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TV Nova is a Czech commercial television station. It began broadcasting in February 1994 as the first privately held nationwide Czech TV station. Its first CEO was Vladimír Železný. It quickly achieved the largest market share and, as of January 2010, still remains number one.
During the 1990s, NOVA created a number of its own comedy shows featuring actors like Jiří Lábus, Oldřich Kaiser and more. They also created their own quiz show.
It gained minor notoriety for its late-night nude weather reports ("Počasíčko"), in which a woman (later a man as well) would appear, naked, to present the weather. A kind of reverse striptease would ensue, with the presenter putting on clothes appropriate to the weather.