A corazón abierto (telenovela)

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A Corazón Abierto
Genre Medical drama
Created by Shonda Rhimes
Written by Fernando Gaitan
Directed by Sergio Osorio
Starring Verónica Orozco
Rafael Novoa
Carolina Gómez
Jorge Enrique Abello
Juan Pablo Espinoza
Juan Manuel Mendoza
Sandra Hernández
Natalia Duran
Jorge Cao
Rolando Tarajano
Aida Morales
Santiago Moure
Opening theme A Corazon Abierto by Verónica Orozco
Country of origin Colombia
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 160
Location(s) Bogotá
Running time 47'
Original network RCN Televisión
Original release May 17, 2010 (2010-05-17) – August 11, 2011 (2011-08-11)
Related shows Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, A Corazón Abierto (Mexican telenovela)
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A Corazón Abierto (English: Open-hearted) is a Colombian television series based on ABC's hit show Grey's Anatomy, written and supervised by Colombian writer Fernando Gaitán 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.


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


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]


  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.