Vecinos (Colombian TV series)

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Vecinos
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GenreTelenovela / Comedy
Written byCarlos Fernández de Soto, Ana Fernanda Martínez, Andrea López Jaramillo, José Fernando Pérez
StarringRobinson Díaz
Flora Martínez
Opening themeSoy el que baila
Country of originColombia
Original language(s)Spanish
No. of episodes130
Release
First shown inCaracol TV
Original releaseSeptember 1, 2008 (2008-09-01) – October 13, 2009
External links
Website

Vecinos (English title: Neighbors) is a 2008 Colombian produced telenovela and broadcast by the Caracol TV. Vecinos made its debut on September 1, 2008. The telenovela has finished its run on Telefutura on May 3, 2010 in the United States. Re-broadcasts of the show were being shown on U.S. broadcaster Unimas (which was previously called Telefutura). It is commonly shown in Spanish classes to help the students learn better Spanish.

Synopsis[edit]

In this Colombian telenovela, a humble man named Oscar (Róbinson Díaz) is deeply in love with his neighbor Tatiana (Flora Martinez), despite the fact that they are of different social classes. This gives the name of the novela (Vecinos-Neighbors). During the novela, however, an ambitious woman named Jessica (Sara Corrales) is trying to get married to Oscar because of his money when he won the lottery. She acts nice to him, since she is Oscar's girlfriend, but would not be so nice if Oscar didn't have money. Oscar finds people who don't like him during the way, like Jessica's boss and lover Rodolfo (Luis Mesa) and many of his neighbors. His mother (Maria Margarita Giraldo) and friends, however, help him along the way nonetheless. In the end, all the barriers are cleared, and Oscar and Tatiana live happily ever after.

Cast[edit]

  • Róbinson Díaz as Óscar Leal
  • Flora Martinez as Tatiana Gómez
  • Luis Mesa as Rodolfo
  • Sara Corrales as Jessica
  • Maria Margarita Giraldo as Ruca
  • Fernando Solorzano as Henry
  • Kenny Delgado as Álvaro
  • Patricia Polanco as Clara
  • Adriana Campos as Nicole
  • Christian Tappan as Alfonso
  • Alexandra Restrepo as Patricia
  • Alberto Saavedra as Gervasio
  • Isabella Cordoba as Tata
  • Juan Carlos Arango as Rey Mauricio
  • Alberto Barrero as Ubaldo
  • Javier Gardeazábal as Alvarito
  • Diana Mendoza as Ligia
  • María Cristina Montoya as Blanca
  • Gabriel Vanegas as Pedro

Ratings[edit]

On its first episode Vecinos brought a 15.2% rating (49.7 share), which made it the most watched premiere of 2008. On March 26, 2009, Vecinos got a 16.3% rating (50.1 share) making it the most-watched TV Show of the year so far.

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