Cable Girls

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Las chicas del cable
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Genre Period drama
Starring
Country of origin Spain
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 24 (list of episodes)
Production
Producer(s) Netflix
Bambú Producciones
Production location(s) Spain
Running time 50 minutes approx.
Release
Original network Netflix
Original release April 28, 2017 (2017-04-28) – present

Cable Girls (Spanish: Las chicas del cable) is a Spanish period drama web television series produced by Netflix.[1] It stars Ana Fernández, Nadia de Santiago, Blanca Suárez and Maggie Civantos.[2] The first season, consisting of eight episodes, premiered on Netflix worldwide on April 28, 2017.[3] The second aired on December 25, 2017 and the third season came out on September 7, 2018.[4] The series has been renewed for a fourth season coming in 2019. [5]

Plot[edit]

In 1928, a modern telecommunications company begins to operate in Madrid. The series tells the turn in life that four young women take when they start working for this company. The four of them feel attached in different ways, to their families, their partners, or their memories. Part of the focus of the show is the hardships working women faced in the 1920s.

Cast[edit]

Season 1[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Role Spain Actor (Original) English Language Dubbing
Alba Romero aka "Lidia Aguilar Dávila" Blanca Suárez Kyla Garcia
Francisco Gómez Yon González Todd Haberkorn
Carlota Rodríguez de Senillosa Ana Fernández Selah Victor
Ángeles Vidal Maggie Civantos Carrie Keranen
María Inmaculada "Marga" Suárez Nadia de Santiago Laura Post
Carlos Cifuentes Martiño Rivas Grant George
Sara Millán Ana Polvorosa Tara Sands
Mario Sergio Mur Jay Preston
Miguel Pascual Borja Luna Vic Mignogna
Pablo Santos Nico Romero Kyle McCarley
Carolina Iria Del Río ???
Elisa Cifuentes Ángela Cremonte Cherami Leigh
Inspector Beltrán Carlos Kaniowsky Keith Silverstein
Doña Carmen Cifuentes Concha Velasco ???

Special guest stars[edit]

Supporting cast[edit]

Season 2[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Special guest stars[edit]

Supporting cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
18April 28, 2017 (2017-04-28)April 28, 2017 (2017-04-28)
28December 25, 2017 (2017-12-25)December 25, 2017 (2017-12-25)
38September 7, 2018 (2018-09-07)September 7, 2018 (2018-09-07)

Season 1 (2017)[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"Chapter 1: Dreams"
"Capítulo 1: "Los sueños""
Carlos SedesStory by : Ramón Campos, Gema R. Neira, Teresa Fernández-Valdés & María José Rustarazo
Teleplay by : Ramón Campos & Gema R. Neira
April 28, 2017 (2017-04-28)
In 1920s Madrid, a young woman named Alba with dreams of living a new life in Argentina is wrongfully accused of murder. A corrupt police officer agrees to let her go if she pulls off a heist for him at the telephone exchange.
2"Chapter 2: Memories"
"Capítulo 2: "Los recuerdos""
Carlos SedesStory by : Ramón Campos, Gema R. Neira, Teresa Fernández-Valdés, María José Rustarazo & Almudena Ocaña
Teleplay by : Gema R. Neira, María José Rustarazo & Jaime Vaca
April 28, 2017 (2017-04-28)
Francisco makes a deal with Lidia. Marga is worried for what she saw on the party. Carlotta's father interfere in her life.
3"Chapter 3: Lies"
"Capítulo 3: "Las mentiras""
David PinillosStory by : Ramón Campos, Gema R. Neira, Teresa Fernández-Valdés, María José Rustarazo & Almudena Ocaña
Teleplay by : Carlos Portela & María José Rustarazo
April 28, 2017 (2017-04-28)
The Police are called in when Lidia's identity is questioned. Francisco's wife is suspicious and asks Carolina for help.
4"Chapter 4: Feelings"
"Capítulo 4: "Los sentimientos""
David PinillosStory by : Ramón Campos, Gema R. Neira, Teresa Fernández-Valdés & María José Rustarazo
Teleplay by : Carlos Portela
April 28, 2017 (2017-04-28)
Marga has a date to lunch with Pablo. Angeles finds out more about Mario's unfaithfullness.
5"Chapter 5: The Past"
"Capítulo 5: "El pasado""
Carlos SedesStory by : Ramón Campos, Gema R. Neira, Teresa Fernández-Valdés, María José Rustarazo & Jaime Vaca
Teleplay by : Carlos Portela
April 28, 2017 (2017-04-28)
Carolina threatens to reveal Lidia's true identity. Miguel tells Carlota to make a decision about their relationship. Everything changes for Ángeles.
6"Chapter 6: Family"
"Capítulo 6: "La familia""
Carlos SedesStory by : Ramón Campos, Gema R. Neira, Teresa Fernández-Valdés, María José Rustarazo & Jaime Vaca
Teleplay by : Estíbaliz Burgaleta & María José Rustarazo
April 28, 2017 (2017-04-28)
Lidia helps Carlota for her to scape from town. Carlota works for Sara to go from prison. Carlos has a fight against his father.
7"Chapter 7: Loss"
"Capítulo 7: "La pérdida""
David PinillosStory by : Ramón Campos, Gema R. Neira, Teresa Fernández-Valdés, María José Rustarazo & Jaime Vaca
Teleplay by : Carlos Portela, María José Rustarazo & Jaime Vaca
April 28, 2017 (2017-04-28)
Cifuentes's family cries for their lost. Lidia has to be honest with Carlos and tells who she really is.
8"Chapter 8: Love"
"Capítulo 8: "El amor""
David PinillosStory by : Ramón Campos, Gema R. Neira, Teresa Fernández-Valdés, María José Rustarazo, Jaime Vaca & Carlos Portela
Teleplay by : Carlos Portela & Jaime Vaca
April 28, 2017 (2017-04-28)
New technology from rotary divides Lidia's loyalty whom she must make a choice between Carlos and her friends.

Season 2 (2017)[edit]

No.Title [6]Directed byWritten byOriginal release date
1"Chapter 9: The Choice"
"Capítulo 9: "La elección""
Carlos SedesTBADecember 25, 2017 (2017-12-25)
As 1928 turns into 1929, Lidia reports to a new boss, Carlota is blackmailed, Marga gets a hidden surprise, and all three rush to Angeles's rescue.
2"Chapter 10: The Pact"
"Capítulo 10: "El pacto""
Carlos SedesTBADecember 25, 2017 (2017-12-25)
Lidia directs a cover-up plan, but a theft complicates things and Marga is caught in a lie. Carlos and Francisco negotiate an alliance.
3"Chapter 11: Jealousy"
"Capítulo 11: "Los celos""
Antonio HernándezTBADecember 25, 2017 (2017-12-25)
Marisol tries to separate Marga and Pablo. Sara awakens Carlota's suspicion. Lidia sees a decisive difference between Carlos and Francisco.
4"Chapter 12: Guilt"
"Capítulo 12: "La culpa""
Antonio HernándezTBADecember 25, 2017 (2017-12-25)
Sara reveals a secret to Carlota. Angeles learns Inspector Cuevas's weakness. Pablo shows Marga his undying love. Lidia helps end an operator strike.
5"Chapter 13: Secrets"
"Capítulo 13: "Los secretos""
Roger GualTBADecember 25, 2017 (2017-12-25)
Sara seeks medical advice. Lidia gets news that complicates her choice between Francisco and Carlos. Marga learns Pablo is hiding a delicate problem.
6"Chapter 14: Loneliness"
"Capítulo 14: "La soledad""
Roger GualTBADecember 25, 2017 (2017-12-25)
Lidia gets a tempting offer. Carlota and her friends respond to a plea for help. Angeles takes a risky step in order to learn the witness's identity.
7"Chapter 15: Opportunities"
"Capítulo 15: "Las oportunidades""
David PinillosTBADecember 25, 2017 (2017-12-25)
The police find a body. Ángeles learns who's been spooking her. Francisco gives Lidia space, while Carlos gives her a surprise. An arrest is made.
8"Chapter 16: Innocence"
"Capítulo 16: "La inocencia""
David PinillosTBADecember 25, 2017 (2017-12-25)
Carlota gets news about Miguel. Guilt-stricken Marga goes into seclusion. Lidia learns Francisco has made a decision. Ángeles finds herself cornered.

Season 3 (2018)[edit]

No.Title [6]Directed byWritten byOriginal release date [7]
1"Chapter 17: Time"
"Capítulo 17: El tiempo"
Roger GualTBASeptember 7, 2018 (2018-09-07)
2"Chapter 18: Death"
"Capítulo 18: La muerte"
Roger GualTBASeptember 7, 2018 (2018-09-07)
3"Chapter 19: Truth"
"Capítulo 19: La verdad"
Antonio HernándezTBASeptember 7, 2018 (2018-09-07)
4"Chapter 20: Revenge"
"Capítulo 20: la venganza"
Antonio HernándezTBASeptember 7, 2018 (2018-09-07)
5"Chapter 21: Sin"
"Capítulo 21: El pecado"
Carlos SedesTBASeptember 7, 2018 (2018-09-07)
6"Chapter 22: Fight"
"Capítulo 22: La lucha"
Carlos SedesTBASeptember 7, 2018 (2018-09-07)
7"Chapter 23: Hope"
"Capítulo 23: La esperanza"
Roger GualTBASeptember 7, 2018 (2018-09-07)
8"Chapter 24: Destiny"
"Capítulo 24: El destino"
Roger GualTBASeptember 7, 2018 (2018-09-07)

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

Casting[edit]

Reception[edit]

Critical Response[edit]

Ratings[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ryan, Sarah (11 May 2017). "Netflix announces 400 new jobs in Europe and two new European original series". Netflix Media Center. Amsterdam. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  2. ^ Zaba, Yenia (March 31, 2016). "From the Director and Producers of Velvet and Gran Hotel, Comes the First Netflix Original Series Shot and Produced in Spain". Netflix Media Center. Amsterdam. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  3. ^ Roxborough, Scott (March 1, 2017). "Netflix Previews European Series 'Dark,' 'Suburra' and 'Cable Girls' in Berlin". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 1, 2017.
  4. ^ Rolfe, Pamela (13 July 2017). "Netflix Orders 'Elite,' Its Second Original From Spain". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  5. ^ "When will "Cable Girls" Season 4 be on Netflix?". What's on Netflix. September 15, 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Cable Girls - Netflix". Netflix. Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Las Chicas Del Cable - Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved 3 August 2018.

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