07. July 2009

“The Rheinbergs” prime time winner in Germany

Munich, 7th July 2009. Beta Film's new series The Rheinbergs (21 x one hour) about the "Dallas"-style Rheinberg family, starring Gerlinde Locker, Roland Koch and Angela Roy, is continuously primetime winner for public broadcaster ARD on Monday evening. The pilot film successfully reached 4.8 million viewers and a 17% market share, and was even exceeded by following episodes.

The Rheinbergs is the story of the owners of a distinguished, gold-class banking house who are united by boundless ambition, ruthless power and fabulous wealth. But their world starts to crumble when a long-lost sibling and her daughter show up to claim their share of the family's fortunes. The Rheinbergs is produced by Tivoli Film in co-production with Lisa Film for ARD and ORF in association with Beta.