Kanal 5Last updated on January 23, 2013
Kanal 5 started broadcasting live on 27 March 1989 as Nordic Channel. It was acquired in 1991 by the SBS Broadcasting Group and was renamed as TV5. Due to the comflicts and the created confusion with the French TV5, it was shortly renamed again as TV5 Nordic. In 1994, the TV channel became Femman, standing for The Five in the English language. Finnaly, on February 1996 it was rebranded as Kanal 5. It is being now owned and operated by the German media mogul ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG. Kanal 5 reaches a market share of around 8%. It is available terrestrial as part of the Boxer Group on channel 5. The programming is mainly dedicated to teens and teenagers. It mainly consists of movies, series and entertainmentl programs. Most of the productions are being imported from the US.For more details on the channel, Kanal 5 online broadcast or specific details such as tv shows, schedules or vod please check the official website. The TV online programming includes shows and programmes like Dolce VIta, Desperate Housewives, Fringe, Hannibal. Kanal 5 online stream is aired live from Stockholm.