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Globo Debuting Disco-Themed Novela at NATPE

SÃO PAULO: Brazil’s Globo is heading to NATPE later this month with Boogie Oogie, a telenovela set during the disco era. Set in the late ’70s, the love story follows two young women from opposing classes who compete for the same man. What the women don’t know, however, is that ...

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U.S. Premiere for Cisneros Novela Secret Love

MIAMI/BURBANK: The Cisneros Media Distribution novela Secret Love (Amor Secreto) has landed in the U.S., where it’s set to air on Spanish-language network Estrella TV. The telenovela will debut November 30. It tells the story of an introverted secretary who is secretly in love with her boss. “We are really ...

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International Novelas Land on Pasiones

MIAMI: Pan-regional channel Pasiones is premiering two international telenovelas, the Korean title My Love from the Stars and the Brazilian production Caribbean Flower. My Love from the Stars tells the story of an alien who lands on Earth during the Joseon Dynasty in Korea and, 400 years later, falls in ...

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Globo’s Precious Pearl Lands Middle East Distributor

SÃO PAULO: Globo’s telenovela Precious Pearl is set to be distributed in the Middle East by Pyramedia. An Arabic-dubbed version of the novela will be distributed to pan-regional channels in all Middle Eastern and North African countries. It tells the story of a romance between a working-class woman and a ...

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Pair of Caracol Novelas to Air in African Countries

BOGOTÁ: Mariana & Scarlett and The Secretary, two telenovelas produced by Caracol Television and distributed by Caracol TV Internacional, have landed in several African territories via subscription channel Zuku Novella. The novelas will air in dubbed versions in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia and Malawi. Mariana & Scarlett chronicles a businessman ...

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Globo Novelas Land on Pay-TV Network Pasiones

SÃO PAULO: Pay-TV channel Pasiones has picked up the Globo novelas Caribbean Flower and The Life We Lead. The Life We Lead premiered October 12 across Latin America while Caribbean Flower is set to debut October 26 in the U.S. The novela-focused channel Pasiones has a long-standing partnership with Globo, ...

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Caracol Novelas Sell into Italy

BOGOTÁ: Caracol TV Internacional has placed two of its classic telenovelas in Italy. The 118×1-hour title Table for Three landed on Italia Channel and Mediatex, airing three episodes a week on both networks. The 110×1-hour novela The Shadow of Desire will also air three times a week on both channels. Colombia’s ...

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Globo’s Precious Pearl Lands Distributor in Africa

SÃO PAULO: Globo’s telenovela Precious Pearl has been picked up for distribution in English-speaking African countries. Côte Ouest, the exclusive distributor for English- and French-speaking Africa, has acquired the novela’s broadcasting rights. The company will market the title across Africa. Precious Pearl has also been licensed to Telemundo (U.S. Hispanic), ...

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Azteca Reveals Malaysian Version of Telenovela Fierce Angel

CANNES: Azteca announced at MIPCOM plans for the Malaysian version of the Mexican telenovela Fierce Angel (La Loba), produced in conjunction with Astro and Global Station. The 190×1-hour title will be adapted for the Asian market, and is the second format adaptation developed between the three companies. Currently in production, ...

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