||"Always Something There to Remind Me"||Victor Nelli, Jr.||Eddie Quintana||November 23, 2022|
|Chaos ensues on the night of Chad and Julia’s joint bachelor and bachelorette party.|
|16||8||"Money Changes Everything"||Victor Nelli Jr.||Ilse Apellaniz||December 2, 2022|
|Maximo is tasked with taking care of a billionaire investor. Chad and Julia discover a secret about Diane.|
|19||9||"The Power of Love"||Jay Karas||Maggie Freakins, Nico Correia and Carla Olivia Torres||December 9, 2022|
|Maximo doubles down on his new life with Isabel. Sara receives a potentially life-changing offer.|
|20||10||"Against All Odds"||Victor Nelli Jr.||Chris Harris||December 16, 2022|
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, which premiered on October 21, 2022.
On January 30, 2023, Apple renewed the series for a third 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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