DOÑA FLOR Y SUS DOS MARIDOS
- PRODUCER: EDUARDO MEZA
Monday, April 15th at 9:00 pm (E)
This TN is
a melodrama with hints of comedy which starts in the town of Tlaxcalixtlahuacaca. It’s the story of Flor (Ana
Serradilla), a woman whose dream was to be a professional dancer since a child.
She falls in love with Valentín Hernandez (Joaquín Ferreira) who is a “Robin
Hood” type swindler. He also happens to be rogue, seductive and has great
sensual appeal, but he has a former lover, Cassandra (Sol Madrigal), who will
try to make like miserable for Flor. Dr. Teodoro Hidalgo (Sergio Mur) is Flor’s childhood
friend. Before Flor moves to Mexico City to pursue her dream of being a dancer,
Teo asks Flor to marry him, but Flor turns him down; so he goes off to Spain to
study some type of specialty. Valentín, however, follows Flor to Mexico City.
Mexico City, Flor suffers a very bad injury and needs a costly operation. For
some reason, Flor and Valentín agree to marry in order to pay for the surgery
Flor needs. They end up loving each other very much and decide to go back to Tlaxcalixtlahuacaca where Valentín meets Octavio and
Samantha Mercader (Alejandro Calva and Mariluz Bermúdez) who own a casino.
Valentín continues his wayward deeds until he unexpectedly has a heart attack
and dies. Teo reappears to console Flor and they end up getting married. To
Flor’s surprise, Valentín has refused to stay in the netherworld and comes back
as a ghost to try to win back Flor. (Interesting concept…no transmigration of
souls into someone else’s body in this one!)
“LA REINA SOY YO” – PRODUCER: ROBERTO GÓMEZ FERNÁNDEZ
Tuesday, May 13th at 8 PM
Michelle Renaud, Mane de la Parra, Polo Morín, and Lambda García will star in
the Mexican version of the Colombian series "La Reina del Flow".
“La Reina Soy Yo” is a story immersed in the world of reggaeton. It
narrates the life of Yamelí (Michelle Renaud), a beautiful young woman with a great
talent for writing music. She falls in love with Charly Cruz who was a high
school friend, but also happens to be the nephew of and working for “Monchis”
who is a mafioso. Charly and his friend, Juanjo (Mane de la Parra), form a
group called “Soul and Bass” and recruit Yamelí since she has written some
songs. Yamelí finds out about Charly working for his uncle and confronts him;
so he decides to get rid of her and sets her up by planting some drugs on her…so
off to prison Yamelí goes. While in prison, Yamelí gives birth to a baby boy,
but is told that he died. Sixteen years later, Yamelí is assaulted and assumed
dead; so the DEA takes the opportunity to offer her a deal. Yamelí goes
undercover and assumes the name Lari Andrade; thus begins her plan to avenge
those who did her wrong.
Other cast members include: Brandon Peniche, and Arleth Terán.
🌟Gold Star to Steve who first brought this TN to our
RINGO: LA PELEA DE SU VIDA (THE
FIGHT OF HIS LIFE) – PRODUCER LAURA SUAREZ
Starts sometime in 2019
José Ron and Mariana Torres star in “Ringo.”
It’s the story of a boxer named Ringo (Jose Ron) who decides to retire after
the death of his brother. His wife, Gloria (Gabriella Carrillo) isn’t pleased
with his retirement; so she leaves him and hooks up with his main boxing rival,
El Turco (Alfredo Gatica). Ringo leads a humble life with his son, Santi, but everything
changes when Gloria returns to fight for custody of their son. Ringo resumes
his boxing career to prove that he can support his son and to win back the
championship. (Hints of The Champ and
Kramer vs. Kramer? Stock up on boxes of
Mariana Torres plays the character of “Julia” who is a young doctor whose
only goal is to help others. When her path crosses Ringo’s path, their
attraction is instantaneous and nothing is the same again.
Cesar Evora plays a supporting role as does Pierre Louis, Jorge Poza, Otto
Sirgo, Lus Edith Rojas and Arturo Carmona…among others.
EL ÚLTIMO DRAGÓN (THE LAST DRAGON) – PRODUCED BY W STUDIOS
AND LEMON STUDIOS
Starts in September, 2019
Dragón stars Sebastian Rulli, Renata
Notni and Irina Baeva. It’s a police/narco drama created by Arturo Pérez
Reverte who also wrote La Reina del Sur.
El Último Dragón takes place in several countries including the United
States, Japan and Mexico. It is the story of a young boy, Miguel Garza, whose
parents are murdered in Mexico; so his grandfather, who is a member of a
Sinaloan drug cartel, sends him off to live in Japan. Miguel receives a very good education in
Japan…thanks to the drug money. Twenty years later the handsome and very
educated young man (Sebastian Rulli) is living a simple life, not knowing that
his grandfather’s buddy, member of Japan's biggest mafia group, the Yakuza, is
preparing him to represent his family in his country…as heir of the family’s
series also features the performances of Cynthia Klitbo, Federico Ayos, Alfredo
Gatica, Sonia Franco, Sofía Castro, Juan Pablo Gil and Roberto Mateos…among
SILVIA PINA, FRENTE A TI – DIRECTED BY CARLA ESTRADA AND
Silvia Pinal, Frente a Ti, is
a 21-episode bioseries based on the life of the producer and actress, Silvia
Pinal, who is referred to by many as the last diva of Mexico. Itati Cantoral
stars as the titular (adult) actress in this recounting of Silvia’s life from
childhood to early 2000.
AMOR ETERNO - PRODUCER: AY YAPIM
Monday, July 8th at 7:00 pm (E)
Eterno is a Turkish drama
series that consists of 74 episodes. It tells the story of…
“Kemal (Burak Özçivit) is a young man who lives
in a working-class neighborhood in Istanbul. His father
Hüseyin (Orhan Güner) is a barber, and his mother Fehime is a housewife. He has
two siblings, an older brother, Tarik (Rüzgar Aksoy), who is jealous of Kemal,
and a younger sister called Zeynep (Hazal Filiz Küçükköse).
(Neslihan Atagül Doğulu) is a rich young woman, has a twin brother Ozan and
lives with her parents Vildan and Önder. Emir Kozcuoglu (Kaan Urgancloğlu) is
an arrogant businessman who holds a great love for Nihan.
business is slowly coming to an end. Vildan, unable to give up her rich life,
wants Nihan to marry Emir to save the family business, but Nihan refuses as she
dislikes Emir's arrogance and protectiveness of her. The first meeting between
Nihan and Kemal occurs on the bus, and a month later, Kemal saves Nihan's life
and from then on their friendship starts and slowly turns in to love. (cited
LA REINA DEL SUR 2 – COPRODUCED BY TELEMUNDO GLOBAL STUDIOS
Monday, April 22nd at 10:00 PM
Telemundo was shakin’ in their boots when they lost their ratings
dominance at the end of primetime to Univisión with the airing of Amar a Muerte; so they scrambled to
bring Reina del Sur2 in an attempt to
regain their spot at the top of the perch.
The season revolves around the infamous Teresa Mendoza eight years after
the events of the first season. In the first epsiodes, we learn that Teresa disappeared
from her former world when she entered the US Witness Protection Program and
now lives a tranquil life in Tuscany, Italy as María Dantes. Unfortunately, the
kidnapping of her daughter forces her to return to the world of drug
trafficking. She must confront her old enemies and the past she tried to leave
Reina del Sur 2 was filmed on location in EIGHT countries. Returning
with Kate del Castillo are Carmen Navarro, Alejandro Calva, Humberto Zurita and
Eduardo Velasquez. New members to the cast include Aito Luna, Jesus Castro and
Eduardo “Big Ed” Yañez as well as several multilingual actors such as Raoul
Bova, Mark Tacher, Patricia Reyes Spíndola, Eduardo Santamarina and even Eric
Oh and BTW, English Captions will be available!
UN POQUITO TUYO – PRODUCERS: AGUSTÍN RESTREPO
AND AURELIO VALCÁRCEL
Starts on May 13th at 8:00 PM
“Un poquito tuyo” stars Marjorie de Sousa and Jorge Salinas.
It is an Imagen Television production and is classified as a comedy.
Antonio Solano (Jorge Salinas) is an extremely successful family man who
comes from a humble family. He strives to give his family everything he could
not have in his youth. As it happens, Antonio’s generosity with his children Eduardo,
Javier, and Viviana (Thali García) backfires and they spend the money as if it
grows on trees. His wife, Catalina (Lorena Herrera), obsesses about staying
beautiful and spends his money on keeping herself young and voluptuous (through
surgeries). On the day of his birthday, Antonio’s eyes are opened wide when
none of his loved ones remembers to congratulate him, and to top it off, they
only appear to ask for more and more. That's when Antonio explodes and decides
to set limits (a little too late, dontcha think?) and tells them that they will
have to work to earn a living. His life changes with the arrival of Julieta (Marjorie
de Sousa) from whom he won’t be able to tear himself away from.
members include: Raúl Coronado, Daniel
Tovar, David Palacio, Alexa Martín, Eugenio Montessoro, Josh Gutiérrez, Camila Rojas, Christian de la Campa, David Caro Levy, Eva Cedeño, Nubia Martí, Solkin Ruz, Sergio Rogalto y Carlos Speitzer,
and the twins, Erick y Edmundo Velarde.
🌟Gold Star to Lucio who gave us the heads up on this TN!
JENNI RIVERA: MARIPOSA DE BARRIO – PRODUCED
BY TELEMUNDO STUDIOS AND JENNI RIVERA ENTERPRISES
Starts on April 15th at 1:00 PM
“Mariposa de Barrio” is an American biographical telenovela based
on the autobiography “Unbreakable: My
Story, My Way” authored by Jenni Rivera before her death and was
published posthumously in July 2013. It stars Angélica Celaya in the title
role. The inspiring tale revolves around Jenni’s path toward her dream of fame
and reveals her life as a daughter, mother, wife, lover, and artist.
🌟Gold Star to Alexander who gave us the heads up on this
PRESO NO. 1 – PRODUCED BY KESHET INTERNATIONAL
AND TELEMUNDO GLOBAL STUDIOS
Starts Wednesday, July
30th at 10:00 PM
Preso No. 1 is an
upcoming American political thriller television series based on an original
idea of Shira Hadad and Dror Mishani who
will also be executive producers.
Humberto Zurita, Mark Tacher, and Kika Edgar (Bebeita) will
migrate over to Preso no1. to join Erik Hayser, Arturo Peniche, Alejandra
Ambrosi, Mariana Seoane, Alejandro de la Madrid y Angélica Celaya.
Carmelo Alvarado (Erik Hayser) was born in a rural family in
the north of the country. Amancio Alvarado, Carmelo's father, came from a
humble family in the state of Chiapas. When Amancio’s mother dies, he goes on
his search, not knowing that he would be in the middle of the Zapatista
Conflict, in which he would die. Carmelo sees his father’s picture in a
newspaper and decides to go look for his body. He was then 20 years old and
never found his father. Years
later, thanks to his charisma and intelligence, Carmelo
becomes the president of Mexico. He is then accused and imprisoned unjustly for
a millionaire fraud he did not commit, causing a scandal in the country.
However, Carmelo will fight against the corrupt system behind the fraud scheme
to clear his name for the honor of his country and his family.
References: Wikipedia and https://peopleenespanol.com/telenovelas/fecha-final-la-reina-del-sur-2/
🌟Gold Star to deb who gave us the heads up on this TN!
HOY VOY A CAMBIAR– PRODUCED BY SANTIAGO AND RUBÉN GALINDO
April 24nd at 11:00 PM
Hoy Voy a Cambiar is a bioseries based on the life of Mexican
singer and actress Lupita D’Alessio. Mariana Torres plays the role of a young
Lupita while Gabriela Roel takes on the role of Lupita as an adult. The story
is narrated by Lupita who tells the story of her rise to fame, her romances,
tragedies, and experiences with drug and physical abuse. The bioseries won in
the category of “Best Series” at the 2018 TVyNovelas Awards.
🌟Gold Star to Alexander who gave us the heads up on this TN!
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