My Brilliant Friend

Set in a dangerous and fascinating Naples, the story follows the lives of two girls over six decades of their friendship. After receiving a phone call, Elena Greco discovers the most important and significant figure in her life, Raffaella “Lila” Cerullo, has gone missing.

Knowing this disappearance has been a long time coming, Elena, now a writer, finally sits down to put the story of their intertwining lives on paper, starting from the 1950s where the two first met at school, in an attempt to describe the mystery of Lila – her brilliant friend, and in a way, worst enemy

UK TV Premiere Date

Latest/Next UK Season: 3

Latest/Next UK TV Air Date: 10 March 2022 at 9:00 pm

UK Channel: Sky Atlantic

Previous UK Premiere Dates

Season 1 – Sky Atlantic – 19 November 2018 at 9:00 pm
Season 2 – Sky Atlantic – 19 June 2020 at 9:00 pm

US TV Premiere Date

Latest/Next US Season: 2

Latest/Next US TV Air Date: March 16, 2020

US Channel: HBO

Previous US Premiere Dates


Next Season If Renewed: 4 (Final)

Status: ENDING

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Country of Origin: USA

Additional Airing Notes:

HBO’s first foreign language miniseries, based on Elena Ferrante’s bestselling book.