Antes muerta que Lichita

Antes muerta que Lichita, (English title: Anything but Plain)[1](More literally, I'd Rather be Dead Than Lichita)[2] is a Mexican telenovela produced by Rosy Ocampo for Televisa.[3]

Antes muerta que Lichita
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GenreTelenovela
Created byPedro Armando Rodríguez
Written by
  • Humberto Robles
  • Alejandra Romero Meza
  • Héctor Octavio Valdés
  • Pedro Armando Rodríguez
Screenplay byPedro Armando Rodríguez
Story by
  • Jordi Arencón
  • Marta Azcona
  • Covadonga Espeso
  • Ariana Martín
Directed by
  • Benjamín Cann
  • Rodrigo Hernández
Creative directorFlorencio Zavala
Starring
Narrated byMaite Perroni
Theme music composer
  • Eduardo Murguía
  • Mauricio Arriaga
  • Thalía
Opening theme"Si Alguna Vez" by Thalía
Country of originMexico
Original languageSpanish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes131
Production
Executive producerRosy Ocampo
Producers
  • Eduardo Meza
  • María Alba Espinosa
Cinematography
  • Daniel Ferrer
  • Alejandro Álvarez Ceniceros
Editors
  • Pablo Peralta
  • Víctor Mollinedo Arias
Camera setupMulti-camera
Production companyTelevisa
Release
Original networkCanal de las Estrellas
Picture format4K (Ultra HD)
Audio formatStereophonic sound
Original releaseAugust 24, 2015 (2015-08-24) –
February 21, 2016 (2016-02-21)
Chronology
Preceded byAmores con trampa
Followed bySueño de amor

PlotEdit

Lichita (Maite Perroni) has been working at Iconika Ad Agency for 10 years but feels undervalued and invisible. She decides to make a change and transforms herself from the office “whipping girl” into the empowered Alicia. However, no climb to the top is ever easy and, along the way, she faces situations that test her character and values.[4]

ProductionEdit

Production of Antes muerta que Lichita officially started on May 18, 2015. The telenovela was formerly known as Más canija que ninguna.[5] It will be the first telenovela in 4K resolution format produced by Televisa.[6]

WebnovelaEdit

During the Univision Upfront, it was confirmed that Antes muerta que Lichita, it will have its own webnovela, which can be seen in the same telenovela and by the Televisa website.[7]

Cast and charactersEdit

Main charactersEdit

Recurring charactersEdit

  • Pablo Valentín as Gumaro
  • Roberto Blandón as Rafael De Toledo y Mondragón
  • Sherlyn as Magos, she is the younger sister of Lichita.[20]
  • Eddy Vilard as Alejandro de Toledo y Mondragón Casablanca, he is the son of Augusto and Beatriz, and hides to the world that he is gay for fear of bullying.[21][22][23]
  • Patricio Borghetti as Néstor Acosta, he is the "account executive" in Icónika.[24][25][26]
  • Ricardo Fastlicht as Elías Merchant, he is the creative director general of Icónika.[27]
  • Felipe Nájera as Marcelo
  • Mónica Ayos as Valeria Iribarren
  • Wendy González as Brisa Pacheco, she is the art director in Icónika.[28][29][30]
  • Diego de Erice as Braulio Moncada, he is the "account executive" in Icónika.[31][32][33]
  • Ana Paula Martínez as Ximena Gutiérrez López
  • Vanessa Díaz as Dafne De Toledo y Mondragón Casablanca
  • Patricio de la Garza as Mateo Duarte Uribe
  • Jana Raluy as Venus Rodríguez
  • Luis Ramón Orozco as El vigilante
  • Carla Cardona as Martha
  • Ilse Ikeda as Ivonne
  • Rebeca Gucón as Ivette
  • Oswaldo Zárate as Gerardo "El Gerrys"
  • Estrella Solís as Paula
  • Ivan Nevelitchki as Draco
  • Sylvia Pasquel as Elsa López de Gutiérrez, she is the mother of Lichita and Magos.[34][35]

Guest starsEdit

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated Result
2016
TVyNovelas Awards
Best Telenovela of the Year Rosy Ocampo Nominated
Best Lead Actress Maite Perroni Won
Best Lead Actor Arath de la Torre Nominated
Best Female Antagonist Ingrid Martz Nominated
Best Male Antagonist Eduardo Santamarina Nominated
Best Leading Actress Silvia Pasquel Nominated
Best Leading Actor Manuel "Flaco" Ibáñez Nominated
Best Co-star Actress Chantal Andere Nominated
Best Co-lead Actor Pablo Valentín Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Luz Elena González Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Ricardo Fastlicht Nominated
Best Young Lead Actress Wendy González Won
Best Young Lead Actor Diego de Erice Nominated
Best Female Revelation Ana Paula Martínez Nominated
Best Musical Theme "Si Alguna Vez" (Thalía) Nominated
Best Original Story or Adaptation Pedro Armando Rodríguez, Alejandra Romero Meza, Humberto Robles and Héctor Valdés Nominated
Best Direction of the Camaras Benjamín Cann and Rodrigo Zaunbos Nominated
Best Cast N/A Nominated
Best Telenovela multi-platform N/A Won
Premios Juventud
Favorite Actor Arath de la Torre Nominated
Favorite Actress Maite Perroni Won
Best Theme Novelero "Si Alguna Vez" - (Thalía) Nominated

Mexico broadcastEdit

Timeslot (ET/PT) No. of
episodes
Premiered Ended
Date Premiere
Ratings
Date Finale
Ratings
Monday to Friday 8:20PM 131 August 24, 2015[40] 18.4[41] February 21, 2016[42] N/A

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eng title-Anything but plain". televisainternacional.com. Retrieved November 16, 2015.
  2. ^ "Antes Muerta Que Lichita (I'd Rather Be Dead than Ordinary) - Univision". Univision. Retrieved 2015-12-30.
  3. ^ Marie Palma F. "Elenco de telenovela Antes muerta que Lichita". starMedia (in Spanish). Retrieved May 11, 2015.
  4. ^ "Antes Muerta Que Lichita (I'd Rather Be Dead than Ordinary)". Univision.com. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  5. ^ "Más Canija Que Ninguna: Conoce quién protagonizaría telenovela". Perú.com (in Spanish). Retrieved May 11, 2015.
  6. ^ Javier Poza. ""Antes muerta que Lichita" primera novela en formato 4K: Arath de la Torre". Grupo Fórmula (in Spanish). Retrieved May 11, 2015.
  7. ^ "Mira Avance De 'Corazón Enamorado,' La Web Novela Dentro De 'Antes Muerta Que Lichita'". Novela Lounge (in Spanish). Retrieved May 14, 2015.
  8. ^ "Maite Perroni es Lichita en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". uvideos.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  9. ^ "Eduardo Santamarina, el villano de 'Antes muerta que Lichita'". Televisa (in Spanish). Retrieved May 11, 2015.
  10. ^ "Santamarina será un exitoso empresario en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". Notimex (in Spanish). Retrieved July 16, 2015.
  11. ^ "Eduardo Santamarina es Augusto de Toledo en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". uvideos.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  12. ^ Staff Sexenio. "Sherlyn presenta Antes Muerta que Lichita". Sexenio (in Spanish). Retrieved May 4, 2015.
  13. ^ "Arath de la Torre es Roberto Duarte en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". uvideos.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  14. ^ "Ingrid Martz es Luciana en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". uvideos.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  15. ^ "Ingrid Martz se une al elenco de 'Antes muerta que Lichita'". Televisa (in Spanish). Retrieved June 17, 2015.
  16. ^ "Ingrid Martz será una simpática villana en 'Antes muerta que Lichita'". Univision TV (in Spanish). Retrieved July 16, 2015.
  17. ^ Maxine Woodside. "Chantal Andere será pelirroja en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". Grupo Fórmula (in Spanish). Retrieved May 11, 2015.
  18. ^ "Chantal Andere, una villana diferente en "Antes Muerta que Lichita"". La Prensa Espectaculos (in Spanish). Retrieved July 16, 2015.
  19. ^ "Chantal Andere es Sandra en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". uvideos.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  20. ^ "Sherlyn es Magos en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". uvideos.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  21. ^ "Eddy Vilard se une al elenco de "Antes Muerta que Lichita"". Univision (in Spanish). Retrieved May 23, 2015.
  22. ^ "Eddy Vilard ante nuevo reto actoral en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". informador.com.mx (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  23. ^ "Crece elenco de Antes muerta que Lichita, Eddy Vilard se integra". sdpnoticias.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  24. ^ "Patricio Borghetti es Néstor en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". uvideos.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  25. ^ "Patricio Borghetti se integra al elenco de Antes Muerta Que Lichita". Espectaculosatiempo (in Spanish). Retrieved June 17, 2015.
  26. ^ "Antes muerta que Lichita: Patricio Borghetti será "Nestor Acosta"". Peru.com (in Spanish). Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  27. ^ "Ricardo Fastlicht es Elías en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". uvideos.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  28. ^ "Wendy González se integra al elenco de Antes Muerta Que Lichita". Espectaculosatiempo (in Spanish). Retrieved June 17, 2015.
  29. ^ "Wendy González en antes muerta que Lichita". TV y Espectaculos (in Spanish). Archived from the original on July 16, 2015. Retrieved July 16, 2015.
  30. ^ "Wendy González es Brisa en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". uvideos.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  31. ^ "Diego de Erice es Braulio en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". uvideos.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  32. ^ "Diego de Erice se suma a 'Antes muerta que Lichita'". Televisa (in Spanish). Retrieved May 11, 2015.
  33. ^ "Diego de Erice será Braulio en 'Antes muerta que Lichita'". Televisa (in Spanish). Retrieved July 16, 2015.
  34. ^ "Sylvia Pasquel es Elsa en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". uvideos.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  35. ^ "Sylvia Pasquel será una madre optimista en 'Antes muerta que Lichita'". Informador MX (in Spanish). Retrieved July 16, 2015.
  36. ^ "Mark Tacher contará con participación especial en Antes Muerta Que Lichita". Espectaculosatiempo (in Spanish). Retrieved August 2, 2015.
  37. ^ "Detrás de cámaras Nacho atropella a Roberto". Televisa (in Spanish). Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  38. ^ "Altair Jarabo, Adriana Louvier y Paty Navidad en Antes muerta que Lichita". tvyespectaculos.com. Archived from the original on 9 September 2015. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  39. ^ Poza, Javier. "Dominika Paleta tendrá participación especial en "Antes muerta que Lichita"". Grupo Fórmula (in Spanish). Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  40. ^ "Estreno de Antes Muerta Que Lichita el 24 de agosto". Espectaculosatiempo (in Spanish). Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved June 17, 2015.
  41. ^ Rubio, Flor. "Estreno "Antes muerta…" con audiencia más alta de la barra de Televisa". Radio Formula MX (in Spanish). Retrieved August 25, 2015.
  42. ^ "Televisa: Antes muerta que Lichita finaliza el 21 de febrero". prensario.net (in Spanish). Retrieved 21 February 2016.

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