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The successes of the series in Sky 2022: “Babylon Berlin” ranked only fifth

Four of the most successful series on Sky in 2022: ‘House of the Dragon’, ‘Das Boot’, ‘Babylon Berlin’ and ‘Diese Ochsenknechts’
The successes of the series in Sky 2022: "Babylon Berlin" Only in fifth place / sky

At the end of the year, Sky Deutschland allows customers and the press to take a look behind the scenes to see which of the formats shown there as premieres have caught viewers’ interest. It’s no surprise that it’s the HBO format “Dragon House” It was Sky’s most successful series. However, some surprises are likely to lie elsewhere.

Good print: Sky rating indicates success in Sky And the Broadcasting service associated with WOW. No details were revealed regarding the criteria used to create the top lists (it remains an open question whether seasons of series with more episodes or very long episodes have an advantage – like Netflix with “total watch times”). But this should not be weighed on the scales of gold at this point, it should actual Viewing successes can be compared to what one sees based on “lunar propaganda”, media presence or production budgets. is expected It was.

in the top 10

The first surprise – at least from this author’s point of view – is already waiting behind the dragons of Westeros in second place on the overall list, which is the second season of “passport” prove. Fourth place goes to the third season of “the boat”while the very expensive co-production with ARD, “Babylon Berlin”It comes in fifth place. The American series is in third place among the three German series “Hello” From Paramount+, which seemed to have a meltdown, at least in the German media landscape.

Two American network series come in sixth and ninth place: The Mystery Series “La Brea” It’s also Sky NBC’s cousin “9-1-1: Lone Stars”. In between, in seventh place, is the series that won awards in the US, but is also an insider tip in this country. “trance”. German docu-soap ranked eighth “Those Ochsenknechts”while the final ranking of the top ten is the last season of “Discovery of Witches” she has.

Top 5 by category

Sky has continued to split achievements into a few sub-categories – including productions for the European pay-TV provider, HBO buyouts and Sky Factuals.

Sky Originals

There are few surprises here – the first four places are already well known among the top 10 public centers:

  • 1 – “The Passport” (Season 2)
  • 2 – “The Boat” (Season 3)
  • 3 – “Babylon Berlin” (Season 4)
  • 4 – “Discovery of Witches” (Season 3)
  • 5 – “Project Lazarus”


Can you call that a success for Sky, its products and its purchasing policy? Only two of the top 10 formats came from HBO, whose formats Sky will likely have to drop sooner or later when Warner Bros Discovery begins its broadcast show in German-speaking countries.

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