Tagged: TV

Norway, more than Ibsen and Grieg

Norway’s Ambassador to the US discusses the international impact of his nation’s culture Ambassador Kåre Aas Washington, D.C. In early February, acclaimed writer and playwright Jon Fosse’s play Someone is Going to Come drew...

Norway hopes for first global TV hit

NRK’s thriller series Øyevitne (Eyewitness) will be Norway’s first American remake The Local Denmark has done it with The Killing, Borgen, and The Legacy. Sweden has done it with Wallander, and the two countries...

Norwegians reign

English royals are played by actors of Norwegian descent in the CW’s Reign Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The CW series Reign explores the life of Mary Queen of Scots (1542-1587) with sumptuous costumes, tinged...

Beautiful voyage

“A Norway Passage” to be broadcast on public television stations across the U.S. A Norway Passage: The Most Beautiful Voyage will be broadcast on public television stations across the United States over the next...

Out of the shadows

A conversation with author and actress Kathryn Leigh Scott By Christy Olsen Field Managing Editor With the recent film adaptation of “Dark Shadows,” fans of the original 1960s gothic soap opera have come out...

American gangster in “Lilyhammer”

New series about an American in Norway is popular on both sides of Atlantic A new Norwegian-American TV series is making quite a splash on both sides of the Atlantic, and the entertainment world...

Norwegian comedy film sells rights to ABC

The U.S. TV company ABC has bought the rights to use the Fredrikstad characters in “Lange flate ballær.” “We sold the rights to the film to ABC early last fall,” says Espen Horn of...

Little Steven to create Norwegian TV-show

Sopranos star and Bruce Springsteen’s sidekick in The E Street Band to create TV series that depicts the road from the songwriting process to the concert arena. Steven Van Zandt is best known as...