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TV2 Media Group

The TV2 Media Group, formed in 2016, is a key player on the Hungarian media landscape. The group currently boasts a portfolio of 14 TV channels covering a huge variety of genres, which reach all commercially significant target audiences.

The TV2 Group entered the international market in 2020, following the acquisition of three TV channels from the Slovenian Planet TV television network on October 1st: Planet TV, Planet2 and Planet EVA.

TV2 Media Group achieved strong financial results at the end of 2022 with a revenue of 47.3 billion Hungarian forints (approximately equals to €121 million) and profit after tax of 1.2 billion Hungarian forints (approximately equals to €3 million). TV2 Media Group is financially independent.

The group employs about 400 permanent staff in Hungary and Slovenia.


Pavel Stantchev joined TV2 Media Group as CEO in 2019, and as of 2020 he is also the CEO of the Slovenian Planet TV. Under his leadership he has directed the launch of a number of successful shows at TV2 such as Dancing with the Stars, Farm VIP. As a result, TV2 became the market-leading commercial television channel in Hungary. In 2020 TV2 Media Group acquired Planet TV, the third largest Slovenian television company

Mr Stantchev was born in Sofia, Bulgaria, and obtained his journalism degree in Paris in 1992. He joined TV2 from the French broadcaster TF1, where he held different management positions, including CEO of TF1 Distribution. In his 30-year career in media and television he served as CEO of BTV Media Group and Nova TV in Bulgaria, CEO of Antenna Group South-East Europe, as well as CEO of Planet TV Slovenia, PRVA Serbia, HBO and Kanal D in Romania. He began his career as manager business development at the largest Swiss media group, Ringier AG,


The Hungarian flagship channel of the TV2 Media Group is TV2, which started broadcasting on 4th October 1997 as the first Hungarian commercial TV channel. It is home to popular shows and realities like the Next Topmodel Hungary, Dancing with the Stars, Farm VIP, The Bachelor, Asia Express, Sztárban Sztár/Your Face sounds familira, The Wheel of Fortune, Cash or Trash, Married at first sight and the gastro reality Game of Chefs.

The most popular movie cable channel in Hungary is Mozi+. The male entertainer Spíler 1 and Spíler 2 TV provides Premier League, La Liga, FA Cup. Izaura TV is for the fans of telenovelas and Zenebutik the music channel, dealing about great mood. SuperTV2 is a general entertainment cable channel. Prime ensures premium entertainment with premier series and blockbuster movies, while TV2 Klub covers the trendiest lifestyle and women topics. TV2 Séf targets the ones in love with gastronomy, while TV2 Kids takes the youngest viewers to a fairy world. Jocky TV is the home of retro series like Dallas, Columbo, Knight Rider etc. TV2 Comedy the newest comedy channel of the country guarantees endless laughs. The youngest movie channel of the group is Moziverzum which celebrates this year its 5th anniversary.

In 2023, TV2 Media Group led the market with 25.5% all day share. The group’s main channel, TV2 was the most-watched TV channel in Hungary with 12.3% share in 2023. In addition, largest cable channel of TV2 Cable Portfolio namely Mozi+ got into the TOP5 channel ranking of the year 2023 (Total Individuals).

TV2 Play

TV2 Play, TV2’s streaming service, started in 2021. The market leader’s free streaming website hosts a rich catalogue of its own productions, as well as Hungarian and international feature films and additional content that accompanies current TV programmes. The advantage of the website is that the video content is easy to navigate; search results are just a click away, and the recommendation engine suggests content that is relevant and tailored to the specific user’s interests.

In March 2022, TV2 Play Premium, an extra service linked to the platform's service provider subscription, was launched. The platform offers two streams per subscription on an unlimited number of devices at the same time. On the TV2 Play Premium online platform, the content of several of the Group's TV channels is now available exclusively as part of this service (Mozi+, Moziverzum, TV2 Comedy, TV2 Kids, Spíler1 and Spíler2). And from April 2023, TV2 Play Zero is available, allowing you to enjoy TV2 Play online content without interruption for a small monthly fee.

The number of people registered for the services available through our digital platform by the end of 2023 (TV2 Play, TV2 Play Premium, TV2 Play Zero) reaches cca. 2 million.

TV2 Academy

The TV2 Academy has been running its television editor and reporter courses since 2009, with the aim of training television professionals who will be able to take up any type of studio work or oversee any production after graduation. Additionally, the Academy is particularly focused on providing useful theoretical and practical knowledge to trainees in all areas of TV production. Trainees obtain first-hand editing and reporting experience, as well as the foundations of industry knowledge from leading figures of the TV2 Media Group and external instructors. Numerous Academy graduates have joined TV2 or other media companies since the launch of the programme.

The TV2 Academy, run by the TV2 Media Group Zrt., has been operating as an accredited adult educational institution since autumn 2020, when the Pest County Government Office officially recognised it in a decree. The TV2 Academy is part of the Adult Education Reporting System, which entails a strict reporting obligation, and aims to raise the level of Hungarian adult education even further.

In addition to theoretical education, the main strength of the TV2 Academy is the practical focus: after laying the theoretical foundations, trainees are given regular opportunities to gain work experience at different TV2 production offices, externally produced TV2 programmes or other partnering media companies.