Televisión Canaria will soon premiere the public service program ‘Gente Marvelous’, a successful format contrasted in other regional channels, which recognizes the solidarity actions and the response of the Canaries to situations of discrimination that they witness. Such as homophobia, racism or bullying, among other injustices. The success of ‘Wonderful People’ in Andalusia was not only on television, but also on social networks. Through Youtube, for example, lhe hidden cameras were seen all over the planet and have registered more than one million subscribers and the videos exceed 300 million views from all over Latin America. The Canarian version aspires to have the same broadcast on networks and, of course, the same reception on Televisión Canaria.
The sole administrator of RTVC, Francisco Moreno, acknowledged that “for me it is a satisfaction to start a project of this nature, which is already supported by the success it has had in Canal Sur.” Above all, he stressed, “in these times of pandemic in which everything is closed and the only public square where we can go without risk of contagion is television.” In this sense, Moreno appealed that “all Canaries follow this appointment that I am sure will entertain them, but it will also reinforce the values that make us better as a society.” Well, in the opinion of the director of the entity “this program has everything and is one of the proposals that mobilizes a large part of the audiovisual industry” since it has a large team of professionals behind it and, therefore, “Televisión Canaria also fulfills this with its mission to sustain the sector “, concluded Francisco Moreno.
For his part, Toñi Moreno, presenter of the Andalusian version of the program and who will act as godmother of ‘Wonderful People’ at its premiere in the Islands, explained that “it is the most beautiful program I have done in my career, this is the program of my career “. Likewise, Moreno highlighted in the presentation of the space this morning at the Hotel Santa Catalina in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, that “in these moments in which we only receive information about how badly we are doing human beings and with politicians criticizing each other, this program is a hymn to hope and to believe in us again. ” In addition, for the communicator, “this type of formats justify the existence of public television since even in schools the teachers show the hidden cameras to the students so that they can see how they should act and how not,” he said.
The charismatic presenter Eloísa González will be in charge of conducting the program on Canarian Television, to whom the first rehearsals confessed that “they have left me with an extraordinary feeling and the responsibility of being in front of an imposing ship”. Also, González stressed that “after many years in other spaces I am facing a new project and I am absolutely delighted because, in addition, Toñi Moreno is my reference on television, a great one in communication and I adore her.” Eloísa González also explained that “it is a great pleasure to work with professionals such as Alberto del Pozo and Santi Gutiérrez”, creator and executive producer of ‘Wonderful People’ respectively, “and I thank the chain for this opportunity because they continue adding content of this type to the grill it is, without a doubt, a success “.
“The format has evolved in the Canary Islands with new and good ideas and it is a emotainment whose essence is based on karma and the idea that if you do something good, society will give it back to you “, explained Alberto del Pozo, creator of the format. The ideologist of ‘Wonderful People’ explained some of the details of the space that It will premiere soon on Televisión Canaria and explained that “we have a spectacular set, the hidden cameras are amazing and surpasses what we have done on Canal Sur, so I am very happy with the production that Suelta El Mando Factoría Audiovisual has made.” Del Pozo He also announced that “every week we are going to hear two testimonies from canaries who have suffered unjust and discriminatory situations and we will take those people who react to the set to be interviewed by Eloísa González and receive a small surprise as a tribute.”
Finally, Santi Gutiérrez, executive producer of ‘Wonderful People’ for RTVCHe defended that “it is the public television program in capital letters, a good example that social and informative content can be made from entertainment”. Along these lines, Gutiérrez assured that “it is time to give the maximum performance to public televisions.”
News of the format in the Canary Islands
This new space, which has located hidden cameras throughout the Archipelago to capture the reactions of the island citizens, promises a special night of emotions and full of surprises. For the first time in the history of television in the Canary Islands, 150 people from the eight islands will be able to follow the program live, simultaneously and from their homes, through an innovative virtual system. This original television proposal will be hosted by the charismatic presenter Eloísa González and, for the grand premiere, the communicator Toñi Moreno will be the host of this format for the last three years on Canal Sur de Andalucía.
Among the novelties that the program incorporates for its broadcast on Canarian Television, it is worth highlighting the recognition also of the ability to overcome many canaries who have suffered unfair situations on their own skin and who have had the courage to relive them for the cameras of ‘Gente wonderful’. Well, in the Islands, instead of actors, it is the victims themselves, in collaboration with different NGOs, who recreate the real episodes of discrimination that they have had to face at some point and that they want not to happen again.
Anonymous heroes who do not remain impassive in the face of unjustified attacks on others or who have suffered humiliation for reasons of race, gender, sexual condition or disability. When any of them face or defend the person who is being discriminated against, the program’s team will appear on the scene to explain that they have experienced a hidden camera and that it is ‘Wonderful people’. And the most forceful, emotional and supportive will be recognized on the RTVC set.