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European Showrunner Think Tank II

European Showrunner 2022: Think Tank II

Showrunning in Europe: The Broadcaster’s Perspective

THINK TANK II - Showrunning in Europe: The Broadcaster’s Perspective

Tuesday, May 24, 2022, from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm CEST, via Zoom

The position of the showrunner is still fairly new in the Europe series industry, but the demand is growing. European broadcasters slowly but surely open up to the showrunner model and start exploring options to implement it.
This panel aims to shed light on the broadcaster’s perspective and gives voice to representatives from European broadcasters and streamers sharing their experiences with the showrunner model, the challenges and their visions for the future.


  • Marianne Furevold | Executive Producer, NRK Drama, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Bettina Alber | Head of Series, SRF Swiss Radio and Television
  • Christian Wikander | Commissioning Editor and VP, Original Programming HBO Max Nordic

Moderator: Torsten Zarges | Chief Reporter, Cologne

Please watch the recording of the Think Tank below.

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