Skam Actress Awarded Bridge Building Prize

On Sunday night, Skam actress Iman Meskini was presented with the Brobyggerprisen by Prime Minister Erna Solberg on behalf of the 14th August Committee for contributing to "building a bridge of insight and understanding" between cultures and communities. The 14th August Committee was established in 2003 to celebrate Pakistan's national day in Norway and works towards building bridges between the Norwegian and Pakistani communities by fostering dialogue through increased knowledge of each other's cultures and values. The Brobyggerprisen recognises those who

Skam Austin Renewed For Facebook Watch

Skam Austin, the American remake of hit Norwegian teen drama Skam, has been confirmed for a second season on Facebook Watch with original series creator Julie Andem returning as showrunner. ARTICLE CONTINUES ON PATREON...

Skam Earns Place In Norway Cultural Archive

Kulturnytt reports that NRK youth drama Skam (Shame), which followed the everyday lives of students at Hartvig Nissen High School in Oslo, will have two of its scripts archived in the Norwegian National Library in recognition of their cultural impact. The 2016 Gullruten winner has attracted a loyal global following since its premiere in 2015, and picked up a number of awards including the Peer Gynt Prize for showing Norway in a positive light abroad, and the LGBT Denmark Salmon Award

Skam Successor Blank Returns This Autumn

The first season of Blank, the youth oriented successor to Skam which follows the lives of 19-year-olds after high school, drew to a close this weekend and has already been ordered to return for a second run this autumn. The NRK P3 series, which charts the lives of its protagonists through social media accounts and web clips, launched this Spring without any prior promotion and settled in to a respectable average audience of 182,000 viewers. It has yet to match

Skam Legacy Continues With Youth Drama Lovleg

Global phenomenon Skam may have come to an end in Norway last year, but auditions have already begun for its successor which has a working title of Lovleg. In common with Skam, the new series will primarily be an online drama for NRK P3 starring young, local actors. However, it moves the action from Oslo to the countryside of Western Norway and the key theme this time is the challenges youngsters face when they move out into the world and are