Newen Connect sells four thriller series to Topic

The four titles include “Christian” in Italy, “Dough” in Sweden, “The Spectacular” in The Netherlands, and “White Sands” in Denmark.

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Newen Connect and Topic have finalized a deal for Topic to acquire the exclusive U.S. and Canada rights to four hit European series to complement the service’s rapidly growing crime and suspense offerings.

“With these four hit series, Topic has acquired some of the best thrillers from our slate," Leona Connell - EVP Distribution - Newen Connect, said. "These series represent what Newen Connect does so well, distribute strong series from across Europe, each one presenting innovative and gripping storytelling. Topic is the perfect platform to bring these unique series to North America.”

The four series in the first-ever deal between the two companies include “Christian” (Italy), “Dough” (Sweden), “The Spectacular” (The Netherlands), and “White Sands” (Denmark). The
series reflect Topic’s mission to elevate crime and suspense thrillers from around the globe.

“Our subscribers come to Topic for truly unique, well-crafted crime stories not found anywhere else," Jennifer Liang, Vice President, Programming Strategy, Acquisitions & Sales, Topic, said. "These four critically acclaimed series reinforce our goal to curate and deliver the best crime- themed offerings worldwide, and we’re thrilled we get to partner with Newen Connect to deliver them to our viewers.”

With these four hit series, Topic has acquired some of the best thrillers from our slate. These series represent what Newen Connect does so well, distribute strong series from across Europe, each one presenting innovative and gripping storytelling. Topic is the perfect platform to bring these unique series to North America.” Leona Connell EVP Distribution, Newen Connect,