The Empress, the most popular German original since Barbarians, is off to a fantastic start on Netflix. 

The German historical drama’s second season has been picked up by Netflix after few weeks of streaming. We’ll go over all the information you require regarding The Empress’s second season on Netflix 

Based on the early years and romance of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Katharina Eyssen’s historical romance drama series The Empress is a German Netflix Original.  

Lena Stahl, Janna Maria Nandzik, and Bernd Lange all contributed to the series’ writing. The series is co-directed by Katrin Gebbe and Florian Cossen. 

Elisabeth Wittlebach marries Franz Joseph, the Austrian Emperor, at the youthful age of sixteen. 

Elisabeth must fight for her voice in court and take on the role of the head of a faltering empire because she is at war with both her mother-in-law and court life. 

It took a little more than 6 weeks, but Netflix has renewed The Empress for a second season. The Empress had a strong start on Netflix. Within the first two weeks of its release, the series had over 106,000,000 million hours viewed and was the most-watched non-English language series on Netflix for at least a week. 

To date, the series has received 159,800,000 million hours of viewing time on Netflix. 

There are still many exciting years in Empress Elisabeth’s long life that we haven’t even begun to scratch the surface of. Elisabeth will soon give birth to Archduchess Sophie of Austria, the first of her four children.