TV4 Guld (Gold) will feature repeats of dramas such as Dallas and Six Feet Under, while TV4 Komedi (Comedy) will show comedy favourites such as Fawlty Towers and The Cosby Show.
The channels will be distributed by the Swedish cable network Com Hem and the satellite station Canal Digital.
Swedish freesheet to launch Sweden's evening newspaper, Aftonbladet, is launching a freesheet called SE on 2 October. It will be distributed weekdays across Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmo, with an initial print run of 300,000.
Schibsted, the paper's owner, believes SE will be profitable within three years.