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Matador: Season 1 (2014)



Critic Consensus: Though choppy at times, Matador is fast-paced, silly fun that benefits from not taking itself too seriously.


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A popular soccer star lives a secret double life as a covert operative for the CIA in this action-adventure series.


Gabriel Luna
as Tony "Matador" Bravo
Alfred Molina
as Andrés Galan
Jorgen Buckhoj
as Mads Andersen-Skjern
Dylan Bruce
as Gabriel
Elizabeth Peña
as Maritza Sandoval
Holger Juul Hansen
as Hans Christian Varnaes
Isabella Gomez
as Cristina Sandoval
Jonny Cruz
as Ricky Sandoval
Julio Oscar Mechoso
as Javi Sandoval
Neil Hopkins
as Noah Peacott
Nicky Whelan
as Annie Mason
Sammi Rotibi
as Didi Akinyele
Tanc Sade
as Alec Holester
Yvette Monreal
as Senna Galan
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Critic Reviews for Matador: Season 1

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (9)

Glitzy, spoofy, and bristling with attitude, Matador is the modern equivalent of I Spy, the classic '60s series about a pro tennis player/secret agent, starring Robert Culp and Bill Cosby.

July 15, 2014 | Full Review…

Matador is fairly jaunty and breezy. But it also throws in some serious-minded violence as part of the mix. Those who have access to the El Rey Network might want to give it a shot. Those without shouldn't mope about it.

July 8, 2014 | Rating: C | Full Review…
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While El Rey's Matador won't have the viewers yelling "Gooooal!", the show's unique, frenetic style will still probably catch their attention.

July 17, 2014 | Rating: 6.7/10 | Full Review…

A fun, entertaining action show, the timing is right for Matador after soccer's rising American prominence, thanks to World Cup fever.

July 15, 2014 | Full Review…

I had a lot of fun with the pilot and want to see how silly-awesome things get. So yeah, watch it.

July 14, 2014 | Full Review…

As a summer series in the wake of World Cup fever, perhaps Matador's biggest success it having arrived at the right time.

July 17, 2014 | Full Review…

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