Amanda O

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Amanda O
Amanda O logo.JPG
Genre Comedy
Starring Natalia Oreiro
Luciano Castro
Opening theme Amando a Amanda O
Natalia Oreiro
Country of origin Argentina
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 120
Producer(s) Dori Media Group
Original network Internet
América 2
First shown in 2008
Original release 30 April – 24 December 2008
Preceded by Lalola
Followed by Champs 12

Amanda O is a comedy, an Internet television series in Argentina produced by Dori Media Group (Dori Media Contenidos). The show features a cast headed by Natalia Oreiro as Amanda O and Luciano Castro as Dante. The show will be on internet at [1], with a summary on television issued by América 2. It consists of about 120 very short episodes, each approximately eight minutes long. This telenovela has characteristics of a nightmare, dystopia, and science fiction, being drastically different from standard telenovelas, at least approaching serious drama.

Amanda O is the first telenovela made for internet that can also be downloaded on mobile phones and will have a weekly summary on the TV screen.[1]

The programme was seen by 550,000 users over, from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay during its first season and beginning of the second.[2]

This series is the second Hispanic TV program dubbed in English language in the Philippines through Q (now GMA News TV), next to Ka Ina, which was dubbed in English through Citynet Television, which was a former subsidiary of GMA Network.

Amanda O won a merit award and was given two nominations in the 2009 Martin Fierro Awards: for Best Comedy Series and for Best Actress in a Comedy Series (Natalia Oreiro). The Merit Award came from The Accolade Competition for Internet Site Streaming indicating exceptional achievement in craft and creativity or standout entertainment or contribution to great social change.[3]