TV Azteca to Produce Mexican Version of Dori’s My Lovely Hope

TEL AVIV: TV Azteca has picked up the format rights for Dori Media’s romantic comedy My Lovely Hope (Esperanza mia).

The Mexican company will produce a local version of the series for Canal 13, due out in a prime time slot early this year. The format is a co-production between Dori Media International and Pol-Ka Producciones. The show was recently sold to Poland’s Polsat and Spain’s Planeta Junior, with other sales being made to Israel’s Kids Channel and Viva, FMN Indonesia and Bolivia’s ATB channel.

Nadav Palti, the CEO and president of Dori Media Group, commented: “This sale to TV Azteca highlights the growing international reach of Esperanza mia. With sales spanning the globe from Latin America to Indonesia, the format is already proving itself as one that can be easily tailored to audiences around the world. We are sure the success the show has already achieved in Argentina will be replicated internationally and we look forward to seeing the show’s popularity continue to grow.”

Roberto Romagnoli, the director of entertainment and production at TV Azteca, added: “We are excited to bring Esperanza mia to Mexico’s screens. We welcome this unique and fascinating story that is already number one in ratings in many countries around the world and we know that our audience will certainly enjoy a homegrown version produced by our studios.”