MIPTV ’13: Armoza, Nordisk Film TV taking “Gran Plan” to Scandinavia

The comic factual entertainment format features a trio of grandmothers that offers advice to young people on everything from dating to addictions.
April 9, 2013

Israeli format developer and distributor Armoza Formats and Nordisk Film TV have entered into a partnership to bring the comic fact-ent format The Gran Plan to Scandinavia.

The Nordic production network will craft local versions for the Scandinavian region of the format, originally produced by Artza Productions for Israel’s Channel 10 and featuring a trio of grandmothers that offers advice to young people regarding everything from dating to unhealthy addictions and career struggles.

“The Gran Plan is one of the strongest formats at MIPTV and instantly created a buzz,” said Peter Hansen, CCO of Nordisk Film TV, in a statement. “Nordisk Film TV is looking forward to setting the outspoken grannies loose in their Nordic territories.”

“This show injects a fresh lease of life into the coaching format and we are particularly excited to be working with Nordisk Film TV,” added Armoza Formats CEO Avi Armoza.


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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.