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Norway's Lilyhammer TV series featuring Steven van Zandt

Lilyhammer: Comedy Meets Crime

Norway's Lilyhammer TV series is the humorous tale of a former American mobster trying to escape his old ways and start a new life in rural Norway. Sounds bizarre? It is! For whatever reason, some TV...
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Ultimate Viking: Game of Thrones Star’s TV Show is Greenlit

Ultimate Viking, the brainchild of Norwegian actor Kristofer Hivju and his wife, has been greenlit by the Smithsonian Channel. From the brains of one of Norway’s most loved actors comes a new Viking-themed competitive adventure series...
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Beforeigners: HBO’s Bizzare Must-Watch Norwegian TV Series

HBO Europe can’t be accused of playing it safe in their first Norwegian language production. The Beforeigners TV series is entertaining and thought-provoking. If you’re looking for a new binge-worthy series, the six-episode first season of...
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41: Norwegian TV – Occupied & More

Life in Norway Show Episode 41: It's time to talk Norwegian TV, including Okkupert (Occupied), Beforeigners and Ragnarok, among other favourites. Today I’m joined by Jack Esposito, co-host of a podcast all about Norwegian TV and...
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Netflix Working on ‘Secret’ Scandinavian Documentary

Documentaries are the entertainment success story of recent years. Now, Netflix turns its attention to Scandinavia. Scandinavian television has been popular internationally for years now, thanks to crime dramas and the likes of teen drama Skam....
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7 Norwegian TV Shows To Binge-Watch

Stuck for something to do? How about enjoying some of the best TV Norway has to offer? In most cases, you don't even need to understand Norwegian! With more than a billion people around the world...
Skam girls from Norway

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...