Sidse Babett Knudsen named as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in TV.


It has been a good October for Sidse Babett Knudsen. Not only was she made a knight in the French art guild of ‘Arts et Lettres’, her latest series, 1864, had an epic premiere on Danish television last week. To top her month off she has now been named as one of the 25 most powerful women in television by major American entertainment site The Hollywood Reporter.

The list, which is compiled every year, pinpoints the women who are setting the current trends in television around the world and more importantly get you watching incredible shows each and every week.  Primarily, the list highlights CEO’s, directors and journalists who are making strong waves in the industry but Sidse was named amongst 5 actresses who the Reporter felt were significantly bringing strong female roles to television.

Sidse was named alongside Korean actress Jun Ji Hyun and Mexico’s Ana Serradilla, plus Clotilde Hesme of French series The Returned and Katharina Schuettler of Germany’s Generation War.

You can read the entire list here.

You can next see Sidse in 1864, which will debut on British screens in 2015. Stay tuned to Nordic Noir for more news on the show.