Networks Look To Clean Up With Nighttime Soaps

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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").

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