|Country||Netherlands and Belgium|
|Picture format||16:9 576i (SDTV)|
|Owner||Viacom International Media Networks Northern Europe|
|Sister channels|| TMF |
MTV Brand New
MTV Music 24
VH1 Classic Europe
Comedy Central Family
Comedy Central Extra
|Launched||1 May 2005|
|Closed||31 December 2011|
|Former names||TMF Party (2005-2008)|
|TMF.nl||Watch live (closed)|
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The channel, along with the channels TMF Pure, TMF NL, and Nick Jr., launched on 1 May 2005.The purpose of the TMF Dance was to play a nonstop mix of dance music. On 31 December 2011 all TMF channels, including TMF Dance, were closed down due to MTV strengthening its own brand.
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