Hungarian Television Corporation
H-1810 Budapest
Szabadság tér 17.

President
dr. László Zsolt Szabó
Tel:+36 1 373 4004
Fax:+36 1 373 4002
e-mail: elnok@pres.mtv.hu
Vice-President of Production
Mr. Lóránt Horváth
Tel:+36 1 250 3241
Fax:+36 1 250 4579
Vice President of Programmes
dr. Andrea Szenes
Tel:+36 1 373 5000
Fax:+36 1 373 4545
e-mail: serman@pres.mtv.hu
Director of Programmes
Mr. Miklós Perlaki
Tel:+36 1 373 4815
Fax:+36 1 373 4047
e-mail:perlaki@mtv.hu
Coordinator for the CEE Group
Director of International Relations
Mr. László Martinák
Tel:+36 1 373 4303
Fax:+36 1 373 4133
e-mail: martinak@intrel.mtv.hu

General Data:
total population 10,092,000
number of housholds 3,773,000
GDP in million M HUF 854,017,000
GDP per capita in HUF 1,006,575 (1998)
Value of currency in euro 255.23 (Nov. 1999)
Value of currency in USD 245.43 (Nov. 1999)
Total number of TV households 3,648,175
Licence fee/year HUF 7,680

Web-site address: http://www.mtv.hu

TV landscape

MTV 1: national terrestrial public service channel
MTV2: satellite public service channel
Duna TV: satellite public service channel broadcastting primarily for Hungarians living outside the borders
TV2: national terrestrial commercial channel
RTL Klub: national terrestrial commercial channel

Audience shares on main channels

 

Average

MTV1

MTV2

RTL KLUB

TV2

DUNA TV

TV3

CABLE

SATELLITE

VIDEO

OTHER

13,7

1,9

29,5

35,1

1,6

4,3

3,7

3,0

3,1

1,7

Top Ten Domestic Programmes of MTV in 1999

Date

Title og programme

Start time

End

Rating (%)

Audience share(%)

1999.03.01.

ESTI SHOWDER FABRY SANDORRAL
entertainment show

20.03.01

20.57.11

22,8

38,8

1999.01.05.

KRIMINALIS
"blue light" magazine

21.03.50

21.29.54

22,4

42,4

1999.01.14.

SZOMSZEDOK
soap opera

20.02.12

20.32.10

22,4

38,3

1999.01.05.

KRIMINALIS - BOMBASZTORI
"blue light" story

20.45.29

21.01.23

22,1

39,1

1999.02.13.

SZESZELYES EVSZAKOK
entertainment programme

20.06.15

21.00.04

22,1

38,1

1999.01.05.

HIRADO
news programme

19.29.57

19.53.39

21,6

38,9

1999.01.03.

SAS JOZSEF 60 EVES
portrait

20.03.51

20.53.29

18,0

28,4

1999.11.20.

UBORKA
political entertainment show

20.38.25

20.53.50

17,9

33,2

1999.11.20.

SZATELIT
entertainment show

20.02.28

20.38.24

17,5

31,8

1999.03.20.

MOSOLY A JAVABOL!
enertainment programme

20.00.32

20.52.32

17,1

30,1