Shadow And Act has learned that Facebook has doubled down on its commitment to Jada Pinkett Smith’s Red Table Talk, which she hosts with daughter Willow Smith and mother Adrienne Banfield Norris.
The social media platform has handed out a three-year renewal through 2022 to the show and ordered a spinoff, Red Table Talk: The Estefans. In the spinoff series, music icon Gloria Estefan, her daughter Emily Estefan and her niece Lili Estefan bring “the Red Table to Miami for a new series of candid conversations about today’s most timely, social and personal issues with family, celebrity guests and experts.” Both Pinkett Smith and Gloria Estefan will executive produce.
“I’m incredibly proud of Red Table Talk and thrilled to build upon this franchise with my family and with Gloria, Emily and Lili,” said Pinkett Smith in a statement obtained by Shadow And Act. “Red Table Talk has created a space to have open, honest and healing conversations around social and topical issues, and what’s most powerful for me is hearing people’s stories and engaging with our fans in such a tangible way on the Facebook Watch platform. I’m excited to see the Estefans put their spin on the franchise and take it to new places.”
“I’m incredibly excited to carry the Red Table Talk torch with my family in Miami,” said Estefan. “Jada and I have spoken about this a lot and feel my daughter, niece and I can tackle issues important to us and our fans with a new and fresh voice. Jada has done this incredibly and continues to do [it] with her family in their candid, intimate, and groundbreaking conversations at the iconic Red Table.”
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