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TIME CHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT:Friends, special announcement: Due to Portugal's daylight savings being March 30 the rest of our season (episodes 3-6) will now air at 8pm EST/5pm PST.  So sorry for the #PortugueseProblems!


Portuguese Problems is a highly anticipated six-episode sketch comedy series that is scheduled to air on March 18, 2024 on Radio Television Portugal International  as well as the RTP Play App the following day). This uproarious sketch comedy  show parodies well known genres and puts them through the lenses of first generation kids of immigrants, delving into the humorous and heartwarming experiences of growing up in an ethnic home. 

Brian Martins and Derrick DeMelo, widely recognized as The Portuguese Kids, have been captivating audiences within the Portuguese diaspora and beyond for nearly two decades. Together, along with two time Emmy winning Cinematographer Dean Camara they have teamed up with RTPi to deliver the first English language program fully created and produced outside of Portugal.  Featuring high quality production values coupled with a cast of talented actors and comedians,  each episode offers a captivating storyline and engaging story arcs. Prepare to embark on a laughter-filled journey as Portuguese Problems takes you on a side-splitting exploration of the Portuguese-American experience. With its premiere on RTP1, RTP Internacional, and RTP Play App, be sure to mark your calendars and tune in March 18, 2024!

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