|Launched||1 May 2005|
|Closed||31 December 2011|
|Owned by||Viacom International Media Networks Northern Europe|
|Picture format||16:9 576i (SDTV)|
|Broadcast area|| Netherlands |
|Sister channel(s)|| TMF |
MTV Brand New
MTV Music 24
VH1 Classic Europe
Comedy Central Family
Comedy Central Extra
|TMF.nl||Watch live (closed)|
TMF NL was a digital music television channel of MTV Networks Benelux that broadcast on all major digital platforms in the Netherlands and Belgium from 2005 to 2011. The station was presented along with three other digital channels of MTV Networks, namely TMF Pure, TMF Party and Nick Jr., and started on 1 May 2005.The channel only played videos by Dutch artists and was a spin-off of successful Dutch music channel TMF.
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is the international division of Viacom. The company oversees the production, broadcasting and promotion of key Viacom brands outside of the United States. These brands include MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET, VIVA, Colors and Game One.
The Netherlands is a country located mainly in Northwestern Europe. The European portion of the Netherlands consists of twelve separate provinces that border Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, with maritime borders in the North Sea with Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom. Including three island territories in the Caribbean Sea—Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba— it forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The official language is Dutch, but a secondary official language in the province of Friesland is West Frisian.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe. It is bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest, and the North Sea to the northwest. It covers an area of 30,688 square kilometres (11,849 sq mi) and has a population of more than 11.4 million. The capital and largest city is Brussels; other major cities are Antwerp, Ghent, Charleroi and Liège.
On TMF NL was non stop music broadcast on Dutch soil. The channel was on December 31, 2011,as well as the other activities of TMF Nederland ceased.
Television in the Netherlands was officially introduced in 1951. In the Netherlands, the television market is divided between a number of commercial networks, such as RTL Nederland, and a system of public broadcasters sharing three channels, NPO 1, NPO 2, and NPO 3. Imported programmes, as well as news interviews with responses in a foreign language, are almost always shown in their original language, with subtitles.
The Music Factory (TMF) was an originally Dutch brand of television and radio channels operated focusing on pop music. It was similar to the American MTV which took over TMF in 2001.
TMF was a music video and entertainment channel in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The channel was owned by Viacom International Media Networks and was originally a Dutch channel. Formed after the two other TMF stations, which are based in mainland Europe, the channel was created to counter against EMAP's The Hits channel on the new free-to-air digital terrestrial television service Freeview in 2002.
Anouk Teeuwe, professionally known by the mononym Anouk, is a Dutch singer-songwriter and record producer. After her breakthrough in 1997 with the single "Nobody's Wife", she had numerous hit singles in the Dutch and Belgian charts, such as "R U Kiddin' Me", "Michel", "Girl", "Lost", "Modern World", "Three Days in a Row", and "Woman".
Viacom International Media Networks is a subsidiary of Viacom. The unit was launched as MTV Networks Europe in 1987. Today, VIMN Europe consists of the brands Viacom International Media Networks UK, Northern & Eastern Europe and Viacom International Networks Southern & Western Europe, Middle-East and Africa.
TMF was a 24-hour music channel operated by Viacom International Media Networks in the Netherlands. The channel was previously in every standard TV package, but it is ceased operating on 1 September 2011. The channels operations were based in Amsterdam. The channel was previously known as TMF6 and TMF9 respectively.
MTV2 Pop was a German music channel. It launched on 1 May 2001, taking over the transponder left by the analogue service of MTV UK and Ireland when it closed down. It replaced VH1 Germany. The channel mainly focused on Europop and eurodance music.
The Dutch version of Nickelodeon, broadcasting in the Netherlands and the Flanders region of Belgium, launched on 14 July 2003. In addition to the general Nickelodeon programmes, local productions such as ZOOP, Het Huis Anubis, Het Huis Anubis en de Vijf van het Magische Zwaard and SuperNick are also broadcast. The Dutch Kids' Choice Awards were presented in 2004, 2005 and 2007, featuring nominees that are relevant to Dutch audiences. In 2010 the American Kids' Choice Awards aired, which included categories for the Netherlands and Flanders inserted into the broadcast.
MTV Hits was a 24-hour subscription music channel focused on hit music and viewer interaction. The channel first launched in Australia in April 2007, and later launched in New Zealand on 1 December 2011. The channel ultimately closed on 1 December 2015 to be replaced in all markets by MTV Music.
MTV is a Dutch free-to-air television channel broadcasting in the Netherlands. It launched as MTV NL on 12 September 2000. Before the start of country-specific channels, the Pan-European version of MTV aired in the Netherlands.
Viva was a music television channel in the United Kingdom and Ireland, owned by Viacom International Media Networks Europe. The channel launched on 26 October 2009, replacing TMF, and ceased broadcasting on 31 January 2018.
MTV is a pay television channel operated by Viacom International Media Networks Europe, available in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Nick Music(formerly known as Nick Hits) is a pay television music channel for children in the Netherlands and Flanders. The channel is aimed at children from 5 to 15 years old and plays only music. The channel launched as Nick Hits on 2 August 2007 and was rebranded by Nick Music on 1 February 2017. It plays music from popular kid friendly groups both internationally like Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Miranda Cosgrove, Christina Aguilera, Pixie Lott, Robbie Williams, Sugababes and The Jonas Brothers as well as local groups like ZirkusZirkus, Jan Smit, Nick & Simon, Ch!pz, KUS and Djumbo.
Comedy Central is a Dutch free-to-air television channel based on the American channel of the same name. The channel is available on cable, digital terrestrial, IPTV, and satellite operators in the Netherlands. It broadcasts many imports as well as original programming. There is another, 24 hours a day broadcasting, Comedy Central channel available in the Netherlands, named Comedy Central Extra. This channel is only available as pay TV.
MTV Belgium is the Flemish version of MTV. The channel's audience is somewhat older than that of The Music Factory (TMF) and focuses more on alternative music.
XITE is a Dutch interactive television channel that airs 24-hour pop hits non-stop. The channel now reaches more than 15 million households in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Qatar and Canada. At the end of 2015, XITE released the world's first Personalized Music Television service, which allows viewers to like and skip music videos, and personalize existing expert-curated channels or build a music channel themselves. Moreover, XITE has its own production department specialized in making original and branded music content.
MTV Music 24 is a Dutch pay television music channel of MTV. The programming consists of non-stop music videos 24-hours a day.
TMF Pure was a digital TV channel of MTV Networks Benelux.
TMF Dance was a digital theme channel part of MTV Networks Benelux.
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