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Why Norway’s Skam Was So Great

The final episode of teen drama Skam aired on Norwegian channel NRK in 2017. Yet the characters, their lives, their loves and their heartbreaks are still very much alive in the minds of the show's fans....
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Norway’s New TV Tax

As part of a new media strategy, the Norwegian government announces a change in the funding model for state broadcaster NRK. The Norwegian TV license that funds state broadcaster NRK is to be scrapped. Instead, Norwegian...
Norwegian horror TV show

Norwegian Horror Coming to Netflix

The Norwegian language tongue-in-cheek horror anthology series Bloodride will begin filming in 2019. Hot on the heels of the announcement of the first Norwegian language Netflix original series, Ragnarok, comes more great news for fans of...
Ragnarok on Netflix in Norway

Norwegian Drama Coming to Netflix in 2019

Ragnarok will be the first Netflix original series in the Norwegian language. Adam Price's SAM Productions, the creators of the Danish TV phenomenon Borgen, are the brains behind the new show Ragnarok, which begins filming in...
Wisting Nordic Noir

Wisting: The Next Nordic Noir Hit?

Remember the name William Wisting. The fictional police detective is coming to a screen near you soon. Based on Norwegian author Jørn Lier Horst’s novels about police detective William Wisting, Wisting is described as a character-driven...
Skam TV show

Skam is Dead. Long Live Skam!

One of the most talked about Norwegian TV shows has come to an end, but several remakes are due to breathe new life into the concept. After four seasons, one of Norway's most popular TV shows is...
Reindeer TV

Follow Norway’s Migrating Reindeer

The NRK cameras will spend a week following a Sami herder family and almost 1,500 reindeer to their summer pastures. Slow TV is back! The 24/7 format pioneered by Norway's state broadcaster NRK returns to screens...
How to watch British TV in Norway

Watch British TV in Norway

New to Norway? Find out your options for not missing out on your favourite shows from back home in Blighty. Brits moving abroad face a massive upheaval in all areas of their lives, from work to...
Slow TV in Norway

Norway’s Slow TV Goes Global

One of the most curious things about watching TV in Norway is the popularity of ‘slow TV‘. The simple concept is the total opposite of the instant gratification style of reality TV. Producers pick a topic and spend...
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The Best Norwegian TV Adverts: Take 2!

One of the most popular articles in the history of Life in Norway was my 2013 look at the best Norwegian TV adverts. Last time I claimed watching the adverts was a great way of picking...