Launched on 3 September 2007, and on air from 19.30 each evening, the channel features such British and American shows as Sugar Rush, Heroes, Third Watch, The Daily Show, True Blood, Top Gear and Primeval, as well as Norwegian and Scandinavian youth productions like Topp 20, and Det beste fra Åpen Post. In addition the channel recently started broadcasting the immensely popular Australian soap-opera Neighbours. Late at night, typically after midnight, NRK3 airs Svisj, an interactive programme with music videos and SMS chat.
NRK3 shares its frequency with NRK Super, a children's TV channel that was launched on 1 December 2007. NRK Super broadcasts between 7.00am and 7pm.