Modern Times Group announced that Nordic Entertainment Group AB has entered into distribution agreements with Comcast Corp.'s NBCUniversal LLC, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., and Denmark's YouSee A/S and Stofa A/S.
Nordic Entertainment has signed a multiyear agreement with NBCUniversal, renewing its exclusive content deal with the U.S. media company, The company has also secured a new three-year deal with MGM. Following these deals, NBCUniversal library titles and MGM TV series will be available on Nordic Entertainment's Viaplay streaming service and Viasat pay-TV channels in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. Select NBCUniversal films will be aired on Nordic Entertainment's free TV channels.
MGM will also co-produce and distribute Nordic Entertainment content as part of the deal.
In Denmark, TDC A/S' YouSee and Stofa will continue to offer the Viaplay streaming service and five TV3 channels after Nordic Entertainment extended its content agreement with the two Danish companies.