Sony Pictures Television Unveils Original Teleseries La Prepago

MIAMI, FL (January 17, 2012) - Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced today a new original teleseries from the creators and executive producers of Rosario Tijeras and Tres Milagros, LA PREPAGO. 60 episodes of the series, to be produced in Colombia by Teleset and SPT in high definition, have already been licensed to broadcasters in the Colombia and US Hispanic markets.

Inspired by a true story and filmed entirely on location, LA PREPAGO is about a woman leading a double life: one as a beautiful university student with a normal love life from a traditional family, the other as a high-class escort. LA PREPAGO takes viewers on a fast-paced journey through the life of this young woman, whose two worlds ultimately collide.

"In collaboration with our partners at Teleset, we are pleased to bring this high-quality production to Latin America and the rest of the world," said Donna Cunningham, executive vice president and managing director, production, Latin America/US Hispanic for SPT. "Exciting, sexy and clever, audiences will enjoy following our lead character, for whom the stakes are incredibly high, as she navigates between two opposing worlds."

"There is tremendous demand in the marketplace for quality content with universal appeal," said Alexander Marin, senior vice president, distribution, Latin America and the Caribbean, SPT. "The show is very relatable, and the high production value makes it stand out as a must-have title."

Inspired by the book "Las Memorias de Andrea," a true story, LA PREPAGO is written by veteran scribes Carlos Duplat and Luz Mariela Santofimio. The series is produced by SPT and Teleset, which has 17 years of experience producing television in Latin America, having produced more than 3,000 hours of programming.