Season two of ‘Acquitted’ proving popular in Norway

Season two of the popular Norwegian drama series Acquitted (Frikjent) is currently underway in Norway, and the returning season has been managing to have over one million viewers thanks to streaming.

The series airs on TV2 to an average of 631,000 viewers. The episodes are also available on the broadcasters streaming service, TV2 Sumo, and are receiving an additional 400,000 viewers through that platform.

Season two once again stars Nicolai Cleve Broch as Aksel Borgen, a Norwegian businessman who heads back to his hometown after being acquitted of the murder of his high school sweetheart. The returning season goes deeper into the consequences of the girls’ murder and again addresses Aksel’s guilt.

The TV show co-written by Siv Rajendram Eliassen and Anna Bache-Wiig was produced in cooperation with SVT, TV2 Danmark, RUV, Lumiere in Benelux, MTV and Freemantle International.


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Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.