The personal and professional misadventures of the editorial team at Madrid based newspaper Crónica Universal.




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Series cast summary:
Alicia Borrachero ...  Ana Ruiz 120 episodes, 1998-2002
Esther Arroyo Esther Arroyo ...  Ali Rocha 116 episodes, 1998-2002
Belén Rueda ...  Clara Nadal 114 episodes, 1998-2002
Paco Catalá Paco Catalá ...  Miguelón 110 episodes, 1998-2002
Pepín Salvador Pepín Salvador ...  Herminio Robledo 109 episodes, 1998-2002
Enric Arredondo Enric Arredondo ...  Pablo Serrano 108 episodes, 1998-2002
Álex Angulo ...  Blas Castellote 106 episodes, 1998-2002
María Pujalte ...  Mamen Tébar 102 episodes, 1998-2001
Jose Coronado ...  Luis Sanz 97 episodes, 1998-2002
Elena Ballesteros Elena Ballesteros ...  Isabel Sanz 82 episodes, 1998-2001
Nadia Henche Nadia Henche ...  Emma Torres Nadal 80 episodes, 1998-2002
Paco Marín Paco Marín ...  Chusky 79 episodes, 1998-2002
Pepón Nieto ...  José Antonio Aranda 63 episodes, 1998-2000
Miryam Gallego Miryam Gallego ...  Claudia Montero 62 episodes, 2000-2002
Amparo Larrañaga Amparo Larrañaga ...  Laura Maseras 55 episodes, 1998-2000
Jesús Bonilla ...  Vicente Zamora 49 episodes, 2000-2002


The personal and professional misadventures of the editorial team at Madrid based newspaper Crónica Universal.

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High quality writing, directing and acting
30 October 2004 | by newland80See all my reviews

Although I normally try to skip generalizations, I would not doubt to say that "Periodistas" is one of the best Spanish TV-Series ever. I was an avid viewer at the time it was broadcast, and now that it's finished I miss it so much. New series have come and gone, but I still have fond memories of this outstanding series that portrayed the lives of the staff of a fictional newspaper.

Brilliantly written, directed and acted, "Periodistas" suffered mostly from pivotal cast members gradually abandoning the series to pursue a successful career in cinema or theatre. Thus, Amparo Larrañaga, José Coronado, Pepón Nieto, Joel Joan, María Pujalte and Esther Arroyo all abandoned the series, leaving just a few of the original cast members in the last season. Great performances from Alicia Borrachero or Alex Angulo still maintained the high standards of the series, but the heart and soul of the series was lost when José Coronado left. Judging from his latter choices (both "Código fuego" and "Los 80" were failures), maybe he could have stayed for a little longer.

In any case, "Periodistas" always managed to entertain audiences with high quality writing, directing and acting. Clearly an example to be followed by many recent TV-series.

Overall rating: 9/10

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13 January 1998 (Spain) See more »

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