Best new Norwegian TV Shows (2017 list - TV & Netflix)



The best Scandinavian shows are made in Denmark, as you know, but the Norwegians have made a few shows that are worth your time. The Buzz Aldrin, hvor bled et av deg i alt mylderet? (2010), for example, is a very fun and original show. Below, an overview of the best recent shows from Norway.
The Vore's TV staff selects the top best Norwegian TV series of 2017 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Henrik Björn, Lars Gudmestad & Simen Alsvik Norway's best creators?

2017 releases - most anticipated titles to watch

Valkyrien (1-1-2017 | NRK1)

A medical conspiracy thriller about an illegal clinic located in an old bomb shelter where a doctor treats criminals or other individuals that can't find help in a normal hospital.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njIHcBvahNA
Creator Erik Richter Strand
Starring Sven Nordin & Pål Sverre Hagen
Themes medical,

Best Norwegian TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2017 & 2016

Best Norwegian TV series out on DVD, Bluray or VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  1. Dag (Since 1-10-2010 , Season: 4 - TV 2)
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzKCsyLHFo8

    Creator
    Starring Atle Antonsen, Tuva Novotny & Anders Baasmo Christiansen
    Similar tv shows Koselig med peis, Kampen for tilværelsen
    Themes friendship, comedy, drama,
    Keywords hilarious, nonsensical,
    Country Norway
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  3. Helt perfekt (Since 21-9-2011 , Season: 5 - TVNorge)
  4. A mockumentary around comedian Thomas Giertsen.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fKrughFF1c

    Creator Thomas Giertsen
    Starring Thomas Giertsen, Ine F. Jansen & Jon Øigarden
    Similar tv shows Curb your enthusiasm, Uti vår hage
    Themes life, comedy,
    Keywords conversational, funny,
    Country Norway
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  5. Neste Sommer (Since 9-3-2014 , Season: 2 - TVNorge)
  6. Per Ivar and his wife have taken over the cottage plantation of his parents, and discovers that his neighbours don't like them.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSZ-VtOt-Zc

    Creator Lars Gudmestad & Simen Alsvik
    Starring Trond Fausa, Janne Formoe & Eivind Sander
    Similar tv shows Fleksnes fataliteter, Helt perfekt
    Keywords absurd, charming,
    Country Norway
    Rating
    80%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  7. Buzz Aldrin, hvor bled et av deg i alt mylderet? (Since 28-11-2011 , Season: 1 - BBC1)
  8. Buzz Aldrin desperately wants to be second best, always. Very funny show!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8zwFtdPpIE

    Creator Johan Harstad
    Starring Pål Sverre Hagen, Bjarne Henriksen & Giggi Yazicioglu
    Similar tv shows Koselig med peis, Dag
    Themes isolation, drama,
    Keywords absurd, adorable,
    Country Norway
    Rating
    80%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  9. Kampen for tilværelsen (Since 14-9-2014 , Season: 2 - NRK TV)
  10. A young, polish academic travels to Norway to find his father.


    Creator Bjørn Olaf Johannessen, Erlend Loe & Per Schreiner
    Starring Bartek Kaminski, Ola G. Furuseth & Tone Beate Mostraum
    Similar tv shows Koselig med peis
    Themes abandonment, families, drama,
    Keywords heart-wrenching,
    Country Norway
    Rating
    80%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix


Norway country statistics

Norway 2017
Country popularity
68%
Country ranking #22
Familiar faces Bartek Kaminski, Ola G. Furuseth & Tone Beate Mostraum
Trending shows Jordskott, Occupied & Neste Sommer
Amount of country shows per year from 2010 to 2017

10 Norwegian TV series scheduled for release this year.

This year more money is going into Norway's tv industry. Interesting developments.