“Nicky Jam: El Ganador" arrives on Netflix in the US on April 21
March 31, 2020 - "Nicky Jam: El Ganador," the authorized bio-series based on the life and career of the Latin music superstar, will be available to Netflix members in the U.S. on Tuesday, April 21. The 13-episode series previously debuted on Netflix internationally.
“Nicky Jam: El Ganador” tells the life story of award-winning Nicky Jam, a singer-songwriter, who has become a worldwide music phenomenon. From his humble and troubled start in Boston, to his downfall on the streets, to becoming the king of one of the most popular musical genres, this is not only the life of Nicky Jam, but the history of reggaeton itself.
The series is directed by acclaimed film and music video director Jessy Terrero and produced by Endemol Shine Boomdog, a division of Endemol Shine North America. Juan Diego Medina of La Industria Inc. and Sergio Pizzolante, served as executive producers.
“I’ve been hearing from many of my fans on social media and when I talk with them in person, that they’ve been waiting for the chance to see ‘El Ganador’ in the U.S. on Netflix,” said Nicky Jam. “Now they will get to see it starting April 21 and I hope they enjoy it like so many others have across the world. I’m really proud of what we created.”
“I am excited about bringing this level of story-telling that is related to reggaeton music,” added Terrero. “The genre’s popularity gives our story and others like it the opportunity to reach a much larger audience. This is my mission with Cinema Giants. Nicky’s story is inspirational in so many ways. I am proud to be part of it.”
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About Endemol Shine Boomdog
Endemol Shine Boomdog produces such hit series as Chumel Con Chumel (HBO), MasterChef Latino (Telemundo), MasterChef Mexico (Azteca), Mira Quien Baila (Televisa/Univision), Nicky Jam: El Ganador (Netflix), LOL (Amazon), Quién es la Máscara (Televisa), Me Caigo de Risa (Televisa) and upcoming drama Súbete a mi Moto (Amazon). The studio was formed in 2018, when Endemol Shine North America merged its Spanish language division Endemol Shine Latino with Mexico City-based production company Boomdog. The combined studio, which has offices and production facilities in Mexico City, Miami and Los Angeles, focuses on developing and producing scripted and unscripted content for the U.S. Hispanic, Mexican and Latin American television markets.