Munich – The world loves 'You Are Wanted'. The first German Amazon Original celebrated the most successful opening weekend of a series in the history of Amazon Prime Video in Germany and Austria. The show also had a successful global debut. In its first weekend, it has been among the top 5 most watched shows on Amazon Prime Video across 70 countries including Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Italy, France and Spain. And the future looks bright: Amazon already commissioned a second season of 'You Are Wanted' starring Matthias Schweighöfer. Like the first season, it will be produced by PANTALEON Films GmbH and Warner Bros. International Television Production Deutschland GmbH. Prime members can exclusively stream the series through the Amazon Prime Video app on compatible TVs and mobile devices and Amazon Fire TV, or online. They can also download the series on mobile devices for offline viewing at no additional cost.
Matthias Schweighöfer said, “I am excited that the show is this successful on Prime Video. The feedback we get from viewers all over the world is fantastic. I’m looking forward to continuing to tell this story together with Amazon, PANTALEON Films and Warner Bros.”
“At Amazon, we truly listen to our customers and they have spoken by making our first German Original the most successful launch ever” said Dr. Christoph Schneider, Managing Director of Amazon Video Germany. “We look forward to making season two even bigger and better and to launching other German Original shows including Pastewka and Deutschland86."