Nordisk Film TV


BBCS’s ‘Top Gear’ motors across Nordics with remake deal

BBC Studios’ long-running motoring show Top Gear is being remade across the Nordics as part of a three-country deal with Discovery Networks. Banijay Group’s Nordisk Film TV will produce the three versions for viewers in Denmark, Sweden and Norway, with the shows set to air in 2020. Discovery Networks Nordics’ Kanal 5 will be the […]

Endemol Shine poaches MTG exec for Nordics

Endemol Shine Nordics has poached Modern Times Group programming exec Karin Stjärne to become its CEO. This comes after a restructure that resulted the departures of Bertil Rosenlund and Victoria Kjellberg, as announced in November last year. Stjärne (pictured) joins from MTG, where she was VP of programming for MTG Sweden, and will cover all […]

Houlind takes Banijay Zodiak Nordic top job

Jacob Houlind has been named group CEO of a merged Nordic division at fledgling super-indie Banijay Group. Houlind (left), previously CEO of Nordisk Film TV, will lead Banijay Zodiak Nordic, with Zodiak Nordic chief executive Johannes Jensen named VP and deputy group CEO. Banijay Zodiak Nordic will comprise the merged Scandinavian assets of Banijay Group […]

BBC Worldwide creates Nordic base

BBC Worldwide is setting up a Nordic-specific production operation based in Denmark and has brought an exec over from Nordisk Film TV to run the division. The commercial arm of the UK pubcaster will fully own BBC Worldwide Productions Nordics. The new unit has partnered with Banijay’s Nordisk, which will make any BBCWW formats locally […]

SVT returns to classic format

Sweden’s SVT has commissioned a local remake of classic gameshow format Who’s Who?, 13 years after a previous incarnation ended on the pubcaster. The new version is scheduled to broadcast in spring 2016, with Nordisk Film TV attached to produce. Who’s Who? initially ran on SVT between 1998 and 2003. Banijay Group-owned Nordisk also has […]

Euro nets like Real Men

Germany’s VOX is among three buyers of Red Arrow Entertainment Group format Real Men. The format, which hails from Denmark, will also be remade in the Netherlands, for RTL, and Sweden, for TV4. Real Men sees five everyday men embark on massive health transformations, and comes from MakeItBee (fka Fjernsynsforeningen), which produced it for DR1. […]

Nordisk is latest to Do That

Banijay Group’s Nordisk Film TV is lining up three local versions of Israeli primetime game show I Can Do That after acquiring production rights from Armoza Formats. Nordisk has picked up rights in Sweden, Denmark and Norway, with the show already in production in Finland on MTV Oy. The primetime studio entertainment show takes competitive […]

Warner picks up Red Arrow’s Real Men

Warner Bros. International Television Production has acquired production rights in Belgium and the Netherlands to Red Arrow International format Real Men. The show, debuting today at MIPTV, has also gone to FremantleMedia Finland and Nordisk Film TV in Sweden. In Denmark, where it debuted, the show boosted its channel slot on DR1 by 80%. It […]

Nordisk Film TV poaches trio of Zodiak execs

Nordisk Film TV’s Swedish arm has hired a new managing director, Kristoffer Graci, who comes across from Zodiak Media prodco Jarowskij as one of three hires. At Jarowskij, Graci was deputy managing director. He will be joined at Banijay Group-owned Nordisk Film TV Sweden by another two Jarowskij development executives, Henrik Breitholtz and Carl-Johan Sjöö. […]

Popstars returns to Denmark after a decade

Music reality format Popstars is returning to Danish screens after ten years away. SBS Discovery has commissioned Banijay-owned Nordisk Film TV to produce a local adaptation for Kanal 5, and casting is already underway ahead of an autumn 2014 launch. The format previously ran for four seasons on Danish channel TV2 between 2001 and 2004, […]