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Monday, April 7th, 2014

Swedish TV Renews Greg and Amy Poehler's 'Welcome to Sweden' for Season 2

Welcome to Sweden, the Swedish sitcom Amy Poehler is producing that was created by and stars her brother Greg, was renewed  for a second season by Swedish broadcaster TV4 today, Digital Spy reports. The show was such a big hit over there that it was renewed after just two episodes. Season two will consist of 10 episodes, just like the first season.

Welcome to Sweden will make its US premiere on NBC July 10th, airing as a summer series. Depending on how the show does in the ratings in the US, NBC could end up acquiring broadcast rights to the second season, as well. Welcome to Sweden is based on Greg Poehler's experiences falling in love with a Swedish woman and moving back to her home country to live with her. Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Aubrey Plaza, and Gene Simmons guest starred during the first season.