Most Popular TV Channels In Sweden, Denmark and Norway
Watching television shows is one way to de-stress people. That’s why it has become a habit for everyone to watch at least a television show before ending the day. However, in the advent of technology, more channels are leading the way and there are more means to watch a television show. For example, Online TV has also become popular. Despite the decline of viewership on traditional TV channels, there are still avid watchers. Below is the list of popular television shows in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway.
Swedish TV shows are getting popular for the past years because of their diverse and unique storylines. However, aside from watching TV series, there are some people who wanted to watch the news, sports or even informative content. Below are the popular TV channels in Sweden based on audience share.
1. SVT1 - a primary TV station in Sweden which was operated by Swedish public service broadcaster called Sveriges Television. It owns 24.5% of Sweden’s audience share.
2. TV4 – a primary TV station broadcasting in Sweden which was owned by TV4 AB. It is a subsidiary of Bonnier Broadcasting Group. It began its operation in 1990. It owns 23.6% of the audience share.
3. SVT2 – one of the two TV channels operated by Sveriges Television. It was the most watch channel for years but now shows minority programming compared to SVT1. It owns 6.3% of the audience.
4. Kanal 5 – a commercial TV channel owned by SBS Discovery Media. This channel focuses on providing entertainment to young people. It owns 6.1% of the audience share.
Denmark TV shows have a grip to its audience which offers various contents aside from TV series. They also offer lifestyle contents, informative shows, music, sports, and action. Below are top 2 television channels with most viewership in Denmark. Other channels have a wide gap between the two in terms of audience share.
1. TV2 – a government-owned channel broadcasted in Denmark. It has a market share of 241. It started its operation in 1988.
2. DR1 – the flagship TV channel of Danish Broadcasting Corporation. It was the first TV channel broadcasted in 1951. Its current audience share is 23.6%.
Norwegian TV shows are odd but in a good way. They will keep you at the edge of your seat because of its confrontations, scenarios, and storyline. Norwegian TV channels have been on a tight competition in getting the highest audience share. There are three channels fighting for it:
1. NRK1 – it is the main television channel of Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. It started its broadcast in 1960. The number 1 after NRK was intentionally used to differentiate itself from NRK2. NRK1 is the oldest and largest TV channel in Norway. It owns 26.2% of audience share.
2. TV2 – a free-to-air TV channel in Norway. Most of its foreign shows contain subtitles rather than dubbing it. It owns 15.1% of audience share.
3. TVNORGE – is a Norwegian TV channel started its broadcast in 1988. It’s the youngest TV channel in Norway compared to the abovementioned channels. It owns 8.4% of the audience share.
Denmark, Norway, and Sweden are like other countries which have a friendly competition in terms of getting the highest audience share in TV channels. Despite the rise of streaming channels, TV channels will not become obsolete any soon because TV corporations are planning well to make their presence felt.