Better Times (2004)

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Krøniken is a Danish television drama which aired on Sunday evenings between January 2004 and January 2007. The 22-episode series relates the lives of two fictional families during the historical development of the Danmarks Radio television network from the 1950s to the 1970s.

Created by Stig Thorsbøe for the DR broadcast-television network, the series debuted on 4 January 2004. The program's first season set popularity records. Five of the episodes were listed among the ten most watched television programs since records began in Denmark in 1992. The first season finale topped the list with 2,717,000 viewers. In 2004, the program was nominated for the International Emmy Award for Best Drama but lost to Waking the Dead.

The series concluded with the 22nd episode airing on 1 January 2007 and watched by 2.4 million viewers.

  1. Stig Thorsboe


Series Cast

  1. Stina Ekblad as Karin Nielsen

    Stina Ekblad

    Karin Nielsen

    22 Episodes

  2. Anne Louise Hassing as Ida Nørregaard

    Anne Louise Hassing

    Ida Nørregaard

    22 Episodes

  3. Lai Yde as

    Lai Yde

    22 Episodes

  4. Lars Mikkelsen as Jens Otto Krag

    Lars Mikkelsen

    Jens Otto Krag

    22 Episodes

  5. Maibritt Saerens

    Søs Nielsen

    22 Episodes

  6. Waage Sandø as Kaj Holger Nielsen

    Waage Sandø

    Kaj Holger Nielsen

    22 Episodes

  7. Dick Kaysø as Børge From

    Dick Kaysø

    Børge From

    22 Episodes

  8. Pernille Højmark as Karen Jensen

    Pernille Højmark

    Karen Jensen

    22 Episodes

  9. Anders W. Berthelsen as Palle From

    Anders W. Berthelsen

    Palle From

    22 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 4 - Better Times

Season 4

2006 | 2 Episodes

Season 4 of Better Times premiered on December 25, 2006.

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Original Name Krøniken

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Danish


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