Buscando a Frida

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Buscando a Frida
Buscando a Frida poster.jpg
GenreDrama
Created bySandra Velasco
Based on¿Dónde está Elisa?
by Pablo Illanes
Written by
  • Alejandro Vergara
  • Felipe Silva
  • Gisela Labrada
  • Sandra Velasco
Directed by
  • Carlos Villegas
  • Felipe Aguilar
  • Mauricio Corredor
Starring
Theme music composer
  • Alain José Gómez Regla
  • Luis Daniel González Hurtado
  • Carlos Jorge García Orellana
Country of originUnited States
Original languageSpanish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes24 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers
  • Mónica Francesca Vizzi
  • Ximena Cantuarias
  • Karen Barroeta
  • Marcos Santana
Production companies
DistributorTelemundo Internacional
Release
Original networkTelemundo
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio formatStereophonic sound
Original release26 January 2021 (2021-01-26) –
present (present)

Buscando a Frida (English title: The Search for Frida)[1] is an American drama television series that premiered on Telemundo on 26 January 2021.[2][3] The series is an adaptation of the Chilean telenovela titled ¿Dónde está Elisa? created by Pablo Illanes, which Telemundo had adapted in 2010 with the same name.[4][5] It stars Eduardo Santamarina, Ximena Herrera, and Arap Bethke.[6]

Plot[edit]

The series revolves around the Pons family and how their lives suddenly changed when their daughter, Frida, mysteriously disappears on the night of her father's birthday party. During the investigation lies, resentments, and secrets will come out, turning everyone into suspects and unmasking a family that is far from perfect.

Cast[edit]

An extensive cast list was published on 30 September 2020 in a press release.[7]

Main[edit]

Recurring[edit]

  • Ximena Martínez as Ingrid Terán
  • Mikel Mateos as Tomas Terán
  • Tamara Guzmán as Rosita
  • Ivanna Castro as Carolina Pons Bribiesca
  • Valery Sais as Laura Pons Bribiesca
  • Roberto Ballesteros as Fabio Pedroza

Ratings[edit]

Viewership and ratings per season of Buscando a Frida
Season Timeslot (ET) Episodes First aired Last aired Avg. viewers
(millions)
Date Viewers
(millions)
Date Viewers
(millions)
1 Mon–Fri 10:00 p.m. TBA 26 January 2021 (2021-01-26) 1.20[9] TBA TBD TBD

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
Rating (18–49)
1"Misteriosa desaparición"26 January 2021 (2021-01-26)1.20[9]0.5[9]
2"El secreto de Abelardo"27 January 2021 (2021-01-27)1.09[10]0.4[10]
3"Sube la apuesta"28 January 2021 (2021-01-28)1.08[11]0.3[11]
4"Secuestro virtual"29 January 2021 (2021-01-29)0.94[12]0.3[12]
5"La denuncia"1 February 2021 (2021-02-01)1.05[13]0.4[13]
6"Diego es sospechoso"2 February 2021 (2021-02-02)1.06[14]0.4[14]
7"Los primos en problemas"3 February 2021 (2021-02-03)1.02[15]0.3[15]
8"Escándalo"4 February 2021 (2021-02-04)0.94[16]0.3[16]
9"De cara a la verdad"5 February 2021 (2021-02-05)1.00[17]0.3[17]
10"Surgen más pistas"8 February 2021 (2021-02-08)1.04[18]0.4[18]
11"La cabaña"9 February 2021 (2021-02-09)0.98[19]0.3[19]
12"La sombra del pasado"10 February 2021 (2021-02-10)1.07[20]0.3[20]
13"Marcela se fuga"11 February 2021 (2021-02-11)0.96[21]0.3[21]
14"Tráfico de menores"12 February 2021 (2021-02-12)0.96[22]0.3[22]
15"La crisis de los Pons"15 February 2021 (2021-02-15)0.96[23]0.3[23]
16"Una agradable sorpresa"16 February 2021 (2021-02-16)TBDTBA
17"Malas noticias"17 February 2021 (2021-02-17)0.99[24]TBA
18"Tentaciones"18 February 2021 (2021-02-18)0.82[25]TBA
19"Una llamada, una esperanza"19 February 2021 (2021-02-19)0.96[26]0.3[26]
20"Desconfianza"22 February 2021 (2021-02-22)1.04[27]0.3[27]
21"Señales de vida"23 February 2021 (2021-02-23)0.97[28]0.3[28]
22"Las armas de Salvador"24 February 2021 (2021-02-24)1.08[29]0.3[29]
23"La presión aumenta"25 February 2021 (2021-02-25)1.00[30]0.3[30]
24"Toma el toro por los cachos"26 February 2021 (2021-02-26)TBDTBA

Production[edit]

Buscando a Frida began filming during the COVID-19 pandemic on 26 August 2020,[2] concluding after several months on 23 December 2020.[31] Executive producer Marcos Santana said that the point of the series was to incorporate "social media" into the an eleven-year-old story.[32]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Download The Electronic Press Kit For "Buscando a Frida," Telemundo's New Addictive Series Slated to Premiere on Tuesday, January 26 at 10PM/9C". NBCUniversal Media Village. 5 January 2021. Archived from the original on 19 January 2021. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  2. ^ a b González, Moisés (1 September 2020). "La suerte de Loli, Buscando a Frida... Telemundo producirá 6 proyectos de ficción durante la pandemia". People en Español (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 17 October 2020. Retrieved 15 October 2020.
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  6. ^ "Eduardo Santamarina, Ximena Herrera y Arap Bethke lideran "Buscando a Frida"". EFE (in Spanish). 1 October 2020. Archived from the original on 20 October 2020. Retrieved 15 October 2020.
  7. ^ "Telemundo Unveils Cast of Thrill-Packed Suspense Drama "Buscando a Frida" Starring Eduardo Santamarina, Ximena Herrera and Arap Bethke". NBCUniversal Media Village. 30 September 2020. Archived from the original on 17 October 2020. Retrieved 15 October 2020.
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  31. ^ @marconiev (23 December 2020). "Hoy terminamos el rodaje de una gran produccion "Buscando a Frida" comenzamos en medio de esta fatídica pandemia ,lo logramos gracias a estas valientes personas que tienen muy claro que el éxito no es definitivo, el fracaso no es fatal es el valor para continuar lo que cuenta!" (Tweet) (in Spanish). Archived from the original on February 7, 2021 – via Twitter.
  32. ^ Marie de la Fuente, Anna (June 20, 2021). "Telemundo's Marcos Santana on the Challenges of COVID-19 Production & Shifting Tastes". Variety. Archived from the original on January 28, 2021. Retrieved January 28, 2021.

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