welcome to sweden

Sweden’s leading commercial broadcaster TV4 has commissioned another 10 episodes of its first ever English language Swedish show Welcome to Sweden executive produced by US siblings Amy and Greg Poehler for Syskon.

The inaugural series has been TV4’s second best rated show in the two weeks it has been on air and is the highest rated show among young demographics. The fish out of water series is scheduled to premiere on NBC in the U.S. on July 10 at 9pm.

The series was co-produced by TV4, FLX, Syskon and Entertainment One Television (eOne) that is selling the series at Cannes’ MIPTV this week.

Amy Poehler was among yesterday’s keynote speakers at MIPTV where she discussed her comedy hit Broad City, the impact of the web on today’s comedy development process for television and the lessons learned about transplanting comedy from one medium to another.