MTV Hungary

Not to be confused with the Hungarian public broadcaster Magyar Televízió, often abbreviated to MTV.
MTV Hungary
Launched October 2007
Owned by MTV Networks Europe
Audience share 0,2% (2011., [1])
Country Hungary
Website Official site

MTV Hungary was a television channel broadcasting to Hungary. It started on October 1, 2007 and ceased broadcasting in January 2014. The channel is available on cable/digital television and hosts a number of localised programming and presenters.

According to RRTV Viacom International Media Networks handed back its licence to broadcast a Hungarian version of the channel. MTV Hungary has been replaced with MTV Europe since January 8, 2014.[2]

Local shows

  • Swung
  • Alternative Nation
  • Be My DJ
  • MTV Blokk
  • Top Selection

  • Rock Chart
  • Headbangers Ball
  • brand:new
  • Korai Dalömlés ( Morning Glory )

International shows

  • A Shot at Love
  • MTV at the Movies
  • From G's to Gents
  • My life as Liz
  • Paris Hilton's My New BFF

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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