SundanceTV will become the first US network to air a German-language drama after acquiring rights to Deutschland 83.
The eight-part drama, produced by UFA Fiction, is set in 1980s Germany and follows an East German citizen who is sent to become an undercover agent with the Stasi’s foreign intelligence service in the West and recover military information about NATO.
Created by Anna Winger and Jörg Winger for RTL, it is produced by Jörg Winger and Nico Hofmann.
It will air on SundanceTV in German with English subtitles.
The series is sold by FremantleMedia International.