Holiday Season is “SISI” Season

Munich 2 January 2023. The holidays are the time to watch Sisi. Just like season one last year, the second season of the event series about the legendary Empress of Austria has captured a huge audience throughout Europe. The new episodes not only broke its own record for “best start of a fiction series” on the German steaming service RTL+, previously held by the first season of the show, but also scored fantastic ratings in primetime in key territories such as Italy, Austria, Germany, and Netherlands on linear TV.

In Italy, episodes 1-4 averaged more than 2.2 million viewers and over 13 % market share, with the last two episodes set for broadcast on January 4 on Canale 5. In Austria and Germany, the second season was highly anticipated by fans with almost 400.000 viewers and around 15 % market share on average in Austria, and around 10 % market share on average among the young audience in Germany. Sisi was also warmly welcomed in the Netherlands, averaging more than 5 % market share with more than half a million viewers per episode.

Sisi is also available in France, Hungary, Slovak Republic, and throughout Eastern Europe, as well as in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland, among others.

Sisi (6x1h) is produced by Story House Pictures for RTL in collaboration with Beta Film.