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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, […]

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 […]

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