Best new Spanish TV Shows (2017 overview - TV & Netflix)

Spain, like its South American friends, is mainly into soap operas. Here we have listed those, and what one might call quality television
The Vore's TV staff selects the top best Spanish TV series of 2017 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Ramón Campos & Iván Escobar Spain's best creators?

There happens to be some interesting stuff from the land of sun and oranges. Below, our pick of Spain's finest television series.

2017 releases - most anticipated titles to watch

Perdóname, Señor (15-1-2017 | Telecinco)

A story about troubles from the past, love, conflicts about drugs. That's all we know for now, but it's interesting to see that Paz Vega has returned from Mexico to feature in this new drama series for Telecinco.

Photo of Perdóname, Señor
Themesdrugs, relationships, religion, royalty, drama,

Las chicas del cable (15-1-2017 | Netflix)

The story of 4 women with entirely different backgrounds that get to know each other when they are hired as the new operators a phone company in the 1920's. The show also known als Cable Girls is a Netflix production.

Photo of Las chicas del cable
CreatorRamón Campos & Teresa Fernández-Valdés
StarringMaggie Civantos, Blanca Suárez & Ana Polvorosa

La catedral del mar (15-1-2017 )

Based upon Idelfoso Falcones novel.

StarringAitor Luna, Pablo Derqui, Michelle Jenner
Themesadapted, historical,

Best Spanish TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2017 & 2016

Best Spanish TV series out on DVD, Bluray or VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  1. Gran Hotel (Since 11-10-2011 , Season: 3 - Antena 3)
  2. Gran Hotel follows the mysterious happenings within the elegant hotel halls and gardens after the disappearance of one of the maids.

    CreatorRamón Campos
    StarringAdriana Ozores, Amaia Salamanca, Yon González
    Similar tv showsVelvet, Isabel
    Themesdarkness, families, drama, mystery,
    Keywordsdramatic, mysterious, noteworthy,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  3. El tiempo entre costuras (Since 21-10-2013 , Season: 1 - Antena 3)
  4. During the interbellum, a young woman's life is stirred when a typewriter salesman enters her life.

    CreatorMaría Dueñas
    StarringAdriana Ugarte, Hannah New, Mari Carmen Sánchez
    Similar tv showsGran Hotel & Isabel
    Themescomeback, identity, adventure, romance,
    Keywordsdramatic, traditional,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  5. El internado (Since 24-5-2007 , Season: 7 - Antena 3)
  6. Students at a boarding school find that the school is full of mysteries and secrets.

    CreatorLaura Belloso, Juan Carlos Cueto, Rocío Martínez Llano, Daniel Écija
    StarringMarta Torné, Martiño Rivas, Raúl Fernández
    Similar tv showsGran Hotel
    Themesfriendship, growing up, high school, mystery,
    Keywordsmysterious, surprising,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  7. El barco (Since 17-1-2011 , Season: 3 - Antena 3)
  8. The installation of a particle accelerator in Switserland leads to a fatal accident. While the world is flooded, a crew tries to restore the world.

    CreatorIván Escobar, Álex Pina
    StarringJuanjo Artero, Mario Casas, Blanca Suárez
    Similar tv showsGran Hotel
    Themescombat, communication, destruction, adventure, drama,
    Keywordsaction-packed, big, fascinating,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  9. El ministerio del tiempo (Since 24-2-2015 , Season: 2 - La 1)
  10. A secret government institution, consisting of three people from different centuries, guard the doors of time.

    CreatorJavier Olivares, Pablo Olivares
    Starring Aura Garrido, Nacho Fresneda & Cayetana Guillén Cuervo
    Similar tv showsIsabel
    Themesconspiracy, discovery, adventure, science fiction,
    Keywordsaction-packed, dynamic, mysterious,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Spain country statistics

Country popularity
Country ranking#7
Familiar faces Aura Garrido, Nacho Fresneda & Cayetana Guillén Cuervo
Trending showsEl barco & Gran Hotel
Amount of country shows per year from 2010 to 2017

19 Spanish TV series scheduled for release this year.

With the coming of production companies like Netflix to Spain, the budgets and quality has gone up significantly. Not just melodrama's anymore, but serious big production drama's. Mainly historical ones. The number of shows is decreasing, but the quality is going up.