Italy bids farewell to Inspector Montalbano

Mar 10, 2021 818

The final episode of the police television series Il Commissario Montalbano was aired last night on Italy's national broadcaster RAI, attracting an audience of more than nine million viewers. Titled Il metodo Catalanotti, it was however only the eighth most-watched episode in the two-decade series which attracted a record 11.2 million viewers in 2018.

The series first aired on Italian television in 1999 and starred Luca Zingaretti as Salvo Montalbano, the police chief of Vigàta, a fictional town in Sicily. The series was based on the detective novels of the late Sicilian writer Andrea Camilleri who died in Rome two years ago.

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