Best new Danish TV Shows in 2019 & 2018 (Netflix, Prime, Hulu & TV List)


List of the latest Danish TV series in 2019 on tv and the best Danish TV series of 2018 & the 2010's. Top Danish TV series to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime & other Streaming services, out on DVD/Blu-ray or on tv right now.

New Danish TV series in 2019

Top series up for release in 2019

    Best Danish TV series on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu or DVD in 2019

    2018, 2017 & the 2010's best rated Danish TV series out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon Prime & Hulu).
    • Liberty

      CREATOR: Asger Leth
      CAST: Anton Hjejle, Carsten Bjørnlund & Connie Nielsen
      Liberty is an adaptation of Danish author Jakob Ejersbo's book about the experiences of him and his family in Tanzania.

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      RELEASE DATE: March 19th, 2019

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    • The Rain

      CREATOR: Jannik Tai Mosholt, Christian Potalivo & Esben Toft Jacobsen
      CAST: Alba August, Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen & Mikkel Boe Følsgaard
      A new Danish Netflix show is said to be the new 'Dark'. It's post-apocalyptic show from the maker of the insanely successful political drama 'Borgen'. When After a brutal...

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      RELEASE DATE: March 19th, 2019

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    • Greyzone

      CREATOR: Morten Dragsted
      CAST: Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Ardalan Esmaili & Joachim Fjelstrup
      A 2018 Danish Thriller, Greyzone is a character-driven drama and thriller series starring Borgen's Birgitte Hjort Sørensen about the events leading to a terror attack in Scandinavia. She is a drone engineer and gets taking hostage in her own home.

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      RELEASE DATE: March 19th, 2019

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    • Gidseltagningen

      CREATOR: Kasper Barfoed
      CAST: Johannes Lassen, Paprika Steen & Sara Hjort Ditlevsen
      The fear of terrorism is a great inspiration for movies & tv shows alike. In Gidseltagningen 15 people are held hostage in a Copenhagen underground metro.

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      RATING: 80/100

      RELEASE DATE: February 5th, 2017

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    • Herrens veje

      CREATOR: Adam Price
      CAST: Simon Sears, Morten Hee Andersen & Ann Eleonora Jørgensen
      The English titled Rides Upon the Storm is an upcoming character-driven drama about 'the ways of the lord', or in other words about what faith still means in modern Danish society.

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      RATING: 80/100

      RELEASE DATE: June 1st, 2017

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    • Bron/Broen

      CREATOR: Hans Rosenfeldt
      CAST: Sofia Helin, Thure Lindhardt & Mikael Birkkjær
      The series starts off with the discovery of a body, exactly at the border between Sweden and Denmark - literary exactly, as half of the body lies on Danish jurisdiction and the other half on Swedish. This means Martin Rohde (a refreshing role by Kim Bodnia, known for portraying hard boiled guys in many Danish films) has to work together with Saga Norén, an autistic inspector (and female overall) from Sweden. The chemistry, or better, the initial lack there of between these two is probably the series’ most interesting quality, but storywise there’s enough to enjoy too.

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      RATING: 86/100

      RELEASE DATE: September 21st, 2011

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    • Borgen

      CREATOR: Adam Price
      CAST: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen & Mikael Birkkjær
      The series revolves around Birgitte Nyborg, Denmark’s first female prime minister, and her intrigues and manoeuvres to stay in power. Other than House of Cards, which only seems to be interested in showing politics’ immorality and corruption, Borgen gives a pretty nuanced idea of how politics work (in Denmark). Of course there is corruption, but there’s sincere idealism too, which we like to believe is true.

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      RATING: 85/100

      RELEASE DATE: October 29th, 2011

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    • Forbrydelsen

      CREATOR: Søren Sveistrup
      CAST: Sofie Gråbøl, Morten Suurballe & Nikolaj Lie Kaas
      It was The Killing that paved the way for Danish TV series success abroad. And honestly, The Killings’ brilliance hasn’t been exceeded (yet). The first season takes its time to build up; only after twenty nerve-racking episodes we finally find out who killed young Nanna. The Killing is as much a detective as a political thriller, as inspector Sarah Lind's work often coincides with that of Copenhagen’ politicians. The tone is sombre, the acting is naturalistic and the script is never too far fetched. The series’ unique selling point is Sophie Gråbøl however, who portrays the enigmatic Sarah Lind with a stunning mixture of aloofness, determination and warmth.

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      RATING: 84/100

      RELEASE DATE: January 7th, 2007

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    • Kongen af Danmark

      CREATOR: Jesper Waldvogel Rasmussen
      CAST: Jens Sætter-Lassen, Filippa Suenson, Neel Rønholt, Solbjørg Højfeldt
      Kongen af Danmark or The King appears to be a huge historical production about the history of Denmark's royal house. Very little is known, but there is a teaser out.

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      RATING: 80/100

      RELEASE DATE: March 19th, 2019

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    • Arvingerne

      CREATOR: Maya Ilsøe
      CAST: Trine Dyrholm, Jesper Christensen & Carsten Bjørnlund
      A mother's death leaves her children exposed to family secrets and an inglorious dispute over the family inheritance.

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      RATING: 78/100

      RELEASE DATE: January 1st, 2014

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    Next to England, Denmark is one of the few European countries that has a sound reputation with regard to television series. From The Kingdom to Borgen, astonishing shows have been in made in the country, and hopefully we’ll see a lot more. A list with the best Danish TV productions.


    Anyone who hasn't been living under a stone for the last couple of years and is interested in quality drama series the slightest, couldn't but notice that Denmark became Europe's purveyor of high quality TV series recently. This might seem peculiar, given the country's modest size and reputation, but obviously there's something irresistable about these shows. It's especially thrillers they're good at, or scandinavian noir as they've already been dubbed. They're raw and authentic, showing the typical land- and cityscapes in all its bleakness, inhabited by enigmatic detectives and cunning politicians. The Killings' protagonist detective Sarah Lund is probably the most iconic of them all. Or better: her inseperable woolen Icelandic sweaters, which became a fashion hype on its own. Anyway, it's about time The Vore sums up what you shouldn't have missed the last couple of years in Danish television.