Los enviados, series to watch this easter
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MIAMI - Easter weekend, or the end of Semana Santa, can present an ideal opportunity to indulge in some serious series binging. To stay on point with the holiday, we handpicked 12 extraordinary shows related to the concepts of the Bible, religion, or of good and bad from many different points of view.

Whether your preference lies in drama, comedy, or the supernatural, our selection won't leave you unaffected. This collection of streaming productions also brings to light the rich diversity and cultural tapestry of television, with a special focus on Latino/Spanish productions and series featuring exceptional Latino talent.

These 12 very 'bingeable' series span various genres and themes, ensuring there's something for every viewer.

Supernatural in Spanish, with dubbing and subtitles if needed

For fans of the unexplained, "30 Monedas" on HBO offers a chilling adventure where biblical prophecies and dark forces intertwine. Meanwhile, Paramount+'s "Los Enviados" takes viewers on a profound journey filled with miracles and mysteries, led by two dedicated priests. Both are perfect for Easter!

Spanish Heartthrob Miguel Ángel Silvestre stars in both. "30 Monedas" has three seasons. "The Envoys", which is also starred by Mexican actor Luis Gerardo Méndez, has only two, but both include priests in dubious adventures, mystery and some very scary moments.

Religious drama with political elements

For those seeking a blend of drama and intrigue, HBO's "The Young Pope", starring Jude Law, delivers a captivating portrayal of a controversial Pope shaking the very foundations of the Vatican. The chilling dystopian world of "The Handmaid's Tale" on Hulu provides a stark reflection on society, fertility crises, and radical religious ideologies.

If you have a penchant for political thrillers, you will be gripped by the power struggles and covert dealings in Netflix's "El Reino" This two-season Argentinian series is interesting, thought-provoking, and incredibly well-acted and directed.

Comedy and thrillers

On a lighter note, Prime Video's "Good Omens" combines celestial comedy with apocalyptic stakes, featuring an unlikely alliance between an angel and a demon. FOX/Netflix's "Lucifer" adds a twist to the crime genre by introducing the Devil as an ally to the LAPD.

Netflix's "Midnight Mass" tells a compelling story of mysterious happenings on a secluded island, while HBO's "The Righteous Gemstones" offers a dark comedic glimpse into the life of a televangelist family.

For animation enthusiasts, Prime Video's "Hazbin Hotel" presents a vibrant, unconventional take on redemption in the afterlife, and Netflix's "The Good Place" explores ethical dilemmas and the pursuit of self-improvement in a quirky afterlife setting.

This Easter, treat yourself to a journey through diverse worlds and narratives with these must-watch TV series, perfect for a holiday binge-watching session.

Best series to watch on Easter

30 Monedas - HBO

A gripping blend of horror and mystery, this Spanish production takes you into a world where biblical prophecies and sinister forces collide.

Los Enviados - Paramount+

This Mexican-Spanish series explores the realm of miracles and mysteries, following two priests on a profound journey.

El Reino - Netflix

After his running mate's murder, a controversial televangelist becomes Argentina's presidential candidate. But nothing about him is as holy as he seems.

The Young Pope -Apple+

Jude Law shines in this miniseries about a controversial, enigmatic Pope challenging Vatican traditions

The Handmaid's Tale - Hulu

This dystopian drama is haunting look at a society plagued by fertility crises and extreme religious ideologies.

Good Omens - Prime Video

An angel and a demon form an unlikely alliance to prevent the apocalypse in this witty, celestial comedy.

Lucifer - Fox/ Netflix

Mixing crime with celestial drama, this series follows the charming Devil himself as he assists the LAPD

Midnight Mass - Netflix

This miniseries weaves a tale of miraculous events and ominous mysteries in a remote island community.

The Righteous Gemstones - HBO

This critically acclaimed comedy series follows a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed, and charitable work.

Hazbin Hotel - Prime Video

This animated series offers a quirky and vibrant take on the afterlife's redemption and transformation.

The Good Place - Netflix

A unique comedy about the afterlife, ethical dilemmas, and the quest to become a better person

As a bonus series and perhaps the more appropriate to binge on Easter weekend is The Chosen, a four season series based on the Bible. You can watch it for free here.

Happy Easter

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