Club MTV
Broadcast areaEurope
Middle East
Africa
Latin America and Caribbean
Programming
Language(s)English
Picture format16:9 576i/480i (SDTV)
Ownership
OwnerParamount Networks EMEAA
Sister channelsMTV
MTV Hits
MTV Live
MTV 80s
MTV 90s
MTV 00s
History
Launched27 May 2014; 9 years ago (2014-05-27) 1 August 2023; 6 months ago (2023-08-01) (Australia)[1]
ClosedAugust 1, 2015 (Italy)
July 1, 2021 (Russia)
Former namesMTV Dance (2014–2020)

Club MTV, formerly MTV Dance, is a European pay television music channel from Paramount Networks EMEAA that was separated from the UK channel on 27 May 2014.[2] The network mainly broadcasts music videos from the electronica and techno genres, and is commercial free.

History

The channel was launched as MTV Dance on 27 May 2014, then became Club MTV from 1 June 2020. On 2 August 2015, it was removed from Sky Italia.

On 1 October 2017, MTV Dance ceased broadcasting in Benelux.[3]

On 4 October 2018, the channel was removed on Numericable along with MTV Rocks following Comedy Central launch in France.

In 2019, the channel disappeared in Portugal being substituted by MTV Live HD.

The channel was rebranded as Club MTV from 1 June 2020. VIMN EMEA applied for a new licence for the channel on 7 April 2020.[4]

On 1 March 2021, Club MTV expanded its broadcast area to the Middle East and North Africa through beIN Network.[5]

On 1 July 2021, Club MTV, MTV Hits and Spike Russia ceased broadcasting in Russia and CIS countries.[6]

On 1 August 2023, the channel replaced the Australian feed of Club MTV.

Format

Club MTV plays a selection of dance, trance, clubhouse, electronica, drum and base, rap, r'n'b, hip-hop, techno and house music. The channel does not carry advertising.

Availability

The channel is registered with RRTV in the Czech Republic, where it is registered to broadcast in Albania, Andorra, Belgium, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Croatia, Ireland, Iceland, Kosovo, Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Serbia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, South Africa, South Sudan, Cameroon, Cape, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Kinshasa), Eswatini, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Mauritius, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Central African Republic, Sudan, São Tomé and Príncipe, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. However, the channel may not be available in all countries listed.[7]

Logos

References

  1. ^ "TV Schedule | Channel Finder | Shows, Episodes | MTV Australia".
  2. ^ "Britské reklamy a teleshopping mizí z hudebních kanálů MTV | RadioTV" (in Czech). 28 May 2014. Archived from the original on 31 July 2014. Retrieved 2 August 2020.
  3. ^ Schmitt, Frédéric (21 September 2017). "TELESAT perd trois chaînes MTV". www.telesatellite.com (in French). Archived from the original on 21 September 2017. Retrieved 2 August 2020.
  4. ^ Sulisz, Janusz (9 April 2020). "MTV Dance od czerwca z nową nazwą". SATKurier.pl (in Polish). Archived from the original on 12 April 2020. Retrieved 2 August 2020.
  5. ^ "BeIN تطلق باقات وقنوات تلفزيونية جديدة قبل حلول شهر رمضان وصيف 2021".
  6. ^ "Майские изменения в операторских телевизионных пакетах".
  7. ^ https://www.rrtv.cz/files/lic/l875427.pdf[bare URL PDF]