This is a class blog run by Dr. Carolina Acosta-Alzuru and her students in the course "Telenovelas, Culture & Society" at the University of Georgia during Fall 2015
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Narco novelas: A lasting trend?
With the popularity of telenovelas de ruptura on the rise, narco novelas have proven a favorite amongst viewers—both international and domestic. However, the success of narco novelas, such as Telemundo's El Reina del Sur and Caracol's El Patron del Mal, begs the question of whether or not the sub genre will last the test of time.