The BEST TV Globo shows of all time

Every TV Globo show, ranked

We've compiled the average episode rating for every TV Globo show to compile this list of best shows!

Tá no Ar: A TV na TV
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9.60
286 votes

#1 - Tá no Ar: A TV na TV

Making fun of all other TV shows and TV commercials

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O Auto da Compadecida
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9.43
173 votes

#2 - O Auto da Compadecida

This fanciful fantasy from Brazil follows two poor but resourceful young men, Jack the Cricket (Matheus Nachtergaele) and Chico (Selton Mello), on their adventures. Looking for work, Jack and Chico get a job at a bakery, where the mean-spirited owner feeds them food so awful that when they give it to a dog, it kills the poor animal, leading the boys to fast-talk a priest into giving the dog a funeral mass. Later on down the road, shy Chico falls in love with beautiful Rosinha, whose father is the town's wealthiest citizen. While Chico is too timid to approach her, Jack is able to fool Rosinha's boyfriends into leaving town, leaving the field open for his friend. And finally, a gang of ruthless criminals invades the town and goes on a murder spree, with Jack gunned down alongside many of the town's most prominent citizens.

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Happily Ever After? (2015)
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9.41
83 votes

#3 - Happily Ever After? (2015)

How far would you go to have your desires fulfilled? Directed by Fernando Meirelles, Happily Ever After? tells the story of a couple in crisis. When the mysterious call girl Danny Bond comes on the scene, a crime of passion changes forever the lives of all involved. Who will the victim be? And the villain? After all, in a story so full of secrets and infidelity, who can get away with it to live happily ever after?

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Toma Lá, Dá Cá
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9.36
290 votes

#4 - Toma Lá, Dá Cá

Brazilian comedy about two couples living next to each other in the same building. This show explores the antics between the two couples.

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The Life We Lead
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9.30
79 votes

#5 - The Life We Lead

The Life We Lead tells the touching story of two sisters, Ana and Manuela. The telenovela is about the love triangle between Ana, Manuela and Rodrigo, and family dramas lived by them after a tragic accident.

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Maysa: Quando Fala o Coração
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9.14
49 votes

#6 - Maysa: Quando Fala o Coração

In the Mommie Dearest tradition, this biopic traces the career the famous Brazilian singer-composer of hits such as 'Meu mundo caiu' (My world has fallen down). As her own only son directed it, it is a partial - somewhat courageous - autobiography of filmmaker Jayme Monjardim himself. A few media commentaries have objected to the use of certain words and phrases dating from the 1960s in action occurred in 1950s. Actually, this should hardly be relevant. Computers (not PCs) already existed then, so it's alright when Maysa claims, "I haven't got a computerized memory". When Ronaldo Boscoli calls her 'cafona' and 'brega' (meaning phony and schmaltzy) that's suitable, OK dialogue too. 'Brega' is of course a word very much in vogue these days, but old timers did use to say 'Xumbrega,' of similar meaning. Maysa's brief acting career (a single TV soap opera, precisely entitled... "O cafona') has been virtually omitted in the script. Other among her many candid, hot flings (actor Nelson Xavier, for instance), ditto. But the end user must not be overall unsatisfied. The result is meritorious,though uneven. The cast of lookalikes is generally effective and the period very fairly reproduced.

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Cheias de Charme
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9.06
50 votes

#7 - Cheias de Charme

The plot tells the story of three maids - Maria da Penha, Maria Aparecida (Cida) and Maria do Rosario who, by luck or talent, will change their destiny.

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India: A Love Story
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9.05
126 votes

#8 - India: A Love Story

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Justiça
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9.04
170 votes

#9 - Justiça

A young man who murdered his fiancée out of jealously faces the rage of his former mother-in-law; a woman incriminated after defending her son from a dog’s attack; a young woman whose future was torn apart by a racist cop; a man who helped the love of his life with euthanasia. Four different people under arrest in one single night, four different stories about crime, justice and revenge that will forever haunt the lives of those involved

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Gabriela
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8.96
114 votes

#10 - Gabriela

Based on the book "Gabriela, Cravo e Canela" by Jorge Amado - the source for the Brazilian soap starred by Sônia Braga in 1975. In this remake, Juliana Paes plays Gabriela, a young "retirante" with an astonishing beauty and a gentle smile that flees to Ilhéus, a close-minded town ruled by rude colonels, to work as a cook for the local bar.

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Os Normais
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8.96
213 votes

#11 - Os Normais

Rui and Vani, are a couple facing normal discussions, problems and situations such as infidelity and convivency problems, but they solve it with great humor.

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The House of Seven Women
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8.95
81 votes

#12 - The House of Seven Women

The greatest civil war Brazil ever faced by the point of view of the seven women of the separatist leader's family.

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As Cariocas
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8.91
152 votes

#13 - As Cariocas

A series in ten stand-alone episodes, tells the story of ten modern-day women against the beautiful backdrop of Rio de Janeiro and it's stunning urban landscapes. The protagonists are uninhibited, adulterous, vindictive, suicidal, envious, brides, betrayed, deluded. Women with distinct beauty and quaint peculiarities, each one has a particular way of life. All of them are very different, but they have one thing in common: they live their conflicts and loves with great intensity and their personalities converse with the geography of their neighborhoods. Each episode is full of sensuality and presents the day-to-day of these wonderful women, who have different ways of facing their challenges, always from the perspective of their values.

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As Brasileiras
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8.90
77 votes

#14 - As Brasileiras

The Brazilians – The Women embraces all of Brazil and its diverse leading ladies. These admirable heroines are powerful, fragile, funny, protective, beautiful, talented, insightful, and especially unique; and all have a charm of their own. In a fascinating blend of distinctive characteristics the Brazilian woman is a combination of many different cultures. The actresses of all ages and types represent the diversity of a country, on a real journey from the North to the South of Brazil. Each episode has a separate storyline and features one particular woman and her individual quest in an incredible city filled with rich sceneries.

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Império
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8.88
108 votes

#15 - Império

The story is divided into two phases: in the first, the protagonist José Alfredo becomes a smuggler, being separated from his great love for the manipulative Cora. Disappointed, enters the world of smuggling of precious stones and builds an empire along with aristocrat María Marta. In the second part, José Alfredo is a millionaire who sees his empire threatened by the arrival of Cristina, his illegitimate daughter, and the struggle of his wife and children for the family patrimony.

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The Ultimate Fighter Brazil
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8.80
105 votes

#16 - The Ultimate Fighter Brazil

The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil is an installment of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)-produced reality television series The Ultimate Fighter. This season will mark the first time the show was filmed, in its entirety, outside of Las Vegas, Nevada, and will consist of 13 episodes and a live finale in Brazil.

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O Canto da Sereia
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8.78
81 votes

#17 - O Canto da Sereia

O Canto da Sereia is a Brazilian miniseries, produced and aired by Rede Globo since January 8, 2013. Written by George Moura, Patricia Andrade and Sergio Goldenberg, supervised text Gloria Perez, and general direction of José Luiz Villamarim direction and core Ricardo Waddington, the miniseries is based on the book by Nelson Motta. The series tells the story of a popular singer who is murdered mysteriously in carnival, mobilizing around a grand investigation of the case.

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Sai de Baixo
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8.77
221 votes

#18 - Sai de Baixo

Caco Antibes (Miguel Falabella) and his wife Magda (Marisa Orth) lived in a luxury mansion in the Jardins, in São Paulo, until the IRS discovered bankruptcies in Caco's personal accounts and they were evicted from the mansion, and their property confiscated, Getting miserable. With that, they went to live in the apartment of Magda's uncle, Vanderlei Mathias (Luis Gustavo), the Vavá, along with Magda's mother, Cassandra (Aracy Balabanian). Vavá is a bachelor who owns a tourist agency, who lives between good and bad business, and who did not rejoice at all with the arrival of the family, which he considers "a bunch of crazy and irresponsible." Lazy, they live in the stewardship of Vavá while Caco lives creating ideas for easy money, stunting Magda's burrices and constant fights with her mother-in-law.

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Capitu
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8.71
121 votes

#19 - Capitu

Capitu is the name of the main female character of the novel by Machado de Assis, Dom Casmurro. She is the object of Bentinho's (Dom Casmurro) obsession. The novel forces the reader to decide if Capitu cheats or not on Bentinho, due to the dubious interpretation of reality by the protagonist, Bentinho, who is blinded by jealousy. It was also the name of the Brazilian television series written by Euclydes Marinho and presented by Rede Globo between 8 December and 13 December 2008. The production was a homage to the centennial anniversary of the death of Brazilian writer Machado de Assis, author of Dom Casmurro, the romance on which the miniseries was based.

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City of Men
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8.53
146 votes

#20 - City of Men

The series follows the lives of Acerola and Laranjinha, two great friends who live in a typical neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro led by drug dealers. They grow up surrounded by the poverty that characterizes the neighborhood, facing the dangers and power that drug trafficking has in their daily lives. To get around this reality and not follow the same path, Acerola and Laranjinha do their best to earn money more honestly, as they learn to deal with the awakening of their first loves.

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A Grande Família
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8.38
121 votes

#21 - A Grande Família

The daily lives of a typical Brazilian middle-class family, that are always very close and tries, in their way, to survive the financial and relationship difficulties.

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Edge of Desire
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8.36
56 votes

#22 - Edge of Desire

An ambitious woman who, for love, abandons Law School and ends up in the criminal world. A policewoman who dreams about becoming a MMA championwhile fighting organized crime. A young dreamer torn between finding true love and her search for freedom. Written by International Emmy Award winner Gloria Perez, "Edge of Desire" presents three strong-willed women that have one thing in common: the tenacity to fight for what they want.

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The Thorn and the Rose
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8.30
31 votes

#23 - The Thorn and the Rose

A short tempered, feminist rich woman notable for her aversion to marriage and her aggressive behavior gradually falls in love for a rough and lowly farmer.

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Avenida Brasil
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8.25
1342 votes

#24 - Avenida Brasil

The story of a young children who saw her life be ruined by an ambitious and unscrupulous woman. As an adult, she returns under a new identity and seeking revenge.

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A Favorita
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8.14
42 votes

#25 - A Favorita

Donatela and Flora, two friends who became rivals. One of them committed a homicide and pretends to be innocent. There are two versions for the same story. Who, after all, is telling the truth? Donatela or Flora?

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The Voice Brasil
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8.02
182 votes

#26 - The Voice Brasil

The Voice Brasil is a current Brazilian reality talent show based on the reality singing competition The Voice of Holland, series was created by Dutch television producer John de Mol, where the winner is entitled to a R$ 500.000 prize and a recording contract with Universal Music Group.

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Chocolate com Pimenta
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7.88
32 votes

#27 - Chocolate com Pimenta

The story of Ana Francisca who at the start of the soap opera is a poor, yet kind, young girl. Aninha, as she is lovingly called by those closest to her, suffered the loss of her father and was forced to flee to the city of Ventura, after being left destitute.

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Mother's Love
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7.86
28 votes

#28 - Mother's Love

The story of three women intertwined on motherhood: Lurdes, Thelma e Vitória.

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The Clone
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7.68
409 votes

#29 - The Clone

A young man, who has been secretly cloned by his godfather scientist, falls in love for a Moroccan girl from a rigorous family.

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Trail of Lies
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7.56
171 votes

#30 - Trail of Lies

The plot revolves around siblings Paloma and Felix starting a dispute over the direction of a hospital that received the inheritance from his father, Caesar. Felix, as a means of reprimanding her sister will kidnap their newborn daughter and leave her in a dumpster. After losing his wife and child during childbirth, Bruno will find the baby and adopt it, recording it with his name, with the help of her eternal admirer Glauce and mother, the nurse Ordeal. Twelve years later, Paloma will find news about his daughter and will do anything to get it. She falls in love with Bruno, the man who adopted her daughter, and this novel could disrupt plans Felix. Felix is married to Edith, but it is not a gay-assumed. In the plot still see marriage stabilized Caesar with the parent Pilar be interrupted by the arrival of the new doctor's secretary, Aline, a girl unscrupulous and dubious character who will do everything to seduce the boss. In other cores still have a mother Pilar, Bernarda, a rich woman who falls for a street performer. At the core we have more tempered Marcia, an ex-chacrete who hates Rita Cadillac and trying at all costs to become rich with the help of his daughter Valdirene. Valdirene is a poor girl anyway and attempts to enrich trying to conceive of football players and pagodeiros. After all these failed attempts she will become an evangelical religion and will be a gospel singer. Another core is a butler who during the day works in family home evening and a DJ. He will relate to an older woman and later discover that she is married and a friend of his bosses.

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Senhora do Destino
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7.37
28 votes

#31 - Senhora do Destino

A story about people who succeed in life thanks to nothing but their own efforts. Maria do Carmo is the main character of the telenovela; a mother of five who struggle to be successful in life, but whose most important will be recovering the love of her daughter who was kidnapped when she was just months old.

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Amores Roubados
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7.28
32 votes

#32 - Amores Roubados

A young sommelier returns to his hometown and gets involved with three different women, leading to a life driven by desire, jealousy and revenge.

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Family Ties (2000)
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7.08
26 votes

#33 - Family Ties (2000)

A mature and successful businesswoman suffers a car accident and meets a young doctor with whom she begins a romance that will be marked by different obstacles that make the relationship impossible.

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Presença de Anita
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6.98
67 votes

#34 - Presença de Anita

To try to escape the crazy routine of São Paulo, Lucia Helena resolves to spend the holiday season with family in Florença, in São Paulo. She thinks about enjoying the family atmosphere to rekindle the passion in her marriage. Nando, her husband, sees in the vacation the possibility of writing a novel. In search of inspiration, finds Anita, a young woman roughly the age of his daughter, who seduces him and awakens the first passion of a teenager named Zezinho. With the two, the girl forms a love triangle that forever changes the lives of everyone.

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Young Hearts
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6.68
312 votes

#35 - Young Hearts

Long-running soap that depicts the lives of a group of teens as they struggle in the midst of life choices, love, ambition, disappointment, family and relationship issues.

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Big Brother Brazil
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6.58
248 votes

#36 - Big Brother Brazil

The program consists of the confinement of a variable number of participants in a graphic house, being watched by cameras 24 hours a day, with no connection to the outside world. Participants cannot communicate with their relatives and friends, read newspapers or other means to obtain external information. These participants are chosen by the production of the program, but they can create whether or not they want to enter the house and have the right to withdraw in the middle of the program.

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Sweet Diva
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6.48
31 votes

#37 - Sweet Diva

Maria da Paz is a committed baker who becomes a wealthy businesswoman twenty years after a tragedy strikes on the day of her wedding to Amadeu. From this broken union a baby is born, Jô, who seeks power and despises her mother’s humble origins. Afraid that her parents’ reunion might spoil her plans, Jô starts an alliance with the charming Régis to convince Maria to marry him and, together, they plan to steal all of Maria’s fortune. In this exciting telenovela written by Emmy Awards winner Walcyr Carrasco, Maria’s optimism must be stronger than Jô’s ambition when the baker finds out about the betrayal and her own daughter’s dangerous secrets.

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América
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6.03
29 votes

#38 - América

It tells the story of Sol, a girl from the suburbs of Rio who, drawn to the promises of the American dream, invests in the attempt to emigrate to the United States where, he believes, there are opportunities for growth that he did not find in his country.

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A Mulher Invisível
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5.97
58 votes

#39 - A Mulher Invisível

A man in trouble falls in love with a woman who exists only in his imagination after his unfaithful wife leaves him.

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