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SKAM Austin is an American teen drama web television series, based on the Norwegian TV Series Skam, created by Julie Andem.wikipedia
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SKAM Austin is an American teen drama web television series, based on the Norwegian TV Series Skam, created by Julie Andem.
The success of the series has spawned an American version led by Skam showrunner Julie Andem, as well as multiple European remakes, four books containing original scripts, and blooper reels.

Simon Fuller

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In December 2016, Simon Fuller's production company XIX Entertainment signed a deal with NRK, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, to produce an English-speaking adaptation of the Norwegian series.
In December 2016 Norwegian state broadcaster NRK announced that it had concluded a deal with Simon Fuller to produce the English language version of Skam; Fuller later announced a deal with Facebook to launch award winning drama format SKAM Austin North America in 2018.

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On April 18, 2018 several clips and articles were released introducing a Facebook Watch series called SKAM Austin.

Julie Andem

At the time of the MIPCOM announcement, it was incorrectly reported that Julie Andem, the creator, writer and director of the original Skam series, would also produce the U.S. version, a message later retracted in Norwegian media, with a clarification of a misunderstanding due to a "busy morning" and that such a job "has been and is a dialogue between Julie Andem, Facebook and XIX Entertainment".

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SKAM Austin is an American teen drama web television series, based on the Norwegian TV Series Skam, created by Julie Andem.

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SKAM Austin is an American teen drama web television series, based on the Norwegian TV Series Skam, created by Julie Andem.

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SKAM Austin is an American teen drama web television series, based on the Norwegian TV Series Skam, created by Julie Andem.

Facebook Watch

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It premiered with its first full episode on April 27, 2018 on Facebook Watch.

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Employing the same distribution method and overall storylines as the original Norwegian production, SKAM Austin is shown in real-time through short clips on a daily basis on Facebook Watch, supplemented with screenshots of messages between the characters and compiled clips into full episodes on weekends.

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SKAM Austin focuses on the lives of a group of students attending Bouldin High School in Austin, Texas.

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The second season focuses on Grace Olsen, who struggles with her feelings for Daniel Williamson, Bouldin High's popular football captain, causing her to question her own beliefs as a feminist and putting her friendships in peril.

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In November 2017, Andem announced on her Instagram account that she would take the part as showrunner and director of Shame, writing that she "didn't want to give it to somebody else" despite the obstacles of a foreign country with different cultures than the original series.

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In December 2016, Simon Fuller's production company XIX Entertainment signed a deal with NRK, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, to produce an English-speaking adaptation of the Norwegian series.

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In December 2016, Simon Fuller's production company XIX Entertainment signed a deal with NRK, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, to produce an English-speaking adaptation of the Norwegian series.

The Guardian

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Fuller told The Guardian that "Skam is an important show. [...] There is precious little content created primarily for a teen audience and Skam provides this with great honesty and integrity. The show packs a punch and is leading the way in exploring multiplatform storytelling."