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A telenovela ( or ; , ) is a limited-run serial dramatic programming popular in Latin AmericanPortugueseFilipinoSpaniard, and North American (Spanish language network) television programming. The word combines tele, short for televisión or televisão (Spanish and Portuguese words for television), and novela, a Spanish and Portuguese word for "novel". Telenovelas are a distinct genre different from soap operas, for telenovelas have an ending and come to an end after a long run (generally less than one year). The telenovela combines drama with the 19th century feuilleton, and naturally evolved from the Latin American radionovela, as Blanca de Lizaur determined. The medium has been used repeatedly by authorities to transmit sociocultural messages, by incorporating them into storylines, which has decreased their credibility and audiences on the long run. Recent telenovelas have evolved in the structure of their plots and in the themes they address. Couples who kiss each other in the first minutes of the first episode sometimes stay together for many episodes before the scriptwriter splits them up. Moreover, previously taboo themes like urban violence, racism, and homosexuality now appear in the newest telenovelas. Due to the assumed similarities between the telenovela and the American soap opera, the telenovela format may be erroneously referred to as a "Spanish soap opera" in the United States. While most English language soap operas can continue indefinitely, almost all telenovelas run for a predetermined duration. They are usually shown five or six days a week and run for an average of 120 episodes.

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Telenovela is het Spaanse en Portugese woord voor soapserie. Telenovela's worden vooral in Latijns-Amerika, maar ook in de Verenigde Staten geproduceerd. De grootste producenten van Telenovela's zijn Mexico en Brazilië. Ze zijn immens populair in Latijns-Amerika, Spanje, Portugal en in de Spaanstalige gemeenschap in de Verenigde Staten. Echter ook daarbuiten begint de populariteit van telenovela's te stijgen. Zo zijn ze te zien in Rusland, diverse landen in Oost-EuropaFrankrijkMaleisiëSingaporeChina en op de Filipijnen.

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Una telenovela es un género televisivo producido originalmente en varios países de América Latina, cuya principal característica es contar desde una perspectiva básica melodramática una historia de amor a lo largo de varias decenas de capítulos (usualmente más de 100) y que casi siempre tiene un final.

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Die Telenovela (spanisch telenovela [], Fernsehroman, in brasilianischem Portugiesisch Novela) ist eine spezielle Form der Fernsehserie, welche aus Lateinamerika stammt. Seit den 1980er Jahren sind Telenovelas auch in anderen Regionen der Welt bekannt – vor allem in Osteuropa, auf dem Balkan, in NordafrikaChina und den USA.

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Les telenovelas (ou novelas) sont les feuilletons quotidiens de soirée des pays hispanophones et lusophones.

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