Popular Soap TV Shows

Dynasty
Dynasty
The saga of a wealthy Denver family in the oil business: Blake Carrington, the patriarch; Krystle, his former secretary and wife; his children: Adam, lost in childhood after a kidnapping; Fallon, pampered and spoiled; Steven, openly gay; and Amanda, hidden from him by his ex-wife, the conniving Alexis. Most of the show features the conflict between 2 large corporations, Blake's Denver Carrington and Alexis' ColbyCo.
Dynasty 1981
Here it all begins
Here it all begins
Here it all begins 2020
Falcon Crest
Falcon Crest
Falcon Crest is an American primetime television soap opera which aired on the CBS network for nine seasons, from December 4, 1981 to May 17, 1990. A total of 227 episodes were produced. The series revolves around the feuding factions of the wealthy Gioberti/Channing family in the Californian wine industry. Jane Wyman starred as Angela Channing, the tyrannical matriarch of the Falcon Crest Winery, alongside Robert Foxworth as Chase Gioberti, Angela's nephew who returns to Falcon Crest following the death of his father. The series was set in the fictitious Tuscany Valley northeast of San Francisco.
Falcon Crest 1981
Melrose Place
Melrose Place
Follow the lives of a group of young adults living in a brownstone apartment complex on Melrose Place, in Los Angeles, California.
Melrose Place 1992
Egoli: Place of Gold
Egoli: Place of Gold
A South African television soap opera created by Franz Marx which revolves around the daily ups, downs, trials and tribulations of a handful of families in and around Johannesburg (which is often referred to as eGoli - the City of Gold)
Egoli: Place of Gold 1992
Chronicles of the Sun
Chronicles of the Sun
Claire is surprised when she gets arrested for the murder of her childhood friend after she returns to Montpellier.
Chronicles of the Sun 2018
Sturm der Liebe
Sturm der Liebe
These are the stories of relationships taking place in the fictional five-star hotel Fürstenhof, located in Feldkirchen-Westerham near Rosenheim with the plot revolving around members of the family room area, the hotel owners, and employees.
Sturm der Liebe 2005
Alles was zählt
Alles was zählt
Alles was zählt is a German television soap opera first broadcast on RTL on September 4, 2006. The original plot revolved around Diana Sommer's dream to become a world class ice skater. She fell in love with Julian Herzog, who signed her at the prestigious Steinkamp Sport and Wellness Center, run by the unscrupulous Steinkamp dynasty. Diana and Julian eventually became a couple, but in November 2007, Julian suffered a brain hemorrhage and died during their wedding. Diana remained in Essen until January 2009, when she left to join a skating centre in Halle. The story continues to revolve around the Steinkamp Sport and Wellness Centre and its quest to become a sporting powerhouse, as well as the lives of the characters who work at and around the Centre.
Alles was zählt 2006
White Lies
White Lies
Vita lögner is a Swedish soap opera that aired on TV3,. The plot focused on the social life of the hospital staff and families in the fictional town of Strömsvik. Vita lögner was TV3's first big soap opera hit after Kanal5 bought Vänner och fiender from them in 1997. Many big stars in Sweden have done roles in the show, among them Alexander Skarsgård, Petra Hultgren, Anna Järphammar and Maud Adams. Charlotte Perrelli had a bigger role as Milla Svensson during 1997-1998. It was after Kanal5 bought the rights to Vänner och fiender and TV3 saw what a huge success the show was for the channel that they decided to produce Vita lögner to compete over the same time slot.
White Lies 1997
No Rancho Fundo
No Rancho Fundo
No Rancho Fundo 2024
Salón de té La Moderna
Salón de té La Moderna
Salón de té La Moderna 2023
Suidooster
Suidooster
Suidooster is a South African television soap opera produced by Suidooster Films which revolves around a matriarch, her family, friends and the people of Suidooster, a small shopping and business centre in the fictional Cape Town suburb of Ruiterbosch.
Suidooster 2015
Timeless Love
Timeless Love
Catarina embarks on a dangerous journey to find who made her mother vanish. The Torres family seems to be the obvious suspect, but within them there's Vasco, the love of Catarina's life. Two opposed sides connected by love.
Timeless Love 2023
Binnelanders
Binnelanders
A South African Afrikaans soap opera. It is set in and around the fictional private hospital, Binneland Kliniek, in Pretoria, and the storyline follows the trials, trauma and tribulations of the staff and patients of the hospital.
Binnelanders 2005
Família é Tudo
Família é Tudo
Família é Tudo 2024
Plus belle la vie, encore plus belle
Plus belle la vie, encore plus belle
Plus belle la vie, encore plus belle 2024
Tu vida es mi vida
Tu vida es mi vida
Paula, a woman who, upon finding out that she suffers from an illness, for which she has 6 to 8 months to live, rethinks her existence and abandons her job as a businesswoman to spend this time with her 3 children. Upon arriving at the town there will be a confrontation between Lorenzo and Pepe's family, a good man with noble feelings who has just asked his wife for a divorce, a selfish woman who is unfaithful to him with Rafa, his own brother. Although the relationship between them begins in a less than cordial manner, Paula and Pepe cannot help but feel attraction for each other. Paula's illness, family secrets from the past, the problems that her children will face, combined with the intrigues of Malena, Pepe's wife, and Rolando, Paula's suitor who, together with Natalia, her partner and supposed best friend, will cause all kinds of conflicts to prevent the union of Paula and Pepe
Tu vida es mi vida 2024
Marienhof
Marienhof
Marienhof is a German soap opera, first shown on October 1, 1992 on German TV channel, Das Erste. It started as a weekly series, before becoming a daily program on January 2, 1995. The show was canceled in February 2011 and aired its last episode on June 15, 2011. In the 90s, the Marienhof became a huge success in Finland and remained a fan favorite until it was canceled to license problems. Over the years, the show became known for tackling several social issues, such as homosexuality, homelessness, private bankruptcy, rape, drug abuse, AIDS, child abuse, suicide, cancer, adultery and murder. The show focuses on the everyday life of the residents of the Marienhof, a fictional suburb in Cologne.
Marienhof 1992
Amar en tiempos revueltos
Amar en tiempos revueltos
Amar en tiempos revueltos is a Spanish soap opera set in the times of the Spanish civil war and the early Francoism. The serial has been aired from 2005 and has won prizes in Spain and a Silver Medal in the «New York Festivals». In January 2013 will air on Antena 3 with new name, Amar es para siempre
Amar en tiempos revueltos 2005
Rebirth
Rebirth
After making a pact with Jequitibá, José Inocêncio becomes a mythical figure, known as the most successful cocoa farmer in the region. While still young, he wins the heart of Maria Santa. Their intense passion results in four children: José Augusto, José Bento, José Venâncio, and the youngest, João Pedro, who never had the opportunity to know his mother, as she dies while giving birth to him. This tragedy fuels José Inocêncio’s anger, blaming João Pedro for the loss of his great love. Throughout their lives, indifference and resentment mark the relationship between the father and his youngest son. As if the past weren’t enough, years later, the arrival of the mysterious Mariana puts all these emotions to the test when both father and son fall in love with the same woman. This situation reawakens feelings that were either dormant or previously unknown to them.
Rebirth 2024
Patty's World
Patty's World
Patty's World 2007
El Señor de los Cielos
El Señor de los Cielos
Set in the 1990s, these are the life and times of Amado Carrillo Fuentes, a man who became the head of the Juárez cartel. Nicknamed “El Señor de los Cielos” (Lord of the Skies) because of the large fleet of airplanes he used to transport drugs, he was also known for washing more than $200 million through Colombia to finance his huge fleet. He is described as the most powerful drug trafficker of his time.
El Señor de los Cielos 2013
El amor no tiene receta
El amor no tiene receta
Paz Roble, a kind, hard-working and honest woman from whom her husband, Fermín, takes her newborn daughter. Fermín has a large debt with some lenders and to pay it he decides to sell his daughter to Mauro Nicoliti. This plagiarism is orchestrated by Geneva, Mauro's adoptive sister. She lost her first-born daughter in childbirth and does everything to replace her dead daughter and keep her husband's fortune. On the other hand, Esteban Villa de Cortés loses his wife and becomes a widower with his three children. Elvira Moncada, Esteban's mother-in-law, holds him responsible for the death of her daughter. After a series of unexpected events, Esteban and Paz meet in the neighborhood where she lives with her family. The chemistry and great understanding that exists between them makes it inevitable that they will fall in love.
El amor no tiene receta 2024
From These Roots
From These Roots
Follow the life of successful writer Elizabeth “Liz” Fraser Allen as she returns to her New England hometown of Strathfield to run her family’s newspaper after her father suffers a heart attack.
From These Roots 1958
Where the Heart Is
Where the Heart Is
Where the Heart Is was an American soap opera telecast on the CBS television network from September 8, 1969 to March 23, 1973. Created by Lou Scofield and Margaret DePriest, the program ran for 25 minutes, the remaining five minutes of its timeslot ceded to a CBS news break. Scofield and DePriest were the original head writers. A year after the soap’s premiere, they were succeeded by Pat Falken Smith. In 1972, Smith was replaced by Claire Labine and Paul Avila Mayer. The series was produced by Tom Donovan and directed by Richard Dunlap.
Where the Heart Is 1969
House of Anubis (NL)
House of Anubis (NL)
A group of boarding school students embark on the search for a treasure when one of them discovers a long hidden secret in the attic.
House of Anubis (NL) 2006
M jak miłość
M jak miłość
M jak miłość is a Polish soap opera, revolving around the multiple generations of the Mostowiak family. The series premiered on November 4, 2000 on TVP2, primarily as a weekly drama, and after one season shifting into a new timeslot and extending to two episodes per week. For the last few years the show has been the most watched drama on Polish television. Its popularity led to a Russian adaptation, entitled Lyubov kak Lyubov. The series is also broadcast on the international channel TVP Polonia with English subtitles.
M jak miłość 2000
Diepe Waters
Diepe Waters
A South African, Afrikaans-language telenovela which takes place in and around a competitive swimming club, Die Swartmarlyne.
Diepe Waters 2022
Paraíso Tropical
Paraíso Tropical
The search for a successor provokes the beginning of a clash between two young and talented executives of his group: Daniel Bastos, a lad of simple origins and excellent character, who is not only handsome and charming, but also intelligent and skilled, and Olavo Novaes, an ambitious and unscrupulous man who is ready to fight for the position, at any cost. To fight against Olavo‘s treacherous plans, Daniel will have the help of the sweet and sensitive Paula, a young lady raised as an only child who founds, on the eve of her mother‘s death, that she is adopted and has a family. What Paula does not know is that she has an identical twin sister, the wicked Taís, who is as ambitious and unscrupulous as the man who becomes her main ally, Olavo Novaes. Antenor, for his part, decides on having an heir when he meets the headstrong and honest Lúcia, a woman who will make this cold businessman find true love is and a real reason to live.
Paraíso Tropical 2007
In aller Freundschaft
In aller Freundschaft
German soap opera about the staff of the fictional hospital "Sachsenklinik" in the city of Leipzig.
In aller Freundschaft 1998
Rebelde Way
Rebelde Way
Four teenagers at an elite school in Buenos Aires are drawn together by their love of music, despite their differing social and economic backgrounds.
Rebelde Way 2002
Strawberries with Sugar
Strawberries with Sugar
Morangos com Açúcar was a Portuguese Teen drama. It was broadcast daily on the Portuguese TV station TVI between 30 August 2003 to 15 September 2012. It has also been broadcast in Angola, Syria, Brazil and Romania.
Strawberries with Sugar 2003
Alma Gêmea
Alma Gêmea
A young woman is fated to relive the love of an earlier life. Separated by time, young Serena and botanist Rafael surmount all obstacles as they live a love that is stronger than fate itself. These challenges include the lovely but ambitious Cristina, who is obsessed by the rich botanist and driven nearly mad by her attempts to shatter their great love. A romantic comedy set in the 1940s, Soul Mate underscores the importance of love, family values and the ties of affection with a light touch and plenty of humor.
Alma Gêmea 2005
Salatut elämät
Salatut elämät
Salatut elämät (Secret Lives) is a Finnish television soap opera that premiered on MTV3 on 25 January 1999. The series' storylines follow the daily lives of several families who live in the same apartment block in Helsinki.
Salatut elämät 1999
Perdona nuestros pecados
Perdona nuestros pecados
The story of a powerful family of the Chilean high aristocracy in the decade of the 50's. A clan led by the fearsome Armando Quiroga, where intrigue, suspense and romance build a story of passion in times of hypocrisy.
Perdona nuestros pecados 2017
I am Betty, the Ugly one
I am Betty, the Ugly one
Taking place mainly in Bogotá, Colombia, Betty La Fea is essentially a Cinderella comedy about the rise of poor, ugly 'Betty' Pinzón and the fall of rich, handsome Armando Mendoza. Armando is a very incompetent playboy with a scheme to turn a huge profit as the new President of Eco Moda, a famous clothing manufacturing company, but his scheme is doomed because of his faulty mathematics. Because Betty, his secretary (and economics wizard), is in love with him, she helps Armando deceive the Board of Directors as he loses money and brings the company to ruin. Betty, la Fea is arguably the most successful telenovela of all time and one of the most popular television shows in the world. It is the first telenovela to have been remade worldwide and has been regarded as bringing the telenovela to new levels of success.
I am Betty, the Ugly one 1999
Mi corazón es tuyo
Mi corazón es tuyo
Fernando Lascurain is a wealthy businessman and recent widower, attempting to raise his seven unruly children. He seeks the assistance of a new nanny. He hires and falls in love with Ana Leal, a struggling exotic dancer who tries to hide her double life. Although Ana lacks experience and a refined education, she quickly bonds with the Lascurain children. Ana dreams of being a mother, but when her home is destroyed following an accident, she must borrow money from her ruthless boss at "Chicago", the night club where she is secretly employed. When Fernando simultaneously falls for Ana and Isabela, an economist and sophisticated woman who is trained by her mother to marry a millionaire, he must choose between both women.
Mi corazón es tuyo 2014
Corazon Valiente
Corazon Valiente
Angela and Samantha were best friends when they were little, but a trap of fate separated them for many years. An unmissable story of loyalty, friendship, courage and love.
Corazon Valiente 2012
Prisoner: Cell Block H
Prisoner: Cell Block H
Prisoner is an Australian soap opera that is set in the Wentworth Detention Centre, a fictional women's prison.
Prisoner: Cell Block H 1979
Arendsvlei
Arendsvlei
Arendsvlei is a South African, Afrikaans-language telenovela based on a concept by Theltom Masimila which revolves around a semi-private high school on the Cape Flats run by the Cupido family, in the fictitious community of Arendsvlei.
Arendsvlei 2018