L = Last episode
P = Premiere
R = Rerun episode
On Sunday May 17, Rai 1 rerun episodes of drama series L’Allieva 2 (eng. The Pupil) based on the novel of Alessia Gazzola, won the prime time slot with 3.984 viewers (16.3%). Talk shows of the night: Canale 5 with Live - Non È la D’Urso (produced by Videonews) recorded 2.252 viewers (12.6%), Rai 2 with Che Tempo Che Fa (produced by L’Officina) scored 2.155 viewers (8.3%) and La7 with Non è l’Arena achieved 1.420 viewers (7.1%). Nove rerun cooking Little Big Italy (produced by Banijay Italia) recorded 1.8%.
On Monday May 18, Rai 1 still leader with the rerun detective series Il Commissario Montalbano – Una lama di luce (Ita. Inspector Montalbano) which won the prime time slot with 6.017 viewers (24%) and recorded the best pick of the day with 6.658 viewers (23.83%) at 10:01pm. Cult movies: The Devil Wears Prada on Canale 5 scored 2.490 viewers (10.9%) and Sister Act 2 on Rai 2 achieved 1.684 viewers (6.5%). Rai 3 news current show Report recorded 1.806 viewers (7%). In late night, Rai 3 docuseries Fame D’Amore (produced by Ballandi) scored 795.000 viewers (4.7%).
On Tuesday May 19, Rai 1 movie The Proposal won prime time slot with 3.301 viewers (13.2%) while Canale 5 premiered Spanish historical drama series La Cattedrale del Mare (eng. The Cathedral of the Sea) which started with 2.642 viewers (11.2%). The series produced by Atresmedia and Netflix with Diagonal TV, is based on the homonym novel of Ildefonso Falcones which sees a serf who wants to change his destiny. Italia 1 talk Le Iene Show achieved a good 2.177 viewers (11.3%). Sky Uno late night show EPCC Live (produced by Fremantle) recorded 156.000 viewers and 0.6% of share (200.000 viewers considering +1 version of the channel, reruns and On Demand). Real Time rerun dating show Primo Appuntamento (eng. First Dates - produced by Stand By Me) scored 1.1%.
On Wednesday May 20, head to head between main channels of Rai and Mediaset. Canale 5 rerun talent show Tu Si Que Vales (9:50pm-1:57am) scored 3.318 viewers (18%) while Rai 1 rerun drama series Nero a Metà (9.32pm-23.26pm) scored 3.430 viewers (14%). Rai 2 variety Poco di Tanto (produced by Ballandi Multimedia) with Maurizio Battista scored 872.000 viewers (3.5%) and Rai 3 talk show Chi l’ha visto? scored 2.040 viewers (9%). Nove premiered new season of docu reality Wife Swap (ita. Cambio Moglie) which debuted with 481.000 viewers (1.8%), 3x60’ produced by Banijay Italia.
On Thursday May 21, Rai 1 drama series Vivi e Lascia Vivere won prime time slot with 6.249 viewers (25.6%) and recorded the best pick of the day: 6.792 viewers (24.83%) at 9:54pm. Canale 5 Italian movie In questo Mondo di Ladri achieved only 1.946 viewers (8.1%). Sky Uno cooking show Alessandro Borghese - 4 Ristoranti (produced by Banijay Italia) achieved 354.000 viewers and 1.3% of share (516.000 viewers and 1.31% considering +1 channel and On Demand). At 11:30pm, Rai 2 show Revolution – Stories from the Future (branded entertainment content produced by Next14 for Peugeot with Rai Pubblicità) achieved 357.000 viewers (2.7%).
On Friday May 22, Rai 1 rerun TV movie Felicia Impastato won prime time slot with 5.027 viewers (19.9%), the movie is based on the story of Peppino Impastato's mother, after his assassination; he was a journalist known for his complaints against organised crime Cosa Nostra. Canale 5 charity version of talent show Amici Speciali - Con TIM insieme per l’Italia recorded 3.042 viewers (16.1%), leader in commercial target with 18.52% and, moreover, it scored 27.3% in young demo 15-24yo. On Nove one man show Fratelli di Crozza scored 1.230 viewers (4.7%). The reruns: TV8 talent Italia’s Got Talent – Best of (produced by Fremantle) 1.9% and Real Time cooking Cake Star (produced by Banijay Italia) 1%.
On Saturday May 23, Rai 1 rerun special episode of game show I Soliti Ignoti - Il ritorno - Speciale VIP won prime time slot with 4.080 viewers (17.5%) while competitor Canale 5 with rerun gameshow Ciao Darwin – Terre desolate recorded 3.460 viewers (17.6%).