MTV (Hungarian TV channel)

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MTV Hungary
Broadcast areaHungary
OwnerViacomCBS Networks EMEAA
Launched1 October 2007; 13 years ago (2007-10-01) (first time)
3 October 2017; 3 years ago (2017-10-03)
Closed1 December 2013; 6 years ago (2013-12-01)
Replaced byMTV Europe
WebsiteOfficial site

MTV Hungary is an Hungarian pay television channel was launched on 1 October 2007. It originally closed down on 1 December 2013. MTV Europe replaced the channel, however on October 3, 2017, some programming became available in Hungarian subtitles/dubbing. From March 2020, the Hungarian programming block was reduced to 4 hours between 17:00 to 21:00, with MTV Europe schedule taking over.

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]


External links[edit]