Vencer el miedo (English: Overcoming Fear)[1] formerly known as Vencer el silencio,[2] is a Mexican telenovela produced by Rosy Ocampo for Televisa.[3] The series is a co-production between Televisa and Population Media Center.[4] Production began on 2 July 2019 in Mexico City.[3][4] The series is the first production of the "Vencer" franchise.

Vencer el miedo
Created by
  • Pedro Armando Rodríguez
  • Claudia Velazco
Written by
  • Humberto Robles
  • Alejandra Romero Meza
  • Gerardo Pérez Zermeño
Directed by
  • Benjamín Cann
  • Fernando Nesme
Creative directorDiego Lascuráin
Theme music composer
Opening theme"Rompe" by Paulina Goto
ComposerAlfonso Matehuala
Country of originMexico
Original languageSpanish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes47 (list of episodes)
Executive producerRosy Ocampo
ProducerSilvia Cano
Production locationsMexico City, Mexico
  • Manuel Barajas
  • Alejandro Frutos Maza
  • Diego Tenorio
  • Susana Valencia
  • Ioma Carmona
  • Mauricio Cortés
  • Pablo Peralta
Camera setupMulti-camera
Production companies
Original release
NetworkLas Estrellas
Release20 January (2020-01-20) –
22 March 2020 (2020-03-22)
Vencer franchise

The series is starring an ensemble cast headed by Paulina Goto,[5] Danilo Carrera, Emmanuel Palomares, Arcelia Ramírez, Alberto Estrella, and Jade Fraser.



Vencer el miedo revolves around the stories of four women of different ages, whose lives will revolve around social and family issues such as teenage pregnancy, sexual harassment and, gender violence.





Guest stars



Viewership and ratings per season of Vencer el miedo
Season Timeslot (CT) Episodes First aired Last aired Avg. viewers
Date Viewers
Date Viewers
1 Mon–Fri 6:30pm 46 20 January 2020 (2020-01-20) 3.1[8] 22 March 2020 (2020-03-22)[9] 3.8[10] 3.22


No.TitleOriginal air dateMéxico viewers
1"¿Somos libres desde que nacemos?"20 January 2020 (2020-01-20)[a]3.1[8]
Rommel wants to make love with Marcela, but she refuses, so he cheats on her with Rebeca. Cristina suffers sexual harassment in the competition.
2"Lo justo es que pagues por lo que hiciste"21 January 2020 (2020-01-21)[a]3.1[12]
Marcela is arrested for car theft and sentenced to 3 years in prison. Magda suffers a heart attack and Cristina an accident in the pool.
3"La justicia no siempre es justa"22 January 2020 (2020-01-22)[a]3.2[13]
Marcela makes a deal with Horacio to find the murderers of his son and to be able to return home, where Vicente tells her to leave. Lorenzo and Elvira are engaged.
4"Ni por ti ni por nadie me van a volver a encerrar"23 January 2020 (2020-01-23)3.2[14]
Marcela steals a car to show Rommel her loyalty. Omar takes the identity of El Beto and tries to enter "Los Peñones".
5"Siempre hay algo que ocultar"24 January 2020 (2020-01-24)3.3[15]
Rommel does not allow Marcela to enter "Los Peñones". Cristina remembers the rape she suffered and Inés decides to recover the woman she once was.
6"El poder de la sonrisa"27 January 2020 (2020-01-27)3.2[16]
Omar falls into drugs after the death of his father and infiltrates in "La Dosis". Marcela believes she has found the place where Fabián Cifuentes was kidnapped.
7"La oveja más negra de la familia"28 January 2020 (2020-01-28)3.1[17]
Beto is accepted in "La Dosis" and they defend him from "Los Peñones". Vicente explodes upon learning that a male doctor checked Inés.
8"Todos queremos pertenecer a un grupo"29 January 2020 (2020-01-29)3.0[18]
Marcela and Liendre begin their plan against the Beltrán. Inés ruins Vicente's massage and Horacio tells Omar to leave his house.
9"No hagas cosas buenas que parezcan malas"30 January 2020 (2020-01-30)3.0[19]
Marcela extorts the Beltrán and asked Susana for help to pretend the delivery of the Liendre. Omar denounces Marcela.
10"Marcela ya es de los Peñones"31 January 2020 (2020-01-31)3.1[20]
Los Peñones save Marcela and Liendre from the Beltrán. She and Rommel kiss. Areli and Yahir are already dating.
11"¿Cómo te suena entrar a la Dosis?"3 February 2020 (2020-02-03)2.9[21]
Omar proposes Marcela to be part of La Dosis and she accepts. Cristina agrees to take a walk with her boss.
12"La vida siempre nos presenta otros planes"4 February 2020 (2020-02-04)3.2[22]
Jason agrees to give Marcela the merchandise and asks Beto to accompany her to deliver it. Lorenzo prohibits Areli from dating Yahir and Inés must be operated immediately.
13"Marcela acepta ser novia de Rommel"5 February 2020 (2020-02-05)3.3[23]
Rommel prepares a romantic dinner for Marcela, in which he proposes to be a couple again and live together. Inés is operated urgently and Mitre threatens Cristina.
14"Ya sé quién mató a Fabián Cifuentes"6 February 2020 (2020-02-06)3.1[24]
Marcela is sure Rommel was Fabian's killer. Cristina discovers Mitre's lie, Areli and Dina are going to buy condoms.
15"La honestidad es un arma de doble filo"7 February 2020 (2020-02-07)3.2[25]
"El Beto" flirts with Marcela and they kiss. Cristina goes to dinner with Rubén and he declares his feelings for her. Areli and Yahir go out to the movies.
16"Marcela siente algo por ‘El Beto’"10 February 2020 (2020-02-10)3.1[26]
Marcela remembers the kiss she gave “Beto” and confesses that she agreed with Horacio Cifuentes to find Fabián's killer. Rubén harasses Cristina.
17"Cristina denuncia a Rubén"11 February 2020 (2020-02-11)2.9[27]
Cristina and Marcela go to the delegation to report Rubén. Lorenzo puts a stop to Elvira, but she gives him unexpected news.
18"Todos necesitamos un cómplice"12 February 2020 (2020-02-12)2.8[28]
Cristina apologizes to Rubén and agrees to go to his house, but the plan that she and Marcela had tended to him gets out of their hands.
19"Las corazonadas no siempre son confiables"13 February 2020 (2020-02-13)3.2[29]
Marcela and Cristina find a new clue to the murder of Fabián and Inés discover Vicente's infidelity.
20"Marcela termina con Rommel"14 February 2020 (2020-02-14)2.7[30]
Marcela tells Rommel that their relationship is over. Horacio is very sick and Inés makes a strong decision about her marriage.
21"Marcela descubre el secreto del Beto"17 February 2020 (2020-02-17)3.2[31]
Marcela finds out about the true identity of Beto. The Dosis and the Peñones face with tragic consequences. Inés asks Vicente for a divorce.
22"Todo lo que empieza tiene que acabar"18 February 2020 (2020-02-18)3.3[32]
Marcela despises Omar for deceiving her. Vicente refuses to give Inés a divorce and Rommel pretends to end the Peñones.
23"¿Justicia o venganza?"19 February 2020 (2020-02-19)3.3[33]
Omar swears to his grandfather to find the murderer of his father. Rommel proposes to Marcela to open her own business.
24"El que persevera alcanza"20 February 2020 (2020-02-20)3.2[34]
Rommel swears to Marcela that everything he does is for love. Areli ends with Yahir. Omar asks to reopen his father's case.
25"Vencer el silencio"21 February 2020 (2020-02-21)3.2[35]
Cristina confesses to her parents and Marcela that she was a victim of sexual abuse. Areli and Yahir reconcile.
26"El fin justifica los medios"24 February 2020 (2020-02-24)3.3[36]
Elvira loses the baby she is expecting and takes advantage of the news to get Areli out of the house. The inhabitants of the Peñón go against Marcela.
27"Inés rechaza divorciarse de Vicente"25 February 2020 (2020-02-25)2.9[37]
Inés does not sign the divorce papers. Jason threatens Sancho Clós and Omar tries to help Yahir of La Dosis.
28"¿Existe el justo castigo?"26 February 2020 (2020-02-26)3.0[38]
While La Dosis hit "Beto" for being a traitor, Marcela is arrested for painting the walls of El Peñon.
29"¿Huir es la mejor salida?"27 February 2020 (2020-02-27)3.3[39]
Areli and Yahir decide to escape together and Rommel saves ‘Beto’ from La Dosis.
30"Los pequeños detalles revelan los secretos más oscuros"28 February 2020 (2020-02-28)2.9[40]
Omar makes a discovery that would lead him to know who killed his father. Lorenzo blames Marcela for Areli escaping with Yahir.
31"Dar la cara"2 March 2020 (2020-03-02)3.0[41]
Horacio asks to speak to Marcela. Silvia slapped Cristina when she knew she was Rafael's lover. Areli and Yahir are about to have their first time.
32"Nuestra esencia siempre va a estar ahí"3 March 2020 (2020-03-03)3.4[42]
Omar suffers from the death of his grandfather. Vicente kicks out Cristina from the house and Areli doesn't want to know more about Yahir.
33"Deja que todo fluya"4 March 2020 (2020-03-04)3.3[43]
Marcela and Rommel are about to make love. Inés feels sick and Yahir is detained by the police.
34"Lo inesperado siempre da miedo"5 March 2020 (2020-03-05)3.0[44]
Marcela thinks she is pregnant. Mitre pays for all the damage he has done and Cristina leaves the house.
35"El tiempo nos hace sentirnos diferentes"6 March 2020 (2020-03-06)3.4[45]
Marcela gets the pregnancy test. Lorenzo believes that Areli expects a baby and Omar believes that Rommel had to do with his father's death.
36"Patrones difíciles de romper"9 March 2020 (2020-03-09)3.5[46]
Inés knocks Vicente unconscious after hitting her. Cristina reconciles with Rafa and Omar spies on Tulio.
37"Dejarse llevar por la pasión"10 March 2020 (2020-03-10)3.1[47]
Marcela has chlamydia, but Rommel doesn't react well to the news. Inés goes to a support group and Cristina relives the rape she suffered.
38"Cadenas que no pueden romperse"11 March 2020 (2020-03-11)3.1[48]
Uriel wants revenge on Yahir, so he tries to kidnap Areli; Yahir defends her. Inés definitely kicks Vicente out of the house.
39"El poder del rumor"12 March 2020 (2020-03-12)3.4[49]
Omar is chased by the residents of the Peñon to lynch him, but Marcela will defend him. Rommel tries to abuse Marcela, but Inés puts him in his place.
40"Descubrir la dura realidad"13 March 2020 (2020-03-13)3.4[50]
Omar already knows who killed his father. Vicente serenades Inés. Dina is kicked out of her home.
41"La culpa"16 March 2020 (2020-03-16)3.6[51]
Omar agrees not to confess the truth for Bruno's sake. Cristina declares in the trial against Rubén, Inés and Agustín meet again.
42"Lo mejor es ir despacio"17 March 2020 (2020-03-17)3.6[52]
Omar and Marcela find Rommel's bullet ammunition. Lorenzo asks Elvira for a divorce and apologizes to Yahir. Rafa breaks up with Cristina.
43"El pasado nunca se va"18 March 2020 (2020-03-18)3.6[53]
Omar learns the truth about his mother. Lorenzo kicks out Elvira from the house. Marcela discovers that Rebeca also has chlamydia.
44"La verdad nos hará libres"19 March 2020 (2020-03-19)3.8[54]
Omar is reunited with his mother. Lupe tells Marcela about the dirty businesses of Rommel, Tulio and one of the Cifuentes.
45"El orden de los recuerdos no altera el olvido"20 March 2020 (2020-03-20)4.0[55]
David tells Omar the truth about his father's death, while Marcela secretly records them.
46"Muchos finales son el comienzo de nuevas historias"22 March 2020 (2020-03-22)3.8[10]
47"Esta historia no termina"
Rommel kidnaps Marcela, but Omar will do everything to save her. Inés asks Agustín not to look for her anymore and Elvira makes peace with Areli. Marcela discovers who leaves her messages on the Peñon. Inés visits Vicente to let him know that she will put the house up for sale. Rommel ends up in prison, Areli and Yahir get back together.
  1. ^ a b c Premiered early online through Las Estrellas website on 17 January 2020.[11]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated Result
2020 TVyNovelas Awards[56] Best Telenovela of the Year Rosy Ocampo Nominated[57]
Best Actress Paulina Goto Nominated[57]
Best Actor Danilo Carrera Nominated[57]
Best Antagonist Actress Nicole Vale Nominated[57]
Best Antagonist Actor Emmanuel Palomares Nominated[57]
Best Leading Actress Arcelia Ramírez Won[57]
Best Leading Actor Alberto Estrella Won[57]
Best Co-lead Actress Jade Fraser Won[57]
Best Co-lead Actor Axel Ricco Nominated[57]
Best Direction Benjamín Cann and Fernando Nesme Nominated[58]
Best Direction of the Cameras Manuel Barajas, Alejandro Frutos and Diego Tenorio Nominated[58]
Best Original Story or Adaptation Pedro Rodríguez, Claudia Velazco, Humberto Robles, Alejandra Romero, Gerardo Zermeño and Gustavo Bracco Nominated[58]
Best Musical Theme "Rompe" (Paulina Goto) Won[58]


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