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Vencer el Miedo


PMC co-produced Vencer el Miedo ("Overcome the Fear") with Televisa in Mexico. This 47-episode television show aired from January 20th, 2020 to March 22nd, 2020 in Spanish.

Vencer el Miedo aired on Canal de las Estrellas in Mexico, reaching over 3 million viewers each day. Vencer el Miedo was rated #1 in its timeslot and #1 for open TV nationwide by viewership. Vencer el Miedo is currently being broadcast in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic.

Vencer el Miedo launched on July 20, 2020 at 7pm PT/ET and 6PM CT in the United States on Univision. Learn more here!

Vencer el Miedo main cast with Las Estrellas logo, Vencer el Miedo logo, and spanish caption Lider en su barra de horario, 3.2 millones de personas


VEM addressed challenges faced by young women in Mexico, including teen pregnancy, gender-based violence, and STI prevention.

As with all PMC television shows, Vencer el Miedo was created using PMC’s television show methodology.

Theme song by lead actress Paulina Goto

Making a Difference

It’s too soon to know the full impact Vencer el Miedo will have. The goal of the drama was to address and create awareness around topics affecting young women in Mexico including reproductive health, gender-based violence, and education.

Project Information

Title: Vencer el Miedo (“Overcome the Fear”)
Format: Television Show
Location: Mexico
Language: Spanish
Duration: January 2020 – March 2020

Make sure to check out Vencer el Miedo online for more information:
Official Webpage: Vencer el Miedo
Facebook: Vencer el Miedo
Instagram: Vencer el Miedo
Wikipedia: Vencer el Miedo

Administrative Team:
Country Representative: Cecilia Orvañanos

Creative Team:
Showrunner: Rosy Ocampo
Producer: Silvia Cano
Head Writer: Pedro Armando Rodríguez
Writers: Gerardo Pérez Zermeño, Claudia Velazco, Alejandra Romero, Humberto Robles
Literary Edition Staff: Iván Cuevas, Gustavo Bracco, Claudia Caro
Director: Benjamin Cann
Content & Digital Strategy: Andrés Bayona

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A Dedication to Diverse Stories: PMC Presents “Vencer el Miedo” and Virtual Event “Latinas Unidas: Rising Together”

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Show Launches in Mexico: More than 3 Million Tune In Daily

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Breaking Fears and Opening Conversation on Teen Pregnancy, Gender-Based Violence in Mexico

December 17, 2019 — In 2018, 32.7 million girls and women in Mexico were mothers. Six out of every ten of them... Keep reading.


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