Masters of Florence: waiting for the second season!

The Medici family TV series starring Dustin Hoffman and Richard Madden and produced by Lux Vide, drew a record 7.6 million viewers for its debut broadcast on Italy’s Rai 1, according to Italian ratings compiler Auditel

The episodes are 60 minutes long, and both season 1 and season 2 (not yet filmed) will have 8 episodes each. Season 1 is focusing on the rise of the Medici, with the protagonists being Giovanni (1360-1429, Dustin Hoffman) and his son Cosimo (1389-1464, Richard Madden). Season 2 will focus on the life of Lorenzo, grandson of Cosimo.

Here some pictures of the Tuscan set.