Svenska nyheter

Svenska nyheter (Swedish for Swedish News) is a Swedish weekly satirical comedy programme broadcast on SVT1, making fun of that week's latest news stories. The show was hosted by comedian Jesper Rönndahl during season 1 to 3.[1] Kristoffer Appelquist is the new host[2] beginning with season 4.

Svenska nyheter
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Jesper Rönndahl during the recording of season 3 of Svenska nyheter in 2019.
Genrenews, entertainment
Presented byJesper Rönndahl
Kristoffer Appelquist
Country of originSweden
Original languageSwedish
No. of seasons7
No. of episodes64
Production companySveriges television
Original networkSVT1

In September 2018, the show received international attention when it made fun of China and Chinese customs.[3][4]


Season 1 (2018)Edit

Season 2 (2018)Edit

Season 3 (2019)Edit

Episode Topics Air date
1 New government, Januariavtalet, work tax rates capital tax rates,
2 Migration politics, organ donation
3 Yellow vests Sweden, organ donation, climate change, nuclear power
4 Gambling addiction, death shootings, integration, demographic changes by 2028
5 Swedish Isis members returning to Sweden
6 Swedish Isis members returning to Sweden
7 Isis video follow-up, Postnord (pexit)
8 Nämndemän, school disciplinary issues
10 Jesper announces that he will not be host of next season


  1. ^ "Swedish TV satire on Chinese tourists sparks Beijing protest". Reuters. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  2. ^ da Silva, Tali (21 May 2019). "Kristoffer Appelquist blir ny programledare för Svenska nyheter". SVT Nyheter [SVT News] (in Swedish). Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Beijing protests Swedish TV satire about Chinese tourists". The Guardian. 25 September 2018. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  4. ^ Steven Jiang; Serenitie Wang. "Beijing accuses Sweden of racism amid escalating diplomatic row". CNN. Retrieved 25 September 2018.

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