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TV2 (Hungarian TV channel)

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TV2 is a Hungarian free-to-air television channel operating since 4 October 1997, providing a large variety of programming. It was owned by ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE until early 2014 when it was sold to two investors and then to Andrew G. Vajna in 2015. Vajna died on 20 January 2019, and then the whole group was sold to József Vida on June 2019. It is rivaling with RTL Klub for the first place in Hungarian television ratings. Among its most popular self-produced shows were Megasztár ("Mega Star", an adaptation of Pop Idol), and the daily prime time soap Jóban Rosszban, and US shows like Desperate Housewives, NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, Numb3rs, Heroes, Smallville, House M.D., Ghost Whisperer and Lipstick Jungle. TV2 is aired throughout Hungary.

TV2
TV2 logo.png
Launched4 October 1997
Owned byTV2 Group (József Vida)
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
CountryHungary
Broadcast areaHungary, Romania
HeadquartersBudapest, Hungary
Sister channel(s)FEM3, Mozi+, Super TV2, Spíler 1 TV, Spíler 2 TV, Izaura TV, Zenebutik, PRIME, LiChi TV, Kiwi TV, Humor+, Jocky TV, Moziverzum
Websitetv2.hu
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital terrestrial televisionChannel 11
Cable
UPC RomaniaChannel 753 (digital with DVR)
Channel 186 (digital)

Its parent company, the TV2 Group, which was formed in 2013 replacing MTM-SBS, operates a portfolio which includes TV2 and its 14 sister channels. The sister channels are Super TV2, FEM3, Mozi+, Zenebutik, Izaura TV, Spíler 1 TV, Spíler 2 TV, PRIME, LiChi TV, Kiwi TV, Humor+, Jocky TV and Moziverzum. TV2 also operated Irisz TV, which timeshared with Chellomedia's Zone Club and was broadcast at primetime between 13 September 2004 and New Year's Eve 2006, and PRO4, which was launched on 3 January 2011, and was replaced by Mozi+ on 11 July 2016.

TV2 was one of the channels that was carried on the national analogue terrestrial service, along with M1, RTL Klub and the local channels, but those transmitters were shut down on 2 zones, on 31 July and 31 October 2013 respectively.

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ProgrammingEdit

Current programmingEdit

SeriesEdit

Original title Hungarian title Type Original country
Under the dome A búra alatt Drama United States
The Good Wife A férjem védelmében Drama United States
Early Edition A kiválasztott - Az amerikai látnok Drama United States
Fairly Legal Békétlen békítő Comedy-drama United States
Bűnök és szerelmek Bűnök és szerelmek Drama Hungary
Családi titkok Családi titkok Docu-reality Hungary
Betrugsfälle Csapdába csalva Docu-reality Germany
L.A. Doctors Doktorok Drama United States
Law and Order: LA Esküdt ellenségek: Los Angeles Drama United States
Grimm Grimm Drama United States
Jóban Rosszban Jóban Rosszban Drama Hungary
Royal Pains Luxusdoki Comedy-drama United States
Monk Monk - Flúgos nyomozó Comedy-drama United States
NCIS NCIS Drama United States
NCIS: Los Angeles NCIS - Los Angeles Drama United States
The Event Összeesküvés Science-fiction United States
Ringer Ringer - A vér kötelez Drama United States
Elementary Sherlock és Watson Drama United States
Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye Sue Thomas: FBI Drama United States
Desperate Housewives Született feleségek Comedy United States
Xena: Warrior Princess Xena Fantasy United States
New Zealand
7th Heaven 7th Heaven Family-drama United States
Flashpoint Flashpoint Action Canada
Joey Joey Sitcom United States

ShowsEdit

Title In English Type English version
9 hónap 9 months Lifestyle -
A Szépségkirálnyő The Beauty Queen Beauty contest -
Aktív Active Celebrity news -
Aktív extra Active Extra Celebrity news -
Az ének iskolája The School of Song Talent show Masterclass
Babavilág Baby World Lifestyle -
Én is menyasszony vagyok! I'm a Bride Too! Reality -
Frizbi Hajdú Péterrel Frisbee with Péter Hajdú Late night talk show -
Hal a tortán Fish on the Cake Reality Come Dine With Me
Magyarország, jövünk! Hungary, Here We Come! Travel -
Megasztár Megastar Talent show Pop Idol
Mokka Mocha Breakfast television -
Mr. és Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Game show All-Star Mr & Mrs
Napló Diary News -
Tények Facts News -
The Voice - Magyarország hangja The Voice of Hungary Talent show The Voice

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