Living Longer, Living Well: Secrets of the Mediterranean

Client: PBS South Florida

Producer: Liz Smith

Production in Greece: Long Run Productions

Producer (Greece): Leonidas Liambeys

Production Manager Athens: Eve Skrimizea

Location Production: Alkiviadis Liampeis

Year: 2023

In this half-hour South Florida PBS special, host Frank Licari embarks on a quest through Italy and Greece in search of the key ingredients to a long and healthy life. Exploring the vibrant landscapes of Athens, Sardinia, and Florence, Frank connects with a diverse spectrum of experts, from medical doctors and nutritionists to local chefs, shepherds, olive oil producers, and community elders. As Frank delves into the extensive merits of not only the Mediterranean diet, but also the lifestyle, he finds himself contemplating the very essence of genuine well-being and a long-lived life. Join him on this insightful journey and unlock the potential to integrate Mediterranean health benefits into your own life.

About Host Frank Licari 

Frank joins Living Longer Living Well with over 32 years of experience in the entertainment industry. He has appeared in over 200 live theatrical, TV, film and commercial productions, including 3 years as a Blue Man with Blue Man Group. He has starred in recurring roles on Mayor of Kingstown (Paramount+), The Chosen (Peacock/Amazon), Hardy Boys (HULU), and others; and guest-starred on Law & Order (NBC), Jessica Jones (Netflix), Nashville (ABC), and more. Frank’s work also includes feature films, such as American Made and Walt Before Mickey; and hosting South Florida PBS’s On the Town in the Palm Beaches with Frank Licari, now in its 7th season.

About South Florida PBS

South Florida PBS is a non-profit public media company, including Public Broadcasting stations WXEL-TV and WPBT2, and the Health Channel, the only 24/7 channel dedicated to health in the United States.