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RTÉ2 is a Ireland English cable and satellite channel. It is available to 98% of viewers across the Republic of Ireland through Saorview and available in Northern Ireland through Freeview. It is also available through digital television services Virgin Media Ireland.
In 2014, RTÉ 2 began to focus more on Irish music programming for the first time in its history the annual Choice Music Prize was aired on television, previously only available on radio. It continued to air the critically acclaimed music series Other Voices for an eleventh season. In August 2014, RTÉ 2 televised over 8 hours of Electric Picnic coverage from Stradbally, Co. Laois, this was the first time that the channel aired the annual music festival. On 2 September 2014, RTÉ began to air new comedy series Mom. Additional shows to begin airing in 2014 include Gotham. A new fashion and entertainment series produced in-house by RTÉ called #Trending will be hosted by Darren Kennedy.
As part of the autumn 2014 schedule RTÉ 2 began airing Mom. Vikings premiered on the channel in early January 2014 and series 2 airs from October 2014. In 2015, RTÉ2 returned to broadcasting non-English speaking content these included Nordic dramas The Saboteurs and 1864. American Odyssey was added to the summer 2015 line-up, since axed by ABC. News shows included CSI Cyber and Season 3 of The Americans were added to the summer schedule. - Wikipedia
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