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A Escrava Isaura (Isaura the Slave) is a 2004 Brazilian telenovela based on A Escrava Isaura, an 1875 abolitionist romance novel by Bernardo Guimarães.
Aşk-ı Memnu (Ottoman Turkish for The Forbidden Love) is a Turkish romance novel by Halit Ziya Uşaklıgil.
ABS-CBN Corporation, commonly known as ABS-CBN, is a Filipino media and entertainment group based in Quezon City. It is the Philippines' largest entertainment and media conglomerate in terms of revenue, operating income, net income, assets, equity, market capitalization, and number of employees. ABS-CBN was formed by the merger of Alto Broadcasting System and Chronicle Broadcasting Network. ABS was founded in 1946 by American electronics engineer James Lindenberg as Bolinao Electronics Corporation (BEC). In 1952, BEC was renamed Alto Broadcasting System (ABS), after Judge Antonio Quirino, brother of President Elpidio Quirino, purchased the company. The company that would later be merged with ABS was founded in 1956 as Chronicle Broadcasting Network (CBN) by newspaper mogul Eugenio Lopez, Sr. and his brother Fernando Lopez (then Vice President of the Philippines). The two companies were merged and incorporated as ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation on 1 February 1967, and renamed ABS-CBN Corporation in 2010 to reflect the company's diversification. The common shares of ABS-CBN were first traded on the Philippine Stock Exchange in July 1992 under the ticker symbol ABS. The group owns and operates the ABS-CBN and ABS-CBN Sports+Action national television networks as well as the Radyo Patrol and My Only Radio regional radio networks. The ABS-CBN television network, in particular, is the largest contributor to the group's revenue, generating about 50 to 60 percent of the group's total annual revenue mainly from selling airtime to advertisers. The remaining revenue is generated from consumer sales, mainly from ABS-CBN Global Ltd. which distributes international television channels such as The Filipino Channel and Myx TV and from pay TV and broadband internet provider Sky. Other companies under the ABS-CBN group are motion picture company Star Cinema, music recording label Star Music, publishing firm ABS-CBN Publishing, pay TV content provider and distributor Creative Programs, and talent agency Star Magic. Among the pay TV networks and channels under the ABS-CBN group are ABS-CBN HD, ABS-CBN News Channel, ABS-CBN Sports+Action HD, Cinema One, Jeepney TV, Metro Channel, Liga, and Myx. In recent years, ABS-CBN has ventured and diversified in other businesses such as cellular telephony provider ABS-CBN Mobile, video on demand platform I Want TV, digital terrestrial television service ABS-CBN TV Plus, family entertainment center Kidzania Manila, and home shopping network O Shopping. ABS-CBN is also the principal owner of ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra.
In law and in cultural anthropology, affinity, as distinguished from consanguinity (blood relationship), is the kinship relationship that is created or exists between two or more people as a result of someone's marriage.
Al Fondo Hay Sitio (Spanish: There's Room in the Back) is a Peruvian Telenovela released in March 2009 by Efraín Aguilar.
Alberto Migré, pseudonym of "Felipe Alberto Milletari Miagro" (12 September 1931, Buenos Aires – 10 March 2006) was an Argentine TV screenwriter and producer, specialized on telenovelas.
Amantes del Desierto (Desert Lovers), is a Spanish-language telenovela produced by the United States-based television network Telemundo, RTI Colombia and Caracol Television.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
American Heiress is a telenovela which debuted on March 13, 2007 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on the American television network MyNetworkTV.
Amor Comprado (English title: Love Contract) is a telenovela written by Verónica Suárez and produced in Miami, Florida by Venevisión International in 2007.
Amor Descarado (barefaced love) is a telenovela produced by RTI Producciones and Spanish-language United States-based television network Telemundo, this is a US Hispanic version of Chilean telenovela Amores de Mercado. It was broadcast by Telemundo on September 8, 2003 and ended on March 19, 2004.
Amor mío is a Mexican satire black comedy Psychological thriller telenovela produced by Roberto Gómez Fernández and Giselle González for Televisa.
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano (/ English: Brothers) is a 2015 Philippine action drama television series based on the 1997 Fernando Poe Jr. film of the same title, courtesy of FPJ Productions.
Angélica Pecado is a Venezuelan telenovela written by Martín Hahn and produced by RCTV in 2000.
Angels of the Street (Spanish:Ángeles de la calle) is a 1953 Cuban-Mexican drama film directed by Agustín P. Delgado.
Anna Liza is a Philippine television drama series broadcast by GMA Network.
Anos Rebeldes (Rebel Years) was a popular telenovela which first aired on the Brazilian television Rede Globo on July 14, 1992.
Antena 3 is a Spanish terrestrial television channel owned by Atresmedia which also owns Onda Cero, one of Spain's most listened to radio stations.
Arab television drama or Arab soap opera (also known as "مسلسل", musalsal, plural musalsalat) is a television form of melodramatic serialized fiction.
The Arab world (العالم العربي; formally: Arab homeland, الوطن العربي), also known as the Arab nation (الأمة العربية) or the Arab states, currently consists of the 22 Arab countries of the Arab League.
ARD (full name: Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland – Consortium of public broadcasters in Germany) is a joint organisation of Germany's regional public-service broadcasters.
Argos Comunicación is a television and film production company owned by Epigmenio Ibarra based in Mexico City.
Arturo Pérez-Reverte Gutiérrez (born 25 November 1951 in Cartagena) is a Spanish novelist and journalist.
Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.
”Čista ljubav” (Pure Love), is a Croatian television drama.
The Balkans, or the Balkan Peninsula, is a geographic area in southeastern Europe with various and disputed definitions.
Basque (euskara) is a language spoken in the Basque country and Navarre. Linguistically, Basque is unrelated to the other languages of Europe and, as a language isolate, to any other known living language. The Basques are indigenous to, and primarily inhabit, the Basque Country, a region that straddles the westernmost Pyrenees in adjacent parts of northern Spain and southwestern France. The Basque language is spoken by 28.4% of Basques in all territories (751,500). Of these, 93.2% (700,300) are in the Spanish area of the Basque Country and the remaining 6.8% (51,200) are in the French portion. Native speakers live in a contiguous area that includes parts of four Spanish provinces and the three "ancient provinces" in France. Gipuzkoa, most of Biscay, a few municipalities of Álava, and the northern area of Navarre formed the core of the remaining Basque-speaking area before measures were introduced in the 1980s to strengthen the language. By contrast, most of Álava, the western part of Biscay and central and southern areas of Navarre are predominantly populated by native speakers of Spanish, either because Basque was replaced by Spanish over the centuries, in some areas (most of Álava and central Navarre), or because it was possibly never spoken there, in other areas (Enkarterri and southeastern Navarre). Under Restorationist and Francoist Spain, public use of Basque was frowned upon, often regarded as a sign of separatism; this applied especially to those regions that did not support Franco's uprising (such as Biscay or Gipuzkoa). However, in those Basque-speaking regions that supported the uprising (such as Navarre or Álava) the Basque language was more than merely tolerated. Overall, in the 1960s and later, the trend reversed and education and publishing in Basque began to flourish. As a part of this process, a standardised form of the Basque language, called Euskara Batua, was developed by the Euskaltzaindia in the late 1960s. Besides its standardised version, the five historic Basque dialects are Biscayan, Gipuzkoan, and Upper Navarrese in Spain, and Navarrese–Lapurdian and Souletin in France. They take their names from the historic Basque provinces, but the dialect boundaries are not congruent with province boundaries. Euskara Batua was created so that Basque language could be used—and easily understood by all Basque speakers—in formal situations (education, mass media, literature), and this is its main use today. In both Spain and France, the use of Basque for education varies from region to region and from school to school. A language isolate, Basque is believed to be one of the few surviving pre-Indo-European languages in Europe, and the only one in Western Europe. The origin of the Basques and of their languages is not conclusively known, though the most accepted current theory is that early forms of Basque developed prior to the arrival of Indo-European languages in the area, including the Romance languages that geographically surround the Basque-speaking region. Basque has adopted a good deal of its vocabulary from the Romance languages, and Basque speakers have in turn lent their own words to Romance speakers. The Basque alphabet uses the Latin script.
Basta't Kasama Kita (lit. As Long As I'm With You) is a 2003 Philippine action drama which was aired on ABS-CBN primetime series from May 26, 2003 to September 10, 2004.
Bavaria Film in Munich, Germany is one of Europe's largest film production companies, with some 30 subsidiaries.
Be Careful With My Heart is a 2012 Philippine daytime television drama which premiered on ABS-CBN's PrimeTanghali noontime block from July 9, 2012 to November 28, 2014 airing before It's Showtime.
Belíssima is a Brazilian telenovela that was produced and aired by TV Globo between November 7, 2005 and July 8, 2006 as the 8pm telenovela of the station, with a total of 209 chapters.
Bellisima is a Venezuelan telenovela written by Alicia Barrios and broadcast on Venevisión in 1991 with a story set in the world of fashion.
Binbir Gece (One Thousand and One Nights) is a soap opera revolving around four Turkish characters, Sehrazat, Onur, Kerem, Bennu.
Maria Blanca de Lizaur Guerra (born 1966), commonly known as Blanca de Lizaur, is a writer and researcher specialized in cultural studies, communications and literature.
Bolivia (Mborivia; Buliwya; Wuliwya), officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is a landlocked country located in western-central South America.
Bolivisión is a commercial Bolivian television station based in Santa Cruz.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television.
Canal 13 (literally in English: Channel 13), previously called Universidad Católica de Chile Televisión, also known as El 13, is the second-oldest television station in Chile.
In television, cancellation refers to the termination of a program by a network, typically because of low viewership, financial losses, or unfavourable critical reviews.
Cara Sucia (English title:Dirty Face) is a Venezuelan telenovela written by Carlos Romero and Alberto Gómez and produced by Venevisión in 1992.
Caracol Televisión is a Colombian private national television network, owned by the Santo Domingo Group.
In the performing arts industry such as Theatre, Film, or Television, a casting (or casting call) is a pre-production process for selecting a certain type of actor, dancer, singer, or extra for a particular role or part in a script, screenplay, or teleplay.
Catalan (autonym: català) is a Western Romance language derived from Vulgar Latin and named after the medieval Principality of Catalonia, in northeastern modern Spain.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
CBC Television (also known as simply "CBC") is a Canadian English-language broadcast television network that is owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the national public broadcaster. The network began operations on September 6, 1952. Its French-language counterpart is Ici Radio-Canada Télé. Headquartered at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto, CBC Television is available throughout Canada on over-the-air television stations in urban centres and as a must-carry station on cable and satellite television. Almost all of the CBC's programming is produced in Canada. Although CBC Television is supported by public funding, commercial advertising revenue supplements the network, in contrast to CBC Radio and public broadcasters from several other countries, which are commercial-free.
Cenpro Televisión was a Colombian programadora that operated between 1969 and 2000.
Channel 13 (known by its current brand name eltrece) is an Argentine television network and the flagship station of the same network, located in the capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires.
A character (sometimes known as a fictional character) is a person or other being in a narrative (such as a novel, play, television series, film, or video game).
Chica vampiro (Vampire Girl) is a Colombian teen telenovela produced by RCN Television.
Chilevisión is the third oldest Chilean television network.
Chiquititas (literally translated as "Little Girls", known in English as Tiny Angels) is a children's musical Argentine telenovela, created and produced by Cris Morena.
Cisneros Media Distribution (abbreviated as CMD, formerly known as Venevision International) is an entertainment company that broadcasts Spanish content in the United States and in other locations around the globe.
A cliché or cliche is an expression, idea, or element of an artistic work which has become overused to the point of losing its original meaning or effect, even to the point of being trite or irritating, especially when at some earlier time it was considered meaningful or novel.
Closed captioning (CC) and subtitling are both processes of displaying text on a television, video screen, or other visual display to provide additional or interpretive information.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
Colombiana de Televisión (shortened as Coltevisión or CTV) is a Colombian programadora for Canal Uno and Caracol Television.
Comedy-drama, also known as dramedy (portmanteau of words drama and comedy), is a genre in film and television works in which plot elements are a combination of comedy and drama.
The Culture of Quebec emerged over the last few hundred years, resulting predominantly from the shared history of the French-speaking North Americans majority in Quebec.
Dame Chocolate (International Title:Sweet Secret) is an American Spanish-language telenovela, which was produced by the United States-based television network Telemundo and aired from March 5 until October 5, 2007.
Desire is an American telenovela which debuted at 8:00PM Eastern/7:00PM Central on September 5, 2006, on the American network MyNetworkTV, and ended on December 5.
Dolina Sunca was a Croatian soap opera that aired on Croatian Radiotelevision from 2009 to 2010.
Domingos Montagner Filho (26 February 1962 – 15 September 2016) was a Brazilian actor, playwright and entrepreneur.
Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play performed in a theatre, or on radio or television.
In reference to film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.
Dulce Enemiga (English title:Sweet Enemy) is a Venezuelan telenovela written by Valentina Párraga and produced by Venevisión in 1995.
Radio-Televisão Timor Leste (Radio Television East Timor in English) is the national radio and television broadcaster in East Timor.
Easter Island (Rapa Nui, Isla de Pascua) is a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle in Oceania.
Ecuador (Ikwadur), officially the Republic of Ecuador (República del Ecuador, which literally translates as "Republic of the Equator"; Ikwadur Ripuwlika), is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
Euskal Irrati Telebista (EiTB, Basque Radio-television) is the Basque Autonomous Community's public broadcast service.
El 0597 está ocupado ("0597 is busy") was a Colombian telenovela produced in 1959 by Producciones PUNCH.
El Señor de la Querencia (English: The Lord of the Farm) is a nighttime soap opera broadcast by Televisión Nacional de Chile.
El sol sale para todos is a 1986 Venezuelan telenovela written by César Miguel Rondón and aired on Venevisión.
Eliseo Verón (June 12, 1935 – April 15, 2014) was an Argentine sociologist, anthropologist and semiotician, and professor of communication sciences at Universidad de San Andrés.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Approximately 330 to 360 million people speak English as their first language.
An ensemble cast is made up of cast members in which multiple principal actors and performers are assigned roughly equal amounts of importance and screen time in a dramatic production.
An episode is a coherent narrative unit within a larger dramatic work, such as a film or television series.
Escrava Isaura (Slave Isaura) is a 1976 Brazilian telenovela produced by Rede Globo, originally broadcast between October 11, 1976 and February 5, 1977 at 6 p.m. (UTC-3).
Esperanza is a Filipino primetime television drama that was aired by ABS-CBN from February 17, 1997 to July 30, 1999 replacing the 4-year run Mara Clara.
Every Witch Way is an American telenovela-formatted teen sitcom that originally aired on Nickelodeon from January 1, 2014, to July 30, 2015.
Fantaserye or telefantasya is a genre of Philippine television programming which mixes soap opera, telenovela, fantasy, myth, magic and enchantment.
Fashion House is an American nighttime soap opera that aired at 9:00PM Eastern/8:00PM Central Monday through Saturday on MyNetworkTV stations.
Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? (translated as What is Fatmagül's fault?) is a Turkish television drama series produced by Ay Yapım and broadcast on Kanal D. The series is based on Vedat Türkali's scenario, Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne?, which was made into a film in 1986, Hülya Avşar as Fatmagül.
Arlette Pinheiro Esteves Torres ONM (born October 16, 1929) better known by her stage name Fernanda Montenegro, is a Brazilian stage, television and film actress.
María Ofelia Villenave Garza, known as Fernanda Villeli, (14 May 1921 – 1 February 2009) was a Mexican writer and activist, who was one of the major writers of telenovelas in Mexico.
A feuilleton (a diminutive of feuillet, the leaf of a book) was originally a kind of supplement attached to the political portion of French newspapers, consisting chiefly of non-political news and gossip, literature and art criticism, a chronicle of the latest fashions, and epigrams, charades and other literary trifles.
A flashback (sometimes called an analepsis) is an interjected scene that takes the narrative back in time from the current point in the story.
Floricienta (known in English as Cinderella) is an Argentine family friendly telenovela based on the Cinderella story.
Forevermore is a 2014 Philippine romantic drama television series directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina, starring Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano, together with an ensemble cast.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Fox Telecolombia S.A. is a major Colombian television production company in Spanish, founded in 1995 as the programadora Producciones Bernardo Romero Pereiro.
Franco-Ontarians (Franco-Ontariens or Franco-Ontariennes if female) are French Canadian or francophone residents of the Canadian province of Ontario.
Francoeur was a Canadian television series, first aired by TFO in 2003.
French Canadians (also referred to as Franco-Canadians or Canadiens; Canadien(ne)s français(es)) are an ethnic group who trace their ancestry to French colonists who settled in Canada from the 17th century onward.
GMA Network (Global Media Arts or simply GMA) is a major national commercial broadcast television and radio network in the Philippines.
A golden age is a period in a field of endeavor when great tasks were accomplished.
Grachi was a Spanish language American fantasy series produced by Nickelodeon created by Mariela Romero.
Graduados (The Graduates) is a 2012 Argentine telenovela which was broadcast by Telefe from March 12 to December 19.
High-concept is a type of artistic work that can be easily pitched with a succinctly stated premise.
Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.
Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender.
Hong Kong television drama refers to televised dramatic programming produced mainly by the territory's two free-to-air TV networks of Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) and Asia Television (ATV) until its license expired.
Human rights are moral principles or normsJames Nickel, with assistance from Thomas Pogge, M.B.E. Smith, and Leif Wenar, December 13, 2013, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy,, Retrieved August 14, 2014 that describe certain standards of human behaviour and are regularly protected as natural and legal rights in municipal and international law.
Ici Radio-Canada Télé (stylized as ICI Radio-Canada TēLē, and formerly known as Télévision de Radio-Canada) is a Canadian French-language broadcast television network that is owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (known in French as Société Radio-Canada), the national public broadcaster.
Ideas del Sur (Ideas from the South) is a production company founded by Marcelo Tinelli, host of the highest-rated show in Argentina: Videomatch.
Ina, Kapatid, Anak (Lit: Mother, Sibling, Child / English: Her Mother's Daughter) is a 2012 Philippine family drama television series directed by Don M. Cuaresma and Jojo A. Saguin, starring Kim Chiu and Maja Salvador, together with an ensemble cast.
The International Emmy Award for Best Telenovela is a category of the International Emmy Award which awards telenovelas produced and aired originally outside United States.
In the context of present celebrity culture, an Internet celebrity, blogebrity, cyberstar, online celebrity or Internet personality is someone who has become famous by means of the Internet.
Iorana, rapa nui word for (Hello) is a Chilean telenovela produced by TVN.
IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).
Islamic fundamentalism has been defined as a movement of Muslims who think back to earlier times and seek to return to the fundamentals of the religion and live similarly to how the prophet Muhammad and his companions lived.
Jane the Virgin is an American satirical romantic comedy drama developed by Jennie Snyder Urman, that debuted on The CW on October 13, 2014.
Jardel Filho (24 July 1928 – 19 February 1983) was a Brazilian film actor.
Jelena is the first Serbian telenovela ever shot.
Juana la Virgen (English: Jane the Virgin) is a 2002 Venezuelan telenovela written by Perla Farías and produced by RCTV.
Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay (Tagalog: So Long Have I Waited For You) is a Filipino soap opera, produced by ABS-CBN and Star Cinema.
Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) is the national public broadcaster of South Korea.
The Korean Wave (a neologism literally meaning "flow of Korea") is the increase in global popularity of South Korean culture since the 1990s.
Kung Mawawala Ka (International title: A World Without You /) is a Philippine television drama romance series broadcast by GMA Network.
La 1 (La Uno, The One), is the flagship television channel of Spanish public broadcaster Radiotelevisión Española (RTVE).
La famille Plouffe was a Canadian television drama, more specifically a téléroman, about a Quebec family that first aired in the French-language on Société Radio-Canada in 1953.
La mujer de Judas (English:The Wife of Judas) is a Venezuelan telenovela created by Martín Hahn for RCTV in 2002.
La Reina del Sur is a Spanish-language telenovela produced by the American television network Telemundo, in conjunction with the Antena 3 network and RTI Producciones.
La señora de Cárdenas is a Venezuelan telenovela written by José Ignacio Cabrujas and produced by RCTV in 1977.
La Virgen de las Siete Calles (Spanish for: "The Virgin of the Seven Streets") is a Bolivian telenovela adapted from a novel with the same name by Alfredo Flores.
La viuda joven (English title: The Young Widow), is a Venezuelan telenovela written by Martín Hahn and produced by Venevisión in 2011.
Laços de Sangue (lit. Blood Ties) is a Portuguese telenovela which broadcast on SIC from September 2010 to October 2011.
Larin izbor (Lara's Choice) is a Croatian telenovela created by Jelena Veljaca and written by Tomislav Hrpka.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Spanish, French and Portuguese are spoken; it is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America.
LGBT, or GLBT, is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
The following content contains the tentative list of the most watched television broadcasts around the world in selected countries, with the corresponding peak viewership (or ratings share) records, the corresponding year of such broadcast, and the mentioned media research organizations tallying nationwide viewership records.
List of telenovelas by country of origin.
This is a list representing time zones by country.
Los ricos también lloran ("The rich also cry") is a popular telenovela produced in Mexico in 1979, starring Verónica Castro, Rogelio Guerra and Rocío Banquells.
A love triangle (also called a romantic love triangle or a romance triangle or an eternal triangle) is usually a romantic relationship involving three people.
Maging Sino Ka Man (lit. Whoever You May Be) was a Filipino primetime drama series that premiered on ABS-CBN on October 9, 2006.
Malhação (Young Hearts in English) is a Brazilian soap-opera for the teenage audience.
Mara Clara is a Filipino television soap opera on ABS-CBN, which ran from August 17, 1992 to February 14, 1997.
María la del Barrio (Lit: Maria of the Slums/English title: Humble Maria) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Angelli Nesma Medina for Televisa in 1995.
María Mercedes is a Mexican telenovela produced by Valentín Pimstein for Televisa in 1992.
Maria Flordeluna is a Filipino primetime soap opera that aired on ABS-CBN and DZMM TeleRadyo in the Philippines and on The Filipino Channel worldwide.
Marimar is a Philippine television drama romance series broadcast by GMA Network.
Marimar is a Mexican telenovela created by Inés Rodena and produced by Valentín Pimstein and Verónica Pimstein for Televisa in 1994.
Marina is a Spanish-language telenovela that aired on United States-based television network Telemundo.
Martial law in the Philippines (Batas Militar sa Pilipinas) refers to several intermittent periods in Philippine history wherein the Philippine head of state (such as the President) places an area under the control of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and its predecessor bodies.
May Bukas Pa is a 2009 Philippine television drama series directed by Jerome Chavez Pobocan and Jojo A. Saguin.
Mega (stylized as MEGA, originally named Red Televisiva Megavisión) is a Chilean private television network headquartered in Santiago.
Meu Amor (My Love) is a Portuguese telenovela (soap opera) which aired from October 19, 2009 to October 23, 2010 on TVI.
The Mexican Drug War (also known as the Mexican War on Drugs) is an ongoing, low-intensity asymmetric war between the Mexican Government and various drug trafficking syndicates.
The Mexican Revolution (Revolución Mexicana) was a major armed struggle,, that radically transformed Mexican culture and government.
A miniseries (or mini-series, also known as a serial in the UK) is a television program that tells a story in a predetermined, limited number of episodes.
Morangos com Açúcar (lit. Strawberries with Sugar; distributed internationally as Sweet Strawberries) was a Portuguese teen drama.
Muñeca Brava (Wild doll) is an Argentine telenovela, produced by Telefe in 1998–1999.
Muhteşem Yüzyıl (The Magnificent Century) is a Turkish historical fiction television series.
Mula sa Puso (lit. From the Heart) is a Filipino primetime melodrama romance television series originally aired by ABS-CBN from March 10, 1997 to April 9, 1999 (the series ended for 2 years in its long-run).
Mundo de Juguete (Toy World) is a telenovela produced in Mexico by Televisa in 1974.
Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) is one of the leading South Korean television and radio network companies.
My Husband's Lover is a 2013 Philippine television drama romance series broadcast by GMA Network.
MyNetworkTV (unofficially abbreviated as MyTV, MyNet, MNT or MNTV), is an American television network/syndication service that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox, operated by its Fox Television Stations division, and distributed through the syndication structure of 20th Television.
The MyNetworkTV telenovelas were Fox Television's attempt to create a successful low-cost programming franchise by adapting Spanish-language telenovelas for U.S. viewers.
Najbolje godine (The best years) is the popular Croatian television drama series produced by Nova TV (Croatia).
NBCUniversal, Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate owned by Comcast, headquartered at Rockefeller Plaza's Comcast Building in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Ne daj se, Nina (Don't Give Up, Nina) is a Croatian and Serbian television series, and a re-made version of Colombian television series Yo soy Betty, la fea.
The original News Corporation or News Corp. was an American multinational mass media corporation headquartered in New York City.
Nickelodeon (often shortened to Nick) is an American basic cable and satellite television network launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children.
Nova TV is a Croatian commercial television network launched in November 2000.
A novel is a relatively long work of narrative fiction, normally in prose, which is typically published as a book.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.
The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.
Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) is a term often used to refer to Filipino migrant workers, people with Filipino citizenship who resides in another country for a limited period for employment.
Pampa Ilusión (Illusion of Pampa) is a Chilean telenovela produced by TVN.
Pangako Sa 'Yo (Lit: Promise to You / English: The Promise) is a primetime soap opera series produced and broadcast by the Philippine television network ABS-CBN.
Paraguay (Paraguái), officially the Republic of Paraguay (República del Paraguay; Tetã Paraguái), is a landlocked country in central South America, bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest.
Patito Feo (in English, Ugly Duckling) is a comedy TV series for kids and teens from Argentina, starring Laura Natalia Esquivel, Brenda Asnicar, Juan Darthes, Griselda Siciliani and Gastón Soffritti produced by Ideas del Sur for Canal 13.
Patriarchy is a social system in which males hold primary power and predominate in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of property.
The PBS NewsHour is an American daily evening television news program that is broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), airing seven nights a week on more than 350 of the public broadcaster's member stations.
Pecado de Amor (English title:Sin of Love) is a Venezuelan telenovela written by Mariela Romero and aired by Venevisión from 8 November 1995 to 21 January 1997, thus making it the longest running telenovela Venevisión has ever made.
Perro Amor (Dog Love) is a Spanish-language telenovela produced by the United States-based television network Telemundo that originally ran in the United States from January to July 2010.
Philippine television drama, also known as teleserye, Filipino telenovelas or P-drama, is a form of melodramatic serialized fiction in television in the Philippines.
Photo comics are a form of sequential storytelling that uses photographs rather than illustrations for the images, along with the usual comics conventions of narrative text and word balloons containing dialogue.
"Pod sretnom zvijezdom" (Under a lucky star) is a Croatian telenovela written by Diana Pečkaj Vuković.
Pol-ka Producciones is a television and film production company in Buenos Aires, Argentina, commonly referred to as Pol-ka.
Por estas calles (English: On These Streets) is a Venezuelan telenovela broadcast by Radio Caracas Televisión between 1992 and 1994.
Port Charles (commonly abbreviated as PC) is an American television soap opera which aired on ABC from June 1, 1997 to October 3, 2003.
A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.
The Premios TVyNovelas, are presented annually by Televisa and the magazine TVyNovelas to honor the best Mexican television productions, including telenovelas.
Producciones PUNCH was a Colombian programadora.
In Colombian broadcasting, a programadora (literally programmer) was a company that produced television programs, especially for the public-commercial Canal Uno (and, until 2003, Canal A/Segunda Cadena).
ProSieben (sieben is German for seven) is a commercial television station in Germany.
A protagonist In modern usage, a protagonist is the main character of any story (in any medium, including prose, poetry, film, opera and so on).
Prva or Prva srpska televizija (Прва српска телевизија, "First Serbian Television") is a Serbian commercial television network with national coverage.
Public broadcasting includes radio, television and other electronic media outlets whose primary mission is public service.
Quebec (Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.
Racism is the belief in the superiority of one race over another, which often results in discrimination and prejudice towards people based on their race or ethnicity.
Radio and Television of Portugal (Rádio e Televisão de Portugal) is the public service broadcasting organisation of Portugal.
A radionovela (also known as serial radiofónico or simply serial) is a type of radio drama first broadcast in Latin America in the early 20th century.
Ramadan (رمضان,;In Arabic phonology, it can be, depending on the region. also known as Ramazan, romanized as Ramzan, Ramadhan, or Ramathan) is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (Sawm) to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief.
RBD was a Latin pop group from Mexico that gained popularity from Televisa's soap opera Rebelde, and found international success from 2004 until their separation in 2009.
RCN Televisión (Radio Cadena Nacional) is a Colombian private television network.
Radio Caracas Televisión Internacional (RCTV Internacional) was a Venezuelan cable television network headquartered in the Caracas neighborhood of Quinta Crespo.
Rebelde Way is a Martín Fierro Award—nominated Argentine telenovela created and produced by Cris Morena.
RecordTV is a Brazilian free-to-air commercial television network established in September 27, 1953 by the businessman and media personality Paulo Machado de Carvalho.
Red ATB (Asociación Teledifusora Boliviana) is a television channel in Bolivia, belonging to Brisa Group, SA National Broadcasting System Boliviana SA and Akaishi Investments, who are responsible for the administration and maintenance of the channel.
Rede Bandeirantes (Bandeirantes Network), or simply Band, is a television network from Brazil, based in São Paulo.
Rede Globo (Globe Network), or simply Globo, is a Brazilian free-to-air television network, launched by media proprietor Roberto Marinho on 26 April 1965.
Rede Manchete (lit.: Headline Network; also known as TV Manchete or only Manchete) was a Brazilian television network that was founded in Rio de Janeiro on 5 June 1983 by the Ukrainian-Brazilian journalist and businessman Adolpho Bloch.
Rede Tupi (also known as TV Tupi or formally as Rádio Difusora São Paulo S.A.) was the first television network in South America.
Rosalinda, is a Mexican telenovela produced by Salvador Mejía Alejandre for Televisa in 1999.
R.T.I. Colombia, also known as Radio Televisión Interamericana (Inter-American Radio and Television), is a Colombian television production company and former programadora.
RTL Televizija is a Croatian commercial broadcaster with national availability that has been broadcasting since 30 April 2004.
RTV BK Telekom (Serbian Cyrillic: Радио Телевизија Браћа Карић Телеком) was a privately owned radio-television company based in Belgrade, Serbia.
Radio Television Pink (Радио-телевизија Пинк (РТВ Пинк)/Radio-televizija Pink (RTV Pink), also known as TV Pink or just Pink) is a popular, privately owned, national TV network in Serbia.
Ruža vjetrova (Wind rose), often abbreviated to RV, is a Croatian television soap opera.
Rubi is a 2010 Philippine romantic-drama television series and is an adaptation of Televisa's 2004 TV series of the same name created by Yolanda Vargas Dulché and directed by Erick C. Salud, Don M. Cuaresma, Manny Q. Palo and Darnel Joy R. Villaflor.
Sa Dulo ng Walang Hanggan is a Philippine primetime teleserye aired from March 26, 2001 to February 28, 2003 by ABS-CBN replacing Saan Ka Man Naroroon.
Sa Piling Mo (lit. With You) is a love story between both Judy Ann Santos and Piolo Pascual, which aired its pilot episode on February 27, 2006 and ends on August 25, 2006.
Saints & Sinners is a telenovela which premiered on March 14, 2007 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on the American television network MyNetworkTV.
Santa Cruz de la Sierra ('Holy Cross of the Mountain Range'), commonly known as Santa Cruz, is the largest city in Bolivia and the capital of the Santa Cruz department.
Sat.1 is a privately owned German television broadcasting station.
Satellite television is a service that delivers television programming to viewers by relaying it from a communications satellite orbiting the Earth directly to the viewer's location.
The São Francisco River or Rio São Francisco is a river in Brazil.
Scooby-Doo is an American animated franchise, comprising many animated television series produced from 1969 to the present day.
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (also known as Mystery Incorporated or Scooby-Doo! Mystery, Inc.) is an American animated mystery comedy-drama series; the series serves as the eleventh incarnation of the Scooby-Doo media franchise created by Hanna-Barbera, as well as the first that was not originally run on Saturday mornings.
Senda Prohibida (English title: Forbidden Path) is the first telenovela produced in Mexico.
Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS) is a national South Korean television and radio network company.
Serbia (Србија / Srbija),Pannonian Rusyn: Сербия; Szerbia; Albanian and Romanian: Serbia; Slovak and Czech: Srbsko,; Сърбия.
In television and radio programming, a serial has a continuing plot that unfolds in a sequential episode-by-episode fashion.
A series finale refers to the last installment of an episodic entertainment series, most often the final episode of a television series.
Sin tetas no hay paraíso (Without Tits There Is No Paradise) is a Colombian telenovela, produced and aired by Caracol TV.
Sinaloa, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Sinaloa (Estado Libre y Soberano de Sinaloa), is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, compose the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.
The Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão (SBT;; Brazilian Television System) is a Brazilian television network founded in August 19, 1981 by the businessman and television personality Silvio Santos.
A sitcom, short for "situation comedy", is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode.
A soap opera or soaper is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction presented in serial format on television, radio and in novels, featuring the lives of many characters and focusing on emotional relationships to the point of melodrama.
SIC – Sociedade Independente de Comunicação ("Independent Communication Company") is a Portuguese television network and media company, which runs several television channels.
Sol de Verão (The Summer Sun in English) is a Brazilian telenovela produced and broadcast by Rede Globo.
Sturm der Liebe (lit. "Storm of Love") is a German television soap opera created by Bea Schmidt for Das Erste.
Sua Vida Me Pertence (Portuguese for Your Life Belongs To Me) is a Brazilian pioneering television series known as the first telenovela produced in the country.
The supernatural (Medieval Latin: supernātūrālis: supra "above" + naturalis "natural", first used: 1520–1530 AD) is that which exists (or is claimed to exist), yet cannot be explained by laws of nature.
Surrogacy is a method or agreement whereby a woman agrees to carry a pregnancy for another person or persons, who will become the newborn child's parent(s) after birth.
In any given society, a taboo is an implicit prohibition or strong discouragement against something (usually against an utterance or behavior) based on a cultural feeling that it is either too repulsive or dangerous, or, perhaps, too sacred for ordinary people.
Taiwanese drama (commonly called TDrama or TWDrama by fans) refers to dramatic programming of television programming extended stories usually dramatizing relationships through the general range of ten to forty one-hour episodes.
Talia in the Kitchen is an American telenovela-formatted teen sitcom that premiered on Nickelodeon on July 6, 2015.
Tanairí is a 1985 telenovela produced in Puerto Rico with a plot regarding slavery on the island while under Spanish rule.
Tayong Dalawa (lit. The Two Of Us) is a Philippine primetime drama series broadcast on ABS-CBN and worldwide on TFC from January 19 to September 25, 2009.
A téléroman ("telenovel") is a genre of French-language drama television series in Canada, similar to a soap opera or a Spanish language telenovela.
Telecinco is a Spanish commercial television channel operated by Mediaset España Comunicación.
Telefe (Televisión Federal) is a television station located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Telemundo is an American Spanish-language terrestrial television network owned by Comcast through the NBCUniversal division NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.
Telemundo Studios, formerly known as Telemondo Television Studios, is a division of NBC Universal that develops original programming in Spanish.
Televen is a private Venezuelan national television network headquartered on the Caracas neighborhood of Horizonte. For this reason it is also called 'Canal de Horizonte'. Televen was inaugurated as the TELEVEN Corporation (Corporación TELEVEN, S.A) on July 10, 1988 by Omar Camero and.
TeleVideo Corporation was a U.S. company that achieved its peak of success in the early 1980s producing computer terminals.
Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. is a Mexican multimedia mass media company and the largest in Hispanic America and the Spanish-speaking world.
Televisão Independente (TVI) ("Independent Television") is Portugal's fourth terrestrial television channel, launched in 1993.
Televisión Nacional de Chile (TVN) is the Chilean public television broadcaster.
Television in Canada officially began with the sign-on of the nation's first television stations in Montreal and Toronto in 1952.
Television in Quebec is an essential part of the culture of Quebec, as well as the rest of French Canada.
Television in the Philippines was introduced in 1953.
Television is one of the major mass media of the United States.
TeVecine (styled as T.V. Cine in the early 1990s) is a Colombian programadora created in 1982, though it did not start operations as a programadora until 1987.
Télévision française de l'Ontario (TFO) is a Canadian publicly funded French language educational television channel and media organization serving the province of Ontario.
Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda (born 26 August 1971), known mononymously as Thalía, is a Mexican singer, songwriter, and actress, who is one of the most successful and influential Mexican singers worldwide.
Thapki Pyar Ki (Pat of love and support) is an Indian television drama series that premiered on Colors TV on 25 May 2015.
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.
The Legal Wife is a 2014 Philippine melodramatic family drama television series directed by Rory B. Quintos and Dado C. Lumibao, that served as a primetime comeback for Angel Locsin who had last starred in the fantasy drama television series Imortal in 2010, and the first television series for JC de Vera on ABS-CBN.
Tomiko (written: 富子, 都美子 トミ子 or トミコ in katakana) is a feminine Japanese given name.
Tropico is a telenovela produced and filmed entirely in the Dominican Republic by Venevisión International, Iguana Productions and Antena Latina.
Turkish, also referred to as Istanbul Turkish, is the most widely spoken of the Turkic languages, with around 10–15 million native speakers in Southeast Europe (mostly in East and Western Thrace) and 60–65 million native speakers in Western Asia (mostly in Anatolia).
TV Azteca, S.A.B. de C.V. is a Mexican multimedia conglomerate owned by Grupo Salinas.
TV3 is the primary television channel of Catalan public broadcaster Televisió de Catalunya, a subsidiary of the CCMA.
TVyNovelas is a Mexican magazine published by Editorial Televisa on a monthly basis.
UFA Serial Drama (founded as Grundy UFA or Grundy UFA Produktions GmbH) is a German production company and part of the Universum Film AG.
Ugly Betty is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Silvio Horta, which was originally broadcast on ABC between 2006 and 2010.
UNITEL (UNIVERSAL DE TELEVISIÓN) is a commercial Bolivian television network headquartered in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.
Univision is an American Spanish-language broadcast television network that is owned by Univision Communications.
Uruguay, officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay (República Oriental del Uruguay), is a sovereign state in the southeastern region of South America.
Valiente (International title: Brave) is a Philippine television drama series originally broadcast by ABS-CBN and GMA Network.
Velho Chico (English title: Old River) is a Brazilian telenovela (Internationally a Super Series) produced and broadcast by Rede Globo that premiered on 14 March 2016, replacing A Regra do Jogo and ended on 30 September 2016, being followed by A Lei do Amor.
Venevisión is one of Venezuela's largest television networks and a Venezuelan cable and terrestrial television network, which is owned and presided over by Gustavo Cisneros.
Corporación Venezolana de Televisión (Spanish for: Venezuelan Television Corporation) or VTV is a public television network based in Caracas, Venezuela, which can be seen throughout the country on channel eight.
Venezuelan Americans (venezolano-americanos or estadounidenses de origen venezolano) are Americans who trace their heritage, or part of their heritage, to the nation of Venezuela.
Verónica Castro (pronounced), full name Verónica Judith Sáenz Castro Alba (born 19 October 1952), is a Mexican actress and entertainer.
Verliebt in Berlin (German pun for In Love in/with Berlin; abbreviation: ViB) is a Golden Rose-winning German telenovela, starring Alexandra Neldel, along with Mathis Künzler, Tim Sander, and Laura Osswald.
Villa Quintana is a Philippine television drama romance series broadcast by GMA Network.
Violetta is an Argentine telenovela filmed in Buenos Aires, Argentina and developed by Disney Channel Latin America and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and production company Pol-ka, debuted in its country of origin, Latin America and Italy on May 14, 2012.
Vivendi SA is a French mass media conglomerate headquartered in Paris.
WAPA-TV, virtual channel 4 (UHF digital channel 27), is an independent television station licensed to San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Watch Over Me is an American television series that debuted on December 6, 2006 on MyNetworkTV.
A webnovela or foronovela is a phenomenon in Latin American and European countries like Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela among others.
Whichever Way the Ball Bounces (Kud puklo da puklo), also known in English as If It Kills Me, is a 1974 Croatian film directed by Rajko Grlić.
Wicked Wicked Games is a telenovela that debuted on December 6, 2006 on the American television network MyNetworkTV.
Wildflower is a 2017 Philippine revenge drama television series starring Maja Salvador, together with an ensemble cast.
Without Breasts There Is No Paradise was the working title of an NBC drama series produced by Universal Media Studios which was to be adapted from a 2006 Colombian telenovela called Sin tetas no hay paraíso.
WITS Academy is an American telenovela-formatted teen sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon from October 5, 2015 to October 30, 2015.
WKAQ-TV, virtual channel 2 (UHF digital channel 28), is a Telemundo owned-and-operated television station licensed to San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Women's empowerment is the process in which women expand and recreate what it is that they can be, do, and accomplish in a circumstance that they previously were denied.
The working class (also labouring class) are the people employed for wages, especially in manual-labour occupations and industrial work.
Yo Sé Que Mentía was a 1982 soap opera produced by Puerto Rico's WAPA-TV.
Yo soy Betty, la fea ("I am Betty, the Ugly one") is a telenovela filmed in Colombia, written by Fernando Gaitán and was produced from 25 October 1999 to 8 May 2001 by the Colombian network RCN (Radio Cadena Nacional).
"Zakon ljubavi" (literally, The law of love) is a Croatian telenovela, which began screening on 22 September 2008 on Nova TV.
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (Second German Television), usually shortened to ZDF, is a German public-service television broadcaster based in Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate.
Zlatni dvori (Golden Palace) is a Croatian telenovela produced by Nova TV.
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (stylized as 21st Century Fox) is an American multinational mass media corporation that is based in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.