Peter Capusotto y sus videos

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Peter Capusotto y sus videos
Genre Television comedy, sketch comedy, black comedy
Created by Diego Capusotto
Pedro Saborido
Directed by Miguel Colom
Pablo Ambrosini
Starring
  • Diego Capusotto
  • Pedro Saborido
  • Ivana Acosta
  • Javier Aón
  • Jacqueline Decibe
  • Federico De La Iglesia
  • Federico López
  • Marcelo Lamorte
  • Alejandro Lombrosqui
Opening theme "Sympathy for the Devil" performed by Capusotto
Composer(s) Jagger/Richards
Country of origin Argentina
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of seasons 10
Production
Running time 55–60 min (ATC)
30 min (Rock&Pop TV)
Release
Original network Rock&Pop TV (2006)
ATC (2007–ongoing)
TBS (2012–ongoing)
Original release October 17, 2006 (2006-10-17)

Peter Capusotto y sus videos (Peter Capusotto and his videos) is an Argentine humoristic TV program, created by Diego Capusotto and Pedro Saborido, hosted by Capusotto. They took the show name from a combination of the creating members' names: Peter (Pedro in English) and (Diego surname) Capusotto.

History[edit]

Season 1 (2006)[edit]

The Peter Capusotto y sus videos began in October 2006 when Diego Capusotto, a comedian from Todo Por 2 Pesos show, together with the writer Pedro Saborido produced a local TV sketch-comedy show in Rock&Pop TV channel, but it was later canceled because the low audience.

Season 2–3 (2007)[edit]

In early 2007, Capusotto and Saborido sold the show to the ATC channel. Production of the first season took place in Villa Luro, during the summer and the fall of 2007. The seasons 2 and 3 of Peter Capusotto was premiered in 2007, by the Martín Fierro Awards. It was an instant hit for ATC, and the show was picked up for a second season immediately, soon went the highest-rated TV series of the TV Pública.

Diego Capusotto in 2012.

Season 4 (2008)[edit]

The fourth season of Peter Capusotto y sus videos began in 2008. It was the most successful due to the began[clarification needed] of the classic characters from the show: Micky Vainilla (a racist and wealthy singer who is continually accused by the press to promote discrimination in their music), Mensaje del Ministerio de Educación (directed by Juan Estrasnoy, an education minister who tries to teach to two people of low and high class, language correct methods with violently ways), Almas sensibles - La vida de un emo, Quiste Sebáceo (parody of Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson), Nicolino Roche y los Pasteros Verdes (parody of the rock band Soda Stereo and the Argentine boxer Nicolino Locche, a group of new wave music that stands out for its incomprehensible language and its addiction to the analgesic pills), Bob Nervio (parody of Bob Dylan), Una que Sepamos Más o Menos, El Loco Daisy May Queen, Bombita Rodríguez (a pop music singer of the seventies that makes continual references to Peronism of those years), Beverly Di Tomasso.

Season 5 (2009)[edit]

Season 6 (2010)[edit]

It began on July 19, 2010 and lasted for ten programs to September 20, 2010. This season included new segments, including Jesús de Laferrere, American Psychobolche, Dúo Soplanacu and Consumo, among other sketchs.

Season 7 (2012)[edit]

Season 8 (2013)[edit]

Season 9 (2014)[edit]

Peter Capusotto y sus 3 Dimensiones[edit]

In 2011, Capusotto and Saborido with the production from Pablo Bossi, Daniel Morano and Juan Pablo Buscarini, began the first film based on the television series. The film was directed by Pedro Saborido, and stars the regular television cast of the same show. INCAA, Pampa Films and Triple D productions financed the movie and was released on January 26, 2012. The film was a box office success in Argentina.

Awards[edit]

Nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Todos los nominados a los Martín Fierro 2014" [All the nominations for the 2014 Martín Fierro] (in Spanish). La Nación. April 15, 2014. Retrieved April 14, 2014.