MTV Plus

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MTV Plus
Launched18 October 2009 (Greece)
17 May 2010 (Italy)
Closed1 March 2011 (Italy)
12 December 2011 (Greece)
Owned byViacom
Picture format4:3 (576i SDTV)
CountryGreece
Italy
LanguageGreek
Italian
English
Replaced byMTV Music (Italy)
Nickelodeon Plus (Greece)
Sister channel(s)MTV Greece
Nick Jr.
MTV Music
Nickelodeon

MTV Plus was a Greek free-to-air television channel, owned by Viacom. It was also distributed in Italy from 17 May 2010 until 1 March 2011, when it was replaced by MTV Music.

History[edit]

The channel was launched in Greece on 18 October 2009. Its inauguration party was held in "Vogue" Club in Thessaloniki on 17 December 2009, with the guest appearance of British dance band Freemasons and some Greek bands such as C Real and Stavento. MTV+ was available on DTT in Thessaloniki, northern Greece. Its programming was similar to its sister channel MTV Greece. MTV+ used MTV's then global branding. The Greek version was closed down on 12 December 2011, replaced by Nickelodeon Plus.

Launch in Italy[edit]

The Greek channel started to be distributed as a free-to-air network on Italy DTT in May 2010 and on Sky Italia on 18 October 2010. It closed down on 1 March 2011, replaced by MTV Music.[1]

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