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Round-up: ‘Sommerdahl Murders’ extended; HGTV explores ‘Cash In The Attic’; Rainmaker & Little Hat develop ‘Bone Season’

Sommerdahl Murders extended ZDF and NDF in Germany, along with Danish broadcaster TV2, are returning to crime drama The Sommerdahl Murders. The show’s third season will start production this May and premiere early 2022, with TV4 Sweden, TV2 Norway and NPO Netherlands striking pre-buy deals. The show is from Dynamic Television, which co-produces with ZDF, NDF, Sequoia Global Alliance […]

TV2 tackles ‘Taboo’ format for Denmark

Danish broadcaster TV2 has commissioned a local version of social issue comedy format Taboo, following a deal with Amsterdam-based indie distributor Lineup Industries. Monday Production Denmark will produce the Danish version, originally created by Panenka for VRT in Belgium, which has also ordered a second season of Taboo, alongside sophomore seasons headed to existing local […]

Deals round-up: Flame snags Attenborough rights; Will & Kate travel with Cineflix; ZDFE preps ‘Our Continents’ for the world

Flame to sell Attenborough’s Life In Colour globally Australia’s Flame Distribution has taken global sales rights outside of the UK to three-part natural history docuseries Life in Colour With David Attenborough. The show, from Humble Bee Films and SeaLight Pictures, uses ground-breaking technology to reveal how animals use colour, with Attenborough travelling to locations including the […]

Banijay’s ‘Lego Masters’ builds new versions in Denmark, Finland

Denmark’s TV2 and MTV3 in Finland have ordered local versions of Banijay-owned format Lego Masters. Banijay’s Danish production company Metronome has been commissioned to produce the show for TV2, while Endemol Shine Finland will be bringing the competition reality format to MTV3 audiences. The deals mean Lego Masters is now in 11 countries, with local versions in the […]

Canadian drama ‘Hudson & Rex’ finds home in UK, Nordics & Spain

UKTV’s Alibi, TV4 in Sweden, TV2 in Denmark and Forta in Spain have picked up the English-language version of cop drama Hudson & Rex. The police series is produced by Shaftesbury and Pope Productions, in association with Canada’s CityTV and Beta Film, which distributes globally. It is the first English-language adaptation of the European scripted […]

TV2 Denmark alum Anette Romer emerges at Nordic prodco STV

TV2 Denmark’s former head of acquisitions Anette Romer has joined Nordic outfit STV Productions as a format consultant. Romer, who left TV2 at the end of June after more than three decades with the broadcaster, will be tasked with uncovering and securing rights to international formats for STV, which has offices in Norway and Sweden. […]

NENT opens ‘The Farm’ in Greece and Hungary

Broadcasters Antenna in Greece and TV2 in Hungary have both picked up competitive reality format The Farm for local adaptation, following deals with NENT (Nordic Entertainment Group) Studios UK. TV2 is in pre-production with a celebrity edition which will air in the autumn season, but Antenna is yet to commit to a date. Denmark’s TV2 […]

Acorn TV takes US, UK, Oz rights to Nordic drama ‘The Sommerdahl Murders’

Global streamer Acorn TV has joined France’s Mediawan and others in picking up rights to the first season of Nordic crime drama The Sommerdahl Murders. The 4 x 90-minute/8 x 45-minute drama is based on Anna Grue’s bestselling book franchise and will be available on Acorn TV across the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia, […]

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