MTV3 is a Finnish private television station, operated by Bonnier and Proventus. MTV stands for Mainos Televisio ( TV advertising ). The market share in 2010 was 21.6%. The logo of MTV3 is the eye of an owl, which replaced the older owl logo in 2003.
On August 13, 1957 MTV3 was founded as MTV Oy Mainos under the TV - Reklam Ab, and is the third oldest private television in Europe. Initially, the program consisted of only MTV airtime on a shared transmitter to 1986 Kolmoskanava ( TV3 ) in collaboration with YLE and Nokia originated. In 1993, MTV TV3 shares of YLE and Nokia. Alma Media Oy sold MTV and the daughter MTV3 , Subtv, Urheilukanava and Radio Nova in 2005 to the Swedish group Bonnier and Proventus.
2006, several digital TV channels are started: MTV3 Max, MTV3 Leffa, MTV3 Fakta and Subtv Juniori.
It broadcasts in addition to Finnish and international series and shows, for example:
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
- The Simpsons
- Huomenta Suomi ( Good Morning Finland)
- Prison Break
- Salatut elämät (Secret Life )
- South Park
- The Apprentice
- W - tyyli
MTV3 has a youth offshoot called Sub, a sports channel called Urheilukanava and another daughter Channel: MTV3 and Radio Nova .
The digital satellite channel TV Finland is operated jointly with YLE.