Ole Hedemann

DRG pens scripted deal with NRK

UK-based distributor DRG has expanded its relationship with NRK by securing exclusive first-look rights to the Norwegian public broadcaster’s entire scripted output. The deal comprises finished programmes and formats. DRG already distributes NRK’s unscripted formats. Under terms of the new deal, DRG has taken international rights to scripted format Eyewitness, which is billed as a […]

TBI’s 2013 in review – part one

In this week-long series of articles, TBI editors Stewart Clarke and Jesse Whittock take a look back at the year in international television, taking in everything from never-ending show formats to genuinely scary promo videos, before 2014 arrives and it all begins again. Without further ado… BEST NEW FORMAT: Slow TV The insatiable appetite for […]

Norwegian format Slow TV set for US remake

US producer LMNO has acquired Stateside remake rights to Slow TV, a format from Norway in which a ship’s journey along the coast was transmitted non-stop for 134 hours on the nation’s public broadcaster. Slow TV first broadcast on NRK in 2011 to strong ratings and was subsequently acquired by UK-based sales house DRG as […]