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‘MasterChef: All Stars’ secures remakes in Brazil, Sweden

Broadcasters in Brazil and Sweden have ordered local remakes of Endemol Shine Group’s culinary format MasterChef: All Stars. Endemol Shine Brazil is set to produce a 10 x 75 minute version for Brazilian networks Bandeirantes and Discovery Home Health, while Endemol Shine Nordics-owned Meter TV will create the 8 x 44 minute Swedish show for […]

‘Big Brother’ returns to Sweden on TV4

Endemol Shine’s Big Brother has landed its fourth European comeback territory, with TV4 commissioning a new run of the format. The free-to-air channel has commissioned Endemol Shine’s Swedish prodco Meter for a fresh adaptation of the show, which last aired in Sweden in 2015 on Kanal 11. The new show will debut next year. The […]

Show of the Week: Agent Hamilton

Agent Hamilton is Beta Film’s high-profile adaptation of Jan Guillou’s bestselling novel series Hamilton, with the show set to receive its world premiere next month at MIPCOM. The 10 x 60 minute drama has a central English-language narrative and was originally commissioned by Bonnier Broadcasting for its linear network TV4 and streamer C-More. The series, […]

Scandi nets team for series based on murdered journalist Kim Wall

Denmark’s TV 2 and Sweden’s TV4 and C More have partnered with Miso Film to develop Investigation, a brand new Scandinavian crime series based on the investigation of the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall. Written and directed by Tobias Lindholm (Borgen), the drama will offer a unique insight into the complex investigation carried out […]

Crisis measures planned as #MeToo wave catches TV4

The CEO of Swedish free and pay TV broadcaster TV4, Casten Almqvist (pictured), has announced a new “no exceptions, no tolerance” policy on sexual harassment and discrimination following revelations concerning popular DIY and interior design programme Äntligen Hemma and its host Martin Timell. Timell has been the subject of accusations of sexual harassment, racism and […]

Victoria reigns in Europe, Israel

ITV period drama Victoria has found new homes in Italy, Russia and Israel. The Mammoth Screen-produced series is going to satellite broadcaster Yes in Israel, free TV network Mediaset in Italy and Russian VOD service IVI. In Italy, the show recently launched on La Effe a pay channel owned by the Feltrinelli Group distributed on […]

C More extends SVOD service

TV4 Group-owned C More is launching its subscription video-on-demand service in Finland as part of an expansion of a service that laid claim to be the fastest growing SVOD offering in Sweden last year. The cost of investing in its subscription video-on-demand service led to a higher than expected loss for C More last year, […]

Endemol Shine poaches MTG exec for Nordics

Endemol Shine Nordics has poached Modern Times Group programming exec Karin Stjärne to become its CEO. This comes after a restructure that resulted the departures of Bertil Rosenlund and Victoria Kjellberg, as announced in November last year. Stjärne (pictured) joins from MTG, where she was VP of programming for MTG Sweden, and will cover all […]

Nurses producer Yellow hires ex-YLE drama chief

Nurses creator Yellow Film & Television has a new chief creative officer in the shape of former YLE drama acquisitions chief Olli Tola. The experienced exec, who has worked in scripted for 30 years, will lead Yellow’s drama and comedy development projects. “We see Mr. Tola’s recruitment as an integral part of Yellow Film & […]

Vimeo strikes TV4 SVOD deal

Warner Bros.-backed TV4 has struck a deal with Vimeo that will see the latter power more than 20 of TV4 Entertainment’s direct-to-consumer SVOD channels. The first five channels to go live will be: All Warrior Network, car channel Motorland, the ‘great outdoors’-themed Gone TV, fighting channel Blackbelt TV, and documentary channel DocCom TV. The warrior-themed […]

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