The BEST TVE Shows

The top 17 shows on TVE

Verano Azul

#1 - Verano Azul

This series is about the adventures of a bunch of youngsters during their Summer holiday in a small town in the Southern Coast of Spain. The seven kids: Quique, Javi, Pancho, Bea, Desi, Tito and Piraña, within an age range of eight to sixteen, meet there two adults, with whom they share many new experiences, Julia, a painter, and Chanquete, an old, wise and lovable retired sailor who lives in a boat set on a hilltop. Throughout the 19 episodes several key themes are dealt with: teenage, coming of age, death, generational gap, the right to protest, ethical values, family relations, building companies' speculation in the Spanish coastline etc.

star 9.29
166 votes
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Tell Me How It Happened

#2 - Tell Me How It Happened

Recounts the final years of the Franco dictatorship and the arrival of democracy, from the perspective of a middle-class Spanish family, the Alcantara. Told from the perspective of the younger son, Carlos (Ricardo Gomez), which recounts the events as an adult in the modern day, the family consists of Antonio Alcantara (Imanol Arias), a strict father who tries to get ahead in life, Mercedes Alcantara (Ana Duato), a mother first and foremost concerned about the welfare of her family, Ines Alcantara (Irene Visedo), eldest daughter of a teenager who just wants to enjoy life, Toni Alcantara (Paul Rivero), the rebellious son who craves arrival democracy, and Carlos himself. With family also lives Herminia Alcantara (Maria Galiana) grandmother. Other characters are Don Pablo (José Sancho), an arrogant businessman Franco era, Eugenio (Pere Ponce), a priest of the left, and Nieves (Rosario Pardo), a widowed friend Mercedes. In addition to the various avatars, social and family problems and adventures of the Alcantara family, and other characters from the neighborhood, the series attempts to cover the major political and social events in Spain in those years (the 80's), which partly explains the enormous success posed to RTVE and gave the network several awards.

star 9.14
352 votes
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 The case. Chronicle of events

#3 - The case. Chronicle of events

Madrid, 1966. Jesus Exposito is a lone wolf, a former policeman who has done himself and has a thorny past. It is one of the most veteran reporters Case, where he arrived a rookie journalist Clara Lopez-Doriga, a good girl, and cosmopolitan university eager to take on the world.

star 8.48
64 votes
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Victor Ros

#4 - Victor Ros

Based on the known mystery and investigation novels by Jerónimo Tristante, based in the nineteenth century Madrid. Victor Ros is a bright Metropolitan Police Brigade of Madrid, the first Spanish elite force that employs scientific and deductive techniques. Other characters include Clara Alvear, a young woman from a traditional family who becomes the inspector's love interest. Lola 'La Valenciana' friend of the protagonist who works in a brothel. Don Armando, Ros' godfather and chief. And Roberto Aldanza a wealthy man, educated and ahead of his time.

star 8.45
85 votes
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The Ministry of Time

#5 - The Ministry of Time

The Ministry of Time is an autonomous and secret government institution that reports directly to the Presidency of the Government. As the secrets and the key to a possible president-to-president nuclear attack are kept in the US, the same is true of our Ministry: only kings, presidents, and an exclusive number of people know about it. The passage to other times is done through doors guarded by the Ministry Patrols. Its objective: to detect and prevent any intruder from the past from reaching our present -or vice versa- in order to use History for their benefit. For this the Patrols will have to travel to the past and prevent them from achieving it.

star 8.41
1,004 votes
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I'm Alive!

#6 - I'm Alive!

Andrés Vargas is a police inspector who dies whilst chasing the Midnight Butcher, a serial killer who has already killed five women. Vargas will have the opportunity to return back to life on Earth, but five years later and in the body of someone else, the former Manuel Márquez. In his effort to stop the Midnight Butcher, Vargas, who is now in the body of police inspector Márquez, is partnered with his daughter Susana. A very special relationship develops between them even though he cannot tell her who he really is and together they will face his murderer who has also returned back to life on Earth. Vargas will not be alone in his return to the world of the living as he is accompanied by a celestial liaison officer, called “The Link”, who is tasked with the job of helping him to adjust to his new life.

star 8.36
199 votes
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Around the World With Willy Fog

#7 - Around the World With Willy Fog

Around the World with Willy Fog (original Spanish title La vuelta al mundo de Willy Fog) is a cartoon version of Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne.

star 8.35
273 votes
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MasterChef (ES)

#8 - MasterChef (ES)

MasterChef is a television Dining seeking the best amateur chef in Spain. Only 15 chosen from among the 9,000 that were submitted, 4 compete for the title of MasterChef, a prize of € 100,000 in cash and the publication of a book of her recipes. There have been professionals of all kinds, from lawyers, architects, builders, plumbers, taxi drivers, housewives, engineers, executives, gardeners, construction workers or miners ... All of them are united by their passion for cooking. They are highly skilled amateur cooks but in all cases, with an incredible passion for cooking, although life has led them in another direction.

star 8.27
102 votes
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David the Gnome

#9 - David the Gnome

The World of David the Gnome was based on the world famous children's books The Gnomes and The Secret of the Gnomes by Dutch authors Rien Poortvliet and Wil Huygen. David the Gnome, and his wife Lisa, were peace loving Gnomes who lived in a tree. They probably reminded more than a few children of their grandparents. David would travel around on the back of his trusty fox, Swift, who he would summon by whistling to help sick animals and gnomes and other mythical creatures with his medical expertise. Short series that lasted 26 episodes and the episodes were aired Saturday mornings on some channel, then Nickelodeon re-ran it in syndication as a part of their famous Nick Jr. block from 1988 up until fall 1996, then from 1996-1998 it was broadcasted on The Learning Channel. As of 1999 this show no longer airs anywhere in the world.

star 8.11
157 votes
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Pocoyo

#10 - Pocoyo

Meet Pocoyo, an unforgettable little boy with a very big personality. Narrator Stephen Fry guides Pocoyo with gentle humour as he explores the world around him. Pocoyo and his friends, Ellie, Loula, Pato and Sleepy Bird, encourage the viewer to learn through laughter, rather than leaving them feeling they have been taught. The characters, storylines, sounds and visual appeal of Pocoyo have been carefully researched to ensure that it is perfectly tailored to encourage child development. Pocoyo takes pre-school entertainment one step further - it is visually very different to any other pre-school programme. Its innovative use of CGI animation allows Pocoyo to become a very real child - he moves, talks, plays and learns like a toddler, and he can sulk and throw tantrums like only a toddler can!

star 8.00
753 votes
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Charles, King and Emperor

#11 - Charles, King and Emperor

Originally ‘Carlos, Rey Emperador’, this series starring Blanca Suarez and Alvaro Cervantes tells the story of one of the most powerful men Europe has ever known, governor of an empire of extraordinary proportions and diversity. Produced in collaboration with Diagonal TV, over 100 historical characters are portrayed through the series. Through the story of the life of Charles of Habsburg from his arrival in Spain, viewers will discover how the heir of the Roman Empire, Burgundy, the Netherlands, Franche-Comte, Artois, Nevers and Rethel, territories of Aragon and its Italian possessions and Castilian, North African and American possessions of the Catholic monarchy grows as a statesman, how he strengthens his Empire to respond to threats around him by his circle.

star 7.83
74 votes
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Fugitiva

#12 - Fugitiva

With a thriller format, 'Fugitiva' is a story that revolves around Magda, played by Paz Vega. Magda is an attractive woman who, at a crucial moment in her life, sees her world explode into pieces and is forced to take a drastic decision. In this story, located between Mexico and Spain, Paz Vega is accompanied by Mexican actor Julio Bracho, which plays her husband; and by Roberto Álamo, who plays José K, a private investigator who will closely follow the steps of the fugitive. The creator of the series and screenwriter, Joaquín Oristrell, describes 'Fugitiva' as "the story of 90 hours in the life of a family subjected to an extreme situation in which everyone is responsible, with characters facing constant obstacles and very emotional situations. powerful".

star 7.64
83 votes
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A Different View

#13 - A Different View

Things change massively at a girls' school in 1920s Sevilla when a new teacher arrives with a secret goal related to the academy itself.

star 7.64
36 votes
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Isabel

#14 - Isabel

Charting the life of Isabella I of Castile, one of the most important women in Spain’s history, Isabel follows her passionate story from childhood to being crowned Queen. From her political struggles within King Henry IV's court to her wedding to Ferdinand of Aragon, the drama encapsulates the passions, emotions and sacrifices of a woman who refused to just be a figurehead and whose outlook was ahead of her time.

star 7.63
392 votes
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Red Eagle

#15 - Red Eagle

Red Eagle is a series of adventure and intrigue on the courage, nobility, friendship and love. The protagonist, played by David Janer, is an unsung hero of justice of the seventeenth century, known by the nickname of Red Eagle, who helps the weak and who is determined to uncover the conspiracy behind the murder of his young wife.

star 7.52
585 votes
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Olmos and Robles

#16 - Olmos and Robles

Ezcaray is a quiet town where nothing ever happens.However, everything changes when Boris, one of the neighbors, appears decapitated in his house.This strange event leads Interpol to the town itself, and this is how Agustín Robles, an award-winning Lieutenant of the Rapid Action Group of the Civil Guard, meets Sebastián Olmos, the most down-to-earth First Cape and clumsy of La Rioja.The case adopts unsuspected dimensions and ends up splashing Robles, who is forced to stay in Ezcaray and work with Olmos, his antithesis.They can only stop the assassin if they join forces and talents: Lieutenant Robles' rigor and experience with Cape First Olmos's insight and knowledge of the terrain.A strange couple condemned to understand each other and also work on curious local cases such as the appearance of a corpse in a wine barrel, the mysterious flight of a nun who does not speak, or the death of a white crow.Together, but not stirred, they will form the perfect match.Or almost perfect.

star 7.29
72 votes
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The Hunt (2019)

#17 - The Hunt (2019)

Five years ago, two eleven-year-old girls, Ana and Lucía, disappeared in Monteperdido, a town surrounded by the exuberant nature of the Pyrenees. After an extensive search and unsuccessful attempts by the authorities to find a clue, the case was never resolved. The neighbors of the town were marked by the tragedy. Now, so long after, one of the girls, Ana, has returned.But where is the other girl, Lucia? Is she still alive? How has Ana managed to escape her captivity?

star 6.98
74 votes
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