Stöð 2

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Stöð 2
The Stöð 2 logo
Launched9 October 1986
Owned bySýn
WebsiteOfficial Site

Stöð 2 is an Icelandic television channel, owned and operated by Sýn. Founded in 1986, it was the first privately owned television station in Iceland following the lifting of the state monopoly on television broadcasting. Sister channels under the Stöð 2 name include Stöð 2 Sport and Stöð 2 Bíó. Stöð 2 is second oldest private television station in the Nordic countries, after MTV3 in Finland.


Icelandic programmes[edit]


  • Fréttir, an evening news program, every evening at 6:30 pm
  • Ísland í dag, "Iceland Today", a daily magazine covering various aspects of life in Iceland such as politics, culture and entertainment. It also includes sport, news and weather
  • Spaugstofan, comedy show
  • Sjálfstætt fólk, "independent people" interview program with Jón Ársæll Þórðarson and Steingrímur Jón Þórðarson
  • Algjör sveppi
  • Stóru málin


Imported programming[edit]

Most of the foreign programs are from United States, Australia or United Kingdom, with programmes are include:


For children[edit]

Children's programmes include:

See also[edit]

External links[edit]