Time to Tune In Telenovelas

Sternberg, Scott
May 2006
Multichannel News;5/1/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 18, p25
Comments on the inability of the television broadcasting industry in the U.S. to adopt telenovelas. Cost effectiveness of telenovelas; Popularity of television dramas which are reflected in the success of the television shows "Breaking Bonaduce" and "Growing Up Gotti"; Advantages of telenovelas for television networks.


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