KCETLink Launches Online Borgen Marathon | KCET
KCETLink Launches Online Borgen Marathon
Catch Full Episodes of Season 2 Beginning
Episodes will also
air nightly on KCETLink's over-the-air digital channel 28.2
Burbank, Calif. - September 18, 2013 - In preparation for the
highly anticipated U.S. premiere of Season 3 of Borgen on Oct. 4, KCETLink will stream the complete second season of
the internationally acclaimed Danish political drama beginning Sunday, Sept. 29
on kcet.org and linktv.org.
Borgen Season Two also will be presented on KCETLink 28.2, KCET's digital
channel, nightly at 10 p.m. from Sept. 29 through Oct. 4. Each of the ten, one-hour
episodes will stream online for two weeks following its airdate on 28.2.
In this season, fans watch Birgitte
Nyborg (Sidse Babett Knudsen) in her
second term as Denmark's first female prime minister. Politically, she has
succeeded in earning the respect of her allies as well as her enemies, but
tensions between parties are mounting, and Birgitte is forced to make more and
more shaky compromises. The growing pressure causes her to doubt whether she
can maintain both her position and her integrity. The ambitious and idealistic
television journalist Katrine Fønsmark is now working as a star journalist at
the Ekspres, where editor-in-chief, Michael
Laugesen, challenges her journalistic morals. Kasper Juul continues his
professional role as the cynical spin doctor for Birgitte Nyborg. Privately he
is trying to make peace with his inner demons and keep them from
sabotaging his relationship with a new girlfriend.
anticipated third season of Borgen
will premiere for the first time in the U.S. and exclusively on KCET Friday, Oct. 4 at 10 p.m. PDT and on Link TV
at 7 p.m. EST. For more information on the series, including character
maps and series assets, please visit kcet.org/borgen.
The multi-award winning Borgen stars Sidse Babett Knudsen as
Danish Prime Minister Birgitte Nyborg Christensen; Pilou Asbæk as troubled spin
doctor, Kasper Juul; and Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, as ambitious news anchor,
Katrine Fønsmark. The show is created and written by producer Adam Price and
co-writers Jeppe Gjervig Gram and Tobias Lindholm. It is produced by DR, the
Danish public broadcaster that produced the international Danish hit series, The Killing.
KCETLink is the new national independent public transmedia
organization formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media. A viewer-supported 501(c)(3) organization,
its content is distributed nationally via satellite on DirecTV and DISH, in
Southern and Central California via broadcast, as well as via various digital
delivery systems. KCET and Link TV are
services of KCETLink. For additional information about KCETLink productions,
web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community events, please visit
kcet.org or linktv.org.
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