NBCUniversal and Multichoice continue to pull out all the stops by showcasing the best telenovelas on the small screen
14th August 2014: For a year, Telemundo Africa on GOtv channel 13 has been gripping GOtv subscribers across the continent with its offering of high quality, first-run telenovelas featuring dramatic storylines, glamorous cast and exotic locations.
To mark the milestone, Telemundo launched a brand new telenovela titled Broken Angel, which features real life sweethearts and Telemundo favourites Carlos Ponce and Ximena Duque along with Gaby Espino and Aaron Diaz.
Broken Angel which is a 136 episodes, follows the story of a woman on a quest seeking revenge for the murder of her husband, as she falls in love with her accomplice.
Telemundo launched last year with four telenovelas, namely: Aurora, My Heart Beats for Lola (which became Telemundo’s most popular telenovela locally), Behind Closed Doors and Precious Rose. This year, Telemundo brought viewers more top rating telenovelas from the US including Labour of Love, The Queen of the South and Someone’s Watching.
Since the channel’s launch, a number of high profile Telemundo talent from as far afield as Mexico, Columbia and the US visited the African content including Angelica Celaya, Aylin Mujica, Catherine Siachoque, Rafael Amaya, David Chocarro, Jorge Luis Pila, Ana Layevska, Fabian Rios, Ximena Duque and Carlos Ponce.
Undoubtedly fans across Africa will continue to feel Telemundo’s passion for many months to come with great new telenovelas playing out on the small screen at the moment, like the gripping thriller Someone’s Watching, the eerie love story of Elena’s Ghost and the tale of two empowered female bodyguards in Fearless Heart. The last premiere of 2014 will be Where Is Elisa that launches in October.