Great TV Shows by and About Latinos

From the colorful adventures in Dora the Explorer to the sweeping drama and romance in Jane the Virgin, Latino-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, demonstrating the diversity within the Latino community. Explore the language, culture, and history of Latino people with these programs for every age. And be sure to check out our list, Latino Books, 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: Sprout
(2015)
(2015)
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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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Trollhunters TV Poster Image
Action-packed adventure show has scares, great role model.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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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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Superstore TV Poster Image
Big-box workplace comedy is diverse, pretty funny.
Network: NBC
(2015)
(2015)
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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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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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East Los High TV Poster Image
Edgy Latino teen soap raises timely issues in sensitive way.
Network: Hulu
(2013)
(2013)
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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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Jane the Virgin TV Poster Image
Quirky telenovela-style dramedy gets steamy.
Network: CW
(2014)
(2014)
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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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