US Nordic noir remake cancelled

TNT will not take its remake of Eyewitness into a second season. The US crime thriller was based on a series from Norway’s NRK (pictured). The format launched last October on Turner’s TNT, but failed to win over American viewers. Shades of Blue writer Adi Hasak bought the rights to the NRK show, and wrote and […]

Nobel drama win for Canal+

French pay TV operator Canal+ has acquired Scandi thriller series Nobel. DRG sells the show and struck the French deal alongside several others for its scripted shows, including new deals for Nordic dramas Black Widows and Eyewitness. Nobel, a conspiracy thriller out of Norway that links the war in Afghanistan and the Nobel prize, was […]

DRG secures HBO Europe dramas

Nice Entertainment Group-owned distributor DRG has acquired rights to a pair of HBO Europe dramas that it had initially licensed to the Time Warner broadcaster as formats. DRG had sold format rights to Umbre (pictured) and Mammon in the past year, and will now sell the finished shows on the international market. Furthermore, DRG has […]

DRG pens scripted deal with NRK

UK-based distributor DRG has expanded its relationship with NRK by securing exclusive first-look rights to the Norwegian public broadcaster’s entire scripted output. The deal comprises finished programmes and formats. DRG already distributes NRK’s unscripted formats. Under terms of the new deal, DRG has taken international rights to scripted format Eyewitness, which is billed as a […]