RTL Klub, the national commercial television started broadcasting in October 1997 and is currently the market leading channel in Hungary. RTL Klub is a member of RTL Group, Europe’s leading entertainment network that is present in several countries with 59 channels and 31 radio stations. The company based in Luxembourg is also interested in operating television channels and radio stations besides Hungary among others in Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain and Croatia, and it is a producer of popular talent shows, quizzes, dramas and soap operas.
The RTL Group also has interest in RTLII, Cool, Film+, Sorozat+, RTL+ and RTL GOLD Hungarian channels as well as Muzsika TV.
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It is one of the most watched national commercial channels among the most important target groups for advertisers, with its outstanding film sortiment, the latest blockbusters, series and popular, successful domestic productions. DATA Number of households: 3 830 378 Applicable law: Hungarian law Airtime: 00.00 - 24.00 Channel’s launch date: 7 October 1997 Themes: General entertainment Actual program: Híradó (News), Fókusz, A mi kis falunk (Our little village), Drága örökösök (Precious heirs), X-Faktor, A Konyhafőnök VIP, Barátok közt (Among friends), Házon kívül (Outside of the house)
One of the most popular second generation channels of Hungary. Cool is a constantly renewed, dynamically developing channel that offers its viewers first of all series and successful films. DATA Number of households: 3 421 967 Airtime: 00.00 - 00.00 Channel’s launch date: 15 September 2003 Actual program: Bones, Criminal Minds, A mi kis falunk (Our little village), A tanár (The teacher), Monk, Dr. Murphy, Major Crimes, Lethal Weapon, Without a Trace
One of the leading film channels of Hungary. In its sortiment are blockbusters and most watched films that offer quality entertainment for anyone who wants to have a cinema experience in their living room. DATA Number of households: 3 427 932 Airtime: 00.00 - 00.00 Channel’s launch date: 15 September 2003 Themes: Film channel Actual program: Action films, blockbusters, comedies
The general entertaining second generation channel has premium self-produced shows and the top of the world’s series assortment to offer. DATA Number of households: 3 420 471 Airtime: 00.00 - 00.00 Channel’s launch date: 1 October 2012 Themes: General Actual program: Éjjel-Nappal Budapest (Budapest Day and Night), Showder Klub, A gyanú árnyékában (Shadow of a Doubt), Segítség, bajban vagyok! (Help me, I’m in trouble!), Vacsoracsata (Dinner fight), Hagyjál főzni (Let me cook)
For RTL +, entertainment is the most important aspect and its aim is to provide all ages with a program they like. Its program includes Hungarian self-produced content, sci-fi and comedy series. DATA Number of households: 3 238 831 Airtime: 00.00 - 00.00 Channel’s launch date: 2 April 2008 Actual program: Cobra 11, Medicopter 117, Győzike Show, Benny Hill, Let’s laugh, Mr. Bean, Nyerő páros (Winning couple), Gyertek át (Come over)
Sorozat+ is a channel for series junkies. It is made for those who can not live without sequels. Sorozat+ has a program for every family member to enjoy. Sorozat+ offers Latin American telenovelas and American, European top series. DATA Number of households: 2 939 071 Airtime: 00.00 - 00.00 Channel’s launch date: 2 April 2008 Actual program: Columbo, Midsomer Murder, ER, Moonlighting, Who’s that girl?, Ghost Whisperer
It is a unique channel with unique content on the Hungarian market and with self-produced talk shows, games shows and telenovelas in its focus. DATA Number of households: 2 837 042 Airtime: 00.00 - 24.00 Channel’s launch date: 2 April 2018 Themes: Talkshow and gameshow channel Actual program: Anikó show, Mónika, Balázs show, Don't mess with an Angel, Silver (Gümüs), King of Cattle (O Rei do Gado), Elif
A diverse and cheerful music channel that offers a great mixture of traditional and modern music, also presenting the top of wedding night, dance, pop, disco and light opera music. DATA Number of households: 3 285 051 Airtime: 06.00 - 00.00 Channel’s launch date: 6 November 2009 Actual program: Házibuli Attilával (House party with Attila), Zenés randevú Balázs Palival (Musical date with Balázs Pali), Szívküldi (Sent from the heart), Kívánságkosár (Wish basket).