1993: Berlusconi Rising: Season 1

1993: Berlusconi Rising: Season 1

1993 picks up where the first season of 1992 left off, tracking the collapse of a political system and the chaos that results. Out of the ashes will rise new right-wing parties, like the Forza Italia party founded by media magnate Silvio Berlusconi.

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1993: Berlusconi Rising: Season 1

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  • Episode 3

    May 14th, 1993. After the shocking events of the last episode, an injured Veronica does whatever she has to do to fight being replaced by another actor; Leo returns home with his daughter to discover tragic news; the past won’t stay dead.

  • Episode 1

    Notte keeps working for Berlusconi who is close to entering politics. Pastore joins a group of people with AIDS, but is determined to work on his case. Bosco becomes popular, but has to help a friend in need.

  • Episode 5

    Giulia is blamed for Gardini’s suicide; Leo faces consequences for disobeying Brancato. Pietro learns his father is in the hospital; Veronica opens up about her prostitution for an interview. Luca has a passionate night which turns into a bad trip.

  • Episode 2

    As the rise of Berlusconi looms, Politician Craxi is ready to call it quits; Pietro asks a friend for a favor; Leo returns home to visit his father; Veronica spends her birthday with a young admirer who seeks career advice. But, real danger awaits.

  • Episode 6

    Leo returns home and faces the dire truth about his political career; Pietro confronts the Professor about his relationship with Bossi; As Veronica shares more sordid details about her sex life, she finds her interviewer is drawing closer to her.

  • Episode 8

    In the season finale, the characters take actions that will lead to the inevitable rise of Berlusconi. Arianna finally confronts Leo about his role in the murder; Veronica shines in a mock debate. Pietro wants the Professor to vote for succession.

  • Episode 4

    Leo is in prison awaiting trial for murder when he is offered a chance to get out… but it means helping Luigi Brancato. Veronica is furious when a magazine publishes graphic images from her sex tape; Pietro parties with Italy’s elite.

  • Episode 7

    Veronica fears she’s risking her career by publicly naming the men she’s slept with, so she’s forced to come up with a new plan; Leo meets with Communist officials and shares his honest opinions about the future of their political party.