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Viaplay operator NENT strikes Sony co-production, output deal

Nordic Entertainment (NENT) Group has struck a co-development and co-production deal with Sony Pictures Television (SPT), as part of an expanded content partnership agreement. NENT will work with SPT to co-develop and co-produce up to six original scripted series for the Nordic company’s streamer Viaplay. Details of projects remain under wraps, but NENT said the […]

NENT tunes ‘Harmonica’ as originals roster set to hit 30 in 2020

Nordic Entertainment (NENT) Group has commissioned a Swedish romantic drama series, adding to its fast-expanding originals roster that is set to hit 30 shows this year alone. Harmonica has been co-created by Josephine Bornebusch (Love Me) and will premiere exclusively on NENT’s Viaplay streaming service across the Nordic region in 2021. The show follows two […]

NBCUniversal strikes kids deal with Nordic Entertainment Group

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has finalised a kids content partnership with NBCUniversal International Distribution for its Viaplay streaming service and Viasat pay-TV channels. Titles coming to Viaplay and Viasat as a result of the deal include upcoming DreamWorks Animation series Where’s Waldo?, Cleopatra In Space and Dragons: Defenders of Berk, as well as NBCUniversal […]

TBI Weekly: Five takeaways from NEM Zagreb

From Netflix’s treatment of non-English language dramas to the potential problem of over-production in the Nordics, the topics at NEM Zagreb this week were many and varied. TBI picks out five trends which emerged from the array of international producers, distributors and broadcasters in Croatia this week. Diluting the brand Scripted product out of the […]

Viaplay explores long life with new docuseries from Niklas Ekstedt

Nordic streamer Viaplay is expanding its docuseries offering with a new English-language show that explores why some groups of people live long lives. The Art of Living (aka Konsten Att Leva Längre) has been co-created by Niklas Ekstedt and follows the Swedish chef as he travels around the world to uncover the hidden secrets of […]

Exclusive: NENT Group’s content, co-productions and acquisitions team revealed

Nordic Entertainment (NENT) Group’s recently appointed chief content officer Filippa Wallestam has named a six-pronged senior exec team to oversee content, international co-productions and acquisitions for the company. NENT, which operates numerous Nordic channel brands such as TV3 as well as streamer Viaplay and AVOD sibling Viafree, named Wallestam as its EVP & chief content […]

Viaplay concludes Nordic footprint with Iceland launch

NENT Group-owned streamer Viaplay is to launch in Iceland.  The SVOD will launch in the first half of 2020, meaning Viaplay will now be available in all five Nordic countries, which already includes Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. Viaplay has more than 1.4m paying subscribers across the region and offers a 52-title slate of originals […]

Viaplay cooks up culinary show with ‘Food & Fire’ docuseries

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) is expanding its unscripted offering with a six-part English-language docuseries that explores back-to-basics cooking. Food & Fire is a follow-up to NENT’s culinary series Four Hands Menu and will premiere exclusively on its Viaplay streaming service across the Nordic region in autumn 2019. The series features Swedish chef Niklas Ekstedt […]

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