United Stations – Financial Times
“Now drama departments from both continents are coming together to create TV series that have an entirely international shape and character. The BBC, for instance, recently imported one of the directors of The Killing to work on Murder: Joint Enterprise, a critically acclaimed one-off that was as bleak as its title. Lillyhammer, a co-production between the US and Norway, was a cult hit all over the world. Co-productions, of course, have a long history but these projects are getting bigger in scale, and Jo, made by production company Atlantique (part of France’s Lagardère Entertainment group) and starting early next year, is one of the most ambitious to date.