TV Shows & Series: Best TV Shows/Series in Danish(Dansk)

Danish (DAY-nish; endonym: dansk pronounced [ˈtænˀsk], dansk sprog [ˈtænˀsk ˈspʁɔwˀ]) is a North Germanic language from the Indo-European language family spoken by about six million people, principally in and around Denmark. Communities of Danish speakers are also found in Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and the northern German region of Southern Schleswig, where it has minority language status. Minor Danish-speaking communities are also found in Norway, Sweden, the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Argentina. Along with the other North Germanic languages, Danish is a descendant of Old Norse, the common language of the Germanic peoples who lived in Scandinavia during the Viking Era. Danish, together with Swedish, derives from the East Norse dialect group, while the Middle Norwegian language (before the influence of Danish) and Norwegian Bokmål are classified as West Norse along with Faroese and Icelandic. A more recent classification based on mutual intelligibility separates modern spoken Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish as "mainland (or continental) Scandinavian", while Icelandic and Faroese are classified as "insular Scandinavian". Although the written languages are compatible, spoken Danish is distinctly different from Norwegian and Swedish and thus the degree of mu... ()

Danish is spoken in Germany, Denmark, Greenland and Faroe Islands and 578 TV shows/series (between 1967 and 2024) with this language have been recorded so far. Most of these TV shows/series were shot in Denmark (546). Popular genres for Danish TV shows/series are Kids & Family (176), Drama (146) and Comedy (140). The Sommerdahl Murders (2020-), The Sommerdahl Murders (2020-), Natholdet (2010-), Frank & Kastaniegaarden (2008-) and Paradise Hotel (2005-) are among the best known & most successful Danish TV shows/series.

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The Sommerdahl Murders(2020-)

43min per episode | Crime, Drama
1.5/5 (with 1 vote)

A love triangle between Dan Sommerdahl, his wife Marianne Sommerdahl and their best friend Flemming Torp occurs as they try to solves killings in Helsingør.


30min per episode | Comedy, Talk-Show
3.0/5 (with 2 votes)

- No description / details available yet. -

Frank & Kastaniegaarden(2008-)

| 30min per episode | Documentary, Reality-TV
3.2/5 (with 2 votes)

- No description / details available yet. -

With Frank Erichsen

Paradise Hotel(2005-)

| 32min per episode | Reality-TV
1.7/5 (with 3 votes)

Danish version of the reality series "Paradise Hotel".

The Class(2016-)

10min per episode | Kids & Family
3.6/5 (with 3 votes)

What is happening in the class? Who are friends, who are enemies - and who has had a mishap? The pupils have yet another day ahead of them.

With Josephine Chavarria Højbjerg, Clara Faust Spies, Katrine Sikujua Abrahamsen, Sarah Pind Kristensen, Justin Geertsen, Elias Amati-Aagesen, ...


| 1h per episode | Drama
4.0/5 (with 94 votes)

40-year old political leader Birgitte Nyborg secures her party a landslide victory through her idealism and huge effort, then faces the biggest challenge of her life: how most effectively to use the newly won seats, and how far she is willing to go in order to gain as much influence as possible.

Casper & Mandrilaftalen(1999)

3.9/5 (with 4 votes)

Casper & Mandrilaftalen was a Danish cult TV program aired on DR2 in 1999.

The Killing(2007-2012)

| 1h per episode | Crime, Mystery, Drama
4.0/5 (with 104 votes)

The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode covering twenty-four hours of the investigation. The series is noted for its plot twists, season-long storylines, dark tone and for giving equal emphasis to the story of the murdered victim's family alongside the police investigation. It has also been singled out for the photography of its Danish setting, and for the acting ability of its cast.

The Rain(2018-2020)

| 45min per episode | Science-Fiction & Fantasy, Drama
3.7/5 (with 567 votes)

After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. A Scandinavian thriller series.


1h per episode | Comedy, Kids & Family, Reality-TV
3.9/5 (with 4 votes)

Danish version of the British “Taskmaster” panel show in which comedians, actors and musicians (the contestants) must solve weird challenges in weird ways.

Kender du typen(1998-)


Follow lifestyle experts try to guess which famous person is the weeks guest, solely based on their home

With Jørn Duus Hansen


4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Kontant is the consumer magazine, which every week addresses important issues that affect Danes and their wallets. The editors focus on the consumers' agenda, follow their complaints, come up with good advice, investigate and provide an overview.

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5.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Realestate agents competite against each other, guessing 3 recently sold house prices per show.


25min per episode | Kids & Family, News, Talk-Show
2.8/5 (with 5 votes)

Troldspejlet is a Danish television program that reviews and tells about upcoming films, video games, comics and books. The creator and editor, Jakob Stegelmann, is also the presenter. In 2006 Stegelmann received a new prize called the Nordic Game prize, and was promised that the prize should be named after him from that day on, because of his "contribution to the coverage of computer games on Danish national television and his understanding of the relevance of the phenomenon of games to the entertainment culture", referring to Troldspejlet, the film magazine Planet X, and his many books about films, video games, and comics. Troldspejlet has been shown on Danish television channel DR1 since 1989, and uses the Gremlins 2 End Credits theme from the American horror-comedy film Gremlins 2 as signature tune. Primarily, the target group is children and adolescents.

With Jakob Stegelmann

Darkness: Those Who Kill(2019-)

45min per episode | Crime
3.2/5 (with 29 votes)

Investigator Jan and profiler Louise constantly move around in the thrilling periphery of a murderer's view as they link a series of killings.

Directed by Carsten Myllerup

The Chestnut Man(2021)

| 55min per episode | Crime, Drama
3.8/5 (with 246 votes)

At a grisly murder scene sits a figurine made of chestnuts. From this creepy clue, two detectives hunt a killer linked to a politician's missing child.

Directed by Kasper Barfoed, Mikkel Serup - With David Dencik, Mikkel Følsgaard, Lars Ranthe, Louis Næss-Schmidt, Morten Brovn, Anders Nyborg, ...


43min per episode | Crime, Drama
3.7/5 (with 18 votes)

Newly divorced journalist returns to her hometown to restart her life and work through her past.

Tæt på sandheden med Jonatan Spang(2017-)

30min per episode | News, Comedy
4.8/5 (with 1 vote)

Last chance to laugh at the past week before the next one hits you. Comedy show where the week's news and current trends are given the loving but firm treatment by Jonatan Spang.


40min per episode | Drama, Crime, Mystery
3.5/5 (with 16 votes)

Five years after his daughter disappeared, a mistake in the National Police's DNA register makes it possible for the officer Rolf to finally find out what happened to her.

Directed by Henrik Ruben Genz, Kasper Gaardsøe, Hans Fabian Wullenweber - With Anders W. Berthelsen, Charlotte Rampling, Nicolas Bro, Johanne Louise Schmidt, Louise Mieritz, Arian Kashef, ...

Luxury Trap(2008-)

| 45min per episode | Reality-TV
3.4/5 (with 2 votes)

- No description / details available yet. -

Follow the Money(2016-2019)

| 1h per episode | Crime, Drama
3.5/5 (with 25 votes)

'Follow the Money' is a crime drama that explores what happens to people who are corrupted by greed and ambition. The series shows viewers the complex world of economic crime that takes place in banks, the stock exchange, and in boardrooms.

The Legacy(2014-2017)

| 1h per episode | Drama
3.8/5 (with 11 votes)

The death of a matriarch brings forgotten secrets out into the open and causes a prolonged battle for the family inheritance.

The New Nurses(2018-)

45min per episode | Drama
3.7/5 (with 5 votes)

The lives of Erik and Anna, students at a nursing school in 1950s Denmark, a time and place where it was not normal for a man to become a nurse.


45min per episode | Reality-TV
3.1/5 (with 4 votes)

Danish version of the cooking competition in which celebrity chefs put a group of contestants through a series of challenges and elimination rounds, in order to turn one home cook into a culinary master.

Robinson Ekspeditionen(1998-)

1h 30min per episode | Reality-TV
4.5/5 (with 2 votes)

Robinson Ekspeditionen is a popular Danish reality television program debuting in 1998. In the spring of 1998 TV3 purchased the broadcast rights to air their own version of Expedition Robinson. Following the success of the Swedish version, Denmark was the first country to adopt their own version of the show. The show has proven to be a ratings success since its premiere in 1998. The name alludes to both Robinson Crusoe and The Swiss Family Robinson, two stories featuring people marooned by shipwrecks.

Face to Face(2019-2023)

25min per episode | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Talk-Show
2.9/5 (with 16 votes)

Bjørn investigates the killing of his daughter. People around him believe she might have committed suicide, but he doesn't accept that. Both the stakes and the suspense rise relentlessly as Bjørn inches closer to the truth.

With Adam Fischer, Clara Rosager, David Dencik, Katrine Greis-Rosenthal, Lars Mikkelsen, Lars Ranthe, ...


| 38min per episode | Drama, Comedy
3.8/5 (with 38 votes)

Independent, outspoken and adored by her students, private school teacher Rita fares less well with adults.


| 41min per episode | Reality-TV, Documentary
5.0/5 (with 1 vote)

- No description / details available yet. -

Unit One(2000-2004)

58min per episode | Drama, Crime
3.6/5 (with 12 votes)

Rejseholdet is a Danish television crime series starring Charlotte Fich, Mads Mikkelsen and Lars Brygmann. Produced by Danmarks Radio, the program aired 32 episodes spanning four seasons from 2000 to 2004. Each episode revolved around an elite mobile police task force called "Unit One" that travels around Denmark helping local police solve crimes. Cases portrayed in the show were loosely based upon actual incidents of sensational crimes such as murders, kidnappings, cross-border sex traffic and child pornography. Rejseholdet won the 2002 International Emmy Award for best drama series.


4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

- No description / details available yet. -

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