The new face of seduction
Karin, Luna and Magali, 3 attractive and intelligent women, come together to upend the oldest profession in the world by incorporating modern marketing and planning methods. The company Oceano Azul is born.
The marketing strategies used by Oceano Azul have been so efficient that the brand is well recognised. But challenges loom. The partners have to fight piracy and innovate. A club is launched.
2 years have passed. Karin, Luna and Magali are back in business with a new club, a new associate and a new strategy for attracting clients. But one thing hasn’t changed: prejudice.
A VIRGIN WOMAN OF LITERATURE [8x30’]
The book of Love
At 26, Kanoko Tsukishiro has never experienced love. After getting her dream job as an editor in the literature department of a publishing company, Kanoko is assigned to oversee the works of the wildly popular mystery writer, Saku Kagaya.
Kagaya holds a special place in Kanoko’s heart as he is the one who taught her about “first love” through his books.
Kanoko tries her best to work in tandem with Kagaya to produce another hit, but the author remains noncommittal and aloof. Slowly, Kanoko becomes attracted to him.
A WOMAN SCORNED [180x45’]
The clothes do not make the woman
Rome and Emma’s marriage is seemingly a perfect one. But after some years, Emma begins to neglect her appearance. In contrast, Rome is envious of his friends whose wives take good care of themselves and who always accompany their husbands to social gatherings.
One day, Rome crosses paths with Georgia, Emma’s old friend. She flirts with Rome and they eventually fall in love and have an affair. When Emma discovers it, Rome chooses to stay with Georgia. Soon after, Rome, Georgia and Austin, the son he has had with Emma, leave to start a new life abroad.
After a few years, Rome, Georgia and Austin are back. By this time, Emma has recovered from her heartbreak and has reinvented herself into a beautiful and successful business woman. When Emma and Rome cross paths, he is stunned by her transformation. Rome realizes his mistake and plans to return to Emma. But Georgia has other plans.
Welcome to "the City of Chaos"
Alice, 26, goes to São Paulo to attend her father’s funeral after his sudden, tragic death.
Upon arriving, she discovers a different world, meets new friends and undergoes experiences that make her fall in love with the city.
Will Alice's encounters reveal more than she had bargained for, or will her move to the "city of chaos" be a blessing in disguise?
AMONGST MEN [4x52’]
The underground world of Buenos Aires
During an evening in a luxurious apartment in Buenos Aires, a senator, a judge and a banker partake in an orgy in the company of two transvestites and a young prostitute. But the latter dies of an overdose in the middle of the action while the whole scene is filmed by a camera hidden behind a fake mirror. The incriminating video disappears.
Two crooked cops, one obsessive and the other an alcoholic and ex-torturer, enter the scene to find the recording, alongside two thieves ready to do anything and a gang of young drug addicts embarked in spite of themselves in this story.
AMOR DE AMORES [130x45’]
Secrets, love and drama under the balmy sun of southern France
After a 17-year absence, Claire travels back to Montpellier with her teenage son, Theo.
Her return is motivated by a family secret: she is supposed to meet with a childhood friend who has information regarding her sister’s death. Claire finds this friend murdered. She is taken into custody and accused of the crime.
To clear her name, Claire has no choice but to expose secrets from the past and suffer the consequences.
Where all kinds of colourful characters meet
In a barbershop located in one of the strongholds of the African diaspora in Paris, Grand Prêtre, a bad barber, dreamer and unintentional comic tries to salvage his business thanks to his indispensable wife, Mère Bijou, who clearly wears the pants in the house.
The shop is where all kinds of colourful characters meet. We catch up with 2 regulars: Vieux Soulard, a professional soccer player famous in Mobutu’s time, and Aller-Retour, who gets the most unlikely customers in.
BEAUTIFUL STRANGERS [80x45’]
Burned. Forgotten. Resurrected.
Joyce is an aspiring interior designer and wants to start a family with her boyfriend, Noel. One day, Joyce meets Ronaldo, a big client and owner of a huge real estate company. Ronaldo mistakes her for a high-class prostitute and when he moves in to defile her, she resists and accidentally falls down the stairs. Panicked, thinking that Joyce is dead, Ronaldo burns Joyce’s body and dumps it deep in the forest.
Years later, Noel, having moved on from his grief, meets Kristine, a beautiful plastic surgeon. She is also Ronaldo’s illegitimate daughter. One night, Kristine gets herself into deep trouble but is luckily saved by a homeless woman with burnt skin. In gratitude, Kristine surgically restores the charred woman’s body. With a new lease on life, the homeless woman, Joyce, assumes the name Lea and starts anew.
Lea eventually finds love in Lawrence, Kristine’s half-brother. But on her wedding day, her lost memories suddenly rush back to her.
BECAUSE OF YOU [63x45’]
Never say never
Andrea is a woman who has lost her belief in love. Several events in her life have made her cynical and distrustful of people. It began when her parents left her at a young age in an orphanage. Most recently, her fiancé abandonned her on their wedding day.
To move on from her heartache, Andrea focuses on her career in fashion where she works as an executive assistant to her new boss, Jaime. Although Andrea has swore to place career before love, her feelings change when she becomes close to Jaime. They begin to date and develop deeper feelings for each other.
One day, Jaime introduces Andrea to his children as his new girlfriend and their future stepmother. Is Andrea prepared to take on this commitment? What will she do if Oliver comes back to her?
BLACK REVENGE [10x42’]
An eye for an eye. A scandal for a scandal.
Saori was expecting a child and living happily with her husband, Keigo, until a forged scandal drove him to commit suicide. This unfortunate event led to a miscarriage, making her lose the 2 most precious things in her life.
Five years after Keigo's death, Saori receives a letter revealing the truth about the scandal and the 3 people involved in it. Seeking revenge, she takes on a job as a journalist at the weekly magazine which slandered her husband.
Obsessed with revenge, she does whatever it takes to bring down the lives of those who took her happiness away, using the same deceitful tactics.
BLOOD TIES [161x45’]
The tragic destiny of two sisters
Years ago, tragedy struck the peaceful Nogueira family during a picnic near a river. Their two daughters, Ines and Marta, fell into the water and were swept away by the current. The father succeeded in saving the elder daughter, Ines, but lost his life trying to reach the younger one. The latter has been taken in by a modest family who adopted her and named her Diana.
Years later, when her memory returns, Diana decides to find her real family and to take revenge on her sister, whom she holds responsible for the death of their father and the miserable life she was forced to lead.
A place without forgiveness
Capadocia is an innovative women's prison facility in Mexico City, that was created as a result of political interest and power struggles.
In Capadocia, 3central stories are intertwined: Teresa Lagos, the director, who no longer dreams of justice and reform; Federico Marquez, who uses his position as VP of ECSO to privatize prisons on behalf of the mafia; and Lorena, an inmate that has hardened with time and fights for her freedom.
COFFEE & VANILLA [10x30’]
A sweet and bitter love story
Risa is a college student who is popular with boys who see her as inacessible. However, she has zero experience in love. Risa keeps saying : "if I’m going to fall in love, I want it to be so sweet it'll melt my heart".
One day, as she is being harassed by a guy, she is rescued by Hiroto, a sophisticated man who looks great in a suit. To thank him, Risa agrees to dinner… which leads to their first kiss… which leads to…
This is the story of a doting love that's slightly bitter yet super sweet.
COPA HOTEL [26x23’]
A place for laughs, drama and romance
Frederico Gonzales, a photographer from Rio who has lived abroad for many years, comes back to take ownership of a hotel in Copacabana when his father dies.
All kinds of characters, from wealthy guests to boardwalk prostitutes, bring sex stories, humour, drama and romance to the Copa Hotel, giving shape to a diverse and contemporary mosaic.
Dealing with a desperate financial situation and a city that has changed completely, Frederico’s greatest issue is trying to understand Brazil with a foreigner’s mindset.
DESTINED TO BE YOURS [35x45’]
My heart for a village
Sinag lives in a struggling mountain town. Her main goal is to uplift her community and protect the land from the people who want to take it away.
Benjie is a handsome architect who, after years of separation, reunites with his wealthy grandfather. He joins the family real estate business and wants to prove himself worthy. His first test is to acquire a piece of land which the company has wanted for a long time – Sinag’s mountain town. Benjie poses as a tourist and infiltrates the town to convince the people to sell. Unaware of his intentions, Sinag befriends Benjie and graciously welcomes him. She shows him the beauty of the land and, as they spend time together, Benjie falls in love with her.
Benjie is torn between his desire to please his family and his love for Sinag. Which side will he take? How will Sinag and Benjie save the town?
DIOS INC. [12x52’]
Even God has a price
After a journey to the Middle East, PhD. Salvador Pereyra returns to Mexico. He discovered something that may change the world but finds his works has been plagiarized by “The Sons of Indra”, a group whose leader has twisted his words in order to manipulate and indoctrinate the poor.
Salvador starts a battle for truth and honour, risking his life and his family’s safety.
A torn family
Diony and Cesar have two children, Ephraim and Glenda. They are a happy family despite living in the slums. One day tragedy strikes. A fire breaks out and their daughter, Glenda is killed. Cesar blames Diony for Glenda’s death and abandons his wife out of resentment.
After years of depression, Diony recovers and works hard to become a successful restaurateur. To fill the void she feels inside her, she adopts a homeless little girl named Angeli. When she comes of age, she helps Diony manage her restaurant business.
12 years later, Cesar suffers a stroke forcing him to beg for Diony’s help. She happily takes back both husband and son. They slowly rebuild their family and surprisingly, Angeli gets along well with Ephraim and secretly develops feelings for him. After some time, Diony crosses paths with another orphan, Santina, and employs her as a cook. She also funds her education.
Santina and Ephraim develop a serious romance. Angeli becomes jealous of Santina, not only because of Ephraim, but also because she now feels that she has to compete for Diony’s attention.
Once a cop, always a cop
Blaming himself for the deaths of innocent students during a botched hostage situation at a local high school, Renzo Márquez resigns from the police force.
Five years later, a horribly mutilated body appears and all signs indicate the crime is related to the events that led to Renzo’s retirement.
He decides to dive back in.
EREN THE SOUTHPAW [10x30’]
The mediocre talent and the genius
Koichi Asakura struggles with the limitations of his own talent but still hopes to become "someone". Meanwhile, Eren Yamagishi is a tremendously gifted artist who must deal with the pain and loneliness that comes from being a genius.
After a fateful encounter in high school, they eventually go their separate ways, one as a designer in a major advertising agency and the other as a New York based artist.
The mediocre talent and the genius. The two opposites go through failures and setbacks as they try to discover who they really are.
Hair-raising urban legends
FANTASMAGORIAS brings to life some of the most hair-raising urban legends that were passed down from generation to generation through word of mouth.
A harrowing narrator, vivid colors, a Comics inspiration and references to cult movies from Kubrick, Spielberg or Carpenter, give this series a very peculiar feel.
The worst job in Brazil
Juarez Gomez is a soccer referee in pursuit of his biggest dream: to blow the whistle at a World Cup final. Because of his occupation, he is one of the most hated and cursed person in Brazil.
In between games, he has to deal with a pending divorce and staying close to his son.
FROZEN MEMORIES [110x45’]
The burden of memories
Living a happy and pious life, a tragic car accident turns Rosa's life around, as she falls into a coma that lasts for several weeks.
She wakes up with no recollection of the past 15 years and suddenly asks for her sister, Narisa, which she has never mentionned before.
Narcisa's comeback reveals a terrible secret...
FULL HOUSE [20x60’]
Losing a house, winning a heart
Aom is a writer who got swindled out of her house during a trip to Korea. She finds out that her property was sold to a famous singer, Mike.
In an attempt to get back what belongs to her, she enters a one year marriage contract with Mike. Though she has lost everything, Aom remains optimistic and takes things in stride.
But what started as a business relationship turns slowly personal as feelings for each other grow.
HANA’S LAZY MEALS [10x30’]
Cooking made easy for the slackers
Hana loves to eat but is hopeless at keeping house. Her beloved husband, Goro, is always away from home and, as a result, she has grown a bit lazy. She's hungry and looks in the pantry, but there is almost nothing to eat. She decides to make do with whatever is left and concocts a delicious salmon toast. Boosted by her new confidence she decides to explore her cooking talent.
HANA’S LAZY MEAL is a new genre of drama which ends with a quick-and-easy cooking lesson after each episode.
A business like no other
After the sudden death of her spouse, Sofia discovers that her late husband did not run a flourishing computer business but instead a X-rated film production company of which she is the legatee.
To her utter dismay, she has to become acquainted with a world that unsettles her and hesitates between taking over or selling everything and go back to her job as a lawyer.
But the debts her husband contracted to modernize the company and the meeting with Roy, a porn star and stalwart of the firm, forces her hand.
HE, SHE, THEY [8x26’]
Welcome into a non-binary world
Rafa, 18, claims to be non-binary. She is neither female, nor male, heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, pansexual or asexual. She feels out of place in her small town of Botucatu and decides to abscond to join her cousin Vini in Sao Paulo.
She arrives by surprise at the house he shares with his roommate, Maia, asking them to take her in while she pursues her dream of becoming a graphic designer and tattoo artist.
But life in Sao Paulo is not easy.
This is the riveting story of Nimfa, a disfigured street vendor who undergoes a complete facial reconstruction to become the lookalike of Rosette, a wealthy and beautiful but cold-hearted unhappily married wife seeking to escape her husband, Homer.
Homer and their kids fall for the new Rosette, unaware of her true identity. The gentle Nimfa has wholeheartedly embraced her new life as a loving wife and caring mother.
But trouble looms when the real Rosette returns to reclaim her family from her impostor.
Chaka, 13 years old, and Hadjara, 18 years old, are brother and sister. They decide to leave their village and debt-ridden parents to take their chance in the big city of Abidjan.
While Hadjara, the older sister, finds a job, Chaka is drawn to Kouess, the head of a gang. He soon dives into vandalism, drugs, easy money and violence.
Hadjara will stop at nothing to get him out of this delinquency.
IS THIS LOVE CHECKMATE? [4x30’]
Love twists and turns
Tae Komada, a baby-face woman who is a master chess player, appears to have a soothing effect on others. On the other hand, Taiga Hinata is a businessman who lacks communication skills and has no experience in love.
Both randomly meet twice a day starting an unusual tale of love at first sight, at least for one of them.
This story is about the imbalance in love feelings and how relationships sometimes take unexpected turns for better or worse.
Set in Osaka, high-spirited yakuza Kuwahara and buttoned-down construction consultant Ninomiya form an odd couple as they rail against the city's "bad elements", drawn to money like sharks to the scent of blood.
Laced with witty banter, JINXED is a gritty, hard-boiled drama full of violent thrills that defies all expectations.
JOINT VENTURE [10x52’]
Marijuana has become legal in São Paulo
The story takes place in a fictional future in São Paulo. Marijuana has become legal and a former small-time dealer decides to make his business official. The transition will not be smooth and competition will be fierce.
This series, directed by Quico Meirelles and Oscar-winning director Fernando Meirelles, successfully uses the urban language of the "City of God" and a very modern soundtrack.
The power of the crystal
Set in modern-day Johannesburg, JONGO tells the story of a young man, Eli, who acquires supernatural abilities from an alien crystal found in a cave. The stone has been bequeath to him by his father, an enslaved miner who has been murdered shortly after escaping from the cave.
As Eli tries to deal with the death of his father and sets out to find the men responsible, he must also grapple with his new powers and how they alter the course of his life.
But what Eli doesn’t know is that the men he is hunting down have crystals of their own and need his stone to fulfill an ancient and devastating prophecy that threatens the lives of millions.
JUANA INES [7x52’]
A famous writer, nun and political activist
This is the story of a woman, Juan Ines de la Cruz, who, against all odds and the social conventions of her time, fought for intellectual development and became a famous writer, nun and political activist.
The physical power of love
Aki is a freelance writer who is frustrated by her efforts to find work. When her boyfriend jilts her, she moves to a friend’s house. There, she reunites with her first boyfriend to whom she lost her virginity. He confesses he hasn’t been able to “get it up” for 2 years, but when he accidently touches Aki, lo and behold, he responds.
He swears he won’t do anything perverted, but asks Aki to help him.
KISS ME [20x60’]
The Beauty and the Handsome
Tenten has just returned from Japan with his family. He is a new student at the local high school but one who is extremely brilliant with an IQ of 200, as well as being handsome.
Meanwhile, Taliw is a cute, lively and clumsy girl who develops a crush on Tenten.
Yet, Taliw is not confortable with her feelings as Tenten sometimes treats her kindly and care while, some other times, teases and embarrasses her in front of all the students.
KONGOSSA TELECOM [50x4’]
Your words will be repeated and distorted
Childhood friends Charlotte, Ngringa, Dégé, Patrick et Yann love to gossip. They call each other all the time to update and discuss the latest saucy hearsay.
The problem is that from one to the other, words are repeated and distorted and end up provoking funny situations.
LEGALLY BLIND [47x45’]
An eye for an eye
Grace is a promising law student who wants to reopen her father’s kidnapping case and clear his name. She strongly believes that he is innocent and deserves to be acquitted from his life sentence. However, her goals are shattered on the night she celebrates her passing the bar exam. At the party, she is drugged and raped and when she manages to run away, she accidentally crashes into a glass panel. Her injuries permanently blind her.
In his jail cell, Grace’s father hears about his daughter’s accident and dies of cardiac arrest. Grace is devastated. Soon after, she meets Edward, a lawyer who helps her investigate her kidnapping and rape. He stays by her through thick and thin, and eventually they fall in love and get engaged.
However, Edward uncovers the rapist’s identity: it’s his brother, William. Torn between his love for his fiancée and his brother, whose side will Edward take?
LIVING PASSION [110x45’]
Convicted for a crime he did not commit
Miguel and Luísa, in love since their teens, are planning to get married and fulfill their lifelong dream. But everything turns for the worst during a vacation in South Africa when Luisa's father is murdered. Wrongly accused, Miguel is sent to jail.
When he returns to Portugal after completing his sentence, Miguel finds Luísa married to his best friend and mother of Catarina. He discovers the child is his daughter and decides to stay to fight for the girl, determined to make up for the 10 years they missed out and become a father to her.
LOCK-ON LOVE [5x30’]
Can a loser win the girl of his dreams?
In each episode the main character is a loser who, along with his loser friends, get embroiled in love escapades throughout the campus.
Can these fellows, who are living the antithesis of the “fulfilled” life, truly win the girl of their dreams?
From the original manga of the same title by Nana Shiiba.
LOVE AND HONG KONG [4x30’]
Kenta, a director, and his assistant are in Hong Kong filming a documentary featuring Japanese celebrity Elly.
During filming, Elly is kidnapped by Daniel. Amidst the uproar, Kenta meets a woman named Maki who has come to Hong Kong to meet a man she dated through a website, but has yet to see him. Since Maki didn’t have the confidence to use her own image, she used Elly’s face as her online icon. Unbeknowst to Daniel, he kidnapped the wrong girl.
Through the most unusual circumstances, the paths of these protagonists become entangled as they scurry around the city.
LOVE AND LIES [24x60’]
Sometimes truth is better
Mild, an actress, has become famous in a flash. She urgently needs to surround herself with a PR crew led by Tim, and intelligent and brash man.
His way of putting down scandals for his artists is to use lies, the scheme his mother kept preaching him not to do.
MAGNIFICA 70 [23x52’]
An obsessive triangle
MAGNIFICA 70 is set in the infamous district known as Boca de Lixo, in São Paulo, in the 1970's.
Vicente, 35, lives a safe but repressed middle-class life. He works in the office of the Federal Film Censor and has a routine marriage with Isabel, daughter of a general. But when he screens a naughty film, he falls for the lead actress, Dora Dumar. His fascination with her takes him to the red light district where he begins to work with Dora and Manolo, chief producer of the Magnífica film company.
This seductive but chaotic world draws all 3 together in an obsessive triangle.
MIDNIGHT DINER [30x30’]
A chef and a confidant
It’s midnight and the lights of the Tokyo eatery Midnight Diner are just flickering on. As most of the city falls aleep, clients come in for good food and conversation. The menu only lists pork, rice and soup but, on request, the chef will make almost anything, trusting he has the ingredients.
Despite his stern appearance, the eccentric chef is a friendly listener who draws out interesting stories from the variety of patrons.
At this late hour, his customers include characters from all walks of life including office workers, washed up singers, failed actors, strippers and gangsters.
MIDNIGHT DINER: TOKYO STORIES [10x30’]
Nourishing bodies and souls
A small eatery called Meshiya, also known as Midnight Diner, sits in the back alley of a bustling district of Tokyo.
Starting right at midnight, the chef serves custom-made dishes with a side of solace for his patrons, who bring both their appetites and a story to tell.
In this mundane diner, they find simple yet profound connections with one another, nourishment for their bellies and their souls based on the shared love of a particular dish.
MIL COLMILLOS [8x52’]
A mission to kill turns into a mission to survive
A group of spanish conquistadors are crossing a mysterious forest when they find some strange monoliths and are attacked by unknown creatures.
500 years later, a Colombian army special forces team is sent to the same area to eliminate Matias, a dangerous criminal. They soon discover that the forest is hiding something else, a harrowing terror never before encountered.
The killing mission turns into a desperate attempt to escape the forest alive.
MORE THAN LOVE [107x45’]
Becoming an outlaw to save one's family
This is the story of Clara, a brave young woman who has to face her evil stepmother, Francisca, whose agenda is to destroy her family. Clara will have to face unsurmountable obstacles, including becoming an outlaw and giving up the love of her life to save her kin.
Love, family and revenge are at the core of this breathtaking story.
MR. MOCKY PRESENTS THE HITCHCOCK COLLECTION [36x26’]
Suspense and dark humour Hitchcock's style
The distinguished "Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine" published many great crime stories which never made it to the screen. Until now.
Investigation upon investigation, Jean-Pierre Mocky takes us into a world of deep suspense and dark humour, tipping his hat to the great British director.
Each episode is graced with a stellar cast of famous cinema names: Victoria Abril, Michel Piccoli, Frédéric Diefenthal, Gaspard Ulliel, Claude Brasseur, Béatrice Dalle, Richard Bohringer, to name a few.
MULHER DE FASES [13x26’]
Unlike the fairytales, prince charming is usually a frog
Grace, a 30-something woman recently divorced, is anxious to be loved and to restart her life. During her search, she becomes involved with a number of men and imitates each of them, adopting his tastes, habits and culture.
She soon realizes that finding a mate is not an easy task and, unlike most fairytales, the prince usually turns into a frog.
This series chronicles the ugly and hilarious truth about relationships and the quest for love.
MY KOREAN JIGIYA [67x45’]
What are the chances that a superstar will fall in love with a fan?
Gia, an avid fan of Korean dramas, hopes of one day meeting her favorite actor, Korean superstar Jun Ho. She works as a grade school teacher and one day participates in a special training in Seoul. She sees this as a step closer to her dream but, unfortunately, all her efforts are in vain.
Back in Manila, Gia helps a drunken man being beaten by gangsters. Much to Gia’s surprise and delight the man is no other than Jun Ho. He is in the Philippines to take care of his half Filipino nephew, Paopao, whose father just passed away. To show his gratitude, Jun Ho offers Gia a job as Paopao’s stay-in tutor. Gia falls deeply in love with her idol while Jun Ho takes notice of Gia’s simplicity and innate kindness. Soon, they become a couple.
It’s almost a perfect Korean love story for Gia until Paopao’s real mother resurfaces.
MY SWEET HEART [21x45’]
Whose heart is it?
As a successful heart transplant recipient, Hope receives a new lease on life and decides to move back to Davao to save her family’s ailing chocolate business. There, she meets Ponce, the son of the chocolate farm owner who Hope wants to partner with.
Hope’s city girl attitude makes Ponce doubtful if she has what it takes to save the business. In the same manner, Hope is constantly annoyed by Ponce’s know-it-all posture. Despite their constant bickering, they unconsciously start warming up to each other. Soon, what used to be a bitter relationship turned into something as sweet as chocolate.
But a secret is revealed that threatens their budding romance: Hope’s heart donor was Ponce’s girlfriend who tragically died in an accident. This triggers old feelings that Ponce tried hard to forget. Is Hope really in love or is it just the heart of a past love still beating for Ponce?
NIGHT TIME ENTERTANIMENT HIGH SCHOOL [8x30’]
Toritsu Mizushogyo High School is the first of its kind in Japan, let alone in the world. It is a public school specializing in nighttime entertainment.
There, you can learn how to become a hostess, a manager, to work at a gay bar or in the sex industry.
All types of classes are offered ensuring that the future of fun at night will be alive and well.
OH, BOY! WE REALLY ARE SAILING [11x30’]
Rock the boat!
The drama is set on board the training ship of a marine pilot university.
Two girls, Marin and Tsubame, have just joined a place where 80% of the students are boys. Together with their classmates, battling unimaginable sea sickness, they struggle to get through the month-long, harsh navigation training.
We share their experiences on the high seas as well as back on land.
ON NIGHTS WHEN I WANT TO END IT ALL… [7x30’]
A man and the eccentric women in his life
Hiroshi Ono, was abandoned by his mother when he was still young. He meets all kinds of women with whom he clashes at times or runs from at other times
The first woman he fell in love with was a bicycle thief. He lost his virginity to a woman in a wheelchair. And the woman he loved the most, Asuka, makes a living selling her saliva to perverts.
Focusing on the years Hiroshi spent with Asuka, it depicts the good-for-nothing life of this hopeless man who lived at the mercy of wild and crazy women.
PACIFIC CRIMINAL [20x52’]
Investigations in the heart of New Caledonia
This series immerses us into the daily life of a criminal squad in Noumea, New Caledonia.
The team is made of Clarissa, the captain, a widow raising 2 teenagers by herself; Gaspard an old-fashioned cop; Jackson a young lieutenant and Kelly the brigade geek.
Inevitably, their personal lives intertwine with their investigations.
This striking series is based on real events in which a group of Mexico City paramedics has to work together as a team in order to save lives in stressful situations where a wrong decision could be deadly.
PARAMEDICS is at once spectacular and moving while shedding a light on the heroism of these volunteers and their humanity in the face of tragedy.
Too much loving
There are all kinds of couples: new, old, square or modern.
What they all have in common is love that can turn into jealousy, hatred, even murder.
PEANUT BUTTER SANDWICH [8x30’]
The difficult journey of finding the perfect match
A career woman, a nurse, an unattainable beauty and an everyday woman with low self-esteem, all with different views on love, are looking for a husband.
They join spouse-hunting parties and dating apps, but finding the perfect match doesn’t work out as expected. At times, they get unwittingly involved with married men, at other times, they become friends with benefits.
Will they ever find happiness?
The informal market of the beaches of Rio de Janeiro
PREAMAR follows the story of João Ricardo Velasco, a wealthy and highly successful businessman who makes the wrong bet in the financial market and loses everything.
Searching for a new way to make money, he discovers the profitable and informal market that operates on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro – all this without revealing his real situation to his family.
PREAMAR mixes drama and comedy to provide a vision of the beaches of Rio never seen before.
The fatal 60 seconds
When Jonah Lee dies for 60 seconds he gains a special power, the power of having premonition of fatal accidents and being able to be at the « wrong place and time » for that last 60 seconds. Jonah is a reluctant hero and perhaps the last person ready to help anyone else but himself.
Jonah sees the visions as a curse rather than a gift. He begins a journey to discover his life purpose and why he was chosen. Maybe this The power wasn’t given for him to save others but rather to save himself.
PRINCESS HOURS [20x60’]
Royal loves and shemes
The plot takes place in Bhutin, a fictitious country. Crown Prince In and Kaning are getting into a family arranged marriage. Before that, the Prince had a girlfriend named Minnie. He had asked for her hand but she rejected him. Neeedless to say, Minnie now regrets doing so and wants the Prince back.
Meanwhile, the former Crown princess wants the throne back for her son, Prince In's cousin.
But as Prince In and Kaning spend time together they begin to develop feelings towards each other. How will their love story unfold?
PRISON SCHOOL [9x30’]
Adapted from the very popular comic book
Hachimitsu Academy is a private boarding high school that used to be all-girl but is turning coed this year.
Only 5 boys have been admitted and are excited just thinking about what school life will be like at Hachimitsu with over 1,000 girls attending. But one day, when they get caught peeking into the girls’ bathroom, they are forced to spend a month in the “Prison” by the “Secret School Council,” a committee that rules the school with an iron fist.
While the boys try various means to free themselves, the “ Council” will go to any length to drive the boys into withdrawing from school.
Running away is the easiest of their many problems
A failed drug trafficking operation sparks a full-out pursuit of 4 men as they flee from both the mafia and the law.
The 4 fugitives, Vicente, Alvaro, Oscar and Mario, have nothing in common except for a trouble past and an urgent need to escape. No one is what he seems, everyone hides a past but they badly need each other in their survival race throughout Chile.
Ambition, greed, cartels and corruption punctuate their journey.
It's normal not being normal
This series that follows the adventures of Carlo Antonini, both in and out of his consulting office as a psychiatrist, psychologist and psychoanalyst, interested in unusual cases that challenge him, and even put his family in danger.
PSY explores the complexity of clinical enigmas but also brings to light the existential issues of modern life and passionate relationships.
ROOM LAUNDERING [6x30’]
Let me purify your room
Miko Yakumo is constantly moving from one dubious apartment to another. Her line of work involves purifying abodes where unnatural death has occurred, "laundering" them and making them livable for the next tenants.
At every residence, she encounters the original tenant turned ghost who hasn't been able to cross over into the spirit world. And since she is able to see them, she ends up having to listen to all their troubles and woes.
When she reconnects with her insufferable former neighbour, love blossoms between them.
SANTOS DUMONT [6x52’]
An aviation pioneer
This period piece tells the story of Santos Dumont, the famous inventor and aviator who captivated Europe with his aeronautical endeavors at the turn of the 20th century.
Besides his friendship with Cartier and Thomas Edison, it also describes his passion for racing cars until his early death, depressed by the direction flying was headed.
The story takes place in Brazil, where he spent his youth, and France where he transformed aviation.
SONS OF THE CARNIVAL [13x52’]
The outlaws born into samba
Anesio Gebara is the owner of a celebrated samba school in Rio de Janeiro and the boss of an illegal gambling operation. Seen throughout the city as a "Don Corleone", Gebara maintains a complicated relationship with each of his four sons. On his 77th birthday, Gebara receives the worst blow of his life: his favorite son has committed suicide.
From here on, the three remaining sons are left to hash it out and find their place in his world. But can they fill the shoes of the favored son and maintain order in Gebara's complicated universe?
SR. AVILA [43x52’]
When the Sopranos meet Six Feet Under
Avila is an ordinary man who has decided to make his living at the expense of other people. He leads a double life: on one hand a loving husband and dedicated father and, on the other, a hitman. He is about to move up the organisation but this promotion will have a fatal impact on his family.
Avila’s son has died. His wife is locked away in a mental hospital. His own life is under threat. Furthermore, a new detective, Erika, is shaking things up when finally Ávila is getting the business under control.
Avila is now the Boss of Bosses, but the management of the organisation is getting more and more complex. The investigation on Erika’s death is the beginning of a startling trail of crime and corruption.
TAHITI SPIRIT [3x52’]
A mysterious disappearance
Detective Cheyenne Tinihu teams up with police captain Félix Kleber to help him find his daughter, Roxanne, who has mysteriously disappeared on the island of Tahiti. During the investigation, Cheyenne discovers shamanic powers of her own, inherited from her supposedly dead father.
With different methods and opposing personalities, Félix and Cheyenne combine their respective talents to probe the mysterious disappearance of Roxane who’d been studying archaeology and working on a thesis about the island’s sacred sites.
THE AMERICAN GUEST [4x52’]
Teddy Roosevelt the adventurer
This mini-series follows the 1913-1914 expedition in the Amazon of former American President Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt, who went alongside Candido Rondon, an officer in the Brazilian army, to explore the river then known as the "River of Doubts" and which now bears the name "Rio Roosevelt".
In the purest tradition of adventure films, this journey takes them to previously unknown regions on one of the most dangerous rivers in the Brazilian jungle.
THE BLOOD WIDOW [16x45’]
A most cruel master
This series is inspired by the true story of Countess Dariya Saltykova who, due to her cruelty, went down in history as an infamous serial killer.
When her husband dies in 1755, Dariya is 26 years old and becomes one of the richest women in Moscow. She takes a lover but the latter's betrayal plunges her in fits rage that will never leave her. During several years, she will torture and kill her serfs, mainly women. She is finally found guilty of 38 murders but she is attributed at least a hundred more.
Queen Catherine II put an end to her tyranny by sending her to a monastery prison, where she spent 33 years until her death.
THE BOSS HUNT: IOVINE [4x52’]
The incredible sting operation to the capture of the boss of the Neapolitan Mafia
“The Boss Hunt: Iovine” is inspired by real-life events and by the incredible sting operations, in 2010, carried out by an organized anti-mafia unit in Naples, which brought to the capture of the boss of the Neapolitan Mafia Antonio Iovine who have been hiding out for 14 in the outskirts of Naples.
Agents Arturo, Salvo, Rosanna, Carlo, Francesco and Laura are committed to the investigative mission that everyone considered impossible. But they are willing to pay a very high price to succeed putting at stake both their own lives and those of their loved ones.
THE BOSS HUNT: ZAGARIA [8x52’]
The capture of the other Neapolitan Mafia boss
“The Boss Hunt: Zagaria ” is inspired by real-life events and by the incredible sting operations, in 2011, carried out by an organized anti-mafia unit in Naples, which brought to the capture of the boss of the Neapolitan Mafia Michele Zagaria who have been hiding out for 16 in his home town Casapesenna. One year after the catch of Iovine this arrest will definitely of the Casalesi clan.
After the catch of Iovine, Romano’s team is committed to the investigative mission, using infiltration and intimidation.
Once again, they will pay a very high price to succeed.
THE BRIDGES OF LOVE [52x45’]
2 brothers. 2 worlds.
As young boys, Gael and JR were separated by tragedy and grew up as adults in two different worlds. While Gael lives in hardship and works hard to support his family, JR is cocooned in a rich family and becomes a ruthless businessman. For him, everything and everyone has a price.
After several years of carrying the burdens of the past, the 2 brothers meet again through Mia, a dancer and the woman they both fall in love with. Will Mia's love be the bridge for Gael and JR to be brothers again? Or will their love for her further draw them apart?
THE BRONZE GARDEN [16x52’]
A child disappears without a trace
The life of Fabián and Lila Danubio changes forever when their 4 year-old daughter disappears without a trace in the Buenos Aires subway. There is no motive, no clues and no witnesses.
The parents conduct a desperate search over many years and finally come to a surprising conclusion.
THE HAUNTED HOSPITAL [10x30’]
The Kumagawa hospital is situated on the outskirts of town, enveloped by the woods. Luna has just began working there for two weeks when a coworker encounters a girl in school uniform covered in blood who absconds as quickly as she appeared.
Luna is no stranger to sightings. Indeed, from a young age, she has had psychic visions, including one instance in middle school when she saw the ghost of a classmate covered in blood. The rest of her class ended up avoiding her.
At the hospital, even patients begin having ghost sightings. One night, Luna heads to the old locked-up ward to get some equipment…
THE HYPNOTIST [16x52’]
The secret of dreams
Arenas is a hypnotist. He makes people fall asleep to dig up mysteries inside their thoughts, but he himself suffers from insomnia and is always seeking for a cure.
Where does his sleeplessness originate? This mystery will unfold gradually in the style of a classic police story.
THE MEAL WITH HOKUSAI [8x30’]
Happiness through simple cooking
Yamada Fumiko, nicknamed Bun, is a poor university student who lives alone in Tokyo with her talking toy Hokusai.
A shy person and a daydreamer, Bun makes the people around her happy with imaginative, delicious food that takes little effort.
THE MEMORIES OF HAPPINESS [120’]
A rocky family
Taro Miura was once a prominent figure in the lunch box service business but due to various difficulties he now makes his living by collecting garbage. One day, he sees his ex-wife, Junko, with a man he does not know.
Taro ends up going back to the house he used to live in, where his Junko and their daughters reside.
Taro is unhappy about his ex-wife’s new marriage and his behavior gradually escalates.
THE ROOMMATES [10x52’]
Victoria, Isabella, Sara and Julieta are beautiful, free, shameless and share a taste for partying, dancing and sex. The 4 models share the same house and their lives is all about for fun and adventure.
Whether in pairs, trios or solo, they experience sex without limits or prejudices. They are always ready to explore new possibilities, seeking pleasure in bars, clubs, bedrooms or outdoors.
THE SECRET LIFE OF COUPLES [24x52’]
An explosive brew: sex therapy and corruption
Sexologist and therapist Sofia Prado manages a center for alternative therapies for couples. But while she is helping people to face up to their difficulties and desires, she also has to deal with her own emotional turmoil, which she hides from everyone.
When one of Sofia’s patient dies, she finds herself caught up in the investigation of a complex web of corruption operated by a powerful banker and businessman with a great deal of influence in the government.
A succession of events will intertwine the paths of an influential political journalist, a photographer and the seasoned detective around an investigation that could reach the highest levels of power.
THE SMARTPHONE GUY [11x55’]
He knows all your secrets
Divorced, in need to pay child-support and a layoff candidate at his company, Keita Orimo, 34, is in the pits of despair. However, it all changes when his brain suddenly becomes a smartphone. Now he can see messages people send on their phones, which also means that he can learn their secrets. This new ability gets him intertwined with problems in and out of the office.
A Sci-Fi human drama about a simple man becoming a "smartphone" hero.
UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN [42x45’]
Evelyn and Larry are a happily married couple. Their daughter, Ana, is a lovely child and the source of all their joy. One day Ana disappears without a trace. Devastated by this tragedy, Evelyn and Larry blame each other for what happened and they eventually separate.
They are unaware that it was Odessa, a woman obsessed with Larry, who kidnapped Ana. Her purpose was to steal Larry from his wife. Ana is detained in a barn deep in the woods, isolated from any human interaction
One day, when Ana is about 18, she manages to escape. Can she still live a normal life? Will she ever be reunited with her family?
WINE, DINE AND WOO ME [16x30’]
A journalist dream assignment
Megumi Kanbayashi has been a freelance writer for five years. As a just-turned-30 single woman, she is beginning to feel the pangs of marriage anxiety. One day, Megumi’s editor brings her an idea for a series to be offered on the internet. It’s a novel premise : advertise for a single male looking for a relationship, let him pick a restaurant for a blind date during which he will woo her over a meal.
Megumi loves the idea of a free, delicious meal and seizes the opportunity. And so begins the search for candidates for the "WINE, DINE AND WOO ME" column series.
Actual restaurants in Tokyo are featured in every episode.
The surrogate mother
Ysabel is a devoted single mother who struggles with caring for her ailing daughter, Maymay, who has leukemia. Ysabel works as a personal assistant to Scarlet, a materialistic former beauty queen. Scarlet’s husband is a successful businessman whose only wish is to have a child of his own. Scarlet is barren. She suggests to her husband that they hire a surrogate. The couple choose Ysabel because she is a trusted friend and she also needs the money to pay for her medical bills.
However, during Ysabel’s pregnancy, her daughter gets into an accident and passes away. Maymay’s death depresses Ysabel and she runs away with her unborn child. When she delivers, she names the child Maya, in memory of Maymay.
Many years later, Scarlet finally catches up with Ysabel and forcibly takes Maya back. Who is the child’s rightful and lawful mother? Is blood truly thicker than water? Will Ysabel ever see Maya again?
MARY HIGGINS CLARK [13x90’]
Stories based on the best selling novels from the queen of suspense
Each movie recreates the tense and distinctive atmosphere of Mary Higgins Clark’s books which have captivated millions of readers all around the world.
MARY HIGGINS CLARK: FROM BOOKS TO MOVIES [4x92’]
From the best selling novels from the queen of suspense
Each of these movies recreates the tense and distinctive atmosphere of Mary Higgins Clark’s books which have captivated millions of readers all around the world.
These films host a prestigious international cast including: Kristin Scott-Thomas, Sex in the City’s Kim Cattrall, Christopher Lee, French stars Annie Girardot and Stéphane Audran and German actor Werner Stocker.