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Anna Bråkenhielm resurfaces at 3Rivers

Scandi formats veteran Anna Bråkenhielm has joined TV consultancy 3Rivers. At the Dutch-based business she will be a senior consultant within the international team. Bråkenhielm is well known in international TV circles, having run Strix and Talpa Scandinavia. She took control of the latter and rebranded it Silverback, before selling it to ITV. Her most […]

TV4 hires new ENT boss

TV4 has brought in Sanny Ekstrand to run its digital entertainment division ENT. Taking over from Maria Wiss, who left TV4 to run a market research firm, Ekstrand takes the role after a stint as an advisor at Woo, a digital advertising platform run by TV4-owner Bonnier. He has previously worked for TV4, as head […]

Revenue, profit up Sweden’s TV4

Swedish free and pay TV broadcaster TV4 Group has posted respectable sales and profit growth for its full 2015 financial year, with sales rising from SEK4.206 billion (US$499 million) to SEK4.234 billion, and EBITA rising from SEK640 million to SEK662 million. TV4 Group said that the results reflected increased investment in Swedish content and technology […]

Beck-Friis leaving Sweden’s TV4

Cecilia Beck-Friis is leaving Sweden’s TV4 and will not be replaced. Beck-Friis (pictured) is the free-TV group’s digital boss, having been upped in a management restructure in late 2013. Scandi media giant Bonnier, which owns TV4, said Beck-Friis will stay with TV4 for a handover period, and will manage the preparations for Bonnier’s upcoming OTT […]

TV4 owner Bonnier appoints M&A chief

The parent of Swedish commercial broadcaster TV4, Bonnier, has appointed a head of corporate development and M&A. Fredrik Linton’s role will be to manage acquisitions and divestments business at the media group, as well as assessing Bonnier’s existing holdings on an ongoing basis. “In our current circumstances where we need to be active in assessing […]

TV4 owner Bonnier appoints M&A chief

The parent of Swedish commercial broadcaster TV4, Bonnier, has appointed a head of corporate development and M&A. Fredrik Linton’s role will be to manage acquisitions and divestments business at the media group, as well as assessing Bonnier’s existing holdings on an ongoing basis. “In our current circumstances where we need to be active in assessing […]

Netflix snags Warner Bros content as Scandi roll out continues

Netflix has launched in Denmark today and will roll out in Norway and Finland later this week and the streaming service has secured a pan-Scandinavian programming deal with Warner Bros. for the studio’s TV series and movies in the first pay TV window, TBI has learned. The Warner Bros content previously resided with C More, […]