I Can't Stop Watching This Super-Intense Mexican Soap Opera Clip

This clip from the telenovela María la del Barrio is four minutes of extreme hysteria in which a teenage girl in a wheelchair gets kissed on the cheek, setting a woman off on a violent, murderous rampage. You don't need to know Spanish to understand that this lady is probably the best actress in the entire world. » 4/16/14 3:00pm 4/16/14 3:00pm

Chinese Officials Debate Why South Korea's Soap Operas Are Better

There's a lot going on in China, so it may come as a surprise that when the country's two highest governing boards met in Beijing last week, the hottest topic of discussion wasn't the recent terrorist attack that left 33 dead or the country's economy; it was a South Korean soap opera that's been sweeping the nation… » 3/08/14 6:40pm 3/08/14 6:40pm

Spanish-Language Soap Is Bloody Good Fun

Even if you don't speak Spanish, you'll understand the glare in the eyes of the women on controversial soap opera » 8/04/08 12:30pm 8/04/08 12:30pm . The series — a hit in Argentina, Colombia and Mexico — features a different story each week. Long-suffering, mild-mannered women are wronged by a man (husband, lover, father, john) and are transformed…