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  • n. Plural form of telenovela.

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Examples

  • In the world of soap operas, Latin American telenovelas are the most popular, with an audience of more than two billion people worldwide.

    As The World Turns

  • And despite the long reign of "The Bold and the Beautiful," Latin American telenovelas now attract larger audiences around the world than US soap operas.

    Nathan Gardels and Mike Medavoy: Hearts and Minds vs. Shock and Awe at the Oscars

  • "Drawing on influences ranging from Latin American telenovelas to classic Hollywood weepies and on an iconography of female endurance that includes Anna Magnani and Joan Crawford, Mr Almodóvar has made yet another picture that moves beyond camp into a realm of wise, luxuriant humanism," writes AO Scott in the New York Times.

    GreenCine Daily: Essay. Almodóvar.

  • Another perspective to telenovelas is that they are enjoyed by many, if not all viewers, regardless of race, or blend of races, for that matter.

    Racism And Business In Mexico 2

  • - ABC seems to be first out of the gate in the race to adapt popular Latin American telenovelas into English-language primetime soaps.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • Univision said Tuesday that it hopes to roll out the first new channel, built around soapy dramas called telenovelas, and tentatively dubbed UniNovelas, as early as this year's third quarter.

    Univision to Add Two New Channels

  • WSJ: The first of your new channels—one for serialized dramas called telenovelas—was originally slated to launch this quarter.

    Univision Plans to Expand to Compete in a Tough Market

  • The same thinking prompted Univision's decision in recent weeks to start making English subtitles available for its popular soap operas known as telenovelas.

    Disney's ABC, Univision Mull News-Channel Launch

  • Latin American telenovelas currently attract an audience estimated by Foreign Policy magazine at 2 billion and climbing.

    The Emerging Markets Century

  • "Drawing on influences ranging from Latin American telenovelas to classic Hollywood weepies and on an iconography of female endurance that includes,

    GreenCine Daily

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