DishLATINO: Best Spanish-Language Programming
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Raise your hand if you can’t live without watching TV! Many people agree that there is no better way to relax while having fun. Many Hispanics prefer to watch TV in the Spanish language, and DishLATINO provides the best programming for us.
This satellite TV provider offers attractive packages that will give you more for less. Before choosing one of the DishLATINO packages, you’ll want to understand the product. Available channels and programming are vital to help you make this decision.
On DishLATINO, you can access NatGeo Mundo, Discovery en Español, History en Español, Fox Deportes, ESPN Deportes, and more.
Of course, you can’t miss Univision and Telemundo, which lead the market. But the supply and demand for content are diversifying daily. For that reason, DishLATINO offers a wide selection of channels in your language. Its most ambitious package provides more than 270 channels, of which about 60 are in Spanish. Everything you could want to watch is within reach of your remote control.
Spanish-language networks invest a lot of resources to give their audience the best. They vie for the rights to important sporting events and awards. And they continually enhance their original programming and upgrade their studios with advanced technology.
If you are a TV fan, you can enjoy these upgrades and stay current with industry trends. Here’s some of the best Spanish-language programming available on DISH.
Most Popular TV series in Spanish on DishLATINO
1,227,000 viewers – This Mexican soap opera aired on Las Estrellas, a channel owned by TelevisaUnivision, from February 2023 to June 2023. The series, produced by Juan Osorio, is an adaptation of the Portuguese telenovela Mar Salgado, created by Inês Gomes. It stars Angelique Boyer and Danilo Carrera.
The story revolves around Leona Bravo, who embarks on a journey to bring justice to all those who have hurt her. She believes that the father of her first love killed her babies. However, during the process, Leona discovers that her children are alive and finds true love.
1,044,000 viewers – This Mexican production aired on Las Estrellas and stars the renowned Diana Bracho, Marcus Ornellas, and Alejandra Robles Gil.
The plot depicts how Paula Bernal and Rogelio Iturbide, two people with very different lives, instantly fall in love, and marry in secret. This causes conflict within the family, particularly with the matriarch, Martina Rangel. When Paula arrives from Mexico City at the Iturbide’s home, her perspective on life clashes with Martina’s mindset.
Martina is a manipulative woman accustomed to controlling everything, and this leads to a war against the new wife, who always feels threatened.
1,031,000 viewers – This is a Turkish series that was originally released in 2017, with the first part broadcast on Univision in 2023.
Mujer, also known as Kadin in its original language, follows the life of Bahar (Özge Özpirinçci), a young mother of two children living in an impoverished neighborhood. After the tragic death of her husband, Sarp (Caner Cindoruk), she raised her children, Nisan (Kübra Süzgün), 8, and Doruk (Ali Semi Sefil), 3, by herself. Fortunately, she has the help of her young neighbor, another single mother, and her co-worker, a woman hated by her husband.
964,000 viewers – In this show, fifty TV personalities lived together and competed in an implacable and unpredictable game for a prize of $350,000.
The Spanish version of the French series Les Cinquante was broadcast on Telemundo. The participants lived together in a luxurious venue isolated from the outside world and competed in multiple elimination challenges, all commanded by a character named El León.
During the first season of Los 50, the audience enjoyed the presence of Isabella Sierra, who played the daughter of Teresa Mendoza in “La Reina del Sur," Manelyk González from “La Casa de Los Famosos," the Mexican actor Juan Vidal, and the Mexican American singer Lorenzo Méndez.
615,000 viewers – This Turkish series aired on Telemundo and tells the story of a lawyer, Ceylin, and a prosecutor, Ilgaz, whose paths cross while investigating a crime.
Ceylin doesn’t recognize boundaries due to her previous experiences. She took on the responsibility of caring for her family because of her father’s absence. Ceylin became a prominent supporter of her mother and siblings at a young age, living in anger because she believes her father was the victim of an injustice and wrongly accused of a crime. This experience affects how she approaches her work as a defense lawyer.
One day, Ceylin meets the prosecutor Ilgaz, who maintains strict professional ethics. Everything changes when the prosecutor’s younger brother, Cinar, is accused of murdering a young girl. Ilgaz decides to “break the rules" and asks Ceylin to defend his brother. In the middle of the investigation, many families’ secrets surface, and this event brings them together as a couple.
The variety of television programs you can enjoy in Spanish continues. You’ll find the most popular reality shows at TelevisaUnivision and Telemundo.
DishLATINO Hit Reality Shows from TelevisaUnivision and Telemundo
Mira Quién Baila
The Spanish adaptation of Dancing with the Stars brings together a group of stars who compete for money by dancing to various rhythms. At the end of the competition, the winner donates their prize to the charity of their choice.
Top Chef VIP
Top Chef VIP is the Spanish adaptation of the popular American show, Top Chef. Aired on Telemundo, this program features a group of celebrities showcasing their culinary skills in front of a panel of judges. Participants are required to follow the instructions for each challenge and emphasize the requested ingredients. Additionally, they must complete the dishes within the allotted time. Two participants are eliminated each week, and the winner receives $100,000.
Quién es la Máscara
This show is the Mexican version of The Masked Singer, and it’s on the Las Estrellas channel.
In the show, celebrities take the stage in costumes, concealing their identity, and perform in front of a panel of judges. In each episode, contestants face off against a rival to compete. The panelists and the public vote for the best performer, and the loser removes the mask before leaving the stage.
Produced by the creators of Pequeños Gigantes and Bailando Por Un Sueño, El Retador features an international cast. Singers, dancers, and imitators from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Cuba, Puerto Rico, the United States, Spain, and Mexico face various challenges.
Every week, three candidates from each discipline attempt to claim the titles of Champions, the Throne, and the prize money. A jury consisting of three Mexican stars evaluates the candidates and selects the Challenger for each category. However, the winners remain unaware of the results until they decide whether to take half of the accumulated money or continue playing and confront a mysterious opponent. Of course, the greatest risk is leaving the competition empty-handed.
The program is based on a successful Turkish production. It features twenty athletes divided into two teams who face both physical and mental challenges.
The celebrity team consists of entertainment industry superstars, while the contenders’ group includes high-performance athletes who aim to win the competition’s grand prize of US $200,000.
La Casa De Los Famosos
La Casa De Los Famosos is the Spanish version of Big Brother, gathering 16 celebrities under one roof, isolated from the outside world. The contestants are recorded by cameras 24/7, and they must overcome daily challenges and make critical decisions to remain competitive. The show, aired by Telemundo, is the successor to “Gran Hermano USA." The key distinction is that on the original program, the contestants aren’t celebrities.
The winner receives $200,000.
Classic TV Shows and Newscasts on DishLATINO
Of course, classics like Caso Cerrado, Al Rojo Vivo, Primer Impacto, El Gordo y La Flaca, Aquí y Ahora, Al Punto and all the newscasts are still top-rated.