NBC loves the Poehler family. According to Deadline, NBC has renewed Greg Poehler’s (brother of Amy Poehler) rookie sitcom, Welcome to Sweden for second season. This is terribly surprising, since the import program had already been renewed overseas in Sweden by its original host, TV4. Not to mention, Poehler was named one of this years “Comics to Watch” by Variety.
Produced by Greg and Amy, the series is based on Greg Poehler’s real life as a fish-out-of-water, after moving with his girlfriend to her native Sweden. NBC ran the show as part of its summer programming to ok ratings, but was well received by critics. The second season will air ten new episodes.