Telenovelas, the Spanish-language (and Portuguese) soap operas that are so popular throughout Central and South American have found a home in the United States on the Univision Spanish-langauge broadcast network.
Univision has the fifth-largest audience for a broadcast network in the United States, and on a night that it’s carrying popular programming, it can often come in number four in the ratings.
Univision has a whole section of its Website devoted to telenovelas. Follow this link to see which ones are currently popular.
Here’s a clip from the six-month long serial Soy Tu Dueña that drew record-seting ratings for Univision: