El Chema

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  • TV-14
  • 2016
  • 1 Season
  • 7.0  (345)

El Chema is a thrilling Mexican telenovela that features a striking cast including Scarlet Gruber, Isela Vega, and Sergio Bas. The show premiered on Telemundo network in 2016, and it follows the life of a drug kingpin named Chema Venegas who rises to power in the criminal underworld.

Scarlet Gruber plays the role of Rutila Casillas, the daughter of a notorious drug lord. She is brave, confident, and willing to fight for what she believes in. Rutila clashes with her father when he refuses to recognize her abilities and skills in the drug business. She desperately wants to prove to her father that she has the potential to become a leader in the cartel world.

Isela Vega plays the part of Doña Rutila Casillas, a powerful matriarch who has built a criminal empire over many years. Doña Rutila is determined to protect her family and her business at all costs. She is a strategic thinker and a master manipulator who does not hesitate to take extreme measures when the situation calls for it.

Sergio Bas brings Chema Venegas to life in the show. Chema is a notorious drug trafficker who grew up in a poor and violent environment in Mexico. He is intelligent, ambitious, and has a penchant for outsmarting his enemies. Chema will do whatever it takes to achieve his goals and protect his people, including making sacrifices that sometimes go against his moral compass.

El Chema is a story of power, betrayal, and redemption set in the complexities of Mexico's drug underworld. The show explores the personal and professional relationships between the major characters and the challenges they face as they engage in the illegal drug trade. The intricate plot of the show is complemented by its beautiful setting, with stunning shots of Mexico's landscapes and cities.

Apart from its exceptional cast performance, El Chema is known for its action-packed scenes and high-intensity moments. The show features car chases, gunfights, and intense interrogations that keep viewers on the edge of their seats. The violence and graphic nature of the show are balanced by its nuanced character development and storylines.

El Chema also touches on social and political issues that are significant in Mexico. The show highlights the corruption within the country's law enforcement agencies and the impact it has on the criminal justice system. It also explores the poverty and socioeconomic inequality that drive many individuals to a life of crime.

Overall, El Chema is an excellent telenovela that combines great acting, compelling storylines, and stunning visuals. It is a must-watch for anyone who loves action-packed dramas and wants to explore the complexities of Mexico's drug underworld.

El Chema is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (84 episodes). The series first aired on December 3, 2016.

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Episode 83
83. Episode 83
March 31, 2017
El Chema and El Rojo receive a special delivery. El Rojo goes crazy. Nelson is captured. El Chema tells Salma that he wants to retire.
Episode 82
82. Episode 82
March 30, 2017
El Rojo considers leaving the business. Ricardo claims responsibility for kidnapping Regina. El Chema and El Rojo order to have Blanca kidnapped.
Episode 81
81. Episode 81
March 29, 2017
Nelson goes against Regina and her children. U.S. planes bomb El Chemas people. Selma agrees to sleep with Ponce for investigative purposes.
Episode 80
80. Episode 80
March 27, 2017
Clark reveals that Almenar is responsible for the death of his wife. Selma tells Chema about Ponces intentions. El Chema and El Rojo go after Nelson.
Episode 79
79. Episode 79
March 24, 2017
Nelson flees with Regina. El Chema consolidates his business with help from the DEA and the CIA. Tob'as goes after El Chema. Nelson is acting strange.
Episode 78
78. Episode 78
March 23, 2017
Ricardo offers Nelson money to kill Regina and plots to finish off El Chema with Blanca. El Rojo is frightened for Regina. Amanda asks for a truce.
Episode 77
77. Episode 77
March 22, 2017
El Chema convinces Philip to negotiate with him. Salma thanks el Chema for the appointment. Narvez collaborates. El Rojo wants to retire.
Episode 76
76. Episode 76
March 21, 2017
Ponce frees Narvez and gets lynched. El Chema thinks he is the worlds best trafficker." Nelson wants to steal" Regina. El Chema confronts him.
Episode 75
75. Episode 75
March 20, 2017
Regina doesnt believe Rojo and Chema sows the seeds of doubt: Who got rid of Ins? Narvez makes a bribe and flees. Salma becomes Chemas accomplice.
Episode 74
74. Episode 74
March 17, 2017
Blanca threatens the journalist who wrote negatively about Ricardo and her family. Tob'as and his son find out that Ins was killed.
Episode 73
73. Episode 73
March 16, 2017
El Chema and his men attack Ricardo while he is meeting with Ins. The DEA and Ponce identify Martas assassin.
Episode 72
72. Episode 72
March 15, 2017
Regina makes love to Nelson. Joaqu'n is laid to rest, and el Chema swears to exact his revenge for his death.
Episode 71
71. Episode 71
March 14, 2017
El Chema surrounds Benito Narvez and those who protect him. Someone intervenes to stop the counterattack. Ricardo visits Tostao.
Episode 70
70. Episode 70
March 13, 2017
Benito Narvez wants el Chema to fall into the trap while he patiently waits for Joaqu'n. Meanwhile, Nelson flirts with Regina.
Episode 69
69. Episode 69
March 10, 2017
After losing a leg, Narvez uses Joaqu'n to exact his revenge. Meanwhile, Ponce and his men go to Sinaloa, where they are torturing el Chemas father.
Episode 68
68. Episode 68
March 9, 2017
El Chema expands his reach to flood Central America with drugs, and now counts on the CIA and death threats against Andrews.
Episode 67
67. Episode 67
March 8, 2017
The drug business finally makes it to the big leauges" Nelson Mart'nez swears allegiance to el Chema. Clark feels miserable because hes a killer.
Episode 66
66. Episode 66
March 7, 2017
Nelson Mart'nez gets around the security tape and enters into Martas apartment, who is the key witness in the case against Tob'as Clark.
Episode 65
65. Episode 65
March 6, 2017
After breaking up with Sal, Amanda looks for el Chema. A single question raises suspicions. Nelson may use an event at the racetrack as his alibi.
Episode 64
64. Episode 64
March 3, 2017
El Chema negotiates with Nelson and Tostao in order to find out and reduce Ricardos routes in Central America.
Episode 63
63. Episode 63
March 2, 2017
The drug enforcement agent has a witness and proof of movements that Tob'as Clark cant justify.
Episode 62
62. Episode 62
March 1, 2017
A round table defines Ricardo Almenar as the common enemy. Imelda confronts El Chema. Fabrizio detains Clark and Marta for an inquiry.
Episode 61
61. Episode 61
February 28, 2017
El Chema allows Ponce to live and decides to attack the corrupt leaders. Joaqu'n and Elvira are given a new chance as a couple. Ins rejects Ricardo.
Episode 60
60. Episode 60
February 27, 2017
El Chema shoots at the army and flees. Joaqu'n confronts Ponce and is shot. El Chema looks to Central America as a new route.
Episode 59
59. Episode 59
February 24, 2017
Everything has to be ready once war is declared. Ricardo passes information to Fabrizio Ponce, who arrives in Sinaloa to catch El Chema dead or alive.
Episode 58
58. Episode 58
February 23, 2017
El Chema orders a ceasefire against Ricardo, who wants to continue the war. Centenos disappearance is under investigation.
Episode 57
57. Episode 57
February 22, 2017
Colonel Centeno faces serious consequences when he is caught in bed with Blanca. El Chema grants El Rojo the honor of killing his ex-boss.
Episode 56
56. Episode 56
February 21, 2017
Mabel decides to go to the south of Italy to leave everything behind. Centeno doesnt find El Chema but claims a different victim.
Episode 55
55. Episode 55
February 20, 2017
El Chemas confrontation of Gary and Mabel doesnt end well. Don Ricardo asks Nelson to become his partner and infiltrate El Chemas men.
Episode 54
54. Episode 54
February 17, 2017
The capture of el Chema is now an affair of state, but Don Ricardo now has him in his sights. The DEA works for Jos Mar'a who now eyes Mexicali.
Episode 53
53. Episode 53
February 16, 2017
El Chema and Andrews make a pact. The DEA agent receives money in exchange for finding Roberts. El Chema is thankful for Amanda. Regina is locked up.
Episode 52
52. Episode 52
February 15, 2017
With more equipment, el Chema gets rid of Jones and Torres and leaves Andrews alive in order to keep an ally in the DEA.
Episode 51
51. Episode 51
February 14, 2017
El Rojo and his man set out to free el Chema. Amanda also completes her objective and distracts the DEA high command. The Colombians trap Torres.
Episode 50
50. Episode 50
February 13, 2017
Now that el Chema is behind bars, Amanda has a new mission: helping him escape from prison. Mabel goes to Jos Mar'as cell, but he rejects her.
Episode 49
49. Episode 49
February 10, 2017
Severely compromised, el Chema realizes that now is the time to negotiate, but makes sure to do so with guile.
Episode 48
48. Episode 48
February 9, 2017
In order to trap el Chema, the DEA searches for a collaborator. Amanda and Ins are happy to finally see Regina and her two daughters.
Episode 47
47. Episode 47
February 8, 2017
Mabel falls victim to the trap and must reveal where el Chema is hiding in order to win her freedom. Ricardo goes after Ins, but she evades him.
Episode 46
46. Episode 46
February 7, 2017
Historia basada en la vida del narcotraficante Chema Venegas, donde se relatan sus inicios en el crimen organizado, su ascenso al poder y su lucha para convertirse en el líder del cartel. Spin-off de la exitosa serie 'El Señor de los Cielos'.
Episode 45
45. Episode 45
February 6, 2017
El Chema visits Elvira and discovers a disturbing truth. El capo prepares to clean" the zone. Regina finally speaks with Ins after four years.
Episode 44
44. Episode 44
February 3, 2017
After a great deal of time, el Chema and Amanda make love. She wants to have children with him, although she has to keep this a secret for now.
Episode 43
43. Episode 43
February 2, 2017
Elvira demands a death toll. The mother-son relationship is damaged, but he will always protect his mother. Regina is pregnant.
Episode 42
42. Episode 42
February 1, 2017
Elvira and Amanda hug and kiss, Don Ricardo and el Chema lock eyes. Elvira says her goodbyes to Joaqu'n. Los Paiva come across Regina after a mission.
Episode 41
41. Episode 41
January 31, 2017
El Chema mounts a revolution in the drug business and decides to confront Don Ricardo. Torres wants to become a member of the DEA.
Episode 40
40. Episode 40
January 30, 2017
scar Cadenas remains faithful to el Chema and Gary. Leslie tries to remove him from the business. Don Ricardo seduces Ins.
Episode 39
39. Episode 39
January 27, 2017
Chema is occupied with their sponsor while Don Ricardo and Gary are about to betray him. This mistake could become a mortal sin.
Episode 38
38. Episode 38
January 26, 2017
Everything started out as a game but now Mabel confesses her feelings. Jos Mar'a Venegas expands his networks and will soon start working in Miami.
Episode 37
37. Episode 37
January 25, 2017
Mabel is willing to leave her husband but Chema cant stop thinking about the business. Cadenas turns himself in on one condition. Ponce gets nosy.
Episode 36
36. Episode 36
January 24, 2017
Torres returns to the Roberts and Chema without a wire but the DEA keeps observing him. Even though his family is far away, they are still in danger.
Episode 35
35. Episode 35
January 23, 2017
Chema and the Roberts get away with it. Mabel gets involved with Jos Mar'a Venegas. Ricardo looks for Centenos wife in the bar.
Episode 34
34. Episode 34
January 20, 2017
Mabel calls Torres to give him information. Regina joins the team. Centeno doesnt want to see Blanca. They kidnap scar Cadenass sister.
Episode 33
33. Episode 33
January 19, 2017
Don Ricardo makes it to the Roberts ranch where he asks for information about the DEA and confronts Rojo. Mabel helps Regina. Torres wants immunity.
Episode 32
32. Episode 32
January 18, 2017
Mabel confirms Chemas suspicion: the DEA knows about the operation. They open new routes and get rid of those in trouble to save the business.
Episode 31
31. Episode 31
January 17, 2017
Mabel and Gary are a couple but that doesnt stop her from putting herself at Chemas disposal. Tobias and Ins suspect Regina. Torres is worried.
Episode 30
30. Episode 30
January 16, 2017
Chema goes to Tuscon for business. Torres, the authorities informant, meets Jos Mar'a Venegas and records everything. Regina leaves with Rojo.
Episode 29
29. Episode 29
January 13, 2017
Alcohol brings out the worst in Don Ricardo, who succumbs to Regina. He also accuses Chema of stealing control. Blanca is crazy about Centeno.
Episode 28
28. Episode 28
January 12, 2017
Chemas independence plan is almost ready. Chema takes over at the business and Don Ricardo appears weak. Joaqu'n resurfaces drunk.
Episode 27
27. Episode 27
January 11, 2017
The big day. Amanda has a private conversation with Don Ricardo. Chema and his boss take the opportunity to do business with their competitors.
Episode 26
26. Episode 26
January 10, 2017
On her wedding day Amanda admits that shes not in love. Elvira and Joaqu'n go on a date. Chema does a full turn and makes a pact with Don Feyo.
Episode 25
25. Episode 25
January 9, 2017
Amanda wants a bachelorette party with Chema before marrying Sal. Things get complicated: he made Wendy return and gets involved with her daughter.
Episode 24
24. Episode 24
January 6, 2017
Chema starts thinking about how to expand his business. He orders a tunnel to be built and puts Juan Lee in charge of half a ton of heroin.
Episode 23
23. Episode 23
January 5, 2017
Chema lays a trap for Pas. Don Ricardo warns Chema that he wont deal with Centeno. Chema works with Juan Lee to enter the Chinese market.
Episode 22
22. Episode 22
January 4, 2017
Rojo and his allies rescue Chema in prison. An earthquake in Mexico distracts the security guards. Don Ricardo orders them to let him escape.
Episode 21
21. Episode 21
January 3, 2017
Don Ricardos and Centenos play is complete. Chema is arrested for Oteizas death and Wendy visits him. Elvira discovers the truth and breaks down.
Episode 20
20. Episode 20
January 2, 2017
A high level council requires an explanation of the situation after Oteizas death. Centeno and Don Ricardo have a plan for Chema.
Episode 19
19. Episode 19
December 30, 2016
Amanda becomes Blancas accomplice and finds out about her relationship with Centeno. She also meets Wendy, her rival.
Episode 18
18. Episode 18
December 29, 2016
Chema defeats the Cuban narcos in Miami. Imelda offers him twice what he earns with Ricardo but he stays loyal to his boss. Ricardo fires Rojo.
Episode 17
17. Episode 17
December 28, 2016
Chema takes Wendy away from prostitution. In Miami he meets Imelda Rosado and must give her a trophy. Amanda says yes but asks Sal for time.
Episode 16
16. Episode 16
December 27, 2016
Sal confronts Chema and demands that he stay away from Amanda. A determined Chema gets Ricardos permission and asks for her hand.
Episode 15
15. Episode 15
December 26, 2016
Amanda takes revenge on Chema and tells him that she and Sal are dating. Regina and Amanda get in on the plan. Jos Mar'a congratulates Sal.
Episode 14
14. Episode 14
December 23, 2016
Chema defines his strategy for trafficking arms and undocumented immigrants. He leaves the merch with the boss. Ricardo and Amanda make amends.
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
December 22, 2016
Regina is Ricardos lover but he knows that Rojo is crazy about her. They go to the bosss office and make love. Chema swears loyalty to his boss.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
December 21, 2016
Once she finds out Ricardo is her father, Amanda demands her inheritance. Elvira tells the boss that Chema has found out Amanda is his daughter.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
December 20, 2016
Chema receives five times what he earns and dreams of becoming leader. Ricardo knows that he wants to go out on his own. Amanda isnt his priority.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
December 19, 2016
Blanca tells Elivra that Chema slept with Amanda. Ricardo threatens Tobias with revealing his support for the organization.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
December 16, 2016
Amanda and Chema spend the night together but he asks her to keep it a secret. He thinks hes having a fling with his bosss sister but its not true.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
December 15, 2016
Oteizas death shakes the narcos foundations and the basis of corruption. Ricardo doesnt trust Chemas accomplice. Chema confronts Ricardo.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
December 14, 2016
Chema takes the next step and uses his toy in his first murder. Amanda goes on a date with Chema in the stables. Joaqu'n gets beat up.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
December 13, 2016
Jos Mar'a is promoted in the organization and gets a present. Oteiza is his first challenge. Elvira and Don Ricardo face off for Chemas toy.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
December 12, 2016
Just as he promised, El Chema tells Auristela his life story. His parents enemies, Joaqu'n and Elvira, make their presence known.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
December 9, 2016
Auristela and Chema both score. She gets her interview and he seduces her. The narco finds protection, more business and secret routes in Venezuela.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
December 8, 2016
Auristela calls Chema for an interview in Venezuela but the FBI follow the journalists tracks and capture the narco. Rutila falls for Chema.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
December 7, 2016
Jos Mar'a Chema" Venegas stands up to the authorities and starts a riot in the jail. After, he flees through the tunnel built just for him.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
December 6, 2016
The president sends Chema a message in jail. The boss orders his men to kidnap the prison directors family to delay his transfer to the USA.
El Chema
0. El Chema
December 3, 2016
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El Chema is available for streaming on the Telemundo website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch El Chema on demand at and NBC.
  • Premiere Date
    December 3, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (345)