6 TV Globo Telenovelas Premiering In Spanish In 2018

Brazilian telenovelas have spectacular production values especially if you are talking about those made by TV Globo. The Portuguese-language network is premeiring various projects in the international market, now dubbed in Spanish for the public's enjoyment. In the U.S. these series air on Telemundo and UniMas and we hope they both pick up a good portion of the ones ready to air for our enjoyment. Find out more about the titles set to premiere this year below and tell us what you think!

"Querer Sin Limites" (Original Title "A Força Do Querer"): An ambitious woman who, for love, abandons Law School and ends up in the criminal world. A policewoman who dreams about becoming a MMA champion while fighting organized crime. A young dreamer torn between finding true love and her search for freedom. Written by International Emmy Award winner Gloria Perez, ‘Edge of Desire’ presents three strong-willed women that have one thing in common: the tenacity to fight for what they want.

"Viejo Río" (Original Title: "Velho Chico")International Emmy Award Nominee for Telenovela.  A story of the forbidden romance of Tereza and Santo, who fall in love and defy the hatred and rivalry that exist between their families for generations. A passion that not even time could obliterate, but that will have to face greed and the thirst for power at any cost.

"Qué Vida Buena" (Original Title: "Êta Mundo Bom") This telenovela tells the story of a naïve young man from the countryside who was abandoned as a newborn against the will of his mother, and who goes to the big city to look for her. There he will also have the chance to meet the love of his life once again. Candinho‘s optimism and good humor are his allies against life‘s difficulties, including the plots of two scoundrels that cross his path.

"La Trampa" (Original Title: "Pega Pega")In this romantic police comedy, after a luxury hotel is robbed by four of its employees, the lives of all people involved are turned upside down. With different motivations, they will do all they can not to be discovered, bringing all sorts of conflicts into the hotel. The confusion escalates when the detective trying to solve the case falls in love with one of the robbers, unaware he is one of them.

"Viva La Vida: Celebre La Diferencia" (Original Title: "Malhação - Viva a Diferença") An unexpected childbirth on the subway brings together five girls from very different worlds. When a shy girl in search of friends, a rich teenager with her own alternative style, a hacker from the other side of the tracks and a rebel artist get together to help a teenager mom-to-be, a strong friendship is born. Together they will start sharing experiences and facing all kinds of adolescence conflicts.

"Rock Story" (Original Title: "Rocky Story") Gui is a former rock star who struggles to reinvent himself in his professional and personal lives after another artist steals his fame and his wife. Imperfect, careless, but with a giant heart, he will be tested by fate while having the opportunity to change his life by finding out about a teenage son and facing a new and unexpected love affair. But in order to change his own story, he will have to make the right choices he did not make in the past.

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Armando Tinoco is an Orange County-based writer with a degree in Marketing from Cal. State Fullerton and a degree in Graphic Design from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. In addition to reporting for Latin Times and when he is not watching Brazilian and Mexican telenovelas or quoting lines from "Clueless" and "Friends" he is brushing up his skills in CSS and responsive website design. Some of his celebrity idols include Eiza Gonzalez, Paulina Rubio and Amanda Bynes.