SF Channel (Australia)
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|SF Channel Australia|
|Launched||1 December 2006
July 23, 2012
(relaunch; as SF)
|Owned by||TV1 General Entertainment Partnership:
Sony Pictures Television
CBS Studios International
|Picture format||576i (SDTV 16:9)|
|Audience share||0.3% (September 2009, )|
|Slogan||We Are Sci Fi|
|Optus TV||Channel 125|
|Xbox 360||Channel 125|
In 2012 the channel rebranded as SF.
SF currently airs re-runs such as: Medium, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Charmed. It has also had the first Australian run of shows such as Defiance, Lost Girl, Continuum, Eureka, Alphas, and Ghost Hunters International.
Sci Fi went live at 6am on 1 December 2006. SF originally used the same branding and packaging as the United States Sci Fi channel of the same name but has its own schedule and programming. It airs popular shows such as Doctor Who The X-Files, Buffy, Charmed, the original and reimagined Battlestar Galactica series, Medium, and the Star Trek and Stargate franchises.
On 18 July 2012, it was announced that as of 23 July 2012 Sci Fi would be rebranded as SF, using a world exclusive branding 
The official launch party of the Sci Fi Channel was held on 16 November 2006 at the Australian Museum in Sydney. Guests included Jacqueline McKenzie (from The 4400), Gigi Edgley and Matthew Newton (from Farscape).
In addition to subscription television, SF Channel Australia also operates the SF Australia website, where viewers can access television guides as well as video extras, full episodes, and the SF News blog.
- List of SF Channel (Australia) programs
- Weingroff, Jennifer (16 September 2009). "Reed Manville To Oversee International Channel For CBS Studios International" (Press release). CBS Studios International. Retrieved 15 February 2010.
- Knox, David (20 November 2008). "Sci Fi Channel switching to 16:9". tvtonight.com.au. Retrieved 29 November 2008.
- Knox, David. "SciFi Channel to rebrand as SF". TV Tonight. Retrieved 2012-07-18.
- Elsworth, Sophie (21 November 2006). "2006: A Sci-Fi Odyssey". The Advertiser.
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