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Lionsgate TV lines up US remake of ‘Veni Vidi Vici’

Lionsgate Television has acquired the US rights to NENT Group’s Veni Vidi Vici for adaptation. Lionsgate’s remake is being developed by Rafael Edholm (writer, director and star of the original Veni Vidi Vici) and Fredrik Lundberg for HandsUp STHLM, together with Kim Magnusson and Madwood Studios’ Michael Flutie. HandsUp and Madwood are partnering to develop […]

NENT, Kew Media team for Munich Massacre drama

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) is partnering with Kew Media Group to co-produce international drama series Margeaux, created by Shades of Blue showrunner Adi Hasak. Hasak will create, write and produce the title, which will premiere exclusively across the Nordic region on NENT’s Viaplay streaming service. Margeaux tells the tragic story of the 1972 Munich […]

TBI Scripted: Greenlights at Alibi, NENT; Tomorrow enters Polite Society

  UKTV’s Alibi channel orders first scripted original Crime drama channel Alibi has commissioned its first scripted drama with six-part series Traces. The 6 x 60-minute drama, written by Amelia Bullmore and produced by Studiocanal-backed Red, is based on an original idea by crime writer Val McDermid. The crime thriller is set in Scotland and […]

DRG & NENT Group launch unscripted co-commissioning drive

DRG and NENT Group Norway have launched a co-commissioning drive for non-scripted content. The duo will work together to define NENT’s content needs and combine their acquisitions efforts to co-finance and co-commission suitable projects. The focus will be to create “exciting, ratings-winning and long-running series” for NENT Group’s TV3 channel – along with its sister […]

FilmNation & NENT Group launch UK TV joint venture

FilmNation Entertainment and Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) have formed a UK-based television joint venture, which will operate under the FilmNation brand. The joint venture will develop, produce and finance premium scripted television content for global audiences, and is currently assembling its creative team. It will work with a wide variety of UK studios, talents […]

NENT taps Discovery Networks exec to head up scripted at Viaplay

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has hired Discovery Networks Sweden exec Jon Petersson to head up its scripted division for Viaplay. Petersson joins Viaplay days after it was revealed that its former scripted head Mikael Newihl shuffled over to NENT-owned prodco Nice Drama as its head of development. The new exec will focus on developing original […]

Nice Drama appoints Mikael Newihl as development head

Nordic Entertainment Group-owned Nice Drama has appointed Mikael Newihl as its head of development. Newihl has shuffled to Nice Drama from NENT Group, where he has worked for seven years, most recently as VP of Nordic drama. The exec is behind poplar Viaplay titles such as The Lawyer, Conspiracy of Silence and Black Lake. Newihl […]

Viaplay to launch original comedy drama Love Me

Nordic streaming service Viaplay, owned by Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT), is set to launch new original series Love Me by Josephine Bornebusch (Welcome to Sweden). The six-part comedy drama explores how love changes people’s lives whether in the form of friendship, grief or romance. It highlights these relationships through the lives of three generations of Stockholmers. […]

NENT Norway names its Pay TV head as new CEO

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) Norway has appointed its Pay TV head Vegard Klubbenes Drogseth as its new CEO, replacing Morten Aass. Aass served as CEO of NENT Group Norway since 2017 and has decided to take on a new role as group-wide advisor on strategic content projects to Anders Jensen, NENT Group president and […]