ECCHO RIGHTS CLOSES FIRST DEAL FOR SWEDISH SERIES “LOVE ME”

The company announced its first sale for the show to Dutch broadcaster NPO. The series is being presented to all clients virtually, part of the Eccho’s MIPTV line up this year.

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Eccho Rights announced its first sale for “Love Me,” a Swedish series which is part of the company’s MIPTV line up this year. Presenting their line up to all clients virtually, a first deal for the series was closed with Dutch broadcaster NPO.

The drama premiered on Scandinavian streaming service Viaplay in October of last year and quickly became the best performing series ever for the platform. Produced by Warner Bros. International Television Production Sweden, it tells the story of Clara, a successful doctor searching for love; her father Sten, who is looking for a way to handle his grief; and her younger brother Aron, a hopeless romantic. Josephine Bornebusch, well-known for her performances in “Welcome to Sweden” and “Solsidan,” leads the cast and also wrote and directed the dramedy.

Ahead of its premiere, the series was renewed for a second season that is already in post-production, and will premiere on Viaplay this fall. Season one will premiere on Swedish broadcaster SVT this spring.

“Scandinavian television is very well established in crime series. We are happy to see that a lot of other genres are developing in the territory as well. We have received a lot of interest in dramas and are proud to present ‘Love Me’ as part of a growing slate of Nordic romance,”  said Nicola Söderlund, Managing Partner at Eccho Rights.

Scandinavian television is very well established in crime series” Nicola Söderlund Managing Partner at Eccho Rights

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