|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||6 (list of episodes)|
|Original release||June 14, 2019 –|
Los Espookys is an American comedy television series created by Julio Torres, Ana Fabrega, and Fred Armisen, who also star alongside Bernardo Velasco and Cassandra Ciangherotti. The series follows a group of friends trying to turn their love of horror into a successful business, where most of their jobs consist of fabricating horror film-like situations and trick people into thinking they are real. Los Espookys premiered on June 14, 2019 on HBO. In July 2019, the series was renewed for a second season.
Los Espookys "follows a group of friends who turn their love for horror into a peculiar business, providing horror to those who need it, in a dreamy Latin American country where the strange and eerie are just part of daily life."
|No.||Title ||Directed by ||Written by ||Original air date ||U.S. viewers|
|Fernando Frias||Fred Armisen & Ana Fabrega & Julio Torres||June 14, 2019||0.272|
|2||"El espanto de la herencia"|
"The Inheritance Scare"
|Fernando Frias||Julio Torres & Ana Fabrega||June 21, 2019||0.195|
|3||"El monstruo marino"|
"The Sea Monster"
|Fernando Frias||Julio Torres & Ana Fabrega||June 28, 2019||0.191|
|4||"El espejo maldito"|
"The Cursed Mirror"
|Fernando Frias||Julio Torres & Ana Fabrega||July 5, 2019||0.058|
|5||"El laboratorio alienígena"|
"The Alien Lab"
|Fernando Frias||Julio Torres & Ana Fabrega||July 12, 2019||0.134|
|6||"El sueño falso"|
"The Fake Dream"
|Fernando Frias||Ana Fabrega & Julio Torres||July 19, 2019||0.086|
On November 21, 2017, it was announced that HBO had given the production, then titled Mexico City: Only Good Things Happen, a pilot order. The episode was written by Fred Armisen, Ana Fabrega, and Julio Torres and set to be directed by Fernando Frias. The production staff of the potential series was set to include Armisen, Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer as executive producers and Torres and Alice Mathias as co-executive producers. Production companies involved with the series are expected to include Broadway Video and Más Mejor.
On July 2, 2018, it was announced that HBO had given the production, now titled Los Espookys, a series order for a first season. It was additionally announced that Fabrega would serve as a co-executive producer and that Antigravico would join the list of production companies involved with the series.
On April 16, 2019, it was announced that the series would premiere on June 14, 2019. On July 24, 2019, HBO renewed the series for a second season.
Alongside the pilot order announcement, it was confirmed that the pilot would star Bernardo Velasco, Cassandra Ciangherotti, Ana Fabrega as Tati, Julio Torres, and Fred Armisen.
The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reports a 100% approval rating with an average score of 8.71/10, based on 26 reviews. The website's critical consensus reads, "Igualmente hilarante y horripilante, Los Espookys is an espooky good time." Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, gave the series a score of 82 out of 100, based on reviews from 12 critics, indicating "universal acclaim."