Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event is a new one-hour celebration of Latinx culture in America. Produced and hosted by Eva Longoria, along with co-hosts Gloria Estefan and Ricky Martin, it will be broadcast Monday, Oct. 26 at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access, where it will also be available to stream later on demand. Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event will celebrate America's diversity with a focus on Latinx culture, bringing joy, awareness, and aid to the Latinx community that has been deeply impacted by and played an essential role in fighting COVID-19. Through musical performances, comedy pieces, docu-shorts, and star-studded appearances, the special will explore the Latinx experience as told by Latinx voices.
Produced by Funny Or Die, in partnership with Momento Latino, UnbeliEVAble Entertainment, and Global Philanthropy, the special will honor the contributions of the Latinx community to the United States and their importance to its future.