IJustWantToBeCool launch merchandise
IJustWantToBeCool (IJWTBC) is the largest YouTube based humour group in Sweden with 1,617,000 subscribers. The brothers Emil and Victor Beer and their cousin Joel Adolphson are launching their own merchandise today giving fans the opportunity to dress in clothes from the group.
NENT Group appoints new CEO for refocused Studios operations
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic region’s leading streaming company, today announced changes to the leadership of its NENT Studios businesses. Alexander Bastin has been appointed as SVP and CEO of NENT Studios from 1 September, while Morten Mogensen has been appointed from the same date as SVP and Head of the NENT Studios businesses that are currently being sold.
NENT Studios UK acquires ‘The Dead Lands’
NENT Studios UK confirms ‘The Dead Lands’ as its first drama acquisition since the recent incorporation and rebranding of DRG. An eight-hour fantasy-action-adventure series, ‘The Dead Lands’ was produced by New Zealand’s GFC Films for TVNZ and AMC’s Shudder SVOD service and premiered on TVNZ to stellar ratings earlier this year.
Splay One wins Gordon Dewoon
25 year old Oscar Gordon Dewoon, the Swedish talent behind the fast growing You Tube channel "Gordon Dewoon", has decided to team up with Splay One.
Chemo Brain success continues at SXSW
The success for the Danish drama series Chemo Brain continues internationally. Not only was the series the first ever Danish series that has been shortlisted for premiere at the American film festival, Sundance Film Festival. Now it is selected for the competition at SXSW.
Jakob Mejlhede Andersen steps down as NENT Studios UK CEO
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has today announced that Jakob Mejlhede Andersen, CEO of NENT Studios UK, has decided to step down from his position. Jakob was appointed as CEO of NENT Studios UK in October 2019 and was previously EVP and Chief Content Officer for NENT Group's Viaplay streaming service and prior to that EVP and Group Head of Programming and Content Development.
The Expedition from Baluba stands out at the Ria Awards
The Expedition, produced by NENT Studios production company Baluba, is highlighted in four categories at the Ria Gala Awards announced this week.
DRG announces first deal with BritBox
DRG is delighted to announce an initial deal with BritBox, covering a package of British drama and comedy titles, the first of which has just been made available to subscribers.
Born On to deliver in Israel
DRG announces that it has licensed the popular social history format Born On from Monster, to Kan in Israel, with the public service broadcaster also taking an option for the ground-breaking social experiment format, No More Boys & Girls.
Youngest Media´s Small Fortune gets CJ ENM treatment in South Korea
Youngest Media´s gameshow Small Fortune will go into production in South Korea and is also optioned by Sony Pictures in Latin America.
DRG and CME renew extensive multi-year, multi-territory deal for The Farm
DRG is pleased to announce that it has renewed its significant multi-territory, multi-year deal with CME (Central European Media Enterprises) for its successful primetime reality format The Farm.
NENT Group appoints Richard Halliwell Managing Director of NENT Studios UK
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic region’s leading streaming company, has appointed Richard Halliwell as Managing Director of the newly formed NENT Studios UK, which comprises NENT Group’s content production and distribution businesses in the UK.Halliwell will report to Jakob Mejlhede Andersen, CEO of NENT Studios UK.