My Favorite Colombian Telenovelas and TV Series

by tbell1826 | created - 15 May 2013 | updated - 25 May 2013 | Public
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1. Yo soy Betty, la fea (1999–2001)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

An outcast in a prominent fashion company, a sweet-hearted and unattractive assistant falls hopelessly in love with her boss.

Stars: Ana Maria Orozco, Jorge Enrique Abello, Natalia Ramírez, Lorna Paz

Votes: 1,757

2. Sin tetas no hay paraíso (2006– )


A woman (Puerta) decides to become a "pre-paid" prostitute to raise the required money for a surgery to increase her breast size, and that way, change her poor-life-style, her present and her future.

Stars: Maria Adelaida Puerta, Patricia Ercole, Sandra Beltran, Nikolás Rincón

Votes: 280

3. Vecinos (2008– )


Óscar Leal is a careless and irresponsible taxi driver winning the lottery he buys a luxurious apartment where he meets Tatiana Gomez, an executive of a real estate company and whom he falls in love with her.

Stars: Robinson Díaz, Flora Martínez, Luis Mesa, Sara Corrales

Votes: 132

4. Pedro el escamoso (2001– )

60 min | Drama

Comedy about a cheesy but charming Colombian macho man who moves from a small town to the city seeking his fortune and to scape his past. In Bogota he is hired as a driver and moves in with... See full synopsis »

Stars: Miguel Varoni, Javier Gómez, Sandra Reyes, Alina Lozano

Votes: 174

8. La Reina del Sur (2011–2019)

TV-14 | 378 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Teresa Mendoza returns to Mexico after 8 years to fight with Mexican drug dealers.

Stars: Kate del Castillo, Humberto Zurita, Alejandro Calva, Christian Tappan

Votes: 1,267

9. El Secretario (2011– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Emilio takes a job as secretary, a female employment, to support his young daughter and falling in love with his boss Antonia.

Stars: Juan Pablo Espinosa, Stephanie Cayo, Fernando Solórzano, Fabian Mendoza

Votes: 113

10. Pablo Escobar: El Patrón del Mal (2012)

TV-MA | 60 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

The exploits of the notorious drug lord, Pablo Escobar.

Stars: Andrés Parra, Marcela Vargas, Joavany Alvarez, Vicky Hernández

Votes: 3,114

17. Allá Te Espero (2012– )


A colombian big family moves from their country house into the city due to economical problems. The husband is obsessed with pursuing the american dream so he decides to enter the USA ... See full summary »

Stars: Rodrigo Brand, Libby Brien, Keri Bunkers, Carlos Humberto Camacho

Votes: 42

18. El Joe (2011– )


Based on the life of Alvaro Jose Arroyo, also known as the great Joe Arroyo. One of the most important singers in the history of Colombian music. Born in Cartagena, his life was full of ups, downs and the best salsa songs of all time.

Stars: Jair Romero, Estefania Borge, Diego Vásquez, Andrés Suárez

Votes: 15

21. La saga: Negocio de familia (2004– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

It begins in the middle 30's in a town near Bogotá, Colombia. Tomás Manrique, his wife Josefina and his little son Pedro, had to take a train and leave that town as soon as a war conflict ... See full summary »

Stars: Robinson Díaz, Diego Cadavid, Alejandra Miranda, Gilberto Ramirez

Votes: 138

27. Reto de Mujer (2010–2011)


María Luisa de Suárez is the perfect wife, the perfect mother (of five children) and the perfect housewife, but the day that her husband Enrique leaves her, his life collapses and decides ... See full summary »

Stars: Katherine Vélez, Patrick Forster-Delmas, Alejandro López, Sebastian Caicedo

28. La viuda de la mafia (2004– )

Action, Drama, Romance

Diana Montes is a flight attendant who quit his career aside to raise a family. Her husband, Octavio, is a commercial pilot from a wealthy family. Diana with her husband and children engage... See full summary »

Stars: Carolina Gómez, Abel Rodríguez, Patrick Forster-Delmas, Katherine Porto

Votes: 63

32. El Cartel de los Sapos (2008– )

TV-MA | Action, Crime, Drama

Two good friends join the underground world of Drug trafficking to make quick money and have a better quality of living. The illegal drugs trafficking world seems to be attractive to all ... See full summary »

Stars: Jesus Chaver, Manolo Cardona, Neal Kodinsky, Karen Martínez

Votes: 564

33. El cartel 2 - La guerra total (2010– )

TV-MA | Action, Crime, Horror

Now Pepe Cadena finishes telling the story in which the most powerful drug traffickers in Colombia are strengthened but later fall while he and others dedicate themselves to the dangerous task of exposing them to collaborate with justice.

Stars: Diego Cadavid, Robinson Díaz, Patricia Manterola, Carolina Guerra

Votes: 146

34. La Pola (2010– )


La Pola is a Colombian Novela that is a historical drama-romance based on the exploits of the legendary Apolonia Salvarrieta a mestiza (Spanish-Indian) who was a revolutionary leader during... See full synopsis »

Stars: Carolina Ramírez, Emmanuel Esparza, Luis Fernando Hoyos, Zharick León

Votes: 128

36. Beautiful But Unlucky (2009–2010)

Comedy, Romance

a girl who lose her dad and her aunt hock her so much after that she is decision to live with her god mother and she loves the son of her god mother

Stars: Danna García, Adriana Campos, Maria Helena Doering, Segundo Cernadas

Votes: 176

38. Tres Caínes (2013– )

Action, Drama

The story of the Castaño brothers, who form paramilitary groups to fight the guerrillas but provoking more violence and death.

Stars: Julián Román, Elkin Díaz, Gregorio Pernía, Luz Stella Luengas

Votes: 22

39. The Mafia Dolls (2009– )

TV-MA | Drama

Follows the lives of five young women in Colombia and each of their ties with drug traffickers and trafficking.

Stars: Jason Chad Roth, Julieth Herrera, Piero Melotti, Paola Tovar

Votes: 175

40. Todos quieren con Marilyn (2004– )

Drama, Romance

Marilyn is the star at the bordello called The Divas. Juan Ignacio is close to marrying Lorenza; during his bachelor party the meets Marilynr and they fall in love.

Stars: Scarlet Ortiz, Jorge Reyes, Cristina Umaña, Alejandro López

Votes: 61

41. Made in Cartagena (2012– )

TV-MA | Action, Comedy, Drama

Harvey, the leader of a powerful gang, loses his son during a robbery at a major bank. When the plan fails, Flora becomes the weapon with which Harvey plots revenge. What he does not know ... See full summary »

Stars: Carmen Villalobos, Miguel de Miguel, Fernando Solórzano, Édgar Vittorino

Votes: 23

43. La hija del mariachi (2006– )

45 min | Drama, Music, Romance

Rosario Guerrero is a mariachi, a singer of traditional Mexican music (rancheras), who works at the popular Bar Garibaldi in Bogota, Colombia. One night she finds Emiliano Sanchez-Gallardo ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Jason Chad Roth, Carolina Ramírez, Mark Tacher, Alejandra Borrero

Votes: 245

44. La Bruja (2011– )

Biography, Crime, Drama

The story takes place in the 1970s in Fredonia, Colombia, and is about a witch and a known mafia boss, and the social and economic effects of the traffic in narcotics, the abuses of ... See full summary »

Stars: Andres Toro, Héctor García, Germán Jaramillo, Andrés Parra

Votes: 34

46. La quiero a morir (2008– )


The telenovela starts with the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Manuela Sáenz (Ana María Trujillo) and Germán Rico (Luigy Aicardi) marriage; they have two daughters, Andrea (Margarita... See full summary »

Stars: Ana María Trujillo, Mijail Mulkay, Luigi Aycardi, Majida Issa

Votes: 17