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Encyclopedia > Kanal 5 (Sweden)
Kanal 5
Launched 1989
Owned by SBS Broadcasting Group
Audience share 8.5 % (Nov '06, MMS)
Slogan Roligare TV
Country Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
Broadcast area Flag of Sweden Sweden
Formerly called Nordic Channel, TV5, TV5 Nordic, Femman
Website http://www.kanal5.se/
Availability
Terrestrial
Boxer TV Access Channel 5
Satellite
Canal Digital
Cable
Com Hem

Kanal 5 is a Swedish commercial television channel. It is owned by the media corporation SBS Broadcasting. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Scandinavian Broadcasting System Broadcasting Group (normally referred to as just SBS) is one of Europe’s leading broadcasting groups, operating commercial television, premium pay channels, radio stations and related print businesses in Western and Central and Eastern Europe. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Boxer TV Access is the Swedish digital terrestrial television (DTT) pay-TV-provider. ... Canal Digital was founded in March 1997 as a joint venture between the French pay-TV company CANAL+ and the Norwegian state-telecommunications operator Telenor. ... Com Hem, Com Hem Communications AB of Sweden, supplies triple play services that include cable TV, Digital television, broadband and telephony. ... The term television channel generally refers to either a television station or its cable/satellite counterpart (both outlined below). ... SBS Broadcasting Group is one of Europe’s leading broadcasting groups, operating commercial television, premium pay channels, radio stations and related print businesses in Western and Central and Eastern Europe. ...


The station was launched in 1989 as The Nordic Channel. In 1991, it was renamed TV5, and was subsequently renamed Femman in 1994 before becoming Kanal 5 in 1996. 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


The channel is the home of a lot of popular shows:

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External links

  • Official site (Swedish)
Swedish television channels
SVT: SVT1 | SVT2 | SVT24 | Barnkanalen | Kunskapskanalen | UR | SVT HD
TV4: TV4 | TV4 Plus | TV400 | TV4 Film | TV4 Fakta | TV4 Guld | TV4 Komedi | Sport-Expr. | TV4 HD
MTG: TV3 | TV6 | TV8 | ZTV | TV1000 | Viasat Sport | Nature/Crime | Explorer | History
SBS: Kanal 5 | Kanal 9 | Canal + | The Voice
Discovery | Eurosport | MTV | Nickelodeon | Cartoon | Disney Channel | Star! | Showtime | Silver | TV7 | Kanal Lokal | Axess | DiTV | National Geographic | History Channel

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