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Mesa para tres

Mesa para tres ("Table for Three") is a 2004 Colombian telenovela produced and broadcast by Caracol TV.


Luis and Alejandro Toro arrive with their mother to Bogota, after escaping their home town, where they owned a restaurant. In Bogota they get a job at Zavatti, a high-class restaurant. Both Luis and Alejandro meet and fall in love with Andrea Zavatti, who is the daughter of Harold Zavatti, the owner of the restaurant. George Brown, who is Andrea's boyfriend, tries to get rid from the Toro brothers, as he is only interested in Mr Zavatti's fortune. Luis is kidnapped and thought dead, Andrea and Alejandro get together and, when Luis appears again, feels betrayed by Alejandro.


Catalina Aristizabal as Andrea Zavatti

Diego Cadavid as Alejandro Alejo Toro

Hector Arredondo as Luis Toro

Daniel Ochoa as George Brown

Myriam de Lourdes as Rita

Alvaro Rodriguez as Francisco Paco

Daniel Ochoa as George Brown

Stephania Borge as Kathy Noguera

German Quintero as Harold Zavatti

Orlando Valenzuela as Ramon Tavernero

Valentina Rendon as Claudia

Felipe Noguera

Theme song

The song used as theme song was the 1981 hit Te quiero para mi, by Spanish group Trigo Limpio.

International broadcasting

The series was sold to several networks in Latin America, including Venezuela's RCTV. In 2007, ClubIT Arena bought the rights to offer a subtitled version of Mesa para tres on its website in Japan, under the title Andrea, ai to ryakudatsu no honoo . It was divided in 4 "seasons" .

MyNetworkTV telenovelas

Mesa para tres was the basis for the 2006 MyNetworkTV telenovela Desire. Changes were made in the location and the plot to make them more palatable to Americans. The serial was known as Table for Three and ''Three's a Crowdbefore its debut. The show was filmed at Stu Segall Productions in San Diego, using 25 principal actors, 250 supporting actors and about 2,000 extras. [*] Ratings for Desirefell below expectations. The debut scored a 2.0 rating and the first week averaged an 0.8 rating and 1 share. It averaged a 0.4 rating in the adult 18-49 demographic.Ben Grossman, MNT Gets Off to Modest Start, Broadcasting & Cable, 14 September 2006, falling to a 0.3 in its second week. However, the show was sold to several international markets.

External links

Caracol TV International catalogue

[http://www.clubit-arena.net/ca/andrea_mov.html ], Mesa para tres'', with Japanese subtitles.
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