Celia (2015 TV series)

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Celia
Celia, telenovela.jpg
Genre Telenovela
Created by
  • Andrés Salgado
  • Paul Rodríguez
Directed by
  • Víctor Mallarino[1]
  • Liliana Bocanegra [1]
Starring
Opening theme "La Negra Tiene Tumbao" by Celia Cruz
Country of origin Colombia, United States
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 80[2]
Production
Executive producer(s) Nelsón Martínez
Production location(s) Cartagena, Bogotá, Colombia[3]
Release
Original network
First shown in Colombia
Original release October 5, 2015 (2015-10-05) – February 8, 2016 (2016-02-08)

Celia is a Spanish-language telenovela produced by Fox Telecolombia for RCN Televisión and Telemundo[1] which is based on the life of Cuban singer Celia Cruz.[1][4][5] The telenovela's theme "La Negra Tiene Tumbao" received an award for Television Theme Song of the Year, at the 2016 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Awards.[6]

Plot[edit]

Celia tells the story of one of the legends of Latin music major international career: Celia Cruz. We know the beginnings of her passion for singing in Cuba in the late fifties and her recognition as the most decisive singer of La Sonora Matancera. Leaving Cuba with her husband Pedro Knight, the series showcases how her career conquered markets in other languages as she became one of the most recognized Salsa singers of all time. She honored the musical genre with her signature phrase "azucar". The series showcases her love and longing for her Cuban country hoping a change would come during her lifetime. Celia Cruz has become an invaluable legacy in the world in which she had been crowned as the Queen of Guarachera around the world.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Note(s)

  1. ^ a b Music artist Patricia Padilla would provide vocal voiceover for the eighty songs featured in the soap opera. Padilla remained un-credited for her participation in the soap opera however would be listed in the after credits.

Broadcast and audience[edit]

The series originally aired from October 5, 2015 to February 5, 2016 in Colombia on RCN Televisión.[26][27][28] The series aired on Telemundo from October 13, 2015 until February 8, 2016.[3][29]

In Colombia, the series premiered with 13.3 of rating, exceeding the program La Voz Kids Colombia.[30] His final chapter by Caracol Televisión only got a total of 8.3 rating.[31] In the United States the series debuted with 2.38 million viewers.[32]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated works Result
2016 Premios Tu Mundo[33] Novela of the Year Celia Nominated
Favorite Lead Actor Modesto Lacen Nominated
Favorite Lead Actress Jeimy Osorio Nominated
The Best Bad Boy Abel Rodríguez Nominated
Favorite Actress Carolina Gaitán Won
The Perfect Couple Jeimy Osorio and Modesto Lacen Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z "Telemundo realizará "Celia", una serie sobre la vida de Celia Cruz". Telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Capítulo #79 4 de febrero 'Celia'". canalrcn.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  3. ^ a b "La telenovela sobre Celia Cruz se estrenará en octubre en EEUU". martinoticias.com. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Telemundo Tampa presenta Celia". holaciudad.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  5. ^ ""Celia": La vida de la guarachera de Cuba llega a Telemundo". vidayestilo.terra.com. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  6. ^ "2016 El Premio ASCAP". ASCAP Latin Awards. American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Awards. Retrieved 14 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Celia Cruz, joven | Jeimy Osorio". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  8. ^ a b "¿Quién canta realmente en ‘Celia’, la novela? - Tropicana Bogotá". 22 October 2015. Retrieved on 20 April 2017.
  9. ^ "Celia Cruz, adulta | Aymeé Nuviola". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  10. ^ "Pedro Knight, joven | Modesto Lacén". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  11. ^ "Pedro Knight, adulto | Willy Denton". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  12. ^ "Lola Calvo | Carolina Gaitán". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  13. ^ "Eliécer Calvo | Abel Rodríguez". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  14. ^ "Olitta Alfonso | Margoth Velásquez". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  15. ^ "Noris Alfonso | Aida Bossa". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  16. ^ "Luciano D' Alessandro grabará serie basada en la vida de Celia Cruz en Colombia". elfarandi.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  17. ^ "Alberto Blanco | Luciano D'Alessandro". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  18. ^ Estupiñán, Cristina. "Indignado, Jonathan Islas enfrenta rumores de supuesto alcoholismo". eltiempo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  19. ^ "Mario Agüero | Jonathan Islas". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  20. ^ "Ana Alfonso | Brenda Hanst". telemundo.com/accessdate 14 October 2015 (in Spanish).
  21. ^ "Rogelio Martínez | Alberto Pujol". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  22. ^ "Myrelys Bocanegra | Indhira Serrano". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  23. ^ "Simón Cruz | Moisés Angulo". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  24. ^ "Myrta Silva | Carolina Sabino". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  25. ^ "Billy Echaverría | Carlos Vesga". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  26. ^ "Lunes 5 de octubre, gran estreno de 'Celia'". celia.canalrcn.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 9 October 2015.
  27. ^ "'Celia' llega a su desenlace final este viernes". Estereofonica (in Spanish). Retrieved February 5, 2016.
  28. ^ "Celia RCN on Twitter". Twitter (in Spanish). Retrieved February 5, 2016."Celia RCN on Twitter". Twitter (in Spanish). Retrieved February 5, 2016.
  29. ^ "Celia, Capítulo 78: Celia firma un jugoso contrato con la multinacional Japonesa". telemundo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  30. ^ "'Celia' revivió el rating del Canal RCN". estereofonica.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  31. ^ "5 de febrero: Adiós Celia". ratingcolombia.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 9 February 2016.
  32. ^ "Estreno de Celia por Telemundo en EE UU alcanzó 2,38 millones de Televidentes Totales". produ.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  33. ^ Oyola, Michelle. "Premios Tu Mundo 2016: Lista de Nominados y Ganadores". ahoramismo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 3 May 2017.

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