Last Updated on September 25, 2022

Now on PBS, “La Otra Mirada” is an empowering story of women finding their voice in 1920s Spain. The series is set in Seville, where Teresa, a woman with a mysterious past, flees to a young girls’ academy with a secret goal related to the academy itself.

La Otra Mirada, courtesy Global Series Network


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Though the institution clings to tradition, its staff and students bring era-defining shifts and women’s rights to the foreground.

Read on for episode descriptions, premiere dates, airtimes, and for the link to stream episodes online for free for a limited time. Season 1 contains TV-14 mature content and has 13 episodes; as always, check your local listings.

La Otra Mirada, courtesy Global Series Network

The 2018 soapy Spanish period drama, also known as “A Different View” and “The Boarding School” stars Macarena García, Patricia López Arnaiz, Ana Wagener, Begoña Vargas, Lucía Díez, and Carla Campra. From Walter Presents, in Spanish with English subtitles.

After they air, episodes will be available to stream for a limited time here on PBS, and after that, will be available here. Have the Prime Video PBS MASTERPIECE Add-On Channel? Watch the season here





La Otra Mirada Episode Descriptions and Airtimes

La Otra Mirada, courtesy Global Series Network

Episode 1: Tobacco, Pants and Jazz
Premieres Thursday, September 15, 2022, 10:00-11:30 p.m. ET

After a mysterious murder in Lisbon, Teresa follows a lead to a young girls’ academy in Seville. Teresa decides to pose as a teacher and applies for a place at the academy. After broadcast, the full-length PBS program will be available here for a limited time.

Episode 2: A Vote of Confidence
Premieres Thursday, September 22, 2022, 10:00-11:30 p.m. ET

Rumors about Teresa are beginning to spread as she resembles the suspect in the murder of the Spanish ambassador in Lisbon. Meanwhile, the academy is involved in a crisis forcing Manuela and Luisa to compete for the principal position. After broadcast, the full-length PBS program will be available here for a limited time.

Episode 3: Portraits in Pastel Tones
Premieres Thursday, September 29, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 p.m. ET

Ángela goes with her family to take a portrait and meets Paula, an artist who awakens unknown feelings in her. Teresa meets an old acquaintance from Lisbon. Though her punishment is lifted, Roberta does not want to attend the Autumn Ball. After broadcast, the full-length PBS program will be available here for a limited time.

Episode 4: Right to Privacy
Premieres Thursday, October 6, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 p.m. ET

Teachers discover that students are receiving erotic literature. Luisa starts teaching sex-ed and accepts help from Teresa. Meanwhile, Roberta receives a mysterious letter. After broadcast, the full-length PBS program will be available here for a limited time.





Episode 5: The Life I Want to Live
Premieres Thursday, October 13, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 p.m. ET

A photo of Roberta causes rifts between her classmates. Macarena attacks another student, leading to severe consequences. Teresa questions Roberta about what happened between her and Rafita at the party on the farm. After broadcast, the full-length PBS program will be available here for a limited time.

Episode 6: A Second Chance
Premieres Thursday, October 20, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 p.m. ET

Manuela subjects students to an aptitude test. Teresa must deal with Roberta’s departure as Luisa is worried about Arcadio beginning a romantic relationship with one of the students of the academy, María Jesús. After broadcast, the full-length PBS program will be available here for a limited time.

Episode 7: I Think of Me
Premieres Thursday, October 27, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 p.m. ET

Manuela doubts her life with Martín, who wants a child. Roberta wants to report Rafita to the authorities. Tomás asks Flavia for one last night together before her wedding. Ángela experiences a sweet moment with Paula. After broadcast, the full-length PBS program will be available here for a limited time.

Episode 8: The First and Last Word
Premieres Thursday, November 3, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 p.m. ET

Roberta’s trial is underway. While the academy is willing to support her, the parents protest the involvement. Tomás struggles with his own feelings as he holds the key to the verdict. After broadcast, the full-length PBS program will be available here for a limited time.





Episode 9: Way of the Cross
Premieres Thursday, November 10, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 p.m. ET

Teresa stays at the academy alone over the holidays. Macarena confesses she knows that Ángela is having an affair and a small altercation arises. Flavia discovers that Tomás has been disowned by his own family. After broadcast, the full-length PBS program will be available here for a limited time.

Episode 10: Let It Go
Premieres Thursday, November 17, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 p.m. ET

A sad event emotionally disrupts everyone’s life at the academy. Luisa is uncomfortable with Arcadio’s pressure to sell the house. Ramón wants to impress Teresa on their first date. Ángela suffers in silence after David and his children abandon her. After broadcast, the full-length PBS program will be available here for a limited time.

Episode 11: The Mirror in Which I Look at Myself
Premieres Thursday, November 24, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 p.m. ET

Due to a trip to Madrid, Manuela leaves the academy in Luisa’s hands, who asks Doña Manuela to help her and revive an old tradition: the Capsule. Roberta tries to contact her parents while Flavia tries to hide her feelings for Tomás. After broadcast, the full-length PBS program will be available here for a limited time.

Episode 12: Being a Woman
Premieres Thursday, December 1, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 p.m. ET

With Ramón’s help, Teresa discovers the connection between her father and Roberta’s. Students are revolutionized with cosmetics, using lipstick to feel more beautiful, except for María Jesús. Macarena feels bad for Ángela. After broadcast, the full-length PBS program will be available here for a limited time.

Episode 13: Alma Mater
Premieres Thursday, December 8, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 p.m. ET

Teresa continues to unravel the investigation when a mysterious note makes her flee. As the end of the semester approaches, the academy faces a serious economic crisis. After broadcast, the full-length PBS program will be available here for a limited time.


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