24 FEB 2021

ZDF ENTERPRISES TO DISTRIBUTE UFA FICTION’S “KU’DAMM 63”

The drama series’ latest installment is set to debut on ZDF on Sunday, 21st March. The Ku’damm series garnered 6.35 million viewers and 19.6 % market share upon premiering in 2016.

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ZDF Enterprises announced plans to internationally distribute “Ku’damm 63,” the follow-up to the highly successful Ku’damm 56 and 59. The period drama, produced by UFA Fiction for ZDF, is set to launch on ZDF on Sunday, 21st March. ”This engaging family saga delivers on so many levels,”  Robert Franke, Vice President ZDFE. drama, ZDF Enterprises, said. “The combination of  warmth, humor, nostalgia, generational dynamics, and emotional conflict draws viewers in offering them hours of great entertainment.”

The three-part series was created by Annette Hess and produced by Benjamin Benedict and Nico Hofmann, with Marc Lepetit as executive producer.  Altogether, the Ku’damm series premiered on ZDF in 2016 and reached up to 6.35 million viewers and 19.6 % market share. ZDF Enterprises has licensed the previous two seasons “Ku‘damm 56” and “Ku‘damm 59” to over 30 broadcasters worldwide.

Set in post-war Berlin, the three 90-minute episodes of the series follows the owner of a well-respected dance school and her three daughters, struggling to find their place as women in society. The three sisters, Monika, Helga, and Eva, now grown women, are faced with hard choices and straineed relationships in a judgemental society.

Taking place in the 60s, the youth of the era is influenced by fashion and music from overseas. The show also covers the student protests that took place during the time, and raises questions about hardships faced by the Schöllack family.

 

 

This engaging family saga delivers on so many levels. The combination of  warmth, humor, nostalgia, generational dynamics, and emotional conflict draws viewers in offering them hours of great entertainment.” Robert Franke Vice President ZDFE. drama, ZDF Enterprises