July 10 TV Picks: ‘Welcome to Sweden’ on NBC
TV picks for Thursday, July 10, 2014, include “Welcome to Sweden” on NBC, “Defiance” on Syfy and “Rookie Blue” on ABC.
‘Welcome to Sweden’
Based on actual events in the life of star Greg Poehler (brother to “Parks & Recreation” star Amy), this new comedy follows a New Yorker who moves to Sweden with his girlfriend. The series was shot on location in Stockholm, and co-stars Patrick Duffy and Illeana Douglas. And yes, Amy will make a guest appearance (as will Aubrey Plaza, Will Ferrell and Gene Simmons). Series premiere, 9:01 p.m. Thursday, July 10, on NBC (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
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Also on Thursday
“MLB Baseball,” 7 p.m. (ROOT): Minnesota Twins at Seattle Mariners (Live).
“Hell’s Kitchen,” 8 p.m. (Fox): The remaining contestants use leftovers to create a dish; Better Homes & Gardens Editor Laurie Buckle chooses which dish will be featured in the magazine; the contestants face elimination.
“Defiance,” 8 p.m. (Syfy): A badly shaken Pottinger orders Nolan to hunt down and destroy those responsible for the attack on his caravan; a vengeful Datak is determined to reclaim control over the family business.
“Rookie Blue,” 9 p.m. (ABC): After tracking a gun found at a frat house, Division 15 goes undercover at a bar that is supplying illegal firearms; Dov becomes suspicious of Chris’ behavior; Andy helps Sam with a missing-person case.
“Rectify,” 9 p.m. (Sundance): Daniel enjoys a taste of anonymity in Atlanta; Amantha considers a depressing new plan; Teddy reaches out to an unlikely friend.
“House Hunters International,” 10:30 p.m. (HGTV): Corporate lawyer Emerald gives up a stable job in Perth to pursue a dream in Paris with friend and fellow foodie Wallis.
The New York Times