Tarde lo conocí (stylized as Tarde lo conocí, cuando las mujeres callaban, ella cantó),[2] is a Colombian biographical television series produced by CMO Producciones for Caracol Televisión.[3] Based on the life of the composer and singer Patricia Teherán.[4] It stars María Elisa Camargo in the main role.[5]

Tarde lo conocí
Written by
  • Juana Uribe
  • Paola Arias
  • Adriana Arango
  • Catalina Palomino
Directed byKlych López
Opening theme"Tarde lo conocí" by María Elisa Camargo
ComposerOmar Gelés
Country of originColombia
Original languageSpanish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes105
Executive producerAna Piñeres
ProducerClara María Ochoa
Camera setupMulti-camera
Production companyCMO Producciones
Original release
NetworkCaracol Televisión
Release12 September 2017 (2017-09-12) –
23 February 2018 (2018-02-23)[1]



It is based on the life of Patricia Teherán (María Elisa Camargo) who because of her taste for music vallenata decided to dedicate her life to make her way in this world using as tools her optimism, joy, sympathy and desire to get her family from the harsh economic conditions for that they crossed; but because this world was considered exclusive for men, Patricia had to face many adversities to achieve her goal. Throughout her career as a singer, this woman meets a man named Ricardo Cabello (Roberto Urbina) with whom he maintains a loving relationship, not knowing that he was committed to Sonia Maestre and after learning of this disastrous news Patricia looks for a way to convey her feelings to through its interpretation; thanks to the help given by Héctor Méndez (Javier Jattin); who after having met her fell in love with her and after learning what Ricardo did, he does everything possible to keep her away from him, becoming his unconditional company at all times of his life.




  • María Elisa Camargo as Patricia Teherán[6]
  • Roberto Urbina as Ricardo Cabello
  • Javier Jattin as Héctor Méndez[7]
  • Luna Baxter as Sonia Maestre
  • Víctor Hugo Trespalacios as Juancho Teherán
  • Jacqueline Arenal as Margot Romero
  • Mimi Anaya as Caya Quiros [8]
  • Gianina Arana as Ingrid Cubides
  • Sharlyn Bayter as Matilde
  • Megumi Hasebe as Yulitza
  • Constanza Duque as Cate
  • Marcela Agudelo as Pau
  • Carlos Serrato as Remberto Infante
  • Laura Ramos as Estrella
  • Brenda Hanst as Francisca
  • Juan Pablo Franco as Emiliano Maestre
  • Jacques Tourhmanian as Jair Villanueva
  • Federico Rivera as Orlando
  • Pedro Palacio as César
  • Andrés Ruiz as Mauricio Cabello
  • Alberoni Cortés as Kike
  • Jeferson Medina as Alejo
  • Juan Diego Sánchez as Cabeto[9]
  • Rafael Santos Díaz as El Cacique


Viewership and ratings per season of Tarde lo conocí
Season Episodes First aired Last aired Avg. viewers
Date Viewers
Date Viewers
1 105 12 September 2017 (2017-09-12) 13.5[10] 23 February 2018 (2018-02-23) 16.7[11] TBD TBD

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated Result
2018 34th India Catalina Awards Best Edition of Telenovela or Series Tarde lo conocí Nominated[12][13]


  1. ^ "En esta fecha y hora se estrena 'Tarde lo conocí' en el Canal Caracol". entretengo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Tarde lo conocí / Caracol Internacional". caracolinternacional.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  3. ^ "La fallecida Patricia Teherán también tendrá su bionovela". eluniversal.com.co (in Spanish). El Universal Colombia. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Canal Caracol inicia grabaciones de la bio novela de Patricia Teherán". entretengo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Caracol alista otra bionovela y así quedó actriz que hará de Patricia Teherán". pulzo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Personajes de Tarde lo conocí | CaracolTV.com". caracoltv.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-09-12.
  7. ^ "La Diosa Del Vallenato, nueva bio-novela de Caracol Televisión". colombiatvnews.wordpress.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  8. ^ CMO Producciones. "TARDE LO CONOCÍ | Ficha artística". www.cmoproducciones.com. Retrieved 2017-09-15.
  9. ^ Sánchez, Juan Diego. "Todos conectados 9pm TARDE LO CONOCÍ". instagram.com (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2021-12-24. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
  10. ^ "Martes 12 de Septiembre de 2017". ratingcolombia.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 September 2017.
  11. ^ "Viernes 23 de Febrero de 2018". ratingcolombia.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  12. ^ "Premios India Catalina 2018: estos son los nominados". elespectador.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  13. ^ "Ganadores de los Premios India Catalina 2018". kienyke.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 6 March 2018.