Lo que la gente cuenta

Lo que la gente cuenta
Created byAlejandro Rodríguez
Written byArmando García
José Ramón Menéndez
David Mascareño
Directed bySantiago Sánchez
Hatuey Viveros
Creative directorAlejandro Rodríguez
Country of originMexico
Original languageSpanish
No. of seasons10
No. of episodes158
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time45-1 hour
Production companyTV Azteca
DistributorTV Azteca Internacional
Original network
Picture format480i SDTV
1080i HDTV
Original releaseNovember 20, 2005 (2005-11-20)

Lo que la gente cuenta (in English: What people say [tell]) is a Mexican horror, thriller and anthology series created and produced by Alejandro Rodríguez for TV Azteca since November 20, 2005. The series recreates popular Mexican horror legends, It first premiered on Azteca Trece and then revived and transferred to Azteca 7 in 2019.[1][2]

On August 31, 2021, during the press presentation of Un día para vivir, it was announced that the series was renewed for a ninth season, which is scheduled to premiere on October 11, 2021, and its production began on August 23, 2021.[3]


The program focuses on horror and suspense stories based on real events, only the names of the characters were changed and also a little change of the story. Each episode of the series presents a story in which the main characters encounter multiple paranormal manifestations and strange beings, and have to find a way to get rid of them.[4]

Other versions

  • Que as pessoas dizem: Brazilian version released in 2007.
  • Más allá del miedo: version made from 2019 to 2021.


  1. ^ "PRODU | TV Azteca estrenó producción de terror y suspenso". www.produ.com (in Spanish). 22 November 2005. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  2. ^ "PRODU | Patricia Jasin de TV Azteca: Presentando la serie Lo que la gente cuenta". www.produ.com. 15 May 2019. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  3. ^ González, Aliana (31 August 2021). "PRODU | Un día para vivir marca el regreso de TV Azteca a la producción de ficción". www.produ.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 November 2021.
  4. ^ former Lo que la gente cuenta website Archived 2012-01-26 at the Wayback Machine

External links

  • Lo que la gente cuenta at IMDb