“Big Steps”, Caracol Television’s new production was premiered last night during Colombian television prime time, leading audiences with 38.5 share and 12.5 rating points. With over 5 million viewers, “Big Steps” positioned itself as the most successful premiere this year in Colombia.
“Big Steps” captivated the audience with an inspiring story based on real events, presenting the life of a controversial shoe-shiner that won the elections to the City Council and managed to occupy an important political position. Each episode will show the story of “Lucho”, who went from extreme poverty to becoming a national celebrity, discovering the political world’s wealth and corruption. Besides him is Gloria, the love of his life and main support through thick and thin.
The well-known movie and television actor, Enrique Carriazo, will play this particular character, accompanied by movie and TV actress Veronica Orozco, who will play his wife´s role. The leading couple will be accompanied by Laura Torres Juliana Velazquez, Luis Eduardo Arango, Edgardo Román and Kathy Saenz.
"Big Steps", a Sony Pictures and Teleset production for Caracol Televisión, was shot 100% in exteriors, after an exhaustive investigation to recreate the city of Bogota, giving life to the stages of a story that tells how big dreams become true.