Italian Premieres: September 2023

Italian Premieres: September 2023


September 30, 2023
Tutti Giocano a Reazione a Catena (Rai 1) NEW
Saturday, September 30, 2023: 2.1mln viewers - 15.2% of share

First of two special episode in prime time slot of game show Reazione a Catena. The show is the Italian adaptation between two format distributed by Sony Pictures Television International: Combination Lock and Chain Reaction aired by NBC (1980), by USA Network (1986-1991) and GSN (2006). The format has been adapted in Turkey, Canda, Indonesia, USA and UK and recently in Spain.

September 26, 2023
Belve (Rai 2) +
Tuesday, September 26, 2023: 1.6 mln viewers – 10% of share

Rai 2 talk show in prime time hosted by Francesca Fagnani started doubling the previous result in 2022, last February the show achieved only 839k viewers and 4.5% of audience share.

September 25, 2023
Imma Tataranni – Sostituto Procuratore 3 (Rai 1) +
Monday, September 25, 2023: 4.6mln viewers - 27.1% of share

The 3rd season of detective series on Rai 1 recorded a brilliant result, last year the show achieved 4.4mln viewers and an audience share of 25.2%.

Il Mercante in Fiera (Rai 2) NEW
Monday, September 25, 2023: 638k viewers - 3.4%

The new edition of game show hosted by Pino Insegno is definitely a flop. The premiere on the first day on Monday, September 25 recorded 638k and 3.4% audience share. Even worst the second episode, on September 26 with 364 viewers and an audience share of 2%.

September 24, 2023
Il Collegio 8 (Rai 2) +
Sunday, September 24, 2023: 1.05 mln viewers – 5.8% of share

Rai 2 docu-reality series premiered with the same average share of 2022 when the show recorded 980k viewers and 5.9% of share.

Amici (Canale 5) +
Sunday, September 24, 2023: 3mln viewers - 26.6% of share

The day time talent show opened with a great result vs the 2022’s debut (2.8mln viewers and 24.1% of share).

September 23, 2023
Arena Suzuki dai 60 ai 2000 (Rai 1) -
Saturday, September 23, 2023: 2.4 mln viewers – 16.3% of share

The musical show hosted by Amadeus, returns with the 3rd edition and the introduction of the 2000s among the decades. The debut represents the least watched episode in all three seasons. Produced by Arcobaleno Tre.

Tu Si Que Vales (Canale 5) +
Saturday, September 23, 2023: 4.191mln viewers – 31% of share

Big debut for the 10th edition of talent show produced by Fascino (Maria De Filippi). The most viewed episode of dates back to 2017 (4.9 mln viewers and 29.62% of share), Regarding share percentage is the highest figure ever (thanks to the new Auditel system since 2022).

September 22, 2023
Tale e Quale Show (Rai 1) -
Friday, September 22, 2023: 2.9 mln viewers – 20.6% of share

The new edition of the Italian adaptation of Spanish talent show Tu Casa Me Suena, debuted for the first time under 3 million viewers. The negative record so far belonged to the first episode of last year vs big competitoror (Canale 5 aired series Viola Come il Mare with 3.4 mln and 20.4% of share; this year La Voce che hai Dentro recorded 1.7mln viewers and 10.9%.

Fratelli di Crozza (NOVE) -
Friday, September 22, 2023: 917k viewers – 5.7% of share

Weak debut for the cult one-man-show with comedian Maurizio Crozza vs last debut (2022) which recorded 1mln viewers (5.5%). Produced by ITV Movie.

September 19, 2023
Morgane - Detective Geniale (tr. H.I.P. High Intellectual Potential; Rai 1) -
Tuesday, September 19, 2023: 2.320mln viewers – 14.7% of share

French-Belgium crime-comedy series debuted with Season 3 decreasing vs last debut on October 2022 (3 mln – 16.3%). The hit series has been sold in more than 100 countries all over the world, adapted in 4 countries (Greece, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia) and US remake coming soon. Coproduced between Itinéraire Productions, Septembre Productions, TF1, Pictanovo, Be-Films, and RTBF. Distributed by Newen Connect.

September 18, 2023
Fake Show - Diffidate delle Imitazioni (Rai 2) NEW
Monday, September 18, 2023: 722k viewers - 5.1% of share

Weak debut for the new Banijay original format Fake Show that recorded only 722k (5.1%) vs the 1.3mln viewers of the premiere of Stasera Tutto è Possible (Vendredi, Tout Et Permis) that in the last season in the same slot used to have this figure. Produced by Endemol Shine Italy.

September 14, 2023
La Voce che hai Dentro (Canale 5) NEW
Thursday, September 14, 2023: 2.4mlm viewers - 14.5% of share

Good debut for Mediaset new drama starring Massimo Ranieri (prod: Lucky Red), though the prime-time slot was won by the European Cup on Rai 1. The series tells the story of a man imprisoned for an alleged murder, who wants to regain his family and his business in his previous record company.

X-Factor 17 (Sky Uno/+1/On Demand) -
Thursday, September 14, 2023: 527k viewers – 2.2% of share

The premiere is a flop after 17th seasons. Here some details about the previous seasons: 790k viewers and an audience share of 3.9% (2022), 755k viewers - 3% (2021), 654k viewers - 3.1% (2020).

September 13, 2023Matrimonio a Prima Vista (tr. Married at the First Sight; Real Time) +
Wednesday, September 13, 2023: 435k - 2.4% of share
The 11th seasons of Red Arrow’s hit format adapted in 30 countries and produced in Italy by Nonpanic (Banijay) recorded 435k viewers with 2.4% audience share, increasing vs March 2023, whose 10th edition got 342k viewers and 1.9% of share.

Maria Corleone (Canale 5) NEW
Wednesday, September 13, 2023: 2.7mln- 16.5% of share

Leading start for the mafia drama series broadcast by Mediaset’s flagship, produced as usual by Taodue Film (Mediaset) with Clemart.

September 11, 2023
È Sempre Mezzogiorno! (Rai 1) +
Monday, September 11, 2023: 1.5mln viewers – 16.4% of share

The successful daily magazine show hosted by Antonella Clerici on air since 2021 (#4 season), produced by Stand by Me (Asacha Media Group) is still performing well. In her kitchen celebrity and ordinary people talk and cook traditional recipes. 2022 debut recorded 1.4mln viewers – 15.7% audience share.

La Volta Buona (Rai 1) NEW
Monday, September 11, 2023: 1.3 mln viewers – 11.7% of share

New magazine hosted by Caterina Balivo, replacing Oggi è un altro giorno with Serena Bortone, offers stories, interview and entertainment segments about sport and culture.

Il Paradiso delle Signore (Rai 1) -
Monday, September 11, 2023: 1.3mln viewers – 16.7% of share

The long-running daily soap (8 seasons) slightly decreased vs 2023 edition (1.531mln - 19.3%) but it’s still very successful. Produced by Aurora TV, the format has been sold in Greece (Alpha).

Forum (Canale 5) -
Monday, September 11, 2023: 1.2mln viewers – 18.8% of share

A slight decrease for the daily court show that has reached the 39th edition! Prod: Corima and RTI. 2022 debut recorded 1.367mln viewers – 20.2% of share.

Uomini e Donne (Canale 5) -
Monday, September 11, 2023: 2.4mln viewers – 25.9% of share

A slight decrease for the cult daily dating show (28 edition) hosted by Maria De Filippi (prod. Fascino), compared to 2022 (2.755mln - 28.2%). In 2008 the format was sold in Spain (Telecinco and Cuatro) and in 2021 in Albany (Top Channel).

Grande Fratello (tr. Big Brother; Canale 5) +
Monday, September 11, 2023: 2.9 mln viewers – 23% of share

Canale 5’s cult reality show starts again promising to return to its origins, as far as possible, with ordinary people along with celebrities (prod: Endemol Shine Italy). The editorial line of Mediaset seems to be changed. Slightly increase vs 2022 (2.6mln viewers and 21.7% of share).

BellaMa’ (Rai 2) +
Monday, September 11, 2023: 445k viewers – 5.4% of share

Generational daily show dedicated to Gen Z, produced internally by RAI, debuts increasing its ratings vs last year’s premiere (353k viewers – 4.4% of share).

Don’t Forget the Lyrics – Stai sul Pezzo (NOVE) +
Monday, September 11, 2023: 424k viewers – 2.2% of share

Gabriele Corsi returns with the 4th season of the game that brought the timeless karaoke back to TV. The adaptation of the American show is on air in access prime time (from Monday to Friday at 8.25pm) and is produced by Banijay Italia. This is the 2nd Italian adaptation after Canta e Vinci aired by Mediaset in 2007. Good debut vs 2022 (352k viewers - 1.9% of share).

Little Big Italy (NOVE) -
Monday, September 11, 2023: 481k viewers – 2.7% share

The sixth season of the travel-cooking debuted on NOVE with a slight decrease compared to the last debut in prime-time. Produced by Banijay Italia.

September 10, 2023
Affari Tuoi (tr. Deal or no Deal; Rai 1) -
Sunday, September 10, 2023: 3.3mln viewers - 20.6% of share

The hit game show, after being revived last spring after years of absence, returned Rai 1’s access slot with the 16 the season, hosted by Amadeus. Weak debut vs the first Spring instalment 4.6mln viewers - 23.4% of share.

September 8, 2023
Bake Off – Dolci in Forno (Real Time) +
Friday, September 8, 2023: 516k viewers – 3.4% of share (in simulcast 1.1mln viewers – 7.4% of share)

BBC hit pastry hit show reached the 11th edition and it’s increasing. The 2022 premiere reached (462k viewers - 3% of share (in simulcast 1m – 6.6%)

September 7, 2023
Ulisse – Il Piacere della Scoperta (Rai 1) +
Thursday, September 7, 2023: 2.5mln viewers – 16.5% of share

New slot for the cultural travel magazine hosted by Alberto Angela. In 2022 the show premiered vs Mediaset’s talent show Amici (4.5m viewers, 26.5% of share). This year Canale 5 aired Max Pezzali's concert at Circo Massimo (2m – 13.8%).

September 5, 2023
È Sempre Cartabianca (Rete 4) +
Tuesday, September 5, 2023: 1.mln viewers – 9.6% of share

Bianca Berlinguer returns after moving from Rai to Mediaset. Therefore, the competitor changes (a year ago there was Fuori dal Coro with 8.4%, this year Filorosso at 4.3%). È Sempre Cartabianca on Mediaset premiered successfully with the same result achieved on its last episode broadcast by Rai 3 recorded 1.348mln viewers and 9.6% of share.

Pechino Express (tr. Peking Express; TV8) +
Tuesday, September 5, 2023: 665k viewers – 4.4% of share
The 10th edition of the adventure reality show aired simultaneously by Sky Uno and NOW is doing well. Last year the show achieved the same result 649k viewers and 4% of share. Distributed by Eccho Line, produced by Banijay Italia. The first 8th editions of the format was broadcast by Rai 2.

Primo Appuntamento (tr. First Dates; Real Time) +
Tuesday, September 5, 2023: 331k viewers – 1.9% of share

The 8th season of the cult dating show produced by Stand by Me and distributed by WBD, increased its figures (2022: 268k viewers – 1.4% share). Licensed to over 25 countries, including Germany (VOX), The Netherlands (NPO3), Sweden (SVT), Australia (Seven), Spain (Cuatro), Ireland (RTÉ2), Belgium (VRT/één) & Czech Republic (Prima TV).

September 4, 2023
Caduta Libera (tr. Still Standing; Canale 5) +
Monday, September 4, 2023: 1.7 mln viewers – 17.6% share

The 12th season of Armoza Format (ITV Studios) game show is improving vs 2022 edition: 2.226m – 18% (prod. Endemol Shine Italy). The studio-based game show has been broadcast in over 40 countries, including the United States, Brazil, France, Hungary, Thailand, Turkey, and China, and has aired over 7000 episodes and it has also been purchased in Spain, Greece, and South Africa.

100% Italia (TV8) -
Monday, September 4, 2023: 349k viewers - 1.9% of share.
For the second year in a row, the poll-based game show hosted by Nicola Savino returned in access prime time. The first episode in 2022 recorded 518k (2.7%), clashed with Don't Forget the Lyrics (2%). This year the direct competitor NOVE is still on air with the rerun of Cash or Trash (2.8%). Banijay Italia's original format will be adapted in France titled France 100% and produced by Banijay Production Media for the public channel France 2.

September 2, 2023
Il Dottor Alì (tr. Mucize Doktor; Real Time) NEW
Saturday, September 2, 2023: 251k viewers - 2% of share.

The Turkish adaptation of Korean medical drama Good Doctor produced by MF Yapim was very welcomed in Italy, and this the second important adaptation after the big success of the American remake for ABC.

+: more than last edition
-: less than last edition
NEW: first time on air
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