Los negocios de mamá is a Spanish comedy television series starring Rocío Dúrcal and José Sancho and directed by Luis Sanz. It aired in 1997 on La Primera.

Los negocios de mamá
Directed byLuis Sanz
StarringRocío Dúrcal
José Sancho
Country of originSpain
Original languageSpanish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13[n. 1]
Production companiesTVE
Original release
NetworkLa Primera
Release7 April (1997-04-07) –
19 May 1997 (1997-05-19)

Premise edit

The storyline focuses on Ana (Rocío Dúrcal), a pro-business entrepreneur and mother of three children (played by María Adánez, Fernando Cuesta and Zoe Berriatúa), who decides to set up her own business, the clothing shop 'Ana Suma y Sigue'.[2][1][3] Her husband (played by José Sancho) was a progressive of the generation of '68.[3]

Cast edit

Production and release edit

Produced by Televisión Española (TVE) and Videozapping,[4] directed by Luis Sanz,[5] and filmed at the TVE's studios in Prado del Rey, the series premiered on 7 April 1997 on La Primera.[1] The first seven episodes aired averaged 2,900,000 viewers and a 16.9% audience share.[1] Unable to overcome the viewership figures of its prime time rival Querido maestro, the series was cancelled after the 7th episode (aired on 19 May 1997), earned a 15.1% audience share.[1][4] The network decided to not air six completed episodes.[1] The episodes had a running time of around 50 minutes.[6]

References edit

Informational notes
  1. ^ Only 7 episodes aired in 1997.[1]
  1. ^ a b c d e f Fernández, Juanma (25 March 2016). "'Los negocios de mamá', la primera y última serie de Rocío Dúrcal en TV". El Español.
  2. ^ Gómez-Rodríguez, Gema (2017). "Comedia a la española. La evolución del género en televisión (1990-2014)" (PDF). Revista Comunicación y Medios (35). Universidad de Chile: 43. ISSN 0719-1529 – via Dialnet.
  3. ^ a b Gómez, Rosario G. (7 April 1997). "Rocío Dúrcal debuta con 'Los negocios de mamá'". El País.
  4. ^ a b Gómez Rodríguez 2019, p. 472.
  5. ^ "Rocío Dúrcal, la reina madrileña de las rancheras". 20minutos.es. 25 March 2006.
  6. ^ Gómez Rodríguez, Gema María (2019). La realidad en la ficción: Las preocupaciones de los españoles en las series de televisión (1990-2010) (PDF). Madrid: Ediciones Complutense. p. 472.