Mastiff Denmark

Amazon boosts Prime Video Nordics original reality and comedy slate

Amazon’s SVOD service Prime Video has ordered 12 new and returning unscripted reality and entertainment series for the Nordics to debut this autumn. New titles include docu-reality series Girls Of Oslo, a behind-the-scenes look at the daily lives of Norway’s top four influencers – Sophie Elise, Isabel Raad, Nora Haukland, and Anniken Englund Jørgensen. Produced by […]

Banijay’s Mastiff Denmark appoints Strong CEO to the helm

Banijay Nordic has appointed Kristian Farcin-Leth as the new CEO of its production firm Mastiff Denmark, replacing the outgoing Mads Ulrick Holmstrup, who is stepping down after 20 years with the company. Farcin-Leth joins from the Fremantle-owned Strong Productions, where he also served as CEO at the firm, which is behind formats including The Farm, […]

Denmark’s TV 2 Zulu orders Mastiff’s celebrity drag artist format

TV 2 Zulu in Denmark is preparing to debut a new entertainment format from Mastiff Denmark, which sees drag artists transform celebrities into gender revolutionaries. Drag Me Out follows a recurring posse of drag artists as they compete to create fabulous personas for well-known celebrities. One artist will leave after each episode, culminating in a […]

Lat Am, Euro nets coax Wild Things

Broadcasters in Argentina and Denmark are the latest buyers of Zodiak Rights-sold entertainment format Wild Things. Telefe used the format’s dedicated hub in Argentina for its local 13x60mins remake, with Peppermind attached to produce, while Mastiff Denmark is creating an 8x60mins version for its compatriot, TV3. Other recent local adaptations include Shenzhen TV’s Chinese version, […]

Zodiak hires Nordic World sales exec

Nordic World is saying goodbye to another sales executive following the departure of Patty Geneste. Zodiak Rights has poached Ole Steen Stolberg as VP, sales for Scandinavia, having previously been sales and acquisitions director for TV4 Group and TV2 Norway-owned distributor Nordic World. This comes after TBI revealed Geneste was exiting Nordic World just weeks […]

RTL readies its own Big Class Reunion

German broadcaster RTL has struck a deal for a local version of Mastiff Denmark’s classic celebrity entertainment format Big Class Reunion. The 4x120mins show will be rebranded as Back To School (Gottschalk’s Big Class Reunion) for the local market and debuts on the channel today at 7.15pm. Local prodco Constantin Productions is attached to produce. […]