Telenovela fans get ready for award-winning series filled with love, heartache, drama, vengeance and intrigue!
From 20 April Fox Life (DStv 126) will have a three-hour slot from Monday to Friday from 15:50 – 19:10 that will be dedicated to screening back-to-back series.
These will be repeated in the evenings from 21:25 – 00:45, weekend viewers will be able to enjoy omnibuses with the past week's episodes on Saturdays from 06:00 – 18:30 and 20:00 – 00:00, and on Sundays from 06:00 – 18:30, and 20:45 – 00:55.
MORE ABOUT THE TELENOVELAS
1. Along Came Love (15:50)
It follows the beautiful Luciana who, after being deported, returns to the USA to reunite with the only family she has left: her mother and brother. After arriving at the vineyard where both have worked for many years, she meets David, the landowner and finds something unexpected: love.
(A LOVE TRIANGLE? Raúl Coronado, Irina Baeva and Gabriel Soto in Along Came Love. Photo supplied: Fox Life)
2. Secrets of the Hotel (16:40)
A young man of humble origins travels to the Gran Hotel on outskirts of the San Cristóbal Tlaxico village to visit his sister Cristina who works as the floor supervisor. There, Julio discovers that more than a month after being dismissed for allegedly stealing from the hotel, she has disappeared from everyone's memory. He decides to stay on as a waiter to investigate her disappearance but does not expect the love, mystery, death and betrayal that follow.
(JULIO WANTS ANSWERS: Irene Azuela and Erick Elias in Secrets at the Hotel. Photo supplied: Fox Life)
3. Shadows from the Past (17:30)
Two rival families living in the village of Santa Lucía, the Mendozas and the Alococers, are involved in a whirlwind of passion, pain, and revenge. Severiano Mendoza and Candela Santana are a rich and powerful couple who live at the ranch, "Las Ánimas", along with their young son, Cristóbal. Roberta and Raymundo Alcocer have a daughter named Alonza. However, they do not enjoy the same luxuries as the Mendoza family, which causes frustration and resentment in Roberta as nothing is enough to fill the inferiority complex that follows her like a shadow.
(THE POWERFUL MATRIARCH: Alejandra Barros in Shadows of the Past. Photo supplied: Fox Life)
4. Road to Destiny (18:20)
Luisa Fernanda Pérez, a beautiful, 18-year-old student, has two passions: mastering the violin and gardening, a skill she inherited from her father, Pedro, the former groundskeeper of the wealthy Altamirano family's estate. A chance encounter with destiny alters her life when she is injured in a car accident caused by Luis (her biological father), a playboy lawyer. In the process, Luisa falls for his stepson, Carlos, the attractive, young doctor who treats her in hospital.
(A FORBIDDEN LOVE: Paulina Goto and Horacio Pancheri in Road to Destiny.Photo supplied: Fox Life)
SAVE THE DATE
The Candidate joins the schedule in August. Like many women, Regina struggles every day for the welfare of her family, having to cope with a strained relationship with her husband and a rebellious teenage son. However, in her case, everything is in sight, because she is the wife of the Head of Government of the city and, as if that were not enough, an honourable senator, who always tries to do what is best for her fellow men. In the world of politics, a world where men build power at any cost is Regina, who strives to improve the reality of people and impose ideals over power.
(Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht. Source supplied/FOX Life)