Telemundo treats DStv and GOtv subscribers to pre-screening of ‘A Passion for Revenge’ in Lagos
Lovers of telenovelas on DStv and GOtv platforms were treated last weekend to a thrilling pre-screening of the breath-taking new telenovela ‘A Passion for Revenge’ that is set to premiere on Telemundo (DStv channel 118) and (GOtv channel 14) today, Monday 22nd February at 5pm.
General Manager Marketing, MultiChoice Nigeria, Martin Mabutho said he was excited about Telemundo choosing to do the pre-launch in Nigeria as it presents an opportunity for the existing subscribers to experience first-hand and interact with the premium content available on both DStv and GOtv. He lauded the partnership between NBC Universal International Networks and MultiChoice Africa saying he hopes to see such opportunities extended further to E! Entertainment Television and Studio Universal channel brands which are also part of the NBC Universal channel portfolio.
The first episode of the award winning telenovela was previewed by guests, who are referred to as ‘Passionistas’, in a cool and relaxed ambience. They also had a taste of Latin America with the popular social dance; salsa with female guests having free makeovers for a well-rounded experience.
The brand new telenovela ‘A Passion for Revenge’ features some of the biggest names in the telenovela industry such as Aarón Díaz (playing Arturo), Gonzalo García Vivanco (featuring as Flavio) and Ana Lorena Sánchez (featuring as Sophia) and revolves around the lives of the Gallardo brothers seeking revenge and justice against a man they suspect to be responsible for the death of their sister, Ignacio del Junco, the same man who also won their sister’s heart and got her pregnant.
Despite their suspicions, they soon find out that Ignacio is dead and they start to focus their revengeful efforts on the del Junco family and Ignacio’s widow, Cayetana Belmonte del Junco (Sonya Smith), a woman with a fatal wrath for anyone in her path. But things do not go as intended for the Gallardo brothers as they soon find themselves entrapped and bewitched by the beautiful del Junco sisters. When the intentions of the Gallardo brothers are realised, a war between the families erupts and an unparalleled series of dramatic events ensue.
Other telenovelas currently airing on the Telemundo channel, available on both DStv (Channel 118) and GOtv (Channel 14), include the recently launched Under the Same Sky, Husband for Hire, The Face of Destiny, Broken Angel, Fearless Heart and Elena’s Ghost.