TV5 (Finland)

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Launched12 March 2004 (relaunched 10 September 2008)
Owned bySBS Discovery Media
(Discovery Communications)
Picture format16:9
Audience share2.6% (2011, [1])
SloganWe love to entertain you
Broadcast area90,4% of Finland
HeadquartersHelsinki, Finland
Formerly calledVIISI
(March 2004 - November 2004)
TV Viisi
(September 2008 - August 2011)
Sister channel(s)Kutonen (Finland)
Frii (Finland)
TLC (Finland)
DigitaChannel 7
DNAChannel 27 (HD)
Canal DigitalChannel 7
DNAChannel 7
Channel 27 (HD)
ElisaChannel 7
TeliaChannel 7
Channel 27 (HD)
LumotvChannel 7
AnviaChannel 7
MaxivisionChannel 7
ElisaChannel 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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