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TV 2 is a Norwegian free-to-air television channel. Its headquarters are located in Bergen. TV 2 began test broadcasting on 13 November 1991, and a year later, it was officially launched on 5 September 1992, became Norway's first commercial free-to-air television channel. In 1992, TV 2 A/S was admitted as full active member of the European Broadcasting Union. As is common with television (and cinema) in Norway, most foreign-language shows and segments of local programmes with foreign language dialogues (e.g. interviews with foreigners) are subtitled in Norwegian, not dubbed (with a notable exception being children's programmes). Since 2012, TV 2 is owned by one of its co-founders, the Copenhagen-based Scandinavian media company Egmont Group.

TV 2
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Launched13 November 1991
Owned byTV 2 Group (Egmont Group)
Picture format720p HDTV
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Audience share18.3% (2016, [1])
CountryNorway
HeadquartersBergen
Sister channel(s)TV 2 Zebra, TV 2 Nyhetskanalen, TV 2 Sport, TV 2 Barclays Premier League, TV 2 Livsstil, TV 2 Sumo, TV 2 Humor
Websitewww.tv2.no
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital terrestrial television
92% household coverage
Satellite
Canal DigitalChannel 5
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TV 2 HDEdit

TV 2 started broadcasting in high-definition on 25 June 2009. Initially, the channel was only available on the terrestrial RiksTV platform. The first programme broadcast in HD was Allsang på grensen. Other broadcasts in HD during 2009 include Tour de France, Friday and Saturday movies, Sunday night football, Jakten på kjærligheten, Skal vi danse and American series such as Grey's Anatomy, Cleaners, Scrubs, Brothers & Sisters, Modern Family and Criminal Minds.[1] TV2 also produces original programming, including the award-winning show Gylne tider.

TV 2 HD is transmitted in 720p50.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TV 2 går i HD fra 25. juni". TV 2. June 16, 2009.

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