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Launched1 June 1997; 21 years ago (1997-06-01)
Owned byNelonen Media, part of Sanoma Television Oy, a subsidiary of the electronic media business division Sanoma Entertainment of Sanoma
Picture format

16:9 576i (SDTV)

16:9 1080i (HDTV)
Audience share8.1% (2014, [1])
SloganKatso mistä puhut.
Country Finland
Broadcast areaFinland
Formerly calledPTV (Paikallistelevisio)
PTV4 (1990-1997)
Sister channel(s)Ruutu+ Leffat ja Sarjat (HD)
Ruutu+ Lapset (HD)
Ruutu+ Dokkarit (HD)
Ruutu+ Urheilu 1 (HD)
Ruutu+ Urheilu 2 (HD)
Ruutu+ Urheilu 3 (HD)
Ruutu+ Urheilu 4 (HD)
Ruutu+ Urheilu 5 (HD)
Ruutu+ Urheilu 6 (HD)
Ruutu+ Urheilu 7 (HD)
Ruutu+ Urheilu 8 (HD)
DigitaChannel 4
Channel 24 (HD)
Canal DigitalChannel 4
ElisaChannel 4
DNAChannel 4
Channel 24 (HD)
AnviaChannel 4
Channel 34 (HD)
TeliaChannel 4
MaxivisionChannel 4
ElisaChannel 4
Former logo used until 2014

Nelonen (Four) is a Finnish commercial TV channel. It started out as Helsinki's local television channel PTV in 1990 on the HTV cable network, and changed its name first to PTV4. On June 1, 1997 the channel expanded to become national and changed its name to Nelonen. Nelonen, in Finnish, means the glyph of the number four. The channel is mostly owned by Sanoma Corporation, which owns the Helsingin Sanomat and Ilta-Sanomat newspapers. Its largest owner was Aatos Erkko. Much of its programming is Australian, American, British, and European shows, with Finnish captions. Its main market is the 25-44 demographic. Nelonen has 9 sister channels: Nelonen HD, Jim, Nelonen Prime, Ruutu+ Lapset, Nelonen Maailma, Nelonen Pro 1, Nelonen Pro 2, Liv and Hero.


Imported series, telenovelas and animated shows



Other Languages
davvisámegiella: Nelonen
Deutsch: Nelonen
eesti: Nelonen
español: Nelonen
hrvatski: Nelonen
português: Nelonen
suomi: Nelonen
svenska: Nelonen