A Grande Família

A Grande Família is a Brazilian television comedy, and is one of the most watched primetime shows. The show airs on the Globo Network, and tells the story of a typical lower middle-class family living in a suburb neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro. The family consists of a working father, Lineu, a housewife and mother, Nenê, their son Tuco, their daughter Bebel, and Bebel's fiancée, Agostinho, a taxi driver portrayed as the typical carioca malandro. The family's grandfather, Floriano, was written out of the story after the death of actor Rogério Cardoso. Since its debut on March 29, 2001, the show has broadcast 442 episodes and the thirteenth season starts on April 4, 2013. A Grande Família is the longest-running Brazilian sitcom. A movie based on the series premiered on January 10, 2007.

TitleA Grande Família
First Air DateMarch 29th, 2001
Last Air DateSeptember 11th, 2014
GenreComedy
NetworkTV Globo
Production CompanyRede Globo
ProducerGuel Arraes
Executive ProducersAna Gabriela, Guto Wong
Number of Seasons14 Seasons
Number of Episodes485 Episodes
Plot Keywordsdysfunctional family, family relationships, sitcom, absurdist
Marieta Severo
Marieta Severo
Irene 'Nenê' Silva
Marco Nanini
Marco Nanini
Lineu Silva
Pedro Cardoso
Pedro Cardoso
Agostinho Carrara
Guta Stresser
Guta Stresser
Isabel 'Bebel' Carrara
Lúcio Mauro Filho
Lúcio Mauro Filho
Artur 'Tuco' Silva
Marcos Oliveira
Marcos Oliveira
Abelardo 'Beiçola' Taubaté
Evandro Mesquita
Evandro Mesquita
Paulo 'Paulão' Wilson
Vinicius Moreno
Vinicius Moreno
Floriano Silva 'Florianinho' Carrara
Tonico Pereira
Tonico Pereira
José Carlos Mendonça