Vencer el Miedo


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

Vencer el Miedo is airing on Canal de las Estrellas, reaching over 3 million viewers each day. Vencer el Miedo is currently rated #1 in its timeslot and #3 for open TV nationwide by viewership.

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 seeks to address 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 is created using PMC’s television show methodology.


“VEM tells the story of four women from different generations facing a series of contemporary obstacles while searching for fulfillment of their dignity, sexuality, and family lives.”

Rosy Ocampo, Showrunner

Making a Difference

It’s too soon to know the full impact Vencer el Miedo will have. The goal of the drama is 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

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