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Show of the Week: Secret Treasures Of The Museum

If you’ve ever wanted to take a peek behind the scenes at a major museum, then this is the show for you. Each episode follows two celebrities who gain unprecedented access to a museum and its many treasures, getting the chance to take a look at the fascinating items locked away that don’t go on […]

Exclusive: ‘Bake Off Junior’ travels across Europe following BBCS deals

Netherlands-based NPO3, SBS in Belgium and DR in Denmark have snagged format rights to BBC Studios’ cookery show Bake Off Junior. The deals, which emerged on the second day of BBCS’s virtual Showcase event, will see the format remade for NPO’s kids block Zapp and were among a raft of agreements struck by BBC Studios Distribution […]

Nine Network, Movistar+ strike pre-sale deals for BBCS’s ‘Perfect Planet’

Nine Network in Australia, Movistar+ in Spain and public broadcasters across the Nordics have all struck pre-sales deals for BBC Studios’ new blue chip natural history series A Perfect Planet. The five-parter is produced by Silverback Films for BBC One in the UK and US partner Discovery, with China’s Tencent Penguin Pictures, ZDF in Germany, […]

‘Borgen’ revived by Netflix and Denmark’s DR

Danish political drama Borgen is returning to screens in 2022, with a fourth season in development by Netflix and Danish broadcaster DR. The first three series ran on DR from 2010-2013 and the revival will see Sidse Babett Knudsen reprise her role as politician Birgitte Nyborg. The show will be produced by Danish prodco SAM […]

TBI Scripted: Is a deluge of drama causing a Nordic thaw?

Scandinavian producers have become prolific over recent years but is a deluge of scripted product from the region diluting the quality and damaging the ‘Nordic drama’ brand? Nick Edwards reports When the Danish public service broadcaster DR made The Killing in 2007 and then collaborated with their Swedish counterpart SVT on The Bridge in 2011, […]

News round-up: Sky extends ‘Bulletproof’, orders AI game; Spain secures more Turkish drama; Indian remake for Israel YA drama

Sky extends Bulletproof, orders AI game version Sky has ordered a three-part special based on its Noel Clarke and Ashley Walters-fronted drama Bulletproof, with an “immersive” game powered by artifical intelligence (AI) also in the works. UK-based Vertigo Films is producing the three-part special, which will air on Sky One and its on demand service […]

DR opens ‘Old People’s Home For 4 Year Olds’ in Denmark

Danish pubcaster DR has ordered a local version of a UK format that sees senior residents of a care home brought together with four-year-olds for six weeks. The local version of Old People’s Home For 4 Year Olds will be produced by Danish firm Snowman Productions, which was previously behind the original Married At First […]

Magnify books Norwegian comedy ‘Couples Therapy’ into Denmark

DR in Denmark is to air a remake of Norwegian shortform comedy Couples Therapy, which first aired on NRK. Two seasons are in the works with Nordisk Film TV, made up of a 6 x 12 minute first run followed by 4 x 12 minute Christmas specials. It is due to premiere on DR in […]

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