Fulminant start: “Gomorrah 2” with all-time high in Italy
Munich, 11 May 2016. Gomorrah beyond all limits: The second season of the extraordinary crime series by Sky Italia, Cattleya, Fandango and Beta Film has started with an all-time high in Italy, scoring up to 1.3 million viewers on its first night on Sky Atlantic and Sky Cinema. With a market share of 3.7 % Gomorrah 2 celebrated the best ratings ever for a TV series on Sky Italia, leaving US-top-notch shows such as “Game of Thrones” far behind. Especially the younger audience was glued to the TV with a 6.3 % market share in the group of 15-54 years. Gomorrah 2 not only managed to even doubling the excellent ratings of the debut of the first season, but also celebrated a tremendous success on social platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram with millions of followers and tweets with the hashtag #Gomorra2.
Gomorrah (24xone hour), sold by Beta Film to 130 territories worldwide, premiered simultaneously in Italy, UK, Ireland, Germany and Austria on May 10th with HBO Nordic’s Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland to follow day-and-date on May 11th. In August, Gomorrah will start at Sundance TV US.
The second season of the critically acclaimed series, headed by showrunner Stefano Sollima and based on Roberto Saviano’s international bestseller, throws the viewer back in the fierce world of the Neapolitan mafia. The era of the Savastano clan, which once undisputedly reigned over the Gulf, seems to be just about over. What lies ahead is the largest power vacuum ever in the history of the Camorra – with a couple of ruthless criminals waiting to fill the void.
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