Rebelde ("Rebel" or "Rebellious") was a Mexican telenovela (soap opera) produced by Televisa and created by Cris Morena. It is a remake of a famous Argentine telenovela Rebelde Way adapted for the Mexican audience therefore leading to differences in characters' backgrounds. The series ran for three seasons, the final episode airing in Mexico on June 2, 2006. Rebelde was replaced in June 2006 with Televisa's new series Código Postal. Rebelde a Mexican telenovela about teenage at the Elite Way School in Mexico
The series is set at the Elite Way School, a prestigious private boarding high school in Mexico City with a major plot line revolving around a group of students forming a pop band. Additional subplots involve the school's faculty and the students' parents. One trademark of the show is the random use of English words and phrases, often used by fresa characters.
A notable aspect of the series is that the actors playing the bandmembers are themselves in an actual band named RBD, and perform most of the music used on the show. They have been extremely successful in their own right, becoming one of the most popular acts in Latin America and touring internationally.
It began airing March 21, 2005 and ended on December 15, 2006. The show is also transmitted in 65 other countries, including Serbia, Peru, Romania on Acasa TV, Brazil, Spain on Antena 3, Slovenia, Bulgaria and from September 2009 in Slovakia on TV Doma, in Croatia on Nova TV and in Albania on Vizion Plus. After the series it was announced that a movie was going to be made after RBD world tour ended, after the announcement that RBD broke up the movie was never going to be filmed.
Mexico in October 4, 2004 - June 2, 2006
United States in March 21, 2005 - December 15, 2006 - May 22, 2011
Romania in June 5, 2006 - April 9, 2007
Poland in October 22, 2007 - November 23, 2009
Croatia in January 3, 2011
No. of episodes 440