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DRG launches dedicated formats division

UK-based distributor DRG is launching a dedicated formats business that will tap into the resources of the new Nice Entertainment Group it now sits within. DRG Formats will be lead by DRG’s managing director, acquisitions and formats Andrea Jackson (left) and also include the newly promoted Albertina Marfil, experienced formats vendor Jennifer Harrington and a […]

SVT lines up political thriller

Swedish pubcaster SVT is lining up a political thriller from Strix Drama. Ögon Blå is a 10x60mins conspiracy thriller following a former government chief of staff who is thrust into a web of deceit after being reinstated. Louise Peterhoff stars, with Adam Lundgren, who starred in Don’t Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves, which sold to […]

MTG Studios becomes Nice Entertainment

The Modern Times Group has rebranded its content division MTG Studios as Nice Entertainment Group. Scandi broadcast group MTG said the new branding reflected the enlargement of the content group in the past year. MTG beat rivals to a deal for Scandi super indie group Nice Entertainment last September and that brand will now cover […]

MTG buys Nice Entertainment Group for €84.4m

MTG Studios, the content arm of broadcast group MTG, has acquired Nice Entertainment for €84.4 million (US$114.2 million). Under the leadership of Patrick Svensk, MTG Studios has been actively buying production and distribution companies including DRG and Novemberfilm, which sit alongside its other production banners Strix and Paprika. It’s understood the likes of Core Media […]