The BEST TVE shows of all time

Every TVE show, ranked

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

Tell Me How It Happened
390 votes

#1 - 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.

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Verano Azul
209 votes

#2 - 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.

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Los misterios de Laura
316 votes

#3 - Los misterios de Laura

Laura Lebrel has to make compatible her labors of wife, housewife and mother of two five-year-old twins with her work as police officer. But she is not an usual officer... She neither bases on scientific tests, nor controls the psychological analysis. His weapon is the intuition and the instinct, which they will lead her to dismantling the most perfect alibi. If the innocence and the inopportuneness were rewarded, Laura would be the most decorated officer of the police force. But often the pieces that form the perfect crimes that she helps to solve are much simpler that the pieces than shape his own life

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The Ministry of Time
1126 votes

#4 - The Ministry of Time

A warrior from the 16th Century, the first female university student from the 19th Century, and a paramedic from the 21st Century join, the Ministry of Time, a secret government institution dedicated to preventing Spain's history from being changed using time-traveling doors.

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I'm Alive!
233 votes

#5 - 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.

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Around the World With Willy Fog
305 votes

#6 - Around the World With Willy Fog

One day, a punctual and square British gentleman who is a member of an exclusive club gets involved in a bet as to whether or not one can travel around the world in 80 days. That's how the adventure begins. While this gentleman proceeds with his journey accompanied by a newly-hired but devoted butler and his partner, two men from Scotland Yard are after him in order to prove that he is a bank-robber. In addition, a wicked member of the club sends his man to interfere with the journey. Played at a nice tempo and with lovable characters, this series is sure to attract and enchant all viewers.

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The case. Chronicle of events
69 votes

#7 - 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.

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Victor Ros
95 votes

#8 - 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.

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803 votes

#9 - 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!

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David the Gnome
178 votes

#10 - David the Gnome

The fantastic adventures of David and his wife Lisa traveling around the world to save the animals and defeating the trolls.

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414 votes

#11 - Isabel

The emotions and sacrifices of a woman whose outlook was ahead of her time and who refused to just be a figurehead. The exciting struggle to become queen and one of the most influential women in Spain's history, Isabel the Catholic.

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Red Eagle
637 votes

#12 - 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.

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Charles, King and Emperor
89 votes

#13 - Charles, King and Emperor

As the life of Charles of Habsburg is told since his arrival to Spain, it can be seen how the heir to the crowns of Germany, Burgundy, the Netherlands, the Free County, Artois, Nevers and Rethel, of the territories of the Crown of Aragon and its related Italian territories, and of the territories of the Catholic Monarchs in Castile, North Africa and the Americas, matures as a statesman and gets stronger in face of menaces around him and good and bad advice from his counselors

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A Different View
57 votes

#14 - 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.

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107 votes

#15 - 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".

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Olmos and Robles
81 votes

#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.

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45 votes

#17 - HIT

AHugo Ibarra Toledo is an educational professional that Ester, the director of a secondary education center, uses in which school coexistence has become unsustainable. HIT, the acronym for the protagonist's name, is a controversial character, marked by a traumatic past, who selects a group of students and offers them unconventional classes. Through HIT's original working method, each chapter addresses issues such as the loneliness of young people in the era of social networks, sex and addictions, or the lack of support for the work of teachers

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56 votes

#18 - Vintage

The storyline of the spanish drama 'Gran Reserva' revolves around two families of Rioja winemakers: the Cortázar, who see wine as a lucrative business, and Reverte, for whom the vineyard and land are a way of life. Despite their differences, both families live in a balance that dramatically breaks when someone tries to kill Miguel, Cortázar's firstborn. Although the young man survives, he loses his memory, and that changes their world forever.

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MasterChef Junior (ES)
78 votes

#19 - MasterChef Junior (ES)

Children ages 8-12 compete in a series of gastronomical challenges to become the next MasterChef Junior.

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