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TV Shows & Series: Best TV Shows/Series in Portuguese(Português)

Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a western Romance language of the Indo-European language family, originating in the Iberian Peninsula of Europe. It is an official language of Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau and São Tomé and Príncipe, while having co-official language status in East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, and Macau. A Portuguese-speaking person or nation is referred to as "Lusophone" (lusófono). As the result of expansion during colonial times, a cultural presence of Portuguese speakers is also found around the world. Portuguese is part of the Ibero-Romance group that evolved from several dialects of Vulgar Latin in the medieval Kingdom of Galicia and the County of Portugal, and has kept some Celtic phonology in its lexicon. With approximately 250 million native speakers and 24 million L2 (second language) speakers, Portuguese has approximately 274 million total speakers. It is usually listed as the sixth-most spoken language, the third-most spoken European language in the world in terms of native speakers and the second most spoken Romance language in the world, surpassed only by Spanish. Being the most widely spoken language in South America and all of the Southern Hemisphere, it is also the second-most spoken ... ()

Portuguese is spoken in Brazil and Portugal and 1,165 TV shows/series (between 1942 and 2022) with this language have been recorded so far. Most of these TV shows/series were shot in Brazil (810). Popular genres for Portuguese TV shows/series are Drama (445), Comedy (282) and Soap / Telenovela (244). Travessia (2022-), Mar do Sertão (2022-), Cara e Coragem (2022-), Big Brother (2000-) and For You (2022-) are among the best known & most successful Portuguese TV shows/series.

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Cara e Coragem(2022-)

2.8/5 (with 9 votes)

- No description / details available yet. -


1h per episode | Soap / Telenovela, Drama
2.5/5 (with 3 votes)

- No description / details available yet. -

Mar do Sertão(2022-)

36min per episode | Soap / Telenovela, Drama
2.2/5 (with 8 votes)

- No description / details available yet. -

Big Brother(2000-)

1h per episode | Reality-TV
1.2/5 (with 9 votes)

Portuguese version of the reality competition which follows a group of HouseGuests living together 24 hours a day in the "Big Brother" house, isolated from the outside world but under constant surveillance with no privacy.

For You(2022-)

49min per episode | Comedy, Drama
2.5/5 (with 6 votes)

In the parish of Rio Meandro, two villages are at war over the construction of a dam that will submerge one of them: either Aldeia Velha or Aldeia Nova.

Lua de Mel(2022-)

50min per episode | Soap / Telenovela, Comedy, Drama
1.0/5 (with 1 vote)

- No description / details available yet. -

Young Hearts(1995-2020)

30min per episode | Soap / Telenovela
2.7/5 (with 8 votes)

Malhação is a Brazilian television series for the teenage audience. The soap started in 1995, and was set in a fictional Gym Club called Malhação on Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro. Through the years the location varied slightly. Although the name of the soap remains the same, it is now set in the Múltipla Escolha High School.


3min per episode | Comedy
3.7/5 (with 7 votes)

A series of short comedy films.

The Forgotten Valley(2022-)

45min per episode | Mystery, Drama
3.5/5 (with 4 votes)

A group of youngsters get lost while hiking in the woods and are suddenly attacked. Wounded and with one of them have being captured, they find shelter in an eerie village shrouded in an eternal mist, a place from where no one can escape.

Brazil Avenue(2012)

1h per episode | Drama, Mystery, Soap / Telenovela, Crime
4.0/5 (with 555 votes)

Brazil Avenue is a dynamic, lifelike, and modern telenovela that reveals how unrelenting ambition and inflicted cruelty can change a young girl’s destiny and lead her to seek revenge.

La bandida(2019-2020)

5.0/5 (with 1 vote)

- No description / details available yet. -

The Clone(2001-2002)

4.1/5 (with 151 votes)

Human cloning. The Islamic world. Two young people, two different cultures, two different beliefs. An impossible love story that not even time could erase. During a trip to Morocco, Lucas has a forbidden romance with Jade. He returns to Brazil after the death of his twin brother Diogo. A close family friend, scientist Albieri uses this situation to produce the first human clone using cells taken from Lucas. Twenty years later, Jade, Lucas and his clone form an odd love triangle.

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Call Me Bruna(2016-2020)

48min per episode | Drama
3.7/5 (with 174 votes)

Raquel is a girl, adopted by an upper-middle-class family, who rebelled at 17 and left her family and studies at a traditional college in São Paulo to become a prostitute.

With Maria Bopp


1h per episode | Drama
3.9/5 (with 137 votes)

- No description / details available yet. -

Trail of Lies(2013-2014)

1h 10min per episode | Drama, Romance / Love, Soap / Telenovela
2.6/5 (with 6 votes)

Trail of Lies is a story of love and ambition centered on Paloma (Paolla Oliveira), who lives in conflict with her family. Secretly adopted, she learns the truth from her conniving brother Félix (Mateus Solano), who wishes to eliminate her at any cost in order to become sole heir to the fortune of their parents, doctors who own a hospital. The revelation comes during a trip to the astonishing historic cities of Peru, where Paloma falls in love with the adventurous Ninho (Juliano Cazarré).


1h per episode | Soap / Telenovela
3.9/5 (with 101 votes)

- No description / details available yet. -

Moses and the Ten Commandments(2015-2016)

3.9/5 (with 411 votes)

The story begins in the city of Pi-Ramesses, in Egypt, at approximately 1300 B.C, when the powerful pharaoh Seti, orders the death of every male newborn in his hatred of the Hebrew people. Amidst the horrors of mass infanticide, one brave Hebrew family defies Pharaoh`s command and hides their child in a basket set afloat on the river Nile, trusting that God would carry him to safety.


3.8/5 (with 108 votes)

A mysterious and spiritual portrayal of one of the most intense and controversial stories in the Holy Bible: the end of the world.

With Igor Rickli

Ex On the Beach Brazil(2016-)

1h per episode | Reality-TV
3.6/5 (with 6 votes)

A reality show with 5 women and 5 men who will enjoy paradise together in a luxurious mansion. The expectation is to find new affairs and, who knows, maybe true love. However, peace is interrupted when exes of the participants begin to appear unexpectedly in each episode. They appear on the beach, a place that is feared by everyone, since the participants never know who can appear and when it will happen. Whose ex is next?


| 45min per episode | Drama, Science-Fiction & Fantasy
3.6/5 (with 172 votes)

In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.


4.5/5 (with 12 votes)

Based on the original version of same name created by Cris Morena, the series tells the story of a group of orphans living in a manor, known as Raio de Luz, struggling and being guided by a young woman, Carol, that assumes a maternal figure for them. Their experiences such as discovering first love, deceptions, loneliness and friendship, as well as adventures in fantasy, are depicted throughout the series. The narrative is followed by musical themes and videoclips.

Da Cor do Pecado(2004)

45min per episode | Comedy, Drama, Soap / Telenovela
3.1/5 (with 6 votes)

A Maranhense young woman and a carioca tourist photographer fall for each other and get separated by destiny and a woman obsessed with his family's fortune.

Rebel Rio(2011-2012)

43min per episode | Kids & Family, Drama, Soap / Telenovela
4.7/5 (with 2 votes)

Elite Way is one of the most renowned educational institutions in the country, where students have access to high quality education and play sports. Despite the rigid schedule, the richest families in Rio de Janeiro want that their children study in the Elite Way. This is the case of Alice, Diego, Roberta, Carla and Tomás, some rebel teenagers and full of fancies that will discover in music a common goal.

Hidden Truths(2015-)

45min per episode | Soap / Telenovela, Drama
4.0/5 (with 106 votes)

An obsessive passion places mother and daughter in a dangerous love triangle.

Precious Pearl(2013-2014)

50min per episode | Comedy, Drama, Soap / Telenovela
4.2/5 (with 4 votes)

In 1934 two supposed brothers survived an avalanche in the Himalayas: the millionaire Franz Hauser (Bruno Gagliasso), who is saved by Buddhist monks, and Manfred (Carmo Dalla Vecchia), rescued by a team of climbers. Manfred returns to Brazil with a terrible secret: he sabotaged Franz’s equipment in order to take his place in the family business. After an exhaustive search, Ernest Hauser gives his son up for dead and appoints his bastard son as the director of the Hauser Group.

Directed by Amora Mautner - With Bruno Gagliasso

This is Making Fun of Who Works(2020-)

30min per episode | Comedy, Documentary

- No description / details available yet. -

Sweet Diva(2019)

1h per episode | Drama, Comedy, Crime, Soap / Telenovela
3.6/5 (with 4 votes)

- No description / details available yet. -

Neymar: The Perfect Chaos(2022)

| 51min per episode | Documentary
4.1/5 (with 43 votes)

Beloved worldwide but also a lightning rod for criticism, Neymar shares the highs and lows of his personal life and brilliant football career.


1h per episode | Soap / Telenovela, Comedy
3.3/5 (with 2 votes)

The story begins in 1951 in Kubanacan, a small Caribbean island country known as a"banana republic", both for its prime export and its economic problems. After the death of the current president, General Carlos Camacho imposes a coup d'état and establishes a dictatorial regime. In addition, the new ruler marries the wife of her predecessor, Mercedes, first lady loved by the people for her help to the poor and with whom she had an affair for years. In the village of Santiago, a mysterious man falls from the sky during a storm with a chest shot, being saved by the fishermen and cared for by Marisol. Without memory, Esteban falls in love with the girl and disputes his heart with her husband, Enrico, who leaves and lets his ex-wife live with the new love, who takes over her two children. Seven years later, in 1958, Marisol meets Camacho, who convinces her to leave and live as his mistress, claiming she would never get out of poverty in the village.

Directed by Wolf Maya

El Negocio(2013-2018)

| 1h per episode | Comedy, Drama
4.0/5 (with 59 votes)

Karin, Magali and Luna are three call girls, who decide to apply some marketing knowledge on the world's oldest profession.

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