Velvet (TV series)

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Velvet
Also known as Galerías Velvet
Genre Drama
Created by Ramón Campos
Gema R. Neira
Directed by Carlos Sedes
David Pinillos
Starring Paula Echevarría
Miguel Ángel Silvestre
Theme music composer Lucio Godoy
Opening theme "Falling in Love" by Alba Llibre
Country of origin  Spain
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 55 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Atresmedia
Running time 70 minutes (approx.)
Production company(s) Bambú Producciones
Distributor Beta Film
Release
Original network Antena 3
Original release 17 February 2014 (2014-02-17) – 21 December 2016 (2016-12-21)
Chronology
Followed by Velvet Colección
External links
Website

Velvet (also known as Galerías Velvet)[1] is a Spanish television series created by Ramón Campos and Gema R. María and produced by Bambú Producciones for Antena 3.[2] Its budget is estimated in 500,000 euros per episode.[3] The main storyline of the show is the love story of Alberto Márquez (played by Miguel Ángel Silvestre), heir of Galerías Velvet, one of the most prestigious fashion houses in the Spain of the late 1950s, and Ana Rivera (Paula Echevarría), who works as a seamstress there.

Cast[edit]

This is the list of characters of the series.[4]

Current characters[edit]

Actor Character Episodes
Paula Echevarría Ana Rivera López de Márquez 1-54
Miguel Ángel Silvestre Alberto Márquez Navarro 1-40, 53-54
Aitana Sánchez-Gijón de Angélis Blanca Soto Fernández 1-54
Manuela Velasco Cristina Otegui Mendoza 1-54
Javier Rey Mateo Ruiz Lagasca 1-54
Marta Hazas Clara Montesinos Martín de Ruiz 1-54
Cecilia Freire Margarita "Rita" Montesinos Martín de Infantes 1-54
Adrián Lastra Pedro Infantes 1-54
Miriam Giovanelli Patricia Márquez Campos vda. de Alcocer 1-54
José Sacristán Emilio López 1-54
Asier Etxeandía Raúl de la Riva 3-54
Diego Martín Enrique Otegui Mendoza 12-15, 29-31, 34-54
Amaia Salamanca Barbara de Senilliosa de Otegui 13-40
Peter Vives Carlos Álvarez 15-29, 40-43, 45-54
Llorenç González Jonás Infantes 20-54
Pastora Vega Carmen Alcocer vda. de Alcocer 37-39, 41, 50
Francesco Testi Marco Cafiero 41-54
Concha Velasco Petra Alcalde Vargas 45-47, 49-51
Aitor Luna Humberto Santamaría 45, 47-51, 54

Current secondary characters[edit]

Actor Character Episodes
Aitor Calderón Alberto Márquez Ribera 44-
Alberto Roldán Miguel Infantes Montesinos 44-
Iker Mazón Jorge Infantes Montesinos 44-
Toni Agustí Julián Sarmiento 44, 50-
Nando González Doctor Isasa 45-
Chema León Juan 45-
Pep Miràs Manuel 50-
Julián Ortega Photographer 50-
Xavi Lite Dr. de Valentín 50-
Huichi Chiu Asian woman 50-

Past characters[edit]

Deceased[edit]

Actor Character Cause of decease Episodes Guest appearance
Tito Valverde Rafael Márquez Encinas Suicide 1-2
Juan Ribó Francisco Shot dead by Luisa 1-8
Pep Munné Gerardo Otegui Terminal illness 1-15 30
Cristina de Inza Aurora "Aurorita" Vargas Illness 12-13, 29-31
Ángela Molina Isabel Navarro vda. de Márquez Terminal illness 15-28 34
Gorka Otxoa Valentín Alcocer Alcocer first shot, then suffocation with a pillow by Enrique 32-40, 44-50

Others[edit]

Actor Character Episodes
Sara Rivero Carmen Soto 1-10
Cristina Plazas Pilar Márquez Encinas 1-4, 29-31, 33-35, 40-41
Ana Labordeta Cayetana 1, 3, 6, 9-10
Manuela Vellés Luisa Rivas 1-30
Teresa Calo Nieves 1-2
Paula González Ana Ribera López (de pequeña) 1, 5, 16, 29
Georgina Amorós Ana Ribera López (de adolescente) 1, 5, 16, 29
Santi Díaz Alberto Navarro Márquez (de pequeño) 1-2, 5, 14, 16, 29
Oriol Puig Alberto Navarro Márquez (de adolescente) 1, 5, 16, 29
Natalia Millán Gloria Campos 1-18, 38-39
Maxi Iglesias Maximiliano "Max" Expósito 2-21
Mauro Rivera Felipe Murillo 2
Marisa Ruiz Elvira 2, 4-5, 7-8, 10-11, 13, 15-28, 30-43
Rut Santamaría Pepita 3-7, 9-28, 30-43
Pedro Miguel Martínez Fernando Valela 3-4, 6
Inma Cuevas Genoveva 3, 5, 14
Guillermo Barrientos Domínguez 4-6
Eva Ugarte Rosa María "Rosamari" Blázquez 6-7, 10, 16-28, 40
Gael Flores Manuel "Manolito" Infantes Blázquez 6-11, 16-28, 40
Cristina Llorente Susú Miravelles 6, 10
Alberto Ferreiro Juan 7
Benito Sagredo Adolfo Valor 7, 14-15
Kimberley Tell Gracia de Mónaco 11
Christophe Miraval Secretario Real de Mónaco 11
Cuca Escribano Lidia Cano 14
Peter Vives Carlos Álvarez 15-28, 40-43
Silvia Marsó Julia Lagasca 18, 23, 42-43
Anna Briansó Herminia Lagasca 18, 23, 42-43
Marisa Lahoz Sagrario Lagasca 18, 23, 42-43
Juan Gea Lorenzo Palacios 18-19
Carolina Bang Verónica Lago 19
Ginés García Millán Esteban Márquez Encinas 19, 25-36
Juana Acosta Sara Ortega 19-26
Daniel Guzmán Lucas Ruiz Lagasca 23-26
Kiti Mánver Consuelo Martín 28, 37, 42-43
Juli Mira Fernando Montesinos 28, 42-43
William Miller Belategui 28
Empar Ferrer Tía de Rita 28
Carlos Gorbe Víctor 28
Andrea Masulli Ramira 29-31
Alfonso Manjavacas Alfonso 29-30
Víctor Ullate O'Brien 30
Charlotte Vega Lucía Márquez 31, 33-43
Manu Fullola Miguel Serrano 32
Lolo Martín José Luis 32
Frank Crudele Enzo Cafiero 33, 37-39, 41-42, 44-45
Asier Hernández Ernesto 34
Emilio Linder Pablo Granados 34
Jesús Cabrero Detective 35
Chema Tena Police 35, 43
Cristóbal Araqué Periodista 36
Ramón Rados Ginecólogo2 36
Natalia Barceló Enfermera 36
José Navar Sr. Barbé 36
Paco Lahoz Félix 37
Chema Ruiz Doctor 37
Manuel Millán Ginecólogo 39
Josu Ormaetxe Doctor2 41, 43
José Luis Navarro Padre Don Amancio 43
Paula Prendes Adele Lavigne 44-46
Naia Guz Cristina "Cris" Mendoza Otegui 44-48
Isidoro Fernández Notario 44
Álvaro Roig Dr. Quintanilla 44-45
Chisco Amado Ricardo Palacios 45, 47-49
Carlos Martínez Merón Dr. de Patricia 45
Iría del Río Antonia Infantes 45, 48-49

International broadcast[edit]

In the 2014 edition of MIPTV Media Market, the rights for Velvet were acquired by Italy's RAI and France's M6. RAI also got the rights for a remake.[5] In Lithuania, it started airing on LNK on 1 June 2014.[6] In Greece and Cyprus, it is airing on Nova Life. In Finland, the series started airing in December 2015 on YLE Teema. In Slovenia the premiere was on RTVSLO on 15 May 2016 and in Slovakia it was on TV Doma on 4 July 2016.

This series is also available on the Netflix streaming service in the USA, Latin America, Canada, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, The Netherlands, Germany and the UK.

Spin-off[edit]

On 9 February 2017, subscription platform Movistar+ announced they had acquired the rights to produce a spin-off series of Velvet, titled Velvet Colección, which will be centered on the opening of a second Galerías Velvet store in Barcelona in 1967. Adrián Lastra as Pedro Infantes, Asier Etxeandia as Raúl de la Riva, Llorenç González as Jonás Infantes, Javier Rey as Mateo Ruiz Lagasca, Marta Hazas as Clara Montesinos, Diego Martín as Enrique Otegui, and Aitana Sánchez-Gijón as Blanca Soto reprise their roles; Paula Echevarría and José Sacristán also appear as Ana Ribera and Emilio López respectively in the first episode.[7] New actors include Imanol Arias, Adriana Ozores, Mónica Cruz, Andrea Duro and Marta Torné.[8] The series premiered on 21 September 2017.[9]

Episodes[edit]

Series overview[edit]

SeriesEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
11517 January 2014 (2014-01-17)26 May 2014 (2014-05-26)
21421 October 2014 (2014-10-21)23 February 2015 (2015-02-23)
31510 July 2015 (2015-19-10)17 December 2015 (2015-12-17)
4115 October 2016 (2016-10-05)21 December 2016 (2016-12-21)

Season 1 (2014)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [10]Directed byOriginal air date Spain viewers
(millions) [11]
11"Alas de mariposa"Carlos Sedes17 January 2014 (2014-01-17)4.85
22"Y llegó ella"David Pinillos & Carlos Sedes24 February 2014 (2014-02-24)4.37
33"Nada es tan sencillo"David Pinillos3 March 2014 (2014-03-03)4.42
44"El diseñador"Carlos Sedes10 March 2014 (2014-03-10)4.11
55"Entre dos mujeres"Carlos Sedes17 March 2014 (2014-03-17)4.22
66"París"David Pinillos24 March 2014 (2014-03-24)4.02
77"El día después"David Pinillos31 March 2014 (2014-03-31)4.18
88"La decisión de Alberto"Carlos Sedes7 April 2014 (2014-04-07)4.05
99"El gran día"Carlos Sedes14 April 2014 (2014-04-14)3.70
1010"Los restos del naufragio"David Pinillos21 April 2014 (2014-04-21)4.08
1111"La visita"David Pinillos28 April 2014 (2014-04-28)4.20
1212"Terciopelo azul"Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo5 May 2014 (2014-05-05)4.06
1313"Mentiras piadosas"Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo12 May 2014 (2014-05-12)4.19
1414"La noche de la reina"Sílvia Quer19 May 2014 (2014-05-19)4.50
1515"Cuenta atrás"Sílvia Quer26 May 2014 (2014-05-26)4.67

Season 2 (2014–15)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [10]Directed byOriginal air date Spain viewers
(millions) [11]
161"La noche de los alfileres"Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo21 October 2014 (2014-10-21)4.08
172"Remontando el vuelo"David Pinillos & Carlos Sedes28 October 2014 (2014-10-28)3.91
183"Días de gloria"Carlos Sedes4 November 2014 (2014-11-04)4.03
194"Coser y cantar"Carlos Sedes11 November 2014 (2014-11-11)4.03
205"¿Quién da más?"Carlos Sedes18 November 2014 (2014-11-18)3.80
216"New York, New York"David Pinillos25 November 2014 (2014-11-25)4.17
227"Por los aires"David Pinillos2 December 2014 (2014-12-02)4.11
238"Navidades blancas"Carlos Sedes9 December 2014 (2014-12-09)4.14
249"Noche de reyes"David Pinillos16 December 2014 (2014-12-16)4.36
2510"La otra noche de reyes"David Pinillos26 January 2015 (2015-01-26)3.32
2611"La hora de la verdad"Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo2 February 2015 (2015-02-02)4.01
2712"Hoy es el día de los enamoradoss"Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo9 February 2015 (2015-02-09)3.95
2813"Despedidas"Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo16 February 2015 (2015-02-16)4.06
2914"Una boda y un funeral"Carlos Sedes23 February 2015 (2015-02-23)4.60

Ratings[edit]

Season Episodes First aired Last aired Avg. viewers
(millions)
Date Viewers
(millions)
Date Viewers
(millions)
1 15 17 January 2014 (2014-01-17) 4.85[10] 26 May 2014 (2014-05-26) 4.67[10] 4.25
2 14 21 October 2014 (2014-10-21) 4.08[10] 23 February 2015 (2015-02-23) 4.60[10] 4.05

References[edit]

  1. ^ Terán, Borja (February 14, 2014). "De 'Hospital Central' a 'Velvet': series que cambiaron su nombre (sin avisar)". La Información (in Spanish). Retrieved January 31, 2018. 
  2. ^ Bermejo, Miguel; López, Tony (January 31, 2015). "Antena 3 cumple 25 años: recordamos 25 series que han marcado su historia (parte 2)". Fórmula TV (in Spanish). Madrid: Noxvo Editorial. Retrieved January 31, 2015. 
  3. ^ Redondo, David (October 14, 2013). ""Cada capítulo de 'Galerías Velvet' cuesta unos 500.000 euros"". Cadena SER (in Spanish). Retrieved January 31, 2018. 
  4. ^ http://www.teinteresa.es/tele/todos-los-actores-protagonistas-personajes-Velvet-paula-Echevarria-Miguel-Angel-Silvestre_5_1086541339.html
  5. ^ Roxborough, Scott (June 4, 2014). "MIPTV: Italy's Rai Uno Orders Local Version of Spanish Period Drama 'Velvet'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 31, 2018. 
  6. ^ "Velvet". LNK. 2014. Archived from the original on April 24, 2017. Retrieved January 31, 2018. 
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  10. ^ a b c d e f "Capítulos Velvet". formulatv.com (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 24 November 2017. Retrieved 24 November 2017. 
  11. ^ a b "Audiencias Velvet". formulatv.com (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 24 November 2017. Retrieved 24 November 2017. 

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