Globo announced the launch of Rock Story for its international catalog during Mipcom 2017.
The telenovela features the story of former rock star Guilherme Santiago (Vladimir Brichta, Above Justice), and the choices he faces in his quest to climb back to the top and turn his life around.
Suitable for all ages, the show had a daily average of over 37 million viewers, representing 44% of the audience share while it aired in Brazil. Its record-breaking final episode was watched by 48 million people, totaling 49% of viewers.
The show also made waves on social networks, reaching more than 31,000 online comments during its premiere and taking first place in Latin America on the Social Wit List in November 2016.
With a dynamic plot and colorful soundtrack, Rock Story is a tale of love and triumph. Whilst trying to regain his fame, Guilherme Santiago has to deal with a turbulent relationship with his partner Diana (Alinne Moraes, The Illusionist), after getting involved in a new romance and finding out that he has a teenage son.
One of the telenovela's main features is the soundtrack, which includes original songs from various genres such as Rock and Pop.
According to the showss writer, Maria Helena Nascimento: "Rock Story tells a story of imperfect people who made mistakes but manage to take control and somehow make things right. It brings a message of hope and new possibilities; that even the most serious mistakes can be fixed."