The BEST SVT Shows

The top 18 shows on SVT

Uppdrag granskning

#1 - Uppdrag granskning

Swedish television program focusing on investigative journalism. The program is produced by and aired on SVT and has become known for the use of concealed cameras and microphones.

star 9.86
168 votes
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Percy tårar

#2 - Percy tårar

Percy tårar (Percy Tears) was a Swedish 6-part television show broadcast by Sveriges Television in 1996. It was Killinggänget's follow-up to Nilecity 105,6. It was directed by Walter Söderlund and produced by Magdalena Jangard. The loose plot of the series revolves around a number of mostly unrelated storylines which are told in segments in each episode. These segments are flanked by various stand-alone sketches that sometimes elaborate on minor characters.

star 8.64
203 votes
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Before We Die

#3 - Before We Die

Hanna, a fading star of a cop in the organized crime unit of the Stockholm Police. On the home front, her son has severed all ties with her, as she’s the one who caused his arrest and subsequent two-year imprisonment for drug possession. When her lover and colleague is abducted, Hanna must take over his undercover investigation of a criminal biker gang as well as protect an infiltrator. To prevent a brutal takeover in the criminal underworld, she must fight for her son’s life and break another family to save her own.

star 8.52
260 votes
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Real Humans

#4 - Real Humans

What happens when robots become so human that they can barely be distinguished from real people? When they can even be our lovers? Real Humans takes place in a parallel world to our own, in which people´s lives have been completely transformed by the new generation of robots -Hubots. Leo and Niska lead a group of rogue Hubots who are fighting for their independence. During an escape, Leo´s beloved Mimi disappears and Leo leaves the group to find her. At the same time, the Engman family decides to buy a used Hubot, something that has unexpected consequences for the entire family. Warehouse foreman Roger´s life is falling apart. His wife has left him for her Hubot-lover and all of his human coworkers have been replaced by Hubots. Roger decides to start a resistance movement to fight the threat.

star 8.27
1,295 votes
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Grotesco

#5 - Grotesco

Web Exclusive clip from the series with humor collective Grotesco. Among the members are Henrik Dorsin, Per Andersson, Emma Peters, Michael Lindgren, Emma Molin and Rikard Ulvshammar.

star 8.19
202 votes
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Wallander

#6 - Wallander

Wallander is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. It follows Wallander, a troubled detective, who lives and works in Ystad near the southern tip of Sweden.

star 8.05
878 votes
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Emil of Lonneberga

#7 - Emil of Lonneberga

Emil Svensson lives with his family on a farm called Katthult, set in the village of Lönneberga a few miles from the town of Vimmerby. His age ranges from about five to eight in the books. He has fair hair and blue eyes and looks like an angel, but is not, as he also has a prodigious knack for getting into trouble. Contrary to what most people around him think, Emil is not malicious, but does not think about the consequences of his actions. He even states at one point that "you don't make up pranks, they just happen".

star 8.04
230 votes
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The Spiral

#8 - The Spiral

The charismatic leader of an artist collective based in Copenhagen plan an art heist. He intends to steal six of the worlds most famous paintings.

star 7.88
111 votes
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Midnight Sun

#9 - Midnight Sun

Kahina Zadi, 32, a French police officer travels to Kiruna in Sweden to investigate the bestial murder of a French citizen. Together with Anders, a Swedish prosecutor of Sami origin, she begins an investigation. Soon new killings start to happen and the first victim turns out to be the tip of a very dark iceberg. The victims seemingly have nothing in common more than that they are all being killed in a well-planned and vicious manner. In their hunt for the truth, both Kahina and Anders are forced to deal with their own past that they have repressed. A personal journey through a painful past becomes the key to succeed in preventing the violent killings that affects the small mining community of Kiruna.

star 7.83
308 votes
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Jordskott

#10 - Jordskott

Police inspector Eva Thörnblad (Moa Gammel) returns to the village of Silverhöjd, seven years after her daughter Josephine disappeared beside a lake in the forest. Josephine's body was never found and it was presumed that she had drowned. Upon Eva's return, a boy is missing and Eva begins to look for similarities between this disappearance and that of her daughter. At the same time, she has to deal with the death and probate of her late father and his large timber felling and processing business, Thörnblad Cellulosa. Over the course of the series, Eva discovers that the children's disappearance is inextricably tangled with the conflict between those who want to protect the forest and the community that depends on Thörnblad Cellulosa.

star 7.63
400 votes
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The Restaurant (2017)

#11 - The Restaurant (2017)

Big changes come to a family restaurant in Stockholm after World War II as traditions fade, class divides simmer and a new generation rises up.

star 7.60
80 votes
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Pippi Longstocking

#12 - Pippi Longstocking

Pippi lives alone in Villekulla because her mother is an angel in heaven, and her father is a King on the South Sea Islands. The siblings Tommy and Annika, her friends and the 13 different TV episodes are about their adventures together.

star 7.54
139 votes
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Bonus Family

#13 - Bonus Family

A new couple, their exes and their children navigate the emotional challenges and tricky logistics of blended family life in this Swedish dramedy.

star 7.48
105 votes
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Blue Eyes

#14 - Blue Eyes

Behind the political scenes, a series of terror attacks are planned to send shock waves through the nation.

star 6.97
88 votes
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Thicker than Water (2014)

#15 - Thicker than Water (2014)

The beautiful island of Sunnanö in the Swedish archipelago is home to a popular B&B run by Anna-Lisa and her son Oskar. Anna-Lisa has summoned her daughter Jonna, an actress, and son Lasse, an opportunist, to the island. It is the first time in years that they are together again. When Anna-Lisa is found dead one morning, the siblings learn that she had terminal cancer: Her will stipulates that all three siblings must run the family B&B together for a year, or they won't inherit it at all. It is a mother’s last effort to reunite her children. But it will also confront them with the family’s unsolved past...

star 6.89
166 votes
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Fallet

#16 - Fallet

Sophie Borg is a loner who doesn’t trust anyone, she has all the answers and will not hesitate to go against her superiors direct orders. Of course, she also has a certain lack of self-awareness. The series starts with a British man being murdered with religious overtones in Borg’s hometown of Norrbacka. Borg sees one last chance at redemption, and alongside Tom Brown they must solve the case ("Fallet" meaning "The Case"), not only to save the small village from the killer’s reign of terror, but also to save their own careers.

star 6.54
89 votes
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30 Degrees In February

#17 - 30 Degrees In February

Leaving the cold and snow of Scandinavia for the warm, sandy beaches of Thailand in the dead of winter is more than a dream, more than a holiday for a handful of Swedes. It’s the beginning of a life-changing adventure, a fresh start, a new life. For the long-suffering wife of an abusive ex-pilot, it’s a chance to be treated with dignity and to taste the joys of freedom. For a lonely engineer who always dreamed of a loving family with several children, it’s the absurd plan of marrying a young Thai woman. And for an overambitious single-mother architect recovering from a stroke, it’s a possibility to relive the past with her two daughters on an island called Happiness. As their lives move deftly from one jolting event to another, they realise that while it may be impossible to completely leave their Nordic lives behind, it is possible to transcend their limits and reach satisfying moments of self-fulfilment.

star 6.18
122 votes
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Arne Dahl

#18 - Arne Dahl

Swedish crime thriller series about an elite team of detectives.

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