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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, […]

TBI Special Report Part Two: An adapted marketplace for buyers and sellers

Streamers and broadcasters face the unenviable task of delivering fewer shows to bigger audiences with less money to spend on production and acquisition. Richard Middleton and Mark Layton explore how they are weathering this uncertain time – and the steps some are taking to keep content rolling and viewers engaged. Few sectors of the economy […]

TBI Weekly: How buyers are reacting to the Covid-19 crisis

All this week, TBI has been hearing from buyers around the world about the ramifications of Covid-19 on their acquisition strategies and scheduling conundrums. Here are five key takeaways. Buying time With production halted on most shows, broadcasters have been trying to maximise programming they have in the can – with the UK’s ITV and […]

Show of the week: Small Town, Big Love

Distributor: Fremantle Producer: Blu Broadcaster: TV2 Denmark In a certain rural area of Denmark, eligible young men have run into a problem – 70% of the women have left home and moved into the big city and those bachelors left behind are struggling to find the right girl. “The show bridges the gap between city […]

Exclusive: TV2’s Anette Rømer on “business as usual” in Denmark

All this week, TBI is hearing from broadcasters around the world about the impact that the Coronavirus pandemic is having on their businesses. Today we speak to Anette Rømer at Denmark’s TV2, about how the Danish operator has strengthened local content but passed on “Corona programming” It might be surprising to hear, considering what is […]

Denmark’s TV2 names new acquisitions chief as Anette Romer steps down

TV2 Denmark’s long-serving exec Anette Romer is stepping down as head of acquisitions this summer, after more than three decades in the business. Romer will continue to head the department over the coming months while working with head of TV2 Play and TV2 Zulu’s Sune Roland, who will then assume responsibility for the department. Romer’s […]

Hulu Japan gets ‘Filthy Rich’ from Newen Distribution

Hulu Japan has bought two seasons of New Zealand family drama Filthy Rich from Newen Distribution. The drama, originally commissioned by New Zealand’s TV2 and produced by Filthy Productions, has already been sold into Hulu out of the US and Fox in the Middle East. The format is also being remade Stateside by Fox. The […]

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