ZDF Enterprises sells fourth and final season of Scandi-crime series BRON|BROEN to DIRECTV Latin America
Mainz, 6th June 2018
The Scandinavian thriller series about Saga Norén is returning to Latin American screens. DIRECTV Latin America has acquired the fourth and final season of the award-winning thriller series BRON | BROEN (aka THE BRIDGE) from ZDF Enterprises. The first three seasons of the suspenseful series have already been successfully broadcast on the Latin America pay television provider’s exclusive entertainment channel, OnDIRECTV. The fourth season of BRON | BROEN has already been sold to more than 140 countries.
ZDF Enterprises and DIRECTV Latin America share a long partnership. OnDIRECTV has been credited with launching “Scandinavian Noir” in Latin America. DIRECTV also licensed the award-winning hit series THE KILLING (Forbydelsen) from ZDF Enterprises.
“We’re proud to have been the channel to widely introduce Latin American audiences to the incredible storytelling of Scandi-noir,” said Willard Tressel, General Manager of OnDIRECTV: “Though we’re sad to say goodbye to BRON | BROEN, we can be assured our viewers will be captivated with this very special series finale.”
Fred Burcksen, President and CEO of ZDF Enterprises: “DIRECTV is the appropriate home for BRON | BROEN in Latin America and we are pleased that the series works so well for them. We are glad to see the worldwide success of BRON | BROEN continue with the latest season.”
About DIRECTV Latin America
DIRECTV delivers the best entertainment experience. Every day, DIRECTV subscribers in Latin America enjoy quality and sound 100 % digital, industry leading customer service, state-of-the-art technology, unmatched HD content that includes original and exclusive series, and complete coverage of major events, including sports and entertainment, as well as comprehensive programming packages, and the possibility of watching content on different screens whenever and wherever the users want it. For more information, visit directvla.com
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: email@example.com, www.zdf-enterprises.de.