VIA's new Afrikaans-dubbed Mexican novela Die Presidentsvrou (The First Lady) premiered on Tuesday, 1 September at 15h00, with a rebroadcast at 23h00 for night owls.
For the lowdown on what it's about, you'll find the details here>> New on TV today: Tuesday 1 September
(the second show featured).
These are the first teasers... we'll update when more are available:
Tuesday 1 September 2020
Presidential candidate Leonardo Santander suffers an attempt on his life in front of his wife Paloma and thousands of his followers. The story moves to the past, showing how Paloma has always wanted power, no matter what it costs.
Wednesday 2 September 2020
Paloma’s attention is drawn to another man, Mariano. Aníbal is another victim of her irresponsible actions and has to pose as her boyfriend. Mariano falls in love with the future first lady.
Thursday 3 September 2020
Mariano asks Aníbal if there is anything between him and Paloma. Estrella and her children’s father are forced to spend a few days together even though she finds it difficult to forgive him.
Ana Milena asks Leonardo to make time for them to see each other for one night.
Friday 4 September 2020
Paloma and Mariano argue because she is so ambitious. Aníbal and Leonardo get into an argument over an indecent proposal that the theatre boss intends to make to her.
Cristina, Leonardo’s daughter, cannot hide her feelings for Mariano.
Monday 7 September 2020
Mariano throws Paloma out of his house. Federico and Luciana argue because she wants him to leave his wife. Estrella tells her ex-husband that Paloma pretended not to know her.
Ana Milena announces that she wants to resume her studies.
Tuesday 8 September 2020
Paloma flees from Aníbal’s theatre so that her mother won’t find her and Adolfo tries to stop her. Ana Milena tells her children she has decided to study again.
She makes a decision that she will later regret: she hires Paloma as her assistant.
Wednesday 9 September 2020
Paloma enjoys her first day at Santander’s home. Aníbal and Mariano argue because of Paloma. Amaury, Paloma’s boyfriend, goes to Bogota to look for his loved one.
Paloma can’t believe that she is in Santander’s house after such a short period of time.
Thursday 10 September 2020
Sandra is furious with Paloma for spoiling her surprise for Diego. Cristina goes to Mariano’s house and the inevitable happens. Angel and Amaury go to José’s house, not suspecting that the man is his father.
Friday 11 September 2020
Paloma cries when she sees Leonardo’s important friends getting wet because of her. Her attitude puzzles Amaury, who can’t believe she is hiding. Estrella goes to Santander’s house to look for her daughter.
Monday 14 September 2020
Angel flirts with Jacqueline while José is drunk. Paloma tells her mother that she wants to meet her father. Paula is upset that her husband Federico does not want a baby. Paloma lies to Amaury about the money he lent her.
Tuesday 15 September 2020
Federico is pleased that Estrella and Angel are returning to their hometown and invites them to a show at Aníbal’s theatre. Paloma goes to the Santander residence and is surprised to see Mariano and Cristina are together. Luciana allows Angel to spend the night in her bed.
Wednesday 16 September 2020
Luciana tells Federico she’s tired of being his lover. Leonardo is no longer bothered by Paloma’s obstinance. Paula still wants to have a baby with Federico. Angel, just to be by her side, tells Luciana he is gay.
Thursday 17 September 2020
Estrella reveals that her youngest child is adopted. Paloma manages to be with Mariano again. Paula fails to fall pregnant again. Angel has befriended Luciana and tries to find him a boyfriend. It is Ana Milena’s first day at university.
Friday 18 September 2020
José goes to Estrella’s restaurant and demands to see his children. It is now clear that Leonardo Santander and Ana Milena’s marriage is in trouble. Mariano admits that Paloma is not his cousin; she lied about this.
Monday 21 September 2020
Ana Milena attends a party with some of her classmates. At precisely the same time, Paloma accompanies Leonardo to a meeting with important people. José cries for abandoning Estrella and their children.
Tuesday 22 September 2020
Luciana reproaches Federico for not leaving his wife. Leonardo argues with Mariano and throws him out of the house. Diego and Sandra revel in their relationship. Ana Milena and Leonardo’s marriage deteriorates because she has returned to university.
Wednesday 23 September 2020
Paloma tells a journalist about the love triangle between her, Mariano and Cristina. Ana Milena investigates Paloma’s origins. Angel does not know how long he can hide the fact that he is not gay. Estrella’s restaurant is launched.
Thursday 24 September 2020
In response to Ana Milena’s absence – she has returned to university – Leonardo decides to take Paloma with him on his presidential election campaign. On Paloma’s orders, a paparazzo follows Mariano and Ana Milena’s every move.
Friday 25 September 2020
Federico asks Paula for a divorce. Paloma sees that her dreams are coming true sooner than she planned. Juanita says she knows who Mariano’s lover is. Ana Milena takes documents to Estrella proving that Paloma is her daughter.
Monday 28 September 2020
Ana Milena goes to the airport to get rid of Paloma. A well-known politician who will eventually win Estrella’s heart comes to her restaurant. A photographer takes a photo that will finally ruin Santander’s marriage.
Tuesday 29 September 2020
Ana Milena and Mariano are in a hotel and are still being followed by the paparazzo. Leonardo is furious when he finds out that his wife is traveling with Mariano. Cristina and Diego Santander are bewildered by their mother’s new attitude.
Wednesday 30 September 2020
Federico wakes up in Paula’s house and she says she wants a man she doesn’t have to share. Ana Milena’s children wonder about their father’s loyalty to their mother. Mariano appears in the media and denies he is having an affair with the presidential candidate’s wife.
Premiere episodes of Die Presidentsvrou air on VIA from Mondays to Fridays at 15h00.