Friday, May 11, 2012

Univision Unveils Two New Telenovelas & Three Webnovelas

Univision has unveiled its slate of new shows for the 2012-2013 season. We Love Soaps will be at the upfronts next week with the latest updates. Check out the latest on the telenovelas and webnovelas below:



Univision novelas guarantee to captivate audiences once again, with the most engaging stories, the most beloved stars, and the most sought-after directors and producers within in the Hispanic community.

AMOR BRAVIO (When the Heart Commands) – A love story about resentment and revenge, Camila, a veterinarian, loses her fiancĂ© and takes refuge working on her uncle’s cattle farm. There she meets Daniel, an idealistic Chilean man who is unjustly accused of something he didn’t do and he believes that Camila’s family is responsible for his misfortune. Daniel travels to Mexico and will stop at nothing until his name is cleared. When he meets Camilla it all changes. To find true love they’ll each be forced to face their fears and their past. Featuring crossover heartthrob Christian de la Fuente and novela stars Siliva Navarro, Cesar Evora, Rene Strickler, Leticia Calderon. (Monday- Friday, Primetime – Televisa)

POR ELLA SOY EVA (For Her, I’m Eva) – A contemporary romantic comedy with a twist, Elena, a successful single mom falls in love with a macho man named Juan Carlos, but when he tricks her to win a business deal her heart turns cold towards him. To win her back he’ll do anything. And so, he is forced to swallow his pride and machismo, by transforming himself. He finds himself involved in a series of situations that force him to live in the heels of a woman named Eva. Featuring novela superstars Lucero and Jaime Camil, this novela is sure to be a comedy hit. (Monday- Friday, Primetime – Televisa)


Webnovelas – For the first time in the digital space, Televisa and Univision Studios are coming together to co-produce a webnovela targeted at U.S. Hispanics to begin production later this fall. Univision Studios is also working with crossover television and motion picture sensation Kate del Castillo, who will not only star in but also make her directorial debut with two premiere webnovelas. The first is based on her best-selling book entitled “Tuya” (“Yours”). The second will showcase her terrific sense of humor in an all-new original romantic comedy. All three webnovelas will be produced exclusively for UVideos and offer tremendous brand integration opportunities for advertisers.

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