Discovery Networks Norway

Sundance Now, DRG partner for true-crime series Oslo Killing

AMC Networks-owned SVOD Sundance Now is teaming with Modern Times Group-owned distributor DRG on six-part true crime series The Oslo Killing. Produced by Norway’s Monster, the series is being co-produced with Discovery Networks Norway. It will premiere on Sundance Now across North America, UK, Ireland and German-speaking Europe. The Oslo Killing examines the unsolved 1974 […]

Scandi nets visit Nordic World

Scandinavian broadcasters are flocking to Oslo-based distributor Nordic World for locally-produced factual programming. The vendor has closed more than 120 hours of deals with the likes of MTV Finland, Norwegian foodie channel Matkanalen, Discovery Networks Norway and Modern Times Group. MTV Finland has bought interior design series Finally Home (Antilgen Hemma), while Matkanalen, which launched […]

Discovery Norway hires ex-NRK digital chief

Discovery Networks Norway has hired the head of new media at pubcaster NRK to take on a new digital and business development role. Sindre Østgård (pictured) has been named VP, digital products and business development for Discovery Networks International’s Norway-based arm. He will, however, be responsible for new business in both Norway and Sweden, and […]

Discovery Sweden CEO resigns, interim installed

Discovery Networks Sweden CEO Jonas Sjogren has resigned from his post after a decade of leading the business. Discovery Networks Norway chief executive Harald Stromme will replace him in the interim, reporting to Discovery Networks Northern Europe COO and CFO Dominic Coles. Sjogren (pictured) is credited with integrating Discovery’s channel portfolios together after Discovery bought […]

Discovery bolsters sports team in Norway

Discovery Networks Norway has reinforced its team with the promotion of Jan-Erik Aalbu to sporting director. The move means Aalbu joins Discovery’s local management team. The former chief editor will now report to Discovery Networks Norway CEO Harald Stramme. Discovery Networks Norway owns channels such as TV Norge, Max and Eurosport Norway. Aalbu’s promotion comes […]