Göran Danasten

SVT, Viaplay co-order restaurant drama

Swedish broadcaster SVT and its commercial on-demand rival Viaplay have co-commissioned a period drama set in a restaurant set at the end of World War II. Beginning at the end of World War II in Europe on May 7, 1945, Vår Tid är Nu (Our Time is Now) will run to 20 parts and launch […]

Ex-HBO Nordic drama chief returns to SVT

Göran Danasten has resurfaced at SVT, taking a new programming role at the Swedish public broadcaster, TBI has learned. Danasten is well-known in international TV circles, having previously run the drama acquisitions department at SVT for several years, picking up numerous big ticket drama series including Downton Abbey and Mr Selfridge. He left the broadcaster […]