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Cheers to the “suburban women”: a total of 2.4 million viewers for the fifth season

And from March 22nd on ORF-1 series Monday: reunion with the two cinema hits “Anna Fucking Molnar” and “Die Migrantigen”

Vienna (OTS) A total of 2.4 million viewers or 32 percent and thus almost a third of the Austrian TV population aged 12 and over (broadest audience) were there, with Maria Köstlinger, Nina Proll, Hilde Dalik, Ines Honsel and Co. for the fifth Sometimes the “suburbs” and this time especially the fashion world made insecure. The peak value of this new season (11 January to 15 March 2021, 8.15 p.m., ORF 1) was achieved right at the start with up to 841,000. With an average of 817,000, this first episode ranks first in the “Vorstadtweiber” quota ranking since 2018 (season 3) and among the top 15 of all 50 episodes broadcast since the series began. The average of 607,000 viewers who followed this ten-part fifth season gave the “suburban women” an increase in reach since 2019 (season four). The market share is 17 percent.

The sinful ladies and their gentlemen were once again successful with the younger audience: With a market share of 37 percent, the first of the ten episodes of the fifth season achieved an all-time high among the under 30s. A record since 2015 (season one) was achieved in this target group with an average market share of 27 percent. For 12- to 49-year-olds, the almost 500 “Vorstadtweiber” TV minutes reach up to 33 and an average of 26 percent – which is also an increase compared to the previous season.

Source: AGTT / GfK: TELETEST; Evogenius Reporting, adults 12+, viewing participation in thousands and market share in percent, widest audience: at least one program seen briefly, data from March 8, 2021 provisionally weighted, ORF

Success also in the ORF TVthek

The “suburban women” were also accessed intensively online:
According to the online video measurement (AGTT / GfK TELETEST Census), the live streams and video-on-demand offers of the current season (use up to and including yesterday evening) in Austria achieved a total of 485,700 net (related uses) and 538,400 gross views (Video starts). In total, the total usage volume so far has been around 16 million minutes. The season achieved an average reach of around 35,000 per episode (live and on demand, without final episodes). The final episode of the current season can be called up as video-on-demand on the video platform ORF-TVthek ( for seven days after it has been broadcast on TV.

ORF program director Mag. Kathrin Zechner: “Profound and entertaining storytelling at the highest level”

“The many well-known, but also new characters, showed the suburbs from a completely new perspective in the fifth season and delighted our audience once again. Uli Brée told this Austrian fiction through and through with his incomparable feeling for both profound and entertaining storytelling at the highest level. So we’re looking forward to the final season and to brilliant ‘last orders’ in the suburbs! “

ORF-1 channel manager Mag. Lisa Totzauer: “An Austrian success story”

“It is the fine art of television production to keep a series on the cutting edge for years. Maintaining cherished characters is just as important as the constant further development of the existing format. With new characters, new facets of the regular cast and always surprising new storylines, not only could the expectations of the fans from the very beginning be met, but also significant increases in the young audience. And the stories from the suburbs not only write an Austrian success story on linear TV, but also in digital use. “

After “Vorstadtweiber” is before “Vorstadtweiber”: the audience favorites even after the season finale on ORF-1 series Monday

Even when the fifth “Vorstadtweiber” season is over, the notorious audience favorites with the Dacapos of two ORF co-financed (film / television agreement) cinema hits on ORF-1 series Monday at 8:15 pm continue to provide the best entertainment: Als eccentric actress “Anna Fucking Molnar”, who suddenly finds herself at the low point of her career, Nina Proll turns the head of an irresistible firefighter, played by Murathan Muslu, on March 22nd. Faris Rahoma is on March 29th under “The Migrants” and, together with Aleksandar Petrović, claims to be an unemployed petty criminal with a migration background for a TV documentary series – until the tide turns and the reality they invented catches up with them become.

Sequel follows …

The final sixth “Vorstadtweiber” season, for which filming will soon resume, is expected to go on air in 2022.

“Vorstadtweiber” is an ORF production, made by MR-Film.

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