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Univision's 'Soy Tu Dueña' Ranks As Top Novela In U.S.

Drawing the most viewers since its premiere, the Dec. 27 finale of Univision's Soy Tu Dueña (Women of Steel) helped make the series the most-watched Spanish-language novela in U.S. history.
The Soy Tu Dueña concluder averaged 7.3 million viewers, according to Nielsen data, reaching 9.4 million who watched some or all of the show. Since its debut in June, Univision officials said the series, featuring popular actress/singer Lucero (Valentina), Fernando Colunga (Jose Miguel) and antagonist Gabriela Spanic (Ivana), averaged 5.4 million viewers, the most ever for the format in the States.
The finale on Monday night also played big among persons 18 to 49, averaging 4 million watchers with the demo group coveted most by Madison Avenue. The show also garnered 2.1 persons 18 to 34 and 2.5 million persons 12 to 34.
"We are extremely proud of the success of ‘Soy Tu Dueña' and the historic imprint it has left in the television industry in the U.S.," said Luis Fernández, president of Entertainment for Univision Network and of Univision Studios, in a statement. "This is a great example of the ongoing popularity of the novela genre among U.S. viewers of all ages and the power and reach of Univision's primetime lineup."