Sub (TV channel)

Sub (formerly TVTV! and Subtv) is a Finnish TV channel owned by MTV Oy. The previous owner Alma Media sold Sub and its sister channels (MTV3, MTV Max, AVA Radio Nova and Sävelradio) to Swedish Bonnier and Proventus in 2005.

Sub
Sub new logo.svg
CountryFinland
Broadcast areaFinland
Programming
Language(s)Finnish
Picture format16:9/4:3 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Ownership
OwnerMTV Oy
(Telia Company)
Sister channelsMTV3
MTV3 HD
AVA
C More Max (HD)
C More Sport 1 (HD)
C More Sport 2 (HD)
C More Juniori
C More (HD)
History
Launched1 February 2000; 22 years ago (2000-02-01) (as TVTV!)
1 August 2001; 21 years ago (2001-08-01)
Former namesTVTV!
(February 2000 – August 2001)
Subtv
(August 2001 – January 2008)
Links
Websitewww.mtv.fi/sub
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital terrestrialChannel 6
Sub's second logo
Sub's previous logo

Programs and audienceEdit

Sub is an entertainment channel directed at teens and young adults. Programs are mostly imported and of U.S. origin. Sub also shows reruns of popular and cult TV shows. Recently, the share of domestic programming has grown remarkably.

The channel's highest viewership of all time was attracted in 2009, when the finale of Big Brother 2009 was aired.

ProgrammingEdit

Original title Country Finnish title Genre
American Idol   USA Reality
Baywatch   USA Action drama
The Ben Stiller Show   USA Comedy
Big Brother   Finland Big Brother Reality
Daisy of Love   USA Bändärille sulhanen Reality
Chuck   USA Action-comedy
The City   USA City Reality
Cold Feet   United Kingdom Rimakauhua ja rakkautta Drama
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation   USA Live action
T@gged   USA Thriller
CSI: Miami   USA Live action
The Dudesons   Finland Duudsonit Reality
King of the Hill   USA Kukkulan Kuningas Animation
Kommissar Rex   Austria Poliisikoira Rex Police drama
Marienhof   Germany Soap opera
Oggy and The Cockroaches   France Oggi ja torakat[1] Traditional animation
The Simpsons   USA Simpsonit Animated sitcom
Smallville   USA Action drama
Stargate SG-1   Canada Tähtiportti Science fiction
The X Factor USA   USA Reality
Amor Bravio   Mexico Valiant Rakkaus Live action

SubtekstiEdit

Subteksti was Sub's teletext service. It contained music news, TV schedules and interactive services like chats and mobile phone games and services.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Oggi ja torakat - Oggy and the cockroaches".

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