C More, TV4 & ZDF link for Sofia Helin & Camilla Ahlgren drama ‘Fallen’

Swedish operator C More, its broadcast network TV4 and Germany’s ZDF have commissioned a Sofia Helin-starring crime drama that has been created and written by The Bridge’s Camilla Ahlgren. Fallen is from Banijay label Filmlance and sees Helin stars as the new head of a group solving crimes in Malmö, Sweden. Due to a tragedy, she moves from […]

US SVOD Topic acquires ‘The Bridge’

US SVOD platform Topic has acquired all four seasons of Nordic drama The Bridge following a deal with German distributor ZDF Enterprises. The series has also been relicensed to Australian pubcaster SBS TV and was recently sold to Israel’s KAN. The Bridge is a crime thriller which sees police forces from two different countries come […]

BBC’s scripted acquisition spree continues with return of ‘The Bridge’

The BBC in the UK has struck a new deal for hit Nordic drama The Bridge (aka Bron), which last aired on the broadcaster in 2018. The new deal for the show’s four seasons was struck with ZDF Enterprises (ZDFE) and will see it airing on BBC Four and become available via the iPlayer streaming […]

Endemol Shine appoints HBO’s Hanne Palmquist as scripted chief in Nordics

Endemol Shine Group has bolstered its Nordic scripted team with the addition of HBO exec Hanne Palmquist and rejigged the senior management team at drama prodco Filmlance. Palmquist will take up the newly created role of head of scripted for Endemol Shine Nordics from September and joins from HBO Nordic, where she has been commissioning […]

Endemol Shine restructures struggling Lilyhammer prodco Rubicon

Endemol Shine Group is restructuring its struggling Norwegian prodco Rubicon, with managing director Pal Kruke Kristiansen among those leaving. Endemol Shine is understood to be consulting with Rubicon’s 100-strong staff over their futures. Rubicon is best known for Netflix’s first global scripted acquisition, Lilyhammer (pictured), plus the local version of Endemol Shine formats such as […]