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ZDF Enterprises and Netflix cooperate on TABULA RASA

Psychological thriller series available on Netflix globally as of today

Mainz, March 15th, 2018

ZDF Enterprises announced today that as of today the 9 x 50’ thriller series TABULA RASA has launched globally on Netflix.

TABULA RASA is a Caviar production, co-produced by Belgian broadcaster Eén and Germany’s ZDFneo, and created with the support of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund and with the help of the Belgian Tax Shelter incentive by Minister Van Overtveldt. 

With the exception of Germany, the United Kingdom and France, where Netflix has a second window for the series, millions of Netflix subscribers are now able to discover the psychological thriller. TABULA RASA was created and written by Malin-Sarah Gozin and Veerle Baetens, with Christophe Dierickx rounding out the team of writers. The series was directed by Jonas Govaerts and Kaat Beels. The leading roles are played by Veerle Baetens, Stijn Van Opstal, Cécile Enthoven, Natali Broods, Lynn Van Royen, Tom Audenaert, Peter Van den Begin, Gène Bervoets, Jeroen Perceval, Hilde Van Mieghem, Viviane De Muynck and François Beukelaers. 

TABULA RASA is a compelling, psychological thriller about a young woman with memory loss who is the only key in a mysterious missing person's case. Mie D'Haeze (Veerle Baetens) is detained in a psychiatric institution. She is visited by police inspector Wolkers who is trying to solve a disturbing case of a missing person - Thomas De Geest. In order to find him, Mie has to find her way through the dark maze of her recent past… it all began when she moved to a strange house in the woods a few months earlier. The more Mie remembers, the more she begins to distrust everyone around her… but especially herself. Are her new memories real or is it her imagination trying to fill the gaps in her memory?

The series was one of the highlights on Belgian channel VRT last autumn. With a market share of 44%, and no less than an average of 1,250,000 viewers, the series was the fiction programme with the highest number of viewers last year. TABULA RASA has already completed an impressive international tour, being selected to be shown at international festivals such as Series Mania (both in Paris and Melbourne), MIPCOM (Cannes) and the leading genre festival Fantastic Fest in Austin (Texas, USA). The series is currently airing in Germany on ZDFneo. ZDF Enterprises is in charge of the worldwide distribution of the series.


About ZDF Enterprises
ZDF Enterprises was founded in 1993 as a commercial subsidiary of ZDF, one of the largest and most renowned TV broadcasters in Europe. Headquartered in Mainz, Germany, ZDF Enterprises is responsible for the worldwide sale of programs, the making of international coproductions, the acquisition of licenses as well as the merchandising of strong program brands in its own name, for the ZDF, and for third parties. ZDF Enterprises has successfully established itself as an independent market player on the German and international stage. Bound into a strong group, the company manages the largest German-language stock of programs in the world and, next to this, a continuously growing portfolio of international productions consisting of series and miniseries, TV movies, documentaries and children’s programs. In the course of the development and diversification process carried out up to now, many business fields in the television and media domains were made accessible in the ZDF Enterprises group. Thus ZDF Enterprises can provide a comprehensive, full-service offering today, and covers every step in the chain of origin and exploitation of successful TV programs, from development to production and up to the marketing of TV licenses, merchandising rights, online rights and much more.

Contact ZDF Enterprises
Christine Denilauler (Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications), ZDF Enterprises GmbH, Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1, D-55127 Mainz/Germany, Tel.: +49 6131-9911130, Fax: +49 6131-9912130, e-mail:,


About Netflix
Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with over 117 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 140 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.


About Caviar
Caviar is an award-winning entertainment company with offices in Los Angeles, London, Brussels, Mechelen, Amsterdam, Paris & Madrid. Our passion is to entertain audiences, wherever they are. Caviar’s ever growing circle of creators is rooted in branded content, film, digital and post production.


Christine Denilauler

Christine Denilauler

Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications

+49 (0) 6131 / 991–1130
+49 (0) 6131 / 991–2130
ZDF Enterprises GmbH
Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1
55127 Mainz | Germany


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