Telenovelas are one of the most popular forms of entertainment in Latin America. Their cast of characters range from evil villains to hopeless romantics and everything in between. If there was a telenovela about your life, find out what type of character you’d be!
In Destiny of Desire, playwright Karen Zacarías brings the beloved Latin American art form of the telenovela to the stage. And while the telenovela is the leading form of entertainment in Latin America, it's also had an influence on some primetime television shows here in the United States. If you're looking to get a taste of telenovelas, here are some American television shows that take that style as their inspiration.