Kanal 5 is a Danish subscription television channel operated by ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG. The station is broadcast to Denmark by satellite from London, showing mainly films, US drama shows and sports.
Kanal 5 broadcasts American series such as Lost, CSI and CSI Miami. In autumn 2006, Wednesdays Kanal 5 launched "Crime Scene Wednesday", showing a new episode of: CSI New York, Numb3rs and Criminal Minds each week. Kanal 5 also shows So You Think You Can Dance, and has made a Danish version of the show.
Kanal 5 owns the Danish broadcast rights to show Spanish football from La Primera Division, and along with Canal Digital it shares the rights to show English Premier League football.
As of 2007[update] Kanal 5 has bought the rights to show the James Bond movies.
Kanal 5 is distributed through cable and satellite.