Are you looking for some addictive Brazilian telenovela online? Here we bring you our selection of the newest and most popular Brazilian soup operas, detective dramas and music shows that you can watch on streaming platforms.
The Brazilian 'telenovela' has become a big genre and has fans all over the world. The main home of Brazilian soup operas was and continues to be the Globo studio, which can be called the "Hollywood" of the Brazilian TV industry. Globo's series are shown on its streaming platform Globoplay, which is available not only in Brazil, but also in the US. Meanwhile, the largest international streaming platforms such as Netflix or Amazon Prime have also created their own sections with new Brazilian series. Among them there are not only traditional soap operas, but also detective, music and youth shows.
Pantanal is a big hit of the Globo studio in 2022, a remake of the 1990 telenovela of the same name with elements of a western and a documentary. Over the course of 167 episodes, we are immersed in the saga of a family of wealthy farmers in the Pantanal in Mato Grosso, in their secrets and love passions, that is, everything as it should be in a Brazilian telenovela. Starring Marcos Palmeira, Dira Paes, Jesuita Barbosa, Irandhir Santos, Alanis Guillen. You can watch the series "Pantanal" on Globoplay, Okko, and also rent it on Amazon Video online or buy it as a download on Apple TV, Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, YouTube.
Love is Blind: Brazil
The adaptation of the original American show fits well into the tradition of romantic Brazilian telenovelas: the local version is presented by Camila Queiroz and Klebber Toledo. In Love is Blind: Brazil (Portuguese: Casamento às Cegas), 32 men and women meet and chat blindly to find love, and when they choose their matches, they can meet face to face and go to a luxury resort with other couples. On Netflix you can watch 3 seasons, which were released from 2021 to 2023. You can watch Love is Blind: Brazil on Netflix.
Three young men, Doni, Nando and Rita, live in a favela in Sao Paolo and must make difficult choices between their dreams of a musical career, religious experience and involvement in a drug cartel. Sintonia is a Brazilian teen drama television series created and directed by director and creator of the most popular YouTube channel in Latin America, Condzilla. Since 2019, 4 seasons of the series have been released and are available on Netflix.
Mar do Sertão
Mar do Sertão is another big success for Globo in 2022-2023. The return to the small town of Ze Paulino, who was believed to have died in a car accident, will raise numerous questions for its residents and trigger events after which nothing will be the same. This telenovela, consisting of 178 episodes, stars Sérgio Guizé, Isadora Cruz & Renato Góes. You can watch it on Globoplay.
Only for Love
Only for Love (Só Se For Por Amor) is the name of the musical duo created by the main protagonists of the show, Deusa (Lucy Alves) and Tadeu (Filipe Braganca) who are in love with each other. After Deusa receives an offer for a solo career and leaves the band, Tadeu is forced to look for a new vocalist, and Eva appears... So far, the first season of the series has been released on Netflix.
Terra e Paixão (Earth and Passion)
This series is one of the most watched right now, and this is not surprising, and after all, we find all those ingredients of the good old telenovela here, as well as famous classical actors. In the town of Nova Primavera in Mato Grosso, a local teacher becomes the victim of an influential local rich man, and after his murder, his widow decides to fight the villain for his farm. But in the family of the richest man, not everything is so simple, because his wife, the intriguer Irene, hates his son from his first marriage, Kayo... Terra e Paixão consists of 221 episode and stars Cauã Reymond, Bárbara Reis, Johnny Massaro, Paulo Lessa, Débora Falabella, Ágata Moreira, Tony Ramos, Glória Pires. Watch Terra e Paixão on Globoplay.
Good Morning, Veronica (Bom Dia, Verônica)
The main character of this Netflix detective drama is Veronica Torres, a family woman who serves in the police. One day she receives a call asking for rescue and at the same time witnesses the suicide of a young woman. Good Morning, Verônica, starring Tainá Müller, Eduardo Moscovis and Camila Morgado, has kept us on your toes for two seasons, and its creators have decided to extend it for a third season. Watch it on Netflix.
Most beautiful Thing
In the Netflix series Most beautiful Thing (Portuguese: Coisa Mais Linda) we are taken to Rio during the bossa nova era. In the 50s, a young married couple, Malu (Maria Casadevall) and Pedro, move from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro to open there a restaurant, but on the way the husband abandons Malu and goes into hiding. Despite this misfortune, the woman decides to open a club with bossa nova concerts and meets her new love. Starring Maria Casadevall, Pathy Dejesus, Fernanda Vasconcellos, Mel Lisboa, Leandro Lima and Icaro Silva. Most beautiful Thing (also known as The Girls from Ipanema) became one of the hits on Netflix.