Strong Productions

Denmark’s TV 2 searches for ‘The Lost Ones’ in new Fremantle adventure format

Danish pubcaster TV 2 has commissioned The Lost Ones (aka Flokken), a new adventure format that sees ordinary people stranded in a remote location. Produced by Fremantle label Strong Productions, the series follows the participants as they are tasked with holding out until they are rescued. Participants are only given basic food, a radio and […]

Strong Productions hires TV2 Denmark exec as CEO

Fremantle-owned Danish prodco Strong Productions has appointed TV2 Denmark exec Sune Roland as its new CEO. Taking up the position on 1 October, Roland will succeed interim CEO Morten Mogensen, who took the helm at Strong when former CEO Kristian Farcin-Leth left the company in April to head up Banijay Nordic label Mastiff Denmark. Roland […]

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, […]

Fremantle completes acquisition of NENT Studios prodcos in Nordics

Fremantle has completed its deal to acquire 12 production labels from NENT Studios and revealed its integration plans for the labels. The agreement, which comes 18 months since NENT first revealed it was looking to offload its unscripted production assets, gives Fremantle control of Strong Productions in Denmark, as well as Norwegian outfits Monster, Novemberfilm, One […]

Fremantle buys NENT Studios prodcos incl Moskito, Monster & Strix

Fremantle has struck a deal to acquire 12 production labels belonging to NENT Studios, including Moskito Television in Finland, Norway’s Strix TV and Baluba in Sweden. The agreement comes 18 months since NENT first revealed it was looking to offload its unscripted production assets, with the process hampered by the pandemic. The deal, which remains […]

MTG drafts in ex-DR, Metronome execs for new Danish digital studio

Scandinavian broadcaster and production group MTG is launching a digital studio in Denmark, with former DR and Metronome execs joining as a result. Nice One Denmark will be part of MTG’s Nice Entertainment Group. Nice One brands already exist in Sweden and Norway. Metronome Productions digital business chief Klara Sofie Svendsen and former DR1 and […]

Warner Bros. hires Hillerbrand to replace Halding

Warner Bros. has brought in Fredrik Hillerbrand to run its production operations in Denmark. He replaces Esben Halding, the former boss of Warner Bros.-owned (and subsequently rebranded) Eyeworks Denmark. Halding had been running the Danish operation for seven years, joining from free TV net TV2. Hillerbrand (also known as ‘Fellini’) becomes the MD for Warner […]