MIPCOM: HBO Nordic Nabs Amazon Series 'Bosch'

Titus Welliver

Titus Welliver stars in the procedural adapted from Michael Connelly's best-selling novels

HBO Nordic, the Time Warner-owned premium TV network's Scandinavian division, has picked up pay TV rights in the region for Bosch, the new crime series produced by Fabrik Entertainment for Amazon Studios.

Swedish group MTG has bought free TV rights for Sweden and Norway, while Eagle Pictures has snatched up Italian rights for the series.

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Titus Welliver stars as Harry Bosch, a hard-boiled L.A. homicide detective who often strays over the line in his pursuit of justice. The series, adapted from Michael Connelly's best-selling novel franchise, is currently in production with showrunner Eric Overmyer (Treme). 

Amazon has exclusive rights to Bosch in the territories in which it operates its Amazon Prime Video SVOD service. German-based sales group Red Arrow International is handling world sales in all other territories and will be pitching the series to global buyers at next week's Mipcom TV market in Cannes.

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