A Corazón Abierto (Colombian telenovela)

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A Corazón Abierto
Genre Medical drama
Created by Shonda Rhimes
Opening theme A Corazon Abierto by Verónica Orozco
Country of origin Colombia
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 160
Production
Location(s) Bogota
Running time 47'
Broadcast
Original channel RCN Television
Original run May 17, 2010 (2010-05-17)  – August 11, 2011 (2011-08-11)
Chronology
Related shows Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, A Corazón Abierto (Mexican telenovela)
External links
Website

A Corazón Abierto (Open-hearted) is a Colombian television series based on ABC's hit show Grey's Anatomy, written and supervised by Colombian writer Fernando Gaitan better known for creating hit telenovelas like Yo soy Betty, la fea (Ugly Betty), Café con Aroma de Mujer, and Hasta que la Plata nos Separe ('Till Money Do Us Apart). Initially conceived as a weekly series, the story was modified to be aired 5 episodes a week in a telenovela format, that is why several changes have been made into the story. The series began airing in the United States weeknights at 7pm on Telemundo on May 17, 2010.

Broadcasts in other countries[edit]

United States Telemundo Started Monday 17 May 2010 at 19/18C. Second Season Coming Soon in 2012.
Mexico Azteca 7 Start Monday 19 July 2010 at 18 hrs except Tuesday.
Venezuela Venevisión Started Wednesday 19 May 2010 at 20hrs.
Mexico Tv Azteca Start 26 July 2010 at 22 hrs. the episode will last a half hour.
Argentina Telefe Start 23 November 2010 at 15:45 hrs. Brazil Inova TV

Cast[edit]

Colombian Performer Character in A Corazón Abierto Original character in Grey's Anatomy
Verónica Orozco María Alejandra Rivas Cavalier Meredith Grey
Rafael Novoa Andrés Guerra Derek Shepherd
Juan Manuel Mendoza Jorge Viana George O'Malley
Sandra Hernández Isabel Henao Isobel "Izzie" Stevens
Juan Pablo Espinosa Augusto Maza Alex Karev
Natalia Duran Cristina Solano Cristina Yang
Aida Morales Miranda Carvajal Miranda Bailey
Jorge Cao Ricardo Cepeda Richard Webber
Rolando Tarajano Javier Burgos Preston Burke
Carolina Gómez Alicia Durán Addison Forbes Montgomery
Jorge Enrique Abello Mauricio Hernández Mark Sloan
Alejandra Borrero Helena Cavalier Ellis Grey
Santiago Moure Germán de la Pava (not in original)
Diego Trujillo Marcos Perdomo (not in original)
María Lara Claudia Torres Callie Torres

Premiere[edit]

On April 26, 2010, A Corazón Abierto premiered in Colombia to excellent ratings. With a 20.4 rating and 48 share, almost half the television viewing audience in Colombia watched the premiere.[1]

The teaser is with English subtitles on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJ6OGtCStTQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ Seidman, Robert (April 27, 2010). "ABC Press Release: "Grey's Anatomy" Adaptation "A Corazón Abierto" Premieres to Huge Ratings In Colombia". TVbytheNumbers.com. Archived from the original on 29 April 2010. Retrieved April 27, 2010.