Excellent debut for Canale 5 police series Vanina

Excellent debut for Canale 5 police series Vanina
Vanina - A Deputy Commissioner in Catania had an excellent debut on Canale 5: the series starring Giusy Buscemi, along with Giorgio Marchesi, led the prime time slot on Wednesday evening (March 27) with 3,308  viewers (3,708,000 in the prime-time slot) and a 19.34% share (20.15% among active viewers).

The four-episode fiction, adapted from the novels by Cristina Cassar Scalia published by Einaudi publisher and written by Leonardo Marini, co-produced by RTI and Palomar and directed by Davide Marengo, reached peaks of 3,9mln viewers and a 23.49% share.

Giancarlo Scheri, Head of Canale 5 said: "‘Vanina - A Deputy Commissioner in Catania’ is a resounding success. A superb outcome both editorially and in terms of TV ratings. Vanina is a production of the highest quality that has successfully brought to life the protagonist of Cristina Cassar Scalia's best sellers, offering viewers a new strong and captivating female character. I thank the Mediaset Fiction Management, Carlo Degli Esposti and the entire Palomar production, Leonardo Marini, director Davide Marengo, the entire cast, and in particular, the talented lead, Giusy Buscemi, making her debut on Canale 5. Well done!"