Operating profit after result from associates
TV 2 is Norway’s largest commercial public-service media house and delivers news, sports and entertainment through eight TV channels, the streaming service TV 2 Play and the news site tv2.no.
2021 was a strong year for TV 2, which gained market share. Its share of the commercial market in the 20-49 year target group climbed four percentage points to 52.3%, and its overall market share in the same age group increased by 1.7 points to 31%.
TV 2’s main channel enjoyed strong viewing figures for both new and familiar programme formats, such as reality series Kompani Lauritzen and talent show Norges nye megahit.
Viewers continued to flock to Nyhetskanalen, Norway’s only 24-hour news channel, which had an 8% audience share in the commercial market, up one point on 2020.
TV 2 Play saw further growth and reached 780,000 subscribers by the end of the year.
TV 2 also became the sole owner of RiksTV, which distributes pay TV in the Norwegian terrestrial digital network and operates the streaming service Strim.