16.07.2018 What's new in DIRECTV series

DIRECTV premieres original series TODO POR EL JUEGO in HD, 4K UHD and streaming

Por Alurralde Jasper

The adaptation of the “El Fútbol no es así” novel by Javier Tebas and Pedro Torrens can be seen on OnDIRECTV, on DIRECTV 4K UHD and on DIRECTV Play. The production, developed by pay TV operator and Mediapro, has the direction of Daniel Calparsoro and with the participation of Eduardo Sacheri as a screenwriter.

TODO POR EL JUEGO is the new fiction series that DIRECTV’s clients in Latin America will be able to watch exclusively on the HD TV screen and in 4K UHD* and by digital devices in streaming format through DIRECTV Play. The thriller, produced by the pay TV operator and Mediapro, consists of 8 episodes of 50 minutes each. As the premiere of each episode goes on, they will be in on-demand format to be seen as “maratones” on different screens.

The story is starring Mariano Hidalgo (Roberto Enríquez), a prosperous businessman and supporter of Deportivo Leonés, a Spanish Second Division club that is on the verge of relegation by the administration of its president Fernando Saldaña (Pedro Casablanc). The series presents a story that mixes intrigue, suspense, drama and passion.

The series was directed by the Spanish Daniel Calparsoro (El Aviso, Cien años de perdón, A ciegas, El castigo) and the scriptwriter was Eduardo Sacheri (El secreto de sus ojos), who led a talented Spanish and Latin American team that adapted the novel, conformed by Abraham Sastre, Michel Gaztambide, Carlos Moreno, Alonso Torres and Isabel Peña. The cast is made up of actors who have participated in well-known film and television productions both in Spain and in Latin America. Highlights Roberto Enríquez (Vis to Vis, Isabel, Hispania), Lucas Velasco (Patito Feo, Esperanza Mía), Patricia Vico (El Señor de los cielos, Cien años de perdón, Libertarias), Pedro Casablanc (“B, La película”, Isabel) and Marian Álvarez (La Herida, Morir, Velvet Colección).

Premiere: Sunday July 15.
09:00 p.m. in Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay.
09:00 p.m. in Chile, the Caribbean and in Venezuela.

On Monday July 16 at 9:00 pm the first episode is repeated and then every Monday until September 3 a new episode opens.

Programming Information:
OnDIRECTV SD (Canal 201)
OnDIRECTV HD (Canal 1201)
DIRECTV 4K UHD (Canal 4000)
DIRECTVPlay.com
DIRECTV OnDemand

*La transmisión 4K UHD de DIRECTV estará disponible en Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú y Uruguay. El usuario necesita tener el decodificador 4K UHD de la operadora de TV paga y un televisor con tecnología 4K UHD.

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