Por siempre Joan Sebastian
|Por Siempre Joan Sebastian|
|Starring||José Manuel Figueroa|
|Country of origin||Mexico|
|No. of episodes||18|
|Executive producer(s)||Carla Estrada|
|Running time||42-45 minutes|
|Original network||Canal de las Estrellas|
|First shown in||United States|
Por Siempre Joan Sebastian (English title: Forever Joan Sebastian) is a biographical miniseries about the late Mexican singer Joan Sebastian, who is portrayed by his two sons; José Manuel Figueroa (as an adult) and Julián Figueroa (as a younger man and teenager). The miniseries produced by Carla Estrada and co-stars Arcelia Ramírez, Juan Pablo Gil, Irán Castillo, Miguel Angel Biaggio, and Livia Brito.
The series broadcast on June 27, 2016 on Univision at 10pm, taking the former timeslot of Yago. The first episode received high ratings, surpassing El Señor de los Cielos. It concluded on July 25, 2016. The miniseries then premiered in Mexico on August 1, 2016 on Canal de las Estrellas, replacing El hotel de los secretos, and ended on August 21, 2016.
This 18 part miniseries tells the story of Mexican singer Joan Sebastian from his childhood in Juliantla, Guerrero in Mexico up until his death in July 2015.
- José Manuel Figueroa as Joan Sebastian † (1978-2015)
- Julián Figueroa as Joan Sebastian (1968-mid-1970's) / Himself (episodes 17-18)
- Arcelia Ramírez as Leticia Gonzalez (based on Teresa De Jesús Gonzalez) (1978-2010s)
- Livia Brito as Maricruz Guardia (based on Maribel Guardia)
- Ernesto D'Alessio as José Miguel Figueroa (based on José Manuel Figueroa)
- Miguel Ángel Biaggio as Enrico Figueroa (based on Federico Figueroa)
- Irán Castillo as Celina Esparza (based on Alina Espin)
- Juan Pablo Gil as Rodrigo Figueroa Gonzalez (based on Trigo Figueroa †)
- Alejandra Ambrosi as Maica Jimenez (based on Erica Alonso)
- Lumi Cavazos as Celia Figueroa †
- Diego de Erice as Adrian Figueroa Gonzalez (based on Juan Sebastian Figueroa Gonzalez † )
- Jessica Decote as Ivette Moran (based on Arleth Terán)
- Martin Altomaro as Dionisio Figueroa (based on Raul Figueroa)
- Raquel Garza as Maica's (Erika's) mother
- Carlos Camara Jr. as Nacho Tappan (based on Alfredo Tappan) director of the telenovela Tu y Yo
- Ricardo Kleinbaum as Emir Rojas (based on Emilio Larrosa), producer of the telenovela Tu y Yo
- Abril Rivera as Leticia Gonzalez (Teresa De Jesus Gonzalez) (1973-1977)
- Alejandra Robles Gil as Andrea Figueroa (based on Zarelea Figueroa Ocampo)
- Ximena Martinez as Marcela Figueroa Esparza (based on Marcelia Figueroa Espín)
- Viviana Serna as Nora “La Palomita” (based on María de Jesús Malacara “La Chuy")
- Adalberto Parra as Mario Figueroa (based on Marcos Figueroa † )
- Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez as Amanda Figueroa (based on Yolanda Figueroa Figueroa)
- Palmeria Cruz as Mary Lupe (based on María Del Carmen Ocampo)
- Azela Robinson as Marissa (based on Alicia Juarez)
- ""Por siempre Joan Sebastian", ya tiene fecha de estreno en México" (in Spanish). entravision.com. July 7, 2016.
- "Univision Network Announces the World Premiere of Mini-Series Based on the Life of Iconic Singer & Composer Joan Sebastian" (in Spanish). univision.com. June 16, 2016.
- "Así se ve Livia Brito caracterizando a Maribel Guardia" (in Spanish). radioformula.com. November 23, 2015.
- "Prepárate para el estreno mundial de "Por Siempre Joan Sebastian" por Univision" (in Spanish). univision.com. June 9, 2016.
- "Serie sobre Joan Sebastian supera en rating a la de 'El Señor de los Cielos´" (in Spanish). zeleb.mx. July 1, 2016.
- "Serie de Joan Sebastian superó en su estreno a 'El Señor de los Cielos'" (in Spanish). impremedia.com. June 29, 2016.
- "Miniserie sobre la vida de Joan Sebastian gana en audiencia a El señor de los Cielos" (in Spanish). peopleenespanol.com. June 28, 2016.
- "Resumen de Por Siempre Joan Sebastian capítulo final" (in Spanish). univision.com. July 25, 2016.
- "Gran estreno de la serie 'Por siempre Joan Sebastian'" (in Spanish). televisa.com. July 29, 2016.
- ""Por siempre Joan Sebastian" en agosto por el Canal de las Estrellas" (in Spanish). radioformula.com. July 7, 2016.
- "ESTE DOMINGO: ¡Por siempre Joan Sebastian llega a su Gran Final!" (in Spanish). televisa.com. August 16, 2016.
- Por Siempre Joan Sebastian on Univision
- Por Siempre Joan Sebastian on Televisa
- Por siempre Joan Sebastian at the Internet Movie Database