Lena Glaser

SVT appoints drama commissioner

SVT has appointed Christian Wikander drama commissioner, a move that sees him join the Swedish pubcaster’s commissioning board. Wikander has been at SVT since 2005 and has been upped from head of drama at the broadcaster. A producer who counts Rederiet (for SVT) and Tre Kronor (for TV4) among his credits. He replaces Hanne Palmquist at […]

New programming chiefs at SVT

SVT has appointed Jan Helin and Lena Glaser programme directors, handing them control of the Swedish pubcaster’s SEK3 billion (US$360 million) programming budget. Helin (pictured) will join from national newspaper Aftonbladet, where he was editor and CEO. At SVT he will oversee news and current affairs, sport, factual, and kids programming. He starts in his […]

SVT adds Chromecast support for SVT Play

Swedish public broadcaster SVT has added Chromecast support to its on-demand service SVT Play, via a new version of the SVT Play app for Android. The updated Android app is available to download from the Google Play store and also includes an enhanced user experience for severalmodels of Android device. “We are improving and constantly […]

Buyers Briefing digital season: Lena Glaser, SVT

Name: Lena Glaser Title: Director of interactive, SVT Lena Glaser oversees programming SVT’s successful online channels operations. These include on-demand service SVT Play and new over-the-top online ‘playlist’ service SVT Flow. Here, she tells the Buyers Briefing about the Swedish pubcaster’s experiences in digital programming and catering for online audiences.   Tell us about the […]

Sweden’s SVT launches web TV

Swedish pubcaster SVT has launched its own over-the-top service, SVT Flow. The web TV service allows Swedish viewers to watch linear services from the broadcaster online as well as catch-up with its shows on-demand. The SVT Flow platform and user interface was developed in-house by SVT and it launched this morning. “It’s not every day […]