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Telemundo Internacional Touts Los Miserables

January 20, 2015

The Victor Hugo classic Les Misérables has enthralled audiences through iterations as a novel, stage musical, TV miniseries and feature film. Thanks to Telemendo Studios, it has also been adapted as a telenovela, which Telemundo Internacional is offering to buyers this week at NATPE. Written by Valentina Párraga (La Patrona) …

The Lord of the Skies’ Luis Zelkowicz

June 9, 2015

Telemundo’s prime-time series The Lord of the Skies (El Señor de los Cielos), currently in its third season, chronicles the saga of prominent Mexican drug lord Aurelio Casillas. In the show’s latest run, Casillas is being held in a high-security prison guarded by the Mexican Navy, where he endures harsh …

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U.S. Premiere for Cisneros Novela Secret Love

November 20, 2015

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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Globo Debuting Disco-Themed Novela at NATPE

January 8, 2016

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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Televisa Novela May God Forgive You Set for Univision

January 12, 2015

MIAMI: Next week, Univision is set to debut the Televisa production May God Forgive You, a prime-time novela about secrets and sins. Shot on location throughout Mexico, the title is the story of Renata (Rebecca Jones), a young woman from a wealthy family who falls in love with the foreman …

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Mozambique Picks Up Two Globo Novelas

August 25, 2014

SÃO PAULO: The Globo telenovelas Trail of Lies and Side by Side are due to premiere in Mozambique, where they’ll air on the Soico network. Trail of Lies is about a strong-willed woman whose baby is abducted by her own brother in a plan to inherit the family fortune. That …

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Azteca Novela Gets Local Treatment in Malaysia

August 20, 2014

MEXICO CITY: Azteca, Astro and Global Station have teamed up for the co-production of a local version of the successful telenovela A Love to Remember (Siempre Tuya) in Malaysia. Azteca's A Love to Remember tells the story of a woman who must overcome a variety of obstacles in order to …

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Globo Places First Novela in the Philippines

August 19, 2014

SÃO PAULO: The Philippines' free-to-air channel ABS-CBN has picked up The Life We Lead from Globo, marking the country's first telenovela from the Brazilian outfit. Starring Fernanda Vasconcellos (Pages of Life), The Life We Lead centers on a woman who is attempting to put her life back together after recovering …

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Univision Debuting New Novela The Bad Mistress

August 15, 2014

NEW YORK: Univision Network is set to premiere its latest telenovela, The Bad Mistress (La malquerida), later this month. The novela will debut August 25 at 10 p.m. and will air Monday to Friday in the same time slot. It tells the story of a love triangle between a mother …