|Launched||1 August 1987 (as MTV Europe)
September 2000 (as MTV Netherlands)
|Owned by||Viacom International Media Networks Northern Europe|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV 16:9)
|Audience share||0.7% (2012, )|
|Replaced||MTV Europe in the Netherlands|
|Sister channel(s)||MTV Music 24
MTV Brand New
MTV Live HD
VH1 Classic Europe
Comedy Central Family
Comedy Central Extra
|Digitenne||Channel 15 (SD)|
|CanalDigitaal||Channel 18 (SD)|
|Ziggo||Channel 23 (SD/HD)|
|CAIW||Channel 25 (SD)|
|Delta||Channel 203 (SD)|
|KPN||Channel 13 (SD)
Channel 713 (HD)
|Horizon||Horizon.tv (Netherlands only)|
MTV Netherlands is a television channel broadcasting to the Dutch speaking markets in the Netherlands and Flanders. It started in September 2000. Before the start of country-specific channels, the Netherlands viewed the pan-European MTV - MTV Europe.
The channel is broadcast from the MTV Networks Benelux headquarters in Amsterdam.
MTV began its services in Europe on August 1, 1987. Under the name of MTV Europe. At the end of the 90s MTV Europe began to regionalize its MTV feeds. In September 2000 the localized MTV Netherlands started.
On May 14, 2009 MTV launched its first HD channel in the Netherlands. MTVN HD started on the CAIW cable network and on CanalDigitaal satellite TV. In 2010 followed by the larger cable network UPC Netherlands (May 3). The N stood for Nickelodeon. The channel combined the programs of MTV and Nickelodeon.
On July 1, 2011 MTVN HD changed into MTV Live HD, dropping the programs of Nickelodeon because in many European countries a separate HD-simulcast of Nickelodeon began. In September of that same year Ziggo added MTV Live HD to its line-up.
Current Local Shows
- Top 7 @ 7
- MTV Breakfast Club
- 3 From 1
- Night Videos
Former Local Shows
- MTV News
- Rock Chart
- UK Top 10
- M is for Music
- MTV Live
- 16 and Pregnant
- Engine Room
- Euro Top 20
- The Real World
- Best Show Ever
- The City
- The Hills
- True Life
- Wanna come in?
- The X Effect
- Paris Hilton My New BFF
- Scream Queens
Additional Channels in the Netherlands
- MTV Music 24
- MTV Brand New
- MTV Hits
- MTV Rocks
- MTV Dance
- VH1 Europe
- VH1 Classic Europe
- Comedy Central (SD and HD)
- Comedy Central Family
- Comedy Central Extra
- Nickelodeon (SD and HD)
- Nick Jr.
- Nick Hits
Defunct Channels in the Netherlands
- MTV Networks launches new channels - MTVNetworks.nl
- "Jaarrapport 2012" (PDF). Stichting Kijk Onderzoek.
- "MTV Netherlands Info". MTV NL Facebook. Retrieved October 1, 2012.
- Jarco Kriek (May 14, 2009). "CAIW breidt digitaal zenderaanbod verder uit". Totaal TV.
- Jarco Kriek (April 27, 2010). "Eén HD en MTVN HD versterken HD-aanbod UPC". Totaal TV.
- Jarco Kriek (June 1, 2011). "MTVN HD wordt MTV Live HD". Totaal TV.
- "Ziggo komt per 1 september met meer HD zenders". HDTV Nieuws. June 27, 2011.
- Jarco Kriek (March 8, 2012). "Nickelodeon HD en Comedy Central HD bij UPC van start". Totaal TV.
- Jarco Kriek (September 5, 2012). "Meer HD-kanalen bij KPN". Totaal TV.