After launching his own television production company last year, Ricky Martin is slated to soon begin production of the first show aimed at the U.S. Latin marketplace.

Through RM 5to Elemento, the production company set up by Martin’s Ricky Martin Entertainment Group and European-based producer and distributor Zodiak Entertainment, production is slated to begin for “El Peso del Matrimonio,” a Spanish-language adaptation of “Back in Wedding Shape.” The original format was created by Kanakna, a Benelux-based producer acquired by Zodiak in 2007.

“El Peso del Matrimonio,” which follows couples for eight weeks as they try to regain their pre-wedding weight, will air on Galavision, the cable network owned by Univision. Pre-production will begin in the fall and the show is slated to air in winter, coinciding with sweeps.

RM 5to Elemento is also in conversations with other broadcasters in Latin America—both over-the-air and cable—to initiate production of other shows.

RM 5to Elemento is headed by Bruno del Granado, CEO of The Ricky Martin Entertainment Group.