“The Law According to Lidia Poët” is officially set to return for a second season. The series made its Netflix debut in February 2023 and left an indelible mark on fans of historical dramas. It’s coming back for another round.
The talented duo of Guido Iuculano and Davide Orsini is at the helm of this glossy Italian series. It journeys into the late 19th century and spins around the struggles of a remarkable woman to break through the barriers of her time and become Italy’s first female lawyer. Season 1 was well received by critics and viewers. Decider, for instance, described it as a classic mystery set in the late 19th century, tailor-made for aficionados of captivating period dramas.
Casting calls emerged in April and May 2023, sparking speculation among fans about a second season. Now, it’s official—Netflix has confirmed that “The Law According to Lidia Poët” is set for a second installment.
Production for the season started on June 12th, 2023, and is expected to continue until October. We can expect it in 2024. It will once again be filmed in the charming city of Turin.
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“The Law According to Lidia Poët” season 1 made a noticeable dent in Netflix’s global top 10 lists for non-English TV shows. It accumulated a staggering 59.92 million viewing hours worldwide. Here’s a weekly breakdown.
– Week 1 (February 12th, 2023 to February 19th, 2023): 28,250,000 hours viewed, ranking 3rd.
– Week 2 (February 19th, 2023 to February 26th, 2023): 22,500,000 hours viewed (a 20% decrease), ranking 5th.
– Week 3 (February 26th, 2023 to March 5th, 2023): 8,540,000 hours viewed (a 62% decrease), ranking 10th.
The series also performed impressively in various regions globally, according to FlixPatrol, with Italy, its home country, showing the most affection by featuring in the top 10 for a remarkable 29 days.