8 Spanish TV Shows You Can Watch this Second

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Several streaming services (like Netflix and Amazon Prime) are expanding their databases to include not only U.S. shows but also international ones. Some are dubbed in English, while others have subtitles—either way, viewers can’t get enough of these Spanish TV shows.

From Las chicas del cable (Cable Girls) to La Casa de Papel (Money Heist), keep reading for eight must-watch Spanish TV shows.

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1. Las Chicas Del Cable (Cable Girls)

Who’s in it? Blanca Suárez, Yon González, Ana Fernández

What’s it about? Spain’s very first telephone company in the 1920s, which is run by an intelligent group of women, known as “cable girls.”

2. La Reina Del Sur (Queen Of the South)

Who’s in it? Kate del Castillo, Humberto Zurita, Alejandro Calva

What’s it about? Meet Teresa Mendoza, a naive woman whose world is turned upside down when her boyfriend is executed during a trafficking operation gone awry. As in, she flees the area and starts her very own drug cartel.

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3. Un Extraño Enemigo (An Unknown Enemy)

Who’s in it? Alejandro Arean, Enrique Arrizon, Fernando Becerril

What’s it about? Mexico’s Dirty War and the events leading up to the 1968 student massacre. It follows Fernando Barrientos, the head of the National Security Directorate, who will stop at nothing—we repeat, nothing—to obtain political power, even if it means betraying his closest allies.

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4. La Casa De Papel (Money Heist)

Who’s in it? Úrsula Corberó, Álvaro Morte, Itziar Ituño

What’s it about? The Professor, a renowned criminal mastermind. Follow along as he attempts to pull off the biggest heist in history.

5. Pequeñas Coincidencias (Little Coincidences)

Who’s in it? Marta Hazas, Javier Veiga, Mariano Peña

What’s it about? Marta and Javi, two single strangers who are in no rush to settle down. That is, until they both experience a strange phenomenon that brings them together.

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6. La Casa De Las Flores (House Of Flowers)

Who’s in it? Cecilia Suárez, Claudette Maillé, Darío Yazbek Bernal

What’s it about? A family-run flower business. Although the De la Moras look like a nuclear family on the outside, that’s not the case at all. In fact, their dysfunctional secrets will make your own drama seem miniscule.

7. El Embarcadero (The Pier)

Who’s in it? Álvaro Morte, Verónica Sánchez, Irene Arcos

What’s it about? Alejandra, a high-profile architect whose husband is found dead. Was it foul play? Or did he take his own life? Either way, something sinister happened on the pier that night, and she’s determined to find answers.

8. Gran Hotel (Grand Hotel)

Who’s in it? Adriana Ozores, Amaia Salamanca, Yon González

What’s it about? An elegant hotel with a troubling history. It all started when a maid mysteriously disappeared, which sets off a chain of eerie events.

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