Magazine article Screen International

Channel 4 Recruits 'Deutschland 83' Sequel

Magazine article Screen International

Channel 4 Recruits 'Deutschland 83' Sequel

Article excerpt

The first series was the UK's highest-rated foreign-language drama launch.

The follow-up to Deutschland 83 is to be made available on Channel 4 and Walter Presents after Amazon Germany ordered a second series of the spy thriller.

The local arm of the online giant has taken the first-window rights to Deutschland 86 and will feature the show on Amazon Prime Video in Germany in 2018.

German commercial channel RTL Television, which commissioned the first series in 2014, has secured the first-look option for linear TV, with plans to air the sequel in 2018/2019.

C4 will also air Deutschland 86, as well as make it available via its on-demand service, after it became the UK's highest-rated foreign-language drama launch when it opened in January with 2.5m (8%).

Created by Anna Winger and Jörg Winger, the sequel picks up three years after the first run with East German agent Martin Rauch recruited to fight "the last gasp of Communism" in a mission that takes him to Johannesburg, Tripoli, Paris and West Berlin. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.