2017 releases - most anticipated Swedish TV series to watch
Saknad (Sunday January 1, 2017)Creator Actors Helena Bergström
Johan H:son Kjellgren
Maje Silver, a Swedish police offer, returns to her old hometown to visit her daughter, but during her visit a horrible discovery shakes up the small community. ...Read more
Innan vi dör (Sunday January 15, 2017)Creator Maria Nordenberg Actors Daniel Abreu
A Stockholm police officer works in an organized task force while her husband gets kidnapped, and her own son might even be involved. ...Read more
Best Swedish TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2017 & 2016Best Swedish TV series out on DVD, Bluray or VOD (Netflix, Amazon).
Wallander (Friday January 14, 2005)Creator Henning Mankell Cast Krister Henriksson
The TV series is an adaptation of Kurt Wallander novels written by Swedish novelist Henning Menkell that highlights the life and...Read more
Real Humans (Sunday January 22, 2012)Creator Lars Lundström Cast Lisette Pagler
Real Humans is set in a near-future version of Sweden, where consumer-level robot workers and servants are common. These robots look like humans, act like humans and express human-like emotions. If focuses on the relationships real people form with robots and raises the obvious yet interesting question what it means to be human. Real Humans is a decent show, but can be a little soapy. Exploring futuristic themes does not necessary yield entertaining storylines, it appears. Husbands and wives feeling threatened in their sexuality by robots are fun though....Read more
Solsidan (Friday January 29, 2010)Creator Ulf Kvensler, Jacob Seth Fransson, Pontus Edgren Cast Felix Herngren
A dentist and his expecting girlfriend move into a chique neigborhood, where they befriend an neighbouring family. The differences prove to be big and hard to overcome....Read more
Bron (Wednesday September 21, 2011)Creator Hans Rosenfeldt Cast Sofia Helin
A Danish/Swedish production that stepped out of The Killing‘s shadow and made the Scandinavian crime genre its own. Although its main characters might be more unusual, with the police woman being autistic, and with us getting to know more about their private lives than in The Killing, the show is actually a lot more conventionally a thriller show than you might think. In this sense it relies much heavier on the thrilling aspect, and less on the whodunnit aspect. The storyline itself, with as its starting point a dead body that is found exactly where Denmark and Sweden are bordering and forces the two countries to work together, has inspired several remakes. An US one with the Mexican and American police working together, and a British-French one (in the Canal Tunnel)....Read more
Sweden country statistics
|Familiar faces||Moa Gammel, Göran Ragnerstam & Richard Forsgren|
|Trending shows||Jordskott, Tjockare än vatten & Real Humans|
15 Swedish TV series scheduled for release this year.
For a country with 9 million residents the amount of tv shows is rather surprising, and ever increasing. Most of them are crime and police shows.