Finlands Svenska Television


Yle Fem (''Yle Five'') was
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Finland-Swedish Finland Swedish or Fenno-Swedish ( sv, finlandssvenska, fi, suomenruotsi) is a general term for the variety of Standard Swedish and a closely related group of Swedish dialects spoken in Finland Finland ( fi, Suomi ; sv, Finland , ), offici ...
national television channel, providing television programmes in the
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. It was a public-service channel principally intended for Finland's Swedish-speaking minority. Creating understanding over the language and culture border was also one of the channel's recognized objectives.


Yle Fem was launched in 1988 as a late-evening programming block called FST (Finlands Svenska Television, literally ''"Finland's Swedish Television"'') which was broadcast on Monday nights on
Yle TV2 Yle TV2 ( fi, Yle TV Kaksi; sv, Yle TV Två) is a Finnish television channel owned and operated by Yle. TV2 was launched in 1965 as the successor to the former television channels TES-TV (Tesvisio) and Tamvisio, and broadcasts public service ...
and on Tuesday nights on Yle TV1, after the conclusion of MTV3's Kymmenen Uutiset (10pm evening news) on either channel. It was relaunched as its own dedicated channel called YLE FST on 27 August 2001, and was called YLE FST5 from 2006 to 2012YLE FST5 changes name to Yle Fem
/ref> but the name was changed because the viewers thought the name was only a combination of letters (Fem is Swedish for five.). Initially, Finlands Svenska Television's output was formerly included in the programming of Yle's two main television channels, Yle TV1, TV1 and Yle TV2, TV2. Yle Fem and Yle Teema were merged into one network on 24 April 2017, as Yle Teema & Fem.

TV programmes

*''360 grader'' *''Bettina S.'' *''Buu-klubben'' *''D-Dax'' *''Enigma (game show), Enigma'' *''Falkenswärds möbler'' *''Fribby'' *''Idrottsbiten'' *''JOX'' *''Kortnytt'' *''Moomin (1990 TV series), I Mumindalen'' *''Melodifestivalen'' *''Neon (television), Neon'' *''Nordiska videolistan'' *''Närbild Svenskfinland'' *''OBS (television), OBS'' *''Oppåner å hitådit'' *''Pussel'' *''Ratatosk (disambiguation), Ratatosk'' *''Scen'' *''Schlager på lager'' *''Sicsac'' *''Solarplexus'' *''Solo'' *''Sportnytt'' *''Spotlight'' *''Strömsö'' *''TV-Nytt'' *''Tärningen'' *''Vad gör Petra?'' *''X-tra (TV program), X-tra'' In addition, Yle Fem simulcasts a significant amount of programming from SVT World, the international channel of Sweden's Public Broadcaster SVT.

See also

*List of Finnish television channels


External links

Yle Fem
- Official site {{DEFAULTSORT:Yle Fem Yle television channels Publicly funded broadcasters Television channels and stations established in 1988 Television channels and stations disestablished in 2017 Finland-Swedish television shows Defunct television channels in Finland