What to Watch During Hispanic Heritage Month
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In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, there is a wealth of compelling programs and movies to explore on both television and streaming platforms. Many of these showcase the rich and diverse contributions of Hispanic and Latinx communities. From gripping dramas to heartwarming family-centric shows, there is something for everyone.
Hispanic Heritage Month is the perfect time to immerse yourself in this vibrant and diverse world of entertainment that celebrates the multifaceted tapestry of Hispanic and Latinx heritage.
Read on for our list of 21 worthwhile content to tune in to!
21. 9-1-1: Lone Star (FOX)
A New York firefighter relocates to Austin with his son. 20. Bloodshot (Starz)
An unstoppable reanimated soldier embarks on a mission to recover his true memories. Starring Eiza González. Disclaimer: Bloodshot ©2020 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. and Bona Film Investment Company (Pacific Rim, USA) and Cross Creek Pictures. All Rights Reserved.
19. Bad Hombres (Showtime)
Bad Hombres follows the Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos, the world's only binational pro baseball team, and explores U.S.-Mexico border relations through the lens of baseball, revealing how the team's cross-border heritage provides a symbol of unity.
18. Santiago of the Seas (Nick Jr.)
This interactive animated series follows the adventures of 8-year-old Santiago Montes, a brave and kind-hearted pirate, and features a Spanish-language and Latino-Caribbean culture curriculum.
17. The Cleaning Lady (FOX)
After immigrating to the U.S., a mother is pushed into working for the criminal underworld.
16. La Madrina: The Savage Life of Lorine Padilla (Showtime)
A documentary about a beloved South Bronx matriarch and former "First Lady" of the Savage Skulls gang struggling to remain visible in a rapidly gentrifying community she helped rebuild in the 1980s.
15. Love & Hip Hop Miami (VH1)
There's never a dull moment as established stars and up-and-coming rappers, singers, producers and promoters flourish, fight and fall in love under the Miami sun.
14. Dora The Explorer (Nick Jr.)
Join Dora, Boots, Backpack, Map and more on their action-packed, learn-along adventures! They need your help to solve problems and puzzles, rescue friends, and explore their magical rainforest world!
13. Alert: Missing Persons Unit (FOX)
A procedural drama where each episode features a heart-pounding search for a missing person.
12. Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin (MAX)
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin takes viewers to Millwood, a blue-collar town still healing from tragic events that took place 20 years ago. An unknown assailant has begun tormenting a disparate group of teen girls — a new generation of "Little Liars" — to make them pay for their parents' secret sin... as well as their own.
11. MasterChef (FOX)
Amateur chefs compete in a series of cooking challenges overseen by a panel of accomplished chefs to survive elimination and become a culinary master, earning the title MasterChef.
10. Loteria Loca (CBS)
A wildly entertaining, action-packed series hosted by Jaime Camil that is full of unexpected surprises. It is based on the Latin game of chance particularly known now as Lotería.
9. Chef (Starz)
A head chef quits his restaurant job and buys a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family. Starring Sofia Vergara and John Leguizamo. Disclaimer: Chef.
8. Macho: The Hector Camacho Story (Showtime)
A hard-hitting look at the rise, fall and untimely death of one of boxing’s most colorful champions. The film chronicles his epic battles inside the ring, his struggles with addiction outside of it and the mystery of the crime that claimed his life.
7. Selena + Chef (MAX)
Selena Gomez invites top-tier chefs into her kitchen to learn the ins and outs of making a great meal – from refining technique to embracing inevitable mess – all via video-chat.
6. The 355 (Starz)
CIA agent Mason "Mace" Brown joins forces with a rival German agent, a cutting-edge computer specialist and a Colombian psychologist when a top-secret weapon falls into the hands of a group of mercenaries. Starring Penélope Cruz. Disclaimer: The 355.
5. Ghost Rider (AMC)
When motorcycle rider Johnny Blaze sells his soul to the Devil to save his father's life, he is transformed into the Ghost Rider, the Devil's own bounty hunter, and is sent to hunt down sinners. Starring Eva Mendes.
4. The Golden Boy: Oscar de La Hoya (MAX)
As a young man, Oscar De La Hoya was an Olympic boxing gold medalist, a multi-world title-winning professional boxer, a hometown hero and a role model to his Mexican-American community in East Los Angeles. Nicknamed "The Golden Boy," De La Hoya, with his good looks, electric charisma, and heartfelt story of winning Olympic gold for his dying mother, rocketed to national prominence as a superstar both in and outside the ring. Yet, all was not what it appeared to be behind that polished facade.
3. Once Upon a Time in Mexico (AMC)
Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general. Starring Antonio Bandera and Salma Hayek.
2. Stand and Deliver (Showtime)
The true story of an inspirational teacher and the East Los Angeles high school students who he motivates to learn calculus. Starring Edward James Olmos.
1. Anaconda (AMC)
A 'National Geographic' film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who forces them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake." Starring Jennifer Lopez.
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