MTV (Hungarian TV channel)

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MTV Hungary
Launched1 October 2007; 11 years ago (2007-10-01) (first time)
3 October 2017; 23 months ago (2017-10-03)
Closed1 December 2013; 5 years ago (2013-12-01)
Owned byViacom International Media Networks Europe
Audience share0,2% (2011., [1])
Broadcast areaHungary
Replaced byMTV Europe
WebsiteOfficial site

MTV Hungary is an Hungarian pay television channel that was launched on 1 October 2007. It originally closed down on 1 December 2013. It was re-launched on October 3, 2017, replacing the localised variant of music channel VIVA.

Local shows[edit]

  • Swung
  • Alternative Nation
  • Be My DJ
  • MTV Blokk
  • Top Selection
  • Rock Chart
  • Headbangers Ball
  • brand:new
  • Korai Dalömlés ( Morning Glory )

International shows[edit]

MTV trademark suit[edit]

Magyar Televízió, Hungary's public broadcaster who has a trademark on the initials MTV, registered with the Hungarian copyright office, sued the American MTV (Music Television) network for trademark infringement when the Hungarian version of the music channel was launched in 2007. The suit is still ongoing.

Additional channels from MTV Networks Europe in Hungary[edit]


  1. ^ "Csatornanézettség - 2011: Az 50 legnézettebb hazai TV adó" (in Hungarian). 2012-03-11. Retrieved 2012-08-29.

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