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The new series will be available to all Prime Video customers in over 200 countries. Súbete a mi moto tells the story of Menudo, the Puerto Rican band of the 70s
The international content distribution company headed by Luis Villanueva and part of the SOMOS Group, licensed the series to Amazon Prime Video. It tells the story of one of the most popular Latin pop music bands and is produced by the companies SOMOS Productions, Endemol Shine Boomdog and Piñolywood Studios.
The plot chronicles the unprecedented success of a group that launched to stardom figures like Ricky Martin and Draco Rosa, among others. The juvenile group acquired international fame and projection through the concept of its creator, Edgardo Díaz. The band maintained its appeal with the audience by rotating its members when they reached the age of 16. Amazon Prime subscribers will be able to enjoy the songs and find out details of a group that had millions of followers around the world. The series has 15 episodes of 60 minutes.
“We are excited to bring the incredible story behind Súbete a mi moto to our customers in Latin America and around the world,” said Pablo Iacoviello, Head of Latin America content for Prime Video. “We continue to add robust high-quality programming to the Prime Video catalog, and we know that our customers will love this biographical-musical series.”
Alejandro Rincón, CEO of Endemol Shine Boomdog added: “We are very pleased that Prime Video shares this series with its global audience. The series is beginning the production stage and we have assembled a professional team of actors and production. We congratulate and thank our parners at SOMOS and Piñolywood.”
Carlos Nido, CEO of Piñolywood Studios concuded: “The series presents an incredible Puerto Rican story of one of the first juvenile bands and how its manager made it a global sensation. The group became a pioneer in the music industry.”