Great TV Shows with Latinx Characters and Creators

From the colorful adventures in Dora the Explorer to the sweeping drama and romance in Jane the Virgin, Latinx-influenced TV shows are full of great role models, positive messages, and rich storytelling. These series cover a wide range of genres, from kid-friendly animations to hilarious comedies to emotional dramas. Explore the language, culture, and history of Latinx people with these programs for every age. And be sure to check out our Books with Latinx Characters and Games That Highlight Latinx Culture for more great media picks.

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Canticos TV Poster Image
Bilingual sing-a-long series great for preschoolers.
Network: Amazon Prime Video, Nick Jr.
(2018)
(2018)
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Dora the Explorer TV Poster Image
Preschoolers will love Dora's ongoing adventures.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2004)
(2000)
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Nina's World TV Poster Image
Strong diversity, community, family themes in superb series.
Network: Universal Kids
(2015)
(2015)
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Super Monsters: Dia de los Monsters Movie Poster Image
Super Monsters celebrate Día de los Muertos in cute special.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Santiago of the Seas TV Poster Image
Exceptional preschool series celebrates kindness, courage.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2020)
(2020)
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Dora and Friends: Into the City! TV Poster Image
School-age TV icon explores community service, friendship.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
(2014)
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Maya & Miguel TV Poster Image
Engaging cartoon teaches cultural diversity.
Network: PBS
(2005)
(2004)
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Talia in the Kitchen TV Poster Image
Likable female role model outshines soap opera-style series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
(2015)
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Legend Quest TV Poster Image
Mexican folklore-inspired adventure series has broad appeal.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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Victor and Valentino TV Poster Image
Adventure, mild scares in Mesoamerican folklore-based show.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2019)
(2019)
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Cesar Millan’s Dog Nation TV Poster Image
"Dog Whisperer" spin-off takes canine advice cross-country.
Network: NatGeoWild
(2017)
(2017)
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Trollhunters TV Poster Image
Action-packed adventure show has scares, great role model.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia TV Poster Image
Sweet Latinx throwback sitcom has romance, girl power.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Selena: The Series TV Poster Image
Tejano star rises in mostly family-friendly series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Immigration Nation TV Poster Image
Damning documentary series puts ICE under the microscope.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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One Day at a Time TV Poster Image
Worthy update of classic sitcom has heart.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2017)
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Party of Five TV Poster Image
Worthy Latinx reboot of '90s classic has drinking, sex.
Network: Freeform
(2020)
(2020)
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Ugly Betty TV Poster Image
Underdog heroine is a model of charm and appeal.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2006)
(2006)
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Welcome to the Family TV Poster Image
Funny sitcom glosses over reality of teen pregnancy.
Network: NBC
(2013)
(2013)
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Alternatino with Arturo Castro TV Poster Image
Sharp satire, some language in hilarious Latinx sketch show.
Network: Comedy Central
(2019)
(2019)
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine TV Poster Image
Lighthearted cop comedy serves up laughs and diversity.
Network: Fox
(2013)
(2013)
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The Fosters TV Poster Image
Heartwarming drama about foster teens and their two moms.
Network: Freeform
(2013)
(2013)
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Grand Hotel TV Poster Image
Miami version of Spanish soap has lots of drama, sex.
Network: ABC
(2019)
(2019)
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The Latino List TV Poster Image
Top-notch documentary features strong Latino role models.
Network: HBO
(2012)
(2011)
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The Latino List: Vol. 2 TV Poster Image
Second volume profiles more strong Latino mentors.
Network: HBO
(2012)
(2012)
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Legendary TV Poster Image
Fierce dance competition has profanity, positive messages.
Network: HBO Max
(2020)
(2020)
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Love, Victor TV Poster Image
Earnest LGBTQ film spin-off series is endearing and lovely.
Network: Hulu
(2020)
(2020)
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On My Block TV Poster Image
South Central teens come of age in delicate, moving series.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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Superstore TV Poster Image
Big-box workplace comedy is diverse, pretty funny.
Network: NBC
(2015)
(2015)
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Undone TV Poster Image
Edgy animated series has far-out plot, real emotion.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
(2019)
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What We Do in the Shadows TV Poster Image
Great dark humor and horror in worthy movie follow-up.
Network: FX
(2019)
(2019)
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East Los High TV Poster Image
Edgy Latino teen soap raises timely issues in sensitive way.
Network: Hulu
(2013)
(2013)
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Gentefied TV Poster Image
Funny, family-centric drama examines race, class issues.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Jane the Virgin TV Poster Image
Quirky telenovela-style dramedy gets steamy.
Network: CW
(2014)
(2014)
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La Leyenda Negra TV Poster Image
Mature immigrant-themed indie has strong female lead.
Network: HBO Max
(2020)
(2020)
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Los Espookys TV Poster Image
Bilingual horror comedy is unique and delightful.
Network: HBO
(2019)
(2019)
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Vida TV Poster Image
Sisters return to East L.A. in unique, tender drama.
Network: Starz
(2018)
(2018)
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Penny Dreadful: City of Angels TV Poster Image
Grisly supernatural crime drama explores Latinx folklore.
Network: Showtime
(2020)
(2020)
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