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Hot Nordic Shows and Sustainability to be Flagged at Göteborg TV Confab

The Göteborg Film Festival’s annual TV industry event, TV Drama Vision, has unveiled its program, which focuses on sustainability and healthy working conditions at a time of hyper-competition…

Banijay Rights Inks Package Deal With Viaplay Ahead of U.S. Launch

Banijay Rights has signed a package deal with Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) ahead of the launch of its Viaplay streaming service in the U.S. on Dec. 15.…

Viaplay Partners With Comcast For Nordic Streamer’s U.S. Launch on Dec. 15 (EXCLUSIVE)

Viaplay, Scandinavia’s leading streamer, is set to launch in the U.S. on Dec. 15 under a partnership with Comcast. A European challenger to global players, Viaplay will bow…

ViacomCBS, NENT Group Team to Launch New Pluto Service in Nordics (EXCLUSIVE)

ViacomCBS Networks International, a division of ViacomCBS, has joined forces with Scandinavia’s leading streaming company NENT Group to launch a new Pluto TV service across Sweden, Denmark and…

MGM Intl. Television Productions, Viaplay Sign Multi-Year Co-Production Deal (EXCLUSIVE)

MGM International Television Productions and Scandinavia’s local streaming leader NENT Group have signed a multi-year deal to develop and co-produce six English-language original international series for the Nordic…

Bertelsmann Expands Netflix Competitor RTL Plus as Fremantle Revenues Soar to $1.5 Billion

Bertelsmann’s Luxembourg-based media giant RTL Group’s streamer RTL Plus is being expanded to a cross-media entertainment service, comprising video, music, podcasts, audio books and e-magazines. The RTL group…

Netflix Dramas, 30% Tax Credit Lift Lithuania’s Growing Biz

When U.K.-based Camelot Films’ “Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher” was forced to relocate to Lithuania earlier this year, after the film’s Welsh financing fell through, executive producer…

After The Global TV Market Reunited in Cannes, Here Are The 10 Things Everyone Was Talking About

Is it even Mipcom if The Grand is closed and a legion of bamboo planters is blocking off access to a vacant Grand Palais basement? As the global…

Women Battle Against Male Domination in Drama Shows

In her entertaining Mipcom fresh content presentation on Tuesday, Virginia Mouseler, CEO and co-founder of the Geneva-based TV think tank The Wit, put the focus on hit new…

‘North Sea Connection’ Casts Sinéad Cusack in Lead Role, Shooting Underway – Global Bulletin

CASTING English-language thriller series “North Sea Connection,” the next Viaplay Original produced by Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT), is currently filming in Ireland and has confirmed that Sinéad Cusack…

NENT Group CEO Anders Jensen Receives Variety Vanguard Award, Discusses Viaplay U.S. Launch and Sports Rights

NENT Group CEO Anders Jensen, the recipient of this year’s Variety Vanguard Award, says the Scandinavian company plans to emulate a BritBox-style model for Nordic Noir when it…

Nent Group Boss Anders Jensen on Viaplay’s Scripted Strategy and Plan for Global Domination

Anders Jensen, the sleek and mild-mannered president and CEO of Nent Group, has transformed the company’s Scandinavian streamer, Viaplay, into Netflix’s biggest European competitor since taking its helm…