Nordic World brings Absolutely formats to market

Nordic World will launch several of Absolutely’s formats at MIPCOM next week after buying the Amsterdam-based formats business earlier this year. Nordic World, the sales alliance created by Scandi broadcasters TV2 Norway and TV4 Sweden, recently shopped the Family Dinner format to Germany’s RTL and its kids show Checkpoint to another German broadcaster, ZDF. At […]

Nordic World strikes RTL, ZDF, Disney deals

Formats distributor Nordic World has agreed several deals with German partners. Commercial broadcaster RTL has acquired a pair of formats. It will air local versions of comedy format Hotel Zimmerfrei (pictured) as well as a pilot of reality show Family Dinner, which comes from the catalogue of Absolutely, the formats company Nordic World acquired earlier […]

Nordic World opens up shop in NY, eastern Europe

Nordic World has opened offices in New York and Budapest as part of an ongoing drive to expand beyond its Nordic base. The distributor, set up by TV2 Norway and TV4 Sweden in 2005 and run by Espen Huseby (pictured) and Jan Salling, now has bases in eastern Europe and the US as well as […]