LA PATRONA RANKS #1 ON ABN TV IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
La Patrona starring Aracely Arámbula, Jorge Luis Pila and Christian Bach continues captivating audiences around the world with its most recent success on ABN TV in the United Kingdom where, as the first telenovela acquired by the channel, it has become its #1 show.
“We are thrilled about the outstanding results of La Patrona on ABN TV. This is the first time the channel has aired a telenovela and this experience has led to great growth along with a permanent change in programming strategy for it. We are proud to have been part of this mutually beneficial experience,” shares Melissa Pillow, Sales Director for Europe, Telemundo Internacional.
Since its premiere, the powerful story of love, perseverance, revenge and justice has dominated the weekly Top 10 Shows List of this channel, which aims to be the broadcast platform for the three million plus African-Caribbeans in the UK and five million plus in Europe.
Produced by Telemundo and filmed by Argos Television, La Patrona which was recently nominated by the International Emmy Awards in the Non-English Language US Primetime category tells the story of Gabriela Suarez, the only woman in the San Pedro del Oro mine, whose life takes a turn after she falls for Alejandro Beltran, the eldest son of Antonia Guerra, the most powerful and feared woman of the town. The love that blossoms between them is tormented by ambition.
Gabriela is unjustly locked in a detention center where she is tortured and humiliated. Once she manages to escape, she is presumed dead. Years later she returns, transformed into Veronica Dantes, “The Boss”, who arrives determined to carry out her revenge against those who destroyed her life.