15 shows

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December 27, 2015

Icelandic crime drama featuring Chief of Police Andri.

The Valhalla Murders

December 26, 2019

An Oslo detective with a painful past returns to his native Iceland to help a dedicated cop hunt a serial killer with a link to a mysterious photo.

The Cliff

October 4, 2009

An outside detective assists a local police officer in unraveling a mystery.

The Lava Field

September 27, 2014

When Reykjavik crime detective Helgi Marvin Runarsson is called in to investigate a suicide case on Snaefellsnes Peninsula, the case turns out to be far from simple. Pulled into a sinister trail of evidence, Helgi's own deeply hidden secrets are unearthed. Will Helgi turn a blind eye to murder in order to save the life of his daughter.


January 1, 2017

After a lifetime of mistakes, Linda is sent to serve time in Iceland’s only women’s prison for a vicious assault that leaves her father in a coma. But no-one knows that she harbours a dark secret that could tear her family apart, a secret that could set her free.


March 26, 2008

This thriller series follows two detectives, Gunnar (Ólafur Darri Ólafsson) and Hinrik (Gísli Örn Garðarsson),as they attempt to track down a serial killer who has a penchant for murdering goose hunters.

The Flatey Enigma

November 18, 2018

Spring of 1971, Johanna, a professor of Nordic Studies comes home from Paris to attend her father’s funeral. She’s also looking to find work at the University, but her feminist viewpoints about the systematic silencing of women’s voices in history does not go over well with the university board.

The Minister

September 20, 2020

A look into the life of the newly elected Prime Minister of Iceland, who starts losing his grip on reality and the effect that has on his family and the Icelandic nation.

Svartir Englar

September 20, 2008

Líf eftir Dauðann

April 16, 2017

Season of the Witch

March 25, 2011

Jól á leið til jarðar is an Icelandic television series that first aired on Icelandic public television channel Sjónvarpið in December 1994. The series is a part of Jóladagatal Sjónvarpsins, an ongoing series of televised advent calendars. It was created by Sigurður Örn Brynjólfsson and Friðrik Erlingsson, and was the first stop-motion advent calendar on Icelandic television. The show was produced at Nukufilm studios in Tallinn, Estonia.

The show was voiced by actors and comedians Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Laddi and Örn Árnason.

Jól á leið til jarðar was rerun on Sjónvarpið in December 1999 and 2007.

A physical advent calendar containing leads to each episode's plot was published in conjunction with the initial airing of the series.

Fréttir, is the principal nightly television news program of the Icelandic public television channel RÚV. The program has been broadcast since the channel was launched in 1966 and is the second most watched news program in Iceland.

The show airs at 7 p.m. with news coverage for about 25 minutes followed by sports for about 5 minutes.

Kastljós is a high-rated Icelandic news magazine and talk show on the Icelandic national television channel RÚV. Sigmar Guðmundsson is the current editor and primary host of the show. The show is broadcast live five nights a week, Monday through Friday, at 7:35 p.m.

Gettu betur is an Icelandic team quiz show, broadcast on public television channel RÚV. Each team consists of three students from each of Iceland's gymnasiums. Two teams play against each other in each episode. Two preliminary rounds are broadcast on radio station Rás 2, followed by televised quarterfinal, semifinal and final rounds on RÚV. Thirty schools participated in the 2011 season. The current host is Edda Hermannsdóttir.

Gettu betur was first held in 1986. Menntaskólinn í Reykjavík has won the contest seventeen times overall, first in 1988, and then eleven times in a row, from 1993 to 2003, from 2007 to 2010 and in 2012. The only other school to win more than once is Akureyri Junior College, with three wins.

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