Inside The Last TV Network Where Soap Operas Still Make Money (Lots Of It)

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Soap operas may be a dying institution across most of the television dial — but on Univision, they’re a thriving, reliable ratings boon.

The network’s primetime melodrama offerings consistently outperform English-speaking networks.

What’s more, they often do so within the 18-34 demographic — which is pretty nuts, considering most of us associate the term “soap opera” with dozing grannies.

So how do they do it? With gorgeous actors, a heavyhitting lineup and the occasional winking guest stars.

Lakers forward Pau Gasol guest-starred on the finale of that show.

Now check out the rappers who made it in the movies.

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