Susanne Eichner is Associate Professor at the School for Communication and Culture, Media Studies, Aarhus University. Areas of research include television and transnational audiences. For more information about Susanne Eichner, click here.

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2019.02.15 | Article, Susanne Eichner, Media, Nordic Noír, The Nordics in the World

Popularity of Nordic noir TV series in Germany

Nordic TV drama series remain an audience success in Germany and are highly regarded by critics. The reasons for this ongoing popularity can be found in the general accessibility of Nordic television in Germany, the existing success of the Nordic noir genre in crime literature, and in the specific form of narration and aesthetics of the series. In…