Telemundo announced the premiere of the series based on the true story of La Diva de la Banda, “Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio” on Tuesday, June 27 at 8 pm/7c. The series is the latest Telemundo bio-musical series and stars Angélica Celaya, Samadhi Zendejas and Gabriel Porras. Viewers can follow the story on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MariposaDeBarrioTLMD, on Instagram @MariposaDeBarrioTLMD and join the conversation via #MariposaDeBarrio on all platforms.
The highly-anticipated story follows superstar Jenni Rivera as she pursues her dream of fame; offering an autobiographical tale from her birth until her unexpected and tragic death. The series - based on her book “Inquebrantable” as well as on unpublished testimonies from her family, close friends and associates - explores her life as a daughter, mother, wife, lover and artist. Written by Rossana Negrin, “Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio,” is a story that highlights the most important events in Jenni Rivera’s life and serves as a source of inspiration, optimism and empowerment for the Hispanic community in the United States.
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