MTV (Hungary)

MTV Hungary
Launched 1 October 2007 (2007-10-01) (first time)
3 October 2017 (2017-10-03)
Closed 1 December 2013 (2013-12-01)
Owned by Viacom International Media Networks Europe
Audience share 0,2% (2011., [1])
Country Hungary
Broadcast area Hungary
Replaced by MTV Europe
Website Official site

MTV Hungary is a television channel broadcasting to Hungary. It started on October 1, 2007 and ceased broadcasting in December 1, 2013. It was re-launched on October 3, 2017. The channel is available on cable/digital television and hosts a number of localised programming and presenters.

Local shows

International shows

MTV trademark suit

Magyar Televízió, Hungary's public broadcaster who has a trademark on the initials MTV, registered with the Hungarian copyright office, sued the American MTV (Music Television) network for trademark infringement when the Hungarian version of the music channel was launched in 2007. The suit is still ongoing.

Additional channels from MTV Networks Europe in Hungary


  1. "Csatornanézettség - 2011: Az 50 legnézettebb hazai TV adó" (in Hungarian). 2012-03-11. Retrieved 2012-08-29.
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