TV5 (Finland)

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Launched 12 March 2004 (relaunched 10 September 2008)
Owned by SBS Discovery Media
(Discovery Communications)
Picture format 16:9
Audience share 2.6% (2011, [1])
Slogan We love to entertain you
Country Finland
Broadcast area 90,4% of Finland
Headquarters Helsinki, Finland
Formerly called VIISI
(March 2004 - November 2004)
TV Viisi
(September 2008 - August 2011)
Sister channel(s) Kutonen (Finland)
Frii (Finland)
TLC (Finland)
Digita Channel 7
DNA Channel 27 (HD)
Canal Digital Channel 7
DNA Channel 7
Channel 27 (HD)
Elisa Channel 7
Telia Channel 7
Channel 27 (HD)
Lumotv Channel 7
Anvia Channel 7
Maxivision Channel 7
Elisa Channel 7

TV5 (TV Five) is a Finnish television channel owned and operated by SBS Discovery Media. The channel launched on March 2004 but it was replaced by The Voice TV Finland in November 2004. It started operating again in September 2008 on the same channel as The Voice. It transmitted every day from 6 pm to 1 am. In the fall of 2010, TV5 started using the same logo, identity, graphics, and branding as Kanal 5, a channel in Sweden also owned by SBS Discovery. TV5 and The Voice became separate channels on April 1, 2011. After that TV5 became the fastest growing channel, by viewers, in Finland in 2011.


TV5 airs feature films, series and documentaries.


  1. ^ "Results From The TV Audience Measurement". Finnpanel. Retrieved 3 February 2012.

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