Lilyhammer Sets Records for NRK


OSLO: The first episode of Lilyhammer gave Norwegian broadcaster NRK1 its best numbers ever for a drama-series premiere, reaching an overall share of 56.3 percent.

Sold worldwide by SevenOne International, Lilyhammer secured a 44.2-percent share in the 12 to 44 demo on NRK1 and outperformed the channel average by 245 percent with its first episode this week.

The series starring Steven Van Zandt is set to roll out on Netflix in the U.S., Canada and Latin America next month. The streaming service has already committed to co-producing a second season of the show.