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After its successful run on TV2 Danmark where the series averaged 1.5 million viewers earlier this year, the Danish TV series Badehotellet (Seaside Resort) produced by SF Film Production for TV2 has clocked 780,000 average Swedish viewers on TV4 for a share of 25 %. The six part TV series immediately scored with Swedish viewers...
Confirming the high reputation of Nordic TV drama in the international market, the second seasons of the Norwegian dramedy Lilyhammer and Swedish/Danish crime series The Bridge picked up two key awards each on Wednesday evening at the Monte-Carlo International Television Festival presided over by Prince Albert of Monaco. The Rubicon production Lilyhammer beat 20th Century Fox’s hit...
THE BRIDGE II wins "The Golden Nymph" for Best European Drama TV-Series in competition with, amongst others, the British series DOWNTON ABBEY! At the same time, Kim Bodnia also received the award for Best Actor. "Just like the first season, THE BRIDGE II is ranked amongst the very best TV-series in the world and we...
Norwegian director Martin Lund’s TV series, The Games (Kampen), won the main prize in the Fiction category for 7-11-year-old children at the Prix Jeunesse International 2014, which took place in Munich between 30 May-4 June. Based on short-idea Based on an idea from his short, Home Game (Hjemmekamp/2004), Lund scripted the series about 11-year-old Stian, whose...
Over 80 top international TV buyers are gathered since Wednesday evening at Copenhagen’s third Scandinavian Screenings, an exclusive mini-market unfolding every other year, showcasing around 130 documentaries, TV series, children programmes and formats from the Nordic region. Held at DR Byen, the Danish public broadcaster’s headquarters, the event is hosted by DR Sales, SVT Sales,...
After making a couple of shorts and documentaries, and having worked on films and TV series such as Danish pubcaster DR’s Borgen, Danish director May el-Toukhy has started six weeks of shooting at Copenhagen locations for Long Story Short, “a modern story about the difficulties of love”. Scripted by Maren Louise Käehne together with el-Toukhy, the romantic comedy has a local, all-star...
Refusing to countenance any speculation that The Killing might continue beyond its third season Piv Bernth series producer and head of drama at Danish public service broadcaster DR was unequivocal in her statements that the time had come for the network to diversify, move beyond the police drama, and begin offering series which are...
The three Nordic pubcasters – Denmark’s DR, Norway’s NRK and Sweden’s SVT – have all started production of new noir drama series, following up on their other internationally successful programmes, which have received €0.7 million worth of support from theNordisk Film & TV Fond.  Following The Killing, Borgen, The Legacy and The Bridge (with SVT), DR is shootingFollow the Money, two seasons (each consisting of ten...
The Norwegian dramedy show Lilyhammer produced by Rubicon TV for NRK triumphed last Friday at Norway’s TV Gullruten awards, picking up Best TV Drama and Best Actor. US star guitarist/actor/ Steven van Zandt - aka Frank ‘the fixer’ Tagliano’- who is working on the series’ third season was at Bergen’s awards ceremony alongside his Lilyhammer colleagues including producer...

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