El Senor de los Cielos 1
The Colombian telenovela stars Rafael Amaya playing Mexican drug lord Humberto Zaira. Zaira was known for trafficking drugs through airports in the United States and Mexico as a pilot for an airline.The notorious drug cartel leader died while getting plastic surgery in order to change his appearance to avoid getting caught by police.It will premiere on Telemundo.
La Reina del Sur 2 2
The telenovela based off Mexican drug trafficker Teresa Mendoza is back again on your TVs. The famed drug lord was notorious for running a drug ring in southern Spain--and she was a kickass woman. The Telemundo novela is the most expensive one the studio has produced and will unfortunately not feature part one's Kate del Castillo as the protagonist. It is still unclear who will replace her--but it doesn't matter, don't miss it on Telemundo!
Reina Madre 3
This remake of Brazilian novela Fina Estampa will showcase the talents of Sonya Smith in a rags to riches story. Smith will play a mother who wins the lottery after struggling her whole life to support her family as a single mother. Finally upon coming onto money she must face the negative side of wealth as others envy her and to maintain her humble self. Don't miss it on Telemundo!
El Enemigo de Sandra 5
This Mexican telenovela, a remake of a 2007 Chilean soap opera about a woman rebelling to live in a macho society in the 1900s, stars Edith Gonzalez and Humberto Zurita. There hasn't been word if it's going to take place back then or in modern times. Look out for it on the Azteca channel in February.
Las Bandidas 6
This remake of the telenovela Las Amazonas is about a man who tries to marry off his daughters, but instead they rebel seeking happiness in other areas. The soap opera will star Marco Mendez and Ana Lucra Dominguez. Don't forget to catch it on the Televisa channel this year!
Notas de amor.com 7
If you're a Glee fan, then you'll love this soap opera. The telenovela, which stars Marcela Guirado and Cristobal Orellana, will cover topics of adolescence ranging from sex, love, sexuality struggles, and more. The Mexican novela will air on the Azteca channel later in 2013.
A la luz del Angel 8
Martha Higareda plays Antonieta Rivas Mercado, a journalist who made a tremendous change in Mexico. The reporter was most known for opening up Mexico to art and culture. The soap opera will be about her and her sister and the rivalry they develop in addition to getting caught in a love triangle. Catch it later in 2013 on Univision!