The Spice Networks is a group of pornographic pay-per-view
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available via cable
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services, and available in more than 72 countries including the United States
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and New Zealand
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. The networks broadcast adult
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content or pornography
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and are owned by Playboy Enterprises
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and Benelux Ltd.
Spice Networks operate several channels under various names based on the country of origin.
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(formerly The Hot Network)
- Fresh! (formerly Spice)
- SKiN TV (formerly Shorteez & Spice 2)
- Xcess' (formerly Hot Zone
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The following services previously available in the US, have now been discontinued:
- Spice Hot
- Spice Live
- Spice Wild
Europe, Asia & New Zealand
- Adult Channel
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(United Kingdom & Ireland)
- Private Spice
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(Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden & Switzerland)
- Spice TV (Korea)
- Spice: Xcess (New Zealand)