The series circles around the tomboy and Bavarian princess, who, after her marriage with Franz Joseph I., Emperor of Austria, has to realize that life at the Habsburg court in Vienna is not at all what she expected. The monarch must fight against the strict and even cruel regime at court and for her ideals. Empress Elisabeth, nicknamed Sisi, was a pop star and influencer of her time at the end of the 19th century, and an icon in Europe and beyond.
The RTL+-series is produced by Story House Pictures (Jens Freels and Andreas Gutzeit, who also serves as showrunner) in collaboration with Satel Film (Heinrich Ambrosch, Bettina Kuhn) and Beta Film.
The story of the high end series "Das Boot" begins in the fall of 1942, at a time when, in the midst of World War II, submarine warfare was becoming ever more brutal. The plot follows a young submarine Crew on a dangerous surveillance mission, as the Résistance begins to gain influence at the French port of La Rochelle.
Season 3 coming soon.
Produced by Bavaria Fiction and Sky Deutschland.
Eager to make his name in 19th-century Vienna, a hungry young Sigmund Freud joins a psychic and an inspector to solve a string of bloody mysteries. Award-winning director Marvin Kren ("4 Blocks") helms this historical thriller starring Robert Finster and Ella Rumpf.
Produced by Satel Film and Bavaria Fiction for ORF and Netflix.
Dignity – Escaping the cult was only the beginning
A tense political thriller, inspired by the real-life story of a German cult in Chile.
Directed by Julio Jorquera and Nancy Rivas. Produced by Invercine & Wood and Story House Productions.
"Storm of Love" is arguably the most watched European telenovela to date. Sold in over 25 territories (and counting), it has become a scheduling and ratings mainstay wherever it shows.
Produced by Bavaria Fiction for German broadcaster Das Erste.
Inspired by a true crime, unsolved for almost 30 years, the six-part show centers on a high-ranking police officer’s desperate search for his sister, and the family’s suffering. Starring Matthias Brandt (“Babylon Berlin”) and Karoline Schuch (“Balloon”), “Dark Woods” was directed by Sven Bohse (“Ku’damm ’56,” “Ku’damm ’59”) and written by International Emmy Award winner Stefan Kolditz (“Generation War”).
Produced by Bavaria Fiction and ConradFilm for NDR/ARD Degeto.
What would it mean to give up your life, your love, your friends and your future and have to live in a foreign environment as a different person?
The Dreher family has to leave everything behind when Simon Dreher, a private banker, becomes a key witness in a money-laundering case against ruthless gangster Darankov ...
Directed by Till Endemann, starring Nina Kunzendorf, Benjamin Sadler and Stephanie Japp. Produced by ConradFilm and Bavaria Fernsehproduktion for ARD.
At the risk of their lives, the Vienna Crime Squad solves tough and tricky criminal cases such as murder, human smuggling or hostage-taking. Since the start of the series in 2005, the special commission's operational areas have been Vienna, Styria, Lower Austria and Upper Austria. Time and again, the Crime Squad also has to save lives on the water - where its own rules and laws apply.
Produced by Satel Film in co-operation with ORF and ZDF.
A popular, approachable and youthful hospital drama series with its fingers on the pulse of life. The young cast leaves no emotional stone unturned over the course of the series. The classic 50-minute plotlines employ genre-typical tension and connected narratives among the protagonists from episode to episode. Solid craft and modernized soap-style production grab the mainstream and promise a long-term fan base.
Produced by Saxonia Media for MDR/ARD.