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The political drama of Telemundo and the producers of La Reina del Sur, premiered last night at 10 pm/9c. Starring Erik Hayser, along with Arturo Peniche – on his return to Telemundo after a decade – as well as Alejandra Ambrosi, Mariana Seoane, Alejandro de la Madrid and Angélica Celaya.
The story of the series centers on Carmelo Alvarado (Hayser), a man of humble origin and unwavering values who, thanks to his charisma and intelligence, becomes the President of Mexico. Carmelo is wrongfully accused and unjustly imprisoned for a millionaire fraud that he did not commit, causing a scandal in the country. However, Carmelo will fight the corrupt system behind the fraud scheme to clear his name for the honor of his country and his family.
A production of Telemundo Global Studios, co-developed with Keshet International (creators of the successful Prisoners of War series, on which Homeland is based).
The series is written by Luis Felipe Ybarra, directed by Pitipol Ybarra, Javier Patron Fox and Javier Solar. Marcos Santana, Mariana Iskandarani and Marcel Ferrer are the executive producers for Telemundo and, Dror Mishani with Shira Hadad, Avi Nir, Karni Ziv and Kelly Wright as executive producers for Keshet International.
Visit: www.telemundo.com or follow Instagram @Preso1 and Twitter @CarmeloMexico.