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Breaking Bad withdrawal? Try Denmark's hit political drama Borgen.

'Borgen' is a hit Danish TV show that’s come to be known as 'The West Wing' of Denmark. The third and final season will premiere on KCET in Los Angeles and online at LinkTV.org starting October 4. Though it hasn't garnered the attention of other ‘golden age’ TV shows like 'Breaking Bad,' Borgen has acquired a cult following and has received a glowing reception from critics. June Thomas, culture critic at Slate, has been one of the show’s major advocates outside of Denmark. She joins us for an introduction to the show. (Photo: Courtesy of LinkTV)

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