An agreeement with Lodon based New Media Vision has been reached so te British company has acquired the format rights for the hit Spanish series Remember When for a possible U.S. adaptation.
Airing on Spain’s m public TVE as Cuéntame Como Pasó since 2001, the original series chronicles the evolution of three generations of a family in the ’60s as they pursue their dream of a middle-class lifestyle. Grupo Ganga Productions, has already sold the format rights os its production to Italy, Portugal, Greece, the Czech Republic and Ecuador.
“We are thrilled to be in business with Miguel Ángel Bernardeau and the team at Grupo Ganga. Remember When captured the zeitgeist of the 1960s when it launched on TVE in 2001,” said Todd Lituchy, the founder and CEO of New Media Vision. “The show has remained a ratings and critical success for 15 years. We couldn’t be more excited to bring this hit format to the U.S. and share it with a global audience.”
Miguel Ángel Bernardeau, Grupo Ganga’s founder and series producer, stated: “We always believed in the international possibilities for our format Remember When. When Todd approached us with the idea of a U.S. adaptation, we—after his success adapting The Mysteries of Laura for NBC—knew that he was ‘the right stuff.’”