The expectations that Telemundo had with “Blood Secrets” (“Yargı”, in its original language) They were not fulfilled: the Turkish soap opera has not captured the audience and as an emergency measure, the television network has pulled an ace up its sleeve: “Betty in NY”, a series that brought them much satisfaction in the past. But will it work in the middle of 2023?
Yes, the production starring the actress Elyfer Torres returns to save the prime time schedule of the television network, which was used to taking over that highly fought space.
WHAT WERE THE FIGURES REGISTERED BY “SECRETOS DE SANGRE”?
Although Telemundo did not disclose the reasons for this unexpected change, it is known that since May 23, 2023, the date of the premiere of “Family Secrets”, the turkish soap opera failed to connect with Hispanic viewers.
For example, on Tuesday, June 6, during its two-hour broadcast, it only got 664,000 viewers (P2+), a figure well below its competition from TelevisaUnivision, which broadcast at the same time. “Invincible Love” and “Women” with 1,432,000 viewers (P2+) and 1,006,000 viewers, respectively, according to Nielsen figures.
WHAT IS THE TIME CHANGE YOU MADE IN THE SPACE OF “SECRETOS DE SANGRE”?
When considering a flop in prime time, Telemundo decided to reduce the broadcast of the Ottoman novel from two to one hour; that is to say, from June 5 of 2023, one chapter is issued and not two.
By decreasing the time of “Yargi”now on the Hispanic channel you can see the remake of the successful Colombian telenovela again. “One of the most beloved characters returns to Telemundo. Relive the modern version of this unforgettable story. ‘Betty in New York’ it will make you vibrate with emotion because it is always fun to see it again ”they announced in a promotional video on June 1.
WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE OF “SECRETOS DE SANGRE” WITH THE INCORPORATION OF “BETTY EN NY”?
After the announced changes, Telemundo’s stellar programming was as follows from June 5.
- 9PM (Eastern Time): “Betty in New York”
- 10PM (Eastern Time): “Blood Secrets”
WHAT IS “BETTY IN NY” ABOUT?
“Betty in NY” revolves around Beatriz Aurora Rincón Lozano, a young Mexican woman living in New York.. She is very smart and he will fight to fulfill his dreams in a world full of prejudices in which the image is everything.
The protagonist will not have a good time at first, since she has been rejected for several months for the jobs she applied for, simply due to lack of physical attractiveness. This leads her to accept a job that is below her capabilities at the sophisticated fashion company V & M Fashion, where she is constantly mocked and humiliated.
But she will not be defeated and will show that she is very intelligent, something that will lead her to grow professionally, although in love she will not do very well.
In addition to Elyfer Torres, the actors who also appear are: Aarón Díaz, Sabrina Seara, Héctor Suárez Gomís, Sylvia Sáenz, among others.
“BETTY EN NY” MARKED THE CAREER AND LIFE OF ELYFER TORRES
Elyfer Torres, he main actress of “Betty in NY”, acknowledged that, thanks to the novel, her life changed completely, because in addition to showing her acting skillsher character prompted her to pursue her dreams and not be afraid to be herself.
“At first I went to all auditions with straight hair because that was what we normally saw on television, at least in Mexico or Latin America. So the first day I went on set with my curly hair they asked me, ‘What did you do to yourself?’ And I was like, ‘Oh, this is my hair, but don’t worry, we can straighten it. They said: ‘No! We love it'”he stated in an interview with Forbes.
HOW DID “BETTY IN NY” FAR AFTER THE FAILURE OF “BLOOD SECRETS”?
Not so good. The modern adaptation of “I am Ugly Betty” averaged only 519 thousand viewers (P2+) on Monday, June 5, on its return to TV, figure that the next day fellsince it was below half a million viewers (P2+). LEARN MORE HERE.
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“Betty in NY”, Telemundo’s last hope after the failure of the Turkish soap opera “Secretos de sangre”