Verano de amor

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Verano de amor
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GenreTelenovela
Written byPatricia Maldonado
Screenplay by
  • María Balmorí
  • Alejandra Romero
  • Pedro Armando Rodríguez
Story by
  • Claudio Lacelli
  • Amparo Iribas
  • Fidel Chiatto
  • Marily Pugno
  • Betina Sancha
  • José Ierfino
Directed by
  • Juan Carlos Muñoz
  • Luis Pardo
Creative director(s)Alexis Covacevich
Starring
Theme music composer
Opening theme"El verano" performed by Dulce María
Country of originMexico
Original language(s)Spanish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes120
Production
Executive producer(s)Pedro Damián
Producer(s)Luis Luisillo
CinematographyVivian Sánchez Ross
Editor(s)
  • Julio Abreu
  • Juan Franco
  • Juan José Segundo
  • Luis Horacio Valdés
Camera setupMulti-camera
DistributorTelevisa
Release
Original networkCanal de las Estrellas
Picture formatNTSC (480i)
Audio formatStereophonic sound
Original releaseFebruary 9 (2009-02-09) –
July 24, 2009 (2009-07-24)
Chronology
Preceded byJuro que te amo
Followed byCamaleones

Verano de amor (Summer of Love) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Televisa. It is a remake of a famous Argentine telenovela, Verano del 98, adapted for the Mexican audience. It premiered on February 9, 2009 and ended on July 24, 2009.

On April 15, 2019 Univision Tlnovelas started broadcasting "Verano de amor" weekdays at 7:00am/1:00pm/7:00pm with a marathon of episodes every Sunday at 7:00am replacing "Así son ellas" the last episode was broadcast on September 27, 2019 with "El juego de la vida" replacing it the following day.

Plot and themes[edit]

Verano de amor is the story of four teenagers who have always lived in the city of Tlacotalpan, Veracruz, Mexico. The story's message emphasizes the distinction between the importance of pursuing one's dreams and the importance of pursuing material things.[1] The show's creators chose Tlacotalpan for its setting in large part because of its natural beauty; the storyline of Verano de amor incorporates messages promoting environmental responsibility, an extension of Televisa's "Televisa Verde" initiative focused on the environment.[2]

Cast[edit]

Special participations[edit]

Theme songs[edit]

The theme "El Verano" performed by Dulce Maria, is the main theme of the telenovela, which sounds both at the entrance and in the end credits.

As the novel progressed, new themes are introduced, for example: "Light up the world tonight" (by Christopher Uckermann) and "I want my life" (by the fictional band Bikini's).

With the premiere of the second season, also premiered the new song of the telenovela, "Déjame Ser", also starring Dulce María, which is used at the entrance of the telenovela.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated Result
2009 Premios People en Español[3] Mejor Actor/Actriz Juvenil Dulce María Won
Gonzalo García Vivanco Nominated
Premios Juventud Chica que me Quita el Sueño Dulce María Nominated
La Más Pegajosa El Verano - Dulce María Nominated
2010 Premios TVyNovelas Mejor actor juvenil Gonzalo García Vivanco Nominated
4º Voces de Turismo Canadá Mejor Producción de Televisión Verano de Amor Won

International broadcasts[edit]

Country Network(s)
 Mexico Canal de las Estrellas
 Costa Rica Repretel
 Peru América Televisión
 Paraguay LaTele
 United States Univision

Univision tlnovelas

 Puerto Rico Univision Puerto Rico
 Slovenia Kanal A
 Ecuador Gama TV
 Venezuela Venevisión
 Chile Mega
Telecanal
 El Salvador Canal 2
 Australia CanalSat Australie
 Brazil SBT
 Portugal RTP Internacional

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tlacotalpan vive su ‘Verano de amor’ Archived December 9, 2008, at the Wayback Machine, El Universal (México; in Spanish), December 12, 2008. Retrieved March 17, 2009.
  2. ^ “Verano de amor” muestra al mundo lo bello de Veracruz[permanent dead link], El Diario de Yucatán (in Spanish), December 6, 2008. Retrieved March 17, 2009.
  3. ^ http://www.peopleenespanol.com/gallery/resultados-telenovelas#394291_325251