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ZDF Enterprises Sends Drama Package to Finland’s YLE


ZDF Enterprises has secured a new deal with Finland’s public broadcaster, YLE, for a range of dramas.

Among the titles are the new series Freud, a modern crime thriller that follows the revolutionary young psychoanalyst as he investigates several gruesome murders, and the TV movie Ottilie von Faber-Castell. Also included in the deal are Zarah—Wild Times and the returning series Disappeared—The M.P.U., The Prosecutor and The Old Fox.

Katja Karasvaara, acquisition executive at Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE, said: “YLE is very happy about this deal, which brings the Finnish audience both new cutting-edge drama as well as familiar and very much loved returning series.“

Robert Franke, VP of ZDFE.drama, added: “We have a well-established relationship with YLE, who has premiered many of our dramas, with Freud being the latest to have its first run on their channel.”

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Chelsea Regan is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at [email protected]


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