Telemundo’s Protagonistas de Novela is “must-see TV for Hispanics.”

Telemundo’s Protagonistas de Novela is “must-see TV for Hispanics.”
Telemundo’s first reality TV show, Protagonistas de Novela (Soap Stars) follows 12 men and women actors living in a house filled with cameras; the audience can follow along online and, along with judges, gets to help vote out one person. The winner gets “a starring role in a coming soap,” according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The paper says the program is “the hottest Latino-oriented show on the air, must-see TV for Hispanics who get together every night to watch.”

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Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.

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about the writer

Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.