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SVT Flow hails Taxi as comic VOD original

SVT-HOST2014Swedish on-demand platform SVT Flow has unveiled a batch of new original formats for its fall line-up.

Among these is 10-part short form scripted series Taxi, which comes from Swedish indie FLX Television. It follows a neurotic couple and is entirely shot in the back of a taxi as the pair go to work, to funerals and their therapist.

The 8x12mins comedy drama launches on October 30.

Perfect Day Media has produced 12x15mins unscripted show A Glorious Life with Hannah and Amanda, which follows a pair of well-known Swedish blogger sisters, while Nanushka Television is behind the 8x15mins doc series Model Girls, which comes in November.

Elsewhere, Eyeworks is creating Bathina’s Different Worlds, an 8x30mins doc series about Bathina Philipson, who is married to multi-millionaire Aje Philipson.

Gina’s World, meanwhile, follows TV host Gina Dirawi as she travel’s the world meeting people such as Felicia ‘Snoop’ Pearson (The Wire). It comes from Frances Creations.

SVT International will sell Taxi and A Glorious Life… on the international market.

SVT Flow launched earlier this year as Swedish pubcaster SVT’s next-generation VOD channel service.