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Gylne tider

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This article is about the Norwegian television series. For the Swedish band, see Gyllene Tider.

Gylne tider

Also known as 'Gyldne tider'

Presented by Øyvind Mund

Starring Steinar Marthinsen, Ingar Thorsen

Country of origin Norway

Original language(s) Norwegian

No. of seasons 4


Original network TV 2 (Norway)

Original release 2002

External links


Gylne tider (first season: Gyldne tider, in English: Golden times) is a Norwegian television
series that currently airs on TV2. The show has produced four seasons which premiered in 2002,
2004, 2006 and 2010. Presenter Øyvind Mund, cameraman Steinar Marthinsen and sound
engineer Ingar Thorsen travel to meet their childhood heroes.


 1Television series
 2Prizes
 3References
 4External links
Television series[edit]
The first season dealt with Swedish stars from film, television, sports and music who were big in
Norway in the 1970s and 1980s. The first season premiered on 16 August 2002 and consisted of
four episodes. Guests included Swedish icons Björn Borg, Björn Skifs, Ingemar
Stenmark, Gunde Svan, Lill-Babs, Jan Boklöv, Joey Tempest, Lill Lindfors and Carola.
After the success of the first season, another was made, this time with the Norwegian heroes,
mainly from the 1980s. Season 2 premiered 11 January 2004 and consisted of six regular
episodes, plus a "best of/behind the scenes" episode. In season 2, guests included pop
band Drama, The Kids, Vibeke Sæther, Knutsen & Ludvigsen, Anita Hegerland, Roger
Ruud, Bobbysocks, Grete Waitz, Dollie, KLM comedians (Lars Mjøen, Trond Kirkvaag and Knut
Lystad), and Oddvar Brå.
The third season began on 29 October 2006. This season focused on international stars, and the
series became increasingly focused on the 1980s. The third series consisted of eight episodes,
plus a "best of" and a "behind the scenes" program. A total of 62 stars participated in the third
season, including Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Lorenzo Lamas, Sabrina, Samantha
Fox, Mark Hamill, Bo Derek, Al Corley, Bruce Boxleitner, Richard Chamberlain, Glenn
Medeiros, The Bangles, Duane Loken, Mel Smith and Peter Shilton.
Season 4 premiered Sunday 31 October 2010. The series is broadcast in HD. Their season 4
promotional video featuring guests doing a lipdub of the Ferry Aid version of Let It Bebecame
a viral video.[1]

The program has won three Gullruten prizes. For the first season they won the Best Newcomer
and Best Reportage Series prizes in 2003. For its third season the program won the Best
Entertainment Program prize in 2007. In addition, the presenter Øyvind Mund was awarded Best
Male Presenter for season two in 2004.

1. Jump up^ Itzkoff, Dave (December 3, 2010). The Celebrity Viral Video That Teaches You
Norwegian. New York Times

External links[edit]
 Gylne Tider on IMDb
 Official site via TV 2 (Norway)
 2002 Norwegian television series debuts
 TV 2 (Norway) programmes
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