Erik Haag (born 28 August 1967) is a Swedish television presenter who hosted one of the semifinals of Melodifestivalen 2005 and Historieätarna both on SVT.[1][2] He presents Historieätarna along with Lotta Lundgren.[3][4] He has been married to actress and author Martina Haag.

Erik Haag
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Erik Haag in 2015
Born
Erik Haag

(1967-08-28) August 28, 1967 (age 54)
OccupationTelevision presenter
Partner(s)Lotta Lundgren

BiographyEdit

Haag grew up on Kungsholmen in Stockholm and from 1980 in Riddarhyttan in Västmanland, before the family moved to Sorunda outside Nynäshamn in 1984.[5]

Haag has primarily been active in radio and television. He was awarded the Alfons-Bokalen in 1995 for his contribution to this year's summer holiday program on SVT, where he was the host together with his sister Sara.[6] He was part of the Hassan gang on Sveriges Radio in the 1990s and was the host of Knesset and Let's Go. Together with Henrik Schyffert, he was also the host of one of the semi-finals of the Melodifestivalen 2005. In the autumn of 2009, he led Roast at Berns on Kanal 5.

Erik Haag runs the production company Brommamamma together with Kerstin Johansson and Henrik Schyffert.[7] Brommamamma is behind TV productions such as Sverige dansar och ler (Kanal 5), Sjön suger (Kanal 9), Sverige pussas och kramas (Kanal 5), I ditt ansikte (Kanal 5) and Raw Comedy (Kanal 5).

In 2010 and 2011, Haag participated in the program Landet brunsås on SVT. A feature in the program where Haag buys a guinea pig from Blocket to eat it was withdrawn by SVT.[8] In the autumn / winter of 2012, the collaboration continued with Lotta Lundgren from Landet brunsås as host and co-creator of the historical food program series Historieätarna on SVT.[9] On the same theme, but with a focus more on children, the same duo made the 2015 Christmas calendar program Tusen år till julafton for SVT. The SVT miniseries Bye bye Sverige about the Swedish emigration 1850–1910, is also made in the same style as Historieätarna and premieres on December 7, 2017.

In both 2011 and 2012, Erik and Martina Haag reached the final of the SVT program På spåret. In 2012, they won the final over the couple Jenny and Niklas Strömstedt. In 2012–2013, team The Hague participated in On the track's champion season and went to the semifinals. In 2020, Erik and Lotta Lundgren participated in Filip and Fredrik's Alla mot alla, where they won the final against Gry Forssell and Mikael Tornving.[10] The team also won the season the following year by Alla mot alla.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zandra Lundberg (2012-11-26). "Erik Haag om "Historieätarna" och Lotta Lundgren: Vi är sjuka i huvudet | TV | Nöjesbladet | Aftonbladet". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 2014-01-25.
  2. ^ "Erik Haag på Nöjestorget" (in Northern Sami). se: Nojestorget.se. 2009-10-19. Archived from the original on 2014-02-01. Retrieved 2014-01-25.
  3. ^ "Martina Haag: "Om jag är osams med Erik köper jag massor av kläder"" (in Swedish). Barometern.se. Archived from the original on November 13, 2012. Retrieved 2014-01-25.
  4. ^ "Historieätarna firar jul". SVT.se. 2013-12-02. Retrieved 2014-01-25.
  5. ^ "»Arbetet med brorsan är ganska tjafsigt«". Fokus (in Swedish). 2013-11-28. Retrieved 2022-06-28.
  6. ^ "Vilket var ditt bästa sommarlov? | Barnkanalen | SVT.se". web.archive.org. 2013-12-02. Retrieved 2022-06-28.
  7. ^ "Brommamamma". Retrieved 2022-06-28.
  8. ^ "Åt marsvin i tv – men SVT stekte inslaget". www.aftonbladet.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2022-06-28.
  9. ^ Sweden, Sveriges Television AB, Stockholm, Historieätarna (in Swedish), retrieved 2022-06-28
  10. ^ "Lotta Lundgren och Erik Haag tog hem segern i "Alla mot alla"". www.aftonbladet.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2022-06-28.
  11. ^ "De vann Filip och Fredriks "Alla mot alla" igen – efter superjämn final". www.aftonbladet.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2022-06-28.

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