MTV (Spain)

MTV España
2011-present logo.
Launched 10 September 2000
Owned by MTV Networks Europe
Picture format 16:9, 576i (SDTV)
Broadcast area Spain, Andorra
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Sister channel(s) MTV Live HD
MTV Base
MTV Dance
MTV Hits
MTV Rocks
VH1 Europe

MTV España (MTV Spain) is the Spanish-speaking version of the popular 24-hour music and youth entertainment channel. MTV España is available on digital satellite Pay-TV offer Digital+, IPTV, many cable networks and from September 2010 on digital terrestrial television (DTT - TDT in Spanish) for free (the second version to do so after MTV Italia).


  • MTV España was launched in September 2000 replacing the existing feed of MTV Europe with the region.
  • The channel broadcasts a range of music and popular culture programming.
  • The channel is located in Madrid at the Viacom studios, but it is controlled by MTV Networks Europe in London, United Kingdom.


  • Johann Wald (Top20 MTV Hits, Top20 MTV Selection)
  • Laura Hayden (Top20 MTV Hits, Top20 MTV Selection)
  • Duo Kie (MTV Tuning España)

Current Developments

  • As of September 2010, MTV Spain will be available to homes throughout the country through digital terrestrial television through an agreement between Viacom and Vocento. In recent years other popular channels such as the Disney Channel have become free-to-air in Spain increasing viewership and revenue.
  • FTA channel MTV Spain in Las Palmas (Canary Islands) ceased on 7 January 2014. (shopping) is new and occupies its bandwidth in the Viacom multiplex (with Paramount Channel movies) although it does not have the same place in the channel line-up.

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