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 [...]
Two weeks ago, Stephen Colbert embarked on a mission to run the Swedish national twitter account, @Sweden. And after much debate, Sweden made their final decision:
"Although we appreciate that having Colbert as a Curator of Sweden would be meaningful in terms of global attention to this initiative, VisitSweden and the Swedish Institute have decided to – after thorough consideration – decline his generous offer."
BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. What the shit? Sorry, he can't live up these recent gems:
Last week, Stephen Colbert announced his mission to take over Sweden's official Twitter account, @Sweden. As the above video suggests, he seems to have hit a roadblock; however, lucky for him, he's much more famous than any one Scandinavian country. As before, Stephen is asking you to nominate him by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or tweeting #artificialSwedener.
If you're reading this from Sweden, I was kind of enough to get the above post translated into Swedish using a very official translator: