The Bridge


Endemol Shine extends ‘The Bridge’ to Croatia, Serbia

Endemol Shine Group (ESG) has secured a deal for a 10 x 50-minute Croatian/Serbian version of The Bridge, to be produced by Adrenalin Serbia for RTL Croatia and RTS Serbia. It marks the sixth local adaptation of the award-winning series, which has so far been remade in the US/Mexico, UK/France, Germany/Austria, Russia/Estonia and Malaysia/Singapore. Originally […]

Op-Ed: Look to Asian drama remakes for creative renewal

Amanda Groom, MD of co-production specialist The Bridge, explains why Asian remakes such as SBS Korea’s take on Miss Marple, Ms. Ma, Nemesis, are breathing new life into Western drama IP.  A growing trend across Asia is seeing remakes of Western drama resulting in exciting adaptations of characters and story lines we think we already know. […]

Liberty: DR’s last international drama?

Ahead of the news that DR is to cut spend on international drama and focus its efforts on regional content, Nick Edwards reports on what may well be the last of big international investments in the genre at the Danish broadcaster With shows such as The Killing, Borgen and The Bridge, Danish national broadcaster DR […]

Bridging local and global: Lars Blomgren on his new move

The Bridge producer Lars Blomgren sits with TBI to discuss his preparation for an upcoming role as head of scripted for non-English language titles at Endemol Shine. You only have to look at Blomgren’s own hit drama The Bridge (Bron), and its successful international adaptations in Denmark, the US, UK and France, as well as […]

HBO Asia picks up Asian adaptation of The Bridge

HBO Asia is set to air the Asian adaptation of Endemol Shine’s The Bridge, a Viu original, this November. From November 26th the show will be available on the Viu OTT service in all available markets. On the same date it will also appear on HBO, HBO GO and HBO On Demand in: Brunei, Cambodia, […]

ZDF strengthens its Bridge to Latin America

ZDF has sold the fourth and final season of Bron (The Bridge) to DirecTV Latin America. The first three seasons were successfully broadcast on the pay-TV channel OnDirecTV, leading the Latin American broadcast to re-up on the Swedish/Danish noir thriller. “We’re proud to have been the channel to widely introduce Latin American audiences to the incredible […]

M6 picks up The Bridge from Endemol Shine

Endemol Shine Group has licensed adventure entertainment format The Bridge to M6 France. Originally created by ESG-owned Iberian company Zeppelin, this is the format’s first European deal. In The Bridge, a group of strangers try to win life changing treasure, which lies on an island 300 metres away. To get it, they must build a bridge across the […]

Endemol Shine & Viu to adapt The Bridge for Asia

Asian VOD service Viu has teamed with Endemol Shine Group (ESG) to produce a localised, ten-episode adaptation of the internationally successful title The Bridge. The adaptation will air on Viu in late 2018 and is set to become ESG’s first scripted content project in Asia for an OTT service. It is expected to shoot in […]

In-demand chart: Norway (January 1-7, 2018)

Norway’s latest In-demand chart almost provided an exception to the rule that linear TV originals create more demand than those produced for digital platforms. Netflix’s Stranger Things narrowly missed out on the top spot to The Walking Dead in the overall chart, with Danish-Swedish drama Broen (The Bridge) coming third in an unusual top three. […]

Creating the dream team

Endemol Shine Group’s French prodcos merged on May 1, as the production and distribution giant completed its global consolidation process. Endemol Shine France CEO Nicolas Coppermann tells Pascale Paoli-Lebailly how he plans to use the best of both worlds to find new hits Without sweeping away what has made formats giant Endemol and entertainment-focused Shine […]

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