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[08/19/14 - 04:40 PM]
NBC Drops "Working the Engels" in Favor of Back-to-Back Originals from "Welcome to Sweden"
The Peacock will opt for new episodes of "Sweden" at 9:00/8:00c and 9:30/8:30c beginning this Thursday, August 21.

[08/12/14 - 10:06 AM]
NBC Ranks #2 for the Week of Aug. 4-10 Among the Big 4 in 18-49 and Total Viewers; Finishes #1 Among Those Nets in Adults 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 4-10.

[08/08/14 - 08:29 AM]
"Last Comic Standing" Is Up Versus Last Week in 18-49 to Its Top Result Since June 19
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 7.

[08/05/14 - 10:47 AM]
NBC Wins the July 28-Aug. 3 Week Among the Big 4 in 18-49 and Total Viewers, With NFL's Hall of Fame Game #1 in 18-49 and "Talent" #1 in Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 28-August 3.

[08/04/14 - 05:58 PM]
NBC Renews Thursday Night Comedy "Welcome to Sweden"
The series, created by Greg Poehler, has been renewed for a 10-episode second season.

[08/01/14 - 08:48 AM]
"Last Comic Standing" Matches a Six-Week High in 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 31.

[08/01/14 - 08:30 AM]
ABC's "The Quest" Debut Ties a Summer Time-Slot High and "NY Med" Wins at 10pm with a Best-Since-Premiere Number
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 31.

[07/30/14 - 06:18 AM]
NBC Expands "Last Comic Standing" Finale to Two Hours on Thursday, August 14
Said installment will bump new episodes of "Welcome to Sweden" and "Working the Engels" from the night.

[07/29/14 - 10:12 AM]
NBC Wins the Week Among the Big 4 Nets in 18-49, With "America's Got Talent" Scoring the Top Two Ratings of the Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 21-27.

[07/25/14 - 08:23 AM]
"Last Comic Standing" Wins Its Timeslot in 18-49 and Most Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 24.

[07/22/14 - 12:01 PM]
NBC Ties for #2 for the Primetime Week of July 14-20 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/18/14 - 08:38 AM]
"Rookie Blue" Draws Its Biggest Overall Audience Since Its Season Premiere
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 17.

[07/18/14 - 08:21 AM]
"Last Comic Standing" Is No. 1 in the 10 p.m. Timeslot in the 18-49 Demo
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 17.

[07/15/14 - 10:05 AM]
NBC Ties for #1 for the Primetime Week of July 7-13 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/11/14 - 09:13 AM]
"Welcome to Sweden" Out-Rates Every Episode of All Three of Last Summer's Original Comedies on the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 10.

[07/11/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" and "NY Med" Grow/"NY Med" Tops Its Hour for 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 10.

[03/26/14 - 01:57 PM]
NBC Sets Rich Summer Scripted and Alternative Premiere Slate
Newcomers include "The Night Shift," "Undateable," "Crossbones," "Taxi Brooklyn," "Welcome to Sweden," "Working the Engels" and "Food Fighters."

[10/08/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 8
Updates include: ABC gives "Strange Calls" cast-contingent pilot order; NBC acquires the broadcast rights to "Welcome to Sweden"; and Peter Berg to host HBO's "State of Play."

[05/08/13 - 08:03 PM]
Sweden's TV4 Teams Up with Entertainment One, Syskon and FLX to Commission First-Ever English Speaking Comedy Series Executive Produced by Amy Poehler and Greg Poehler Entitled, "Welcome to Sweden"
The series will be shot in both Sweden and New York with production slated to begin filming on Monday, May 13.







WELCOME TO SWEDEN (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/10/14 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2014)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 9:00 PM-9:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's second of 10 episodes) on 8/4/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, August 2014) Critically acclaimed Thursday night comedy "Welcome to Sweden" has been renewed for a 10-episode second season. No premiere date has been determined. The series was created by Greg Poehler, with events based on his real life. "Welcome to Sweden" has averaged a 0.8 rating, 3 share in adults 18-49 and 2.9 million viewers overall in "live plus same day" averages thus far from Nielsen Media Research. The July 10 premiere of "Welcome to Sweden" averaged a 0.9/3 in 18-49 and 3.5 million viewers overall, making it the second-highest rated summer comedy debut among seven on the Big 4 networks in the last five years (since ABC's "The Goode Family" in 2009), behind only NBC's "Undateable" over that span) in 18-49 and total viewers. "Welcome to Sweden" is generating an upscale audience, indexing at 105 among adults 18-49 living in homes with $100K+ incomes ("most current," with 100 representing an average concentration of those homes).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Christopher Wagelin as TBA
· Claes Månsson as TBA
· Greg Poehler as Bruce
· Illeana Douglas as Bruce's Mom
· Josephine Bornebusch as Emma
· Lena Olin as Viveka
· Patrick Duffy as Bruce's Dad
· Per Svensson as TBA
CREW INFORMATION:
· Amy Poehler as EP
· Carrie Stein as EP
· Felix Herngren as EP
· Fredrik Arefalk as EP
· Greg Poehler as CRTR/EP
· Pontus Edgren as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Entertainment One Television