Networks Look To Clean Up With Nighttime Soaps

Hollywood Heights

Targeting a growing demographic, executives are producing English-language versions of the hugely popular — and deliciously dramatic — Spanish-language telenovelas.Night after night, in households from Puebla to Pico Rivera, tens of millions of loyal viewers tune in to their Spanish-language telenovelas , gasping at the seductions and betrayals on tear-jerkers like "Abismo de Pasión" ("Abyss Of Passion").

Sections:  entertainment   
Topics:  127 hours   cable   james franco   nickelodeon   nighttime soap   soap opera   tv   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • TV star is latest to admit depression: Why it matters
    Seven years ago, on the set of the sci-fi show "Supernatural," star Jared Padalecki had an anxiety attack. More
  • Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol'
    Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. More
  • NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season
    Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in advance of its annual schedule announcement Sunday. More
  • Lucci, Trebek donate TV objects to Smithsonian
    The Smithsonian Institution is adding relics from soap operas and game shows to its national entertainment collection to tell the story of daytime television. More
BING NEWS:
  • Elder Care: Social networks and health, Part II
    An individual who experiences little mental and physical stimulation during the day may experience increased cognitive decline, and take frequent naps, which create a cycle of nighttime insomnia. The lack of opportunity or encouragement by others to ...
    01/12/2017 - 9:24 am | View Link
  • Single Image Dehazing via Multi-scale Convolutional Neural Networks
    Second, to learn the network, we develop a benchmark dataset consisting of hazy images and their transmission maps by synthesizing clean images and ground truth depth maps from the NYU Depth database [16]. Although the network is trained with the synthetic ...
    09/16/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Networks propose compulsory fees for all – to stop grid defections
    The main lobby group for electricity network operators in Australia is pushing for compulsory connection fees for all homes and businesses – even if they are not connected to the grid – and penalties for those who choose to disconnect, as part of a ...
    08/4/2015 - 2:17 pm | View Link
  • New TV Networks Scorecard: Eight Cable Channels to Watch in 2014
    The network also recently acquired the syndicated rights to "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Veronica Mars," which it will run in a nighttime "Women Empowerment" programming block, as Pivot put it. So far, one big sponsor on Pivot has been the job-search ...
    12/26/2013 - 1:54 am | View Link
  • Networks look to clean up with nighttime soaps
    Night after night, in households from Puebla to Pico Rivera, tens of millions of loyal viewers tune in to their Spanish-language telenovelas, gasping at the seductions and betrayals on tear-jerkers like "Abismo de Pasión" ("Abyss Of Passion"). Now network ...
    06/17/2012 - 8:23 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Electric Central Heating
    Storage heaters and other electric heating systems explained by Which?, including Economy 7, Economy 10, annual average electricity costs and the pros and cons.
    02/16/2017 - 1:03 pm | View Website
  • National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
    INCARCERATED VETERANS. In May 2007, the Bureau of Justice Statistics released a special report on incarcerated veterans. The following are highlights of the report ...
    02/16/2017 - 10:04 am | View Website
  • Cynopsis TV Awards 2016
    Order Awards. To order your complimentary honorable mention award or to purchase additional winners’ trophies, please contact: Jenn Ocampo jenn@cynopsis.com
    02/16/2017 - 6:44 am | View Website
  • 33 Easy Ideas for DIY Party Decor
    The experts at HGTV.com share simple and creative DIY party decor ideas for any occasion.
    02/15/2017 - 8:14 pm | View Website
  • Pediatric Dentist Warner Robins, Macon GA
    At Pediatric Dentistry of Central Georgia in Warner Robins and Macon, Ga, we provide a fun, relaxed, family atmosphere for children’s dental care.
    02/15/2017 - 8:39 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Entertainment News