The most popular TV series among Russians in the first half of 2020 was “Zuleikha Opens Her Eyes”, based on the novel of the same name by Guzel Yakhina. This was announced on Thursday, July 30, to RIA Novosti by the press service of the Kino Mail.ru project.
The premiere of the series took place in April, writes Gazeta.ru. In the center of the plot is the story of the Tatar peasant woman Zuleikha performed by Chulpan Khamatova, who, together with other immigrants, goes along the convict route to Siberia.
The top favorite TV series among Russians also included Trigger with Maxim Matveyev, the second season of the New Dad show about the inner life of the Vatican, the Magomayev series about the love story of the Soviet performer and opera singer Tatyana Sinyavskaya.
Also, viewers highly appreciated the series “Call Center”, the crime comedy “Peace! Friendship! Gum! ”, The series“ Wild West ”based on the novel by Stephen King, as well as the American mini-series“ Stranger ”and the series“ Patriot ”and“ Snoop ”. Popular Western shows also include the British television series Killing Eve, based on the novel series by Luke Jennings, and the television series Billions, about the confrontation between an ambitious Wall Street financier and a federal attorney.
When compiling the rating, the page views and the number of ratings that the users of the Cinema Mail.ru service posted in the period from January to June 2020 were taken into account, the 360 TV channel specifies.
Earlier it was reported that the HBO series “Game of Thrones” was named the best in the XXI century. The respondents were asked to choose from 150 series and TV shows that aired after 2000.