AXN is a pay television channel owned by Sony Pictures Television, which was first launched on June 22, 1997. Local versions have since been launched in several parts of the world, including Europe, Japan, Asia, and Latin America. Funded through advertising and subscription fees, AXN primarily airs action genre and reality programming.

AXN logo (2015).svg
LaunchedJune 22, 1997[citation needed]
Owned bySony Pictures Television
Picture format16:9 SDTV HDTV
SloganAction Redefined
Dish Network MexicoChannel 213
Movistar+ (Spain)Channel 14
Sky Italia (Italy)Channel 120
Cyfrowy Polsat (Poland)Channel 35; 139 (HD)
Channel 515 (SD)
Cyfra+ (Poland)Channel 49
N (Poland)Channel 30
Boom TV (Romania)Channel
Digi TV (Romania, Hungary,Slovakia)Channel 463
Dolce (Romania)Channel 157
Channel 25 Focus Sat (Romania)Channel
Max TV (Romania)Channel 180
UPC Direct (Hungary, Czech R, Slovakia)Channel 213
DirecTV (Latin America)Channel 209 (SD/HD) 1209 (HD)
SKY México (Mexico and Central America)Channel 213; 1213 (HD)
ZON TVCabo (Portugal)Channel 59
Meo Sat (Portugal)Channel 62
Bulsatcom (Bulgaria)Channel 27
Dialog TVChannel 94 (SD)
MC Cable (France)Channel 119
Telly[disambiguation needed] (Czech)Channel 463
R (Spain)Channel 24
ZON TVCabo (Portugal)Channel 60
SBB (Serbia)Channel 266
RCS&RDS (Romania)Channel 19
VTR (Chile)Channel 60
Cabovisão (Portugal)Channel 31
UPC RomaniaChannel 104 (digital with DVR)
Channel 94 (digital)
SBB (Serbia)Channel 266
NET (Brazil)Channel 35
UPC PolandChannel 473
UNE EPM TelecomunicacionesChannel 55
Cablevisión (Argentina)Channel 41
Claro (Colombia)Channel 603 (SD) Channel 1603 (HD)
Sim TV (Nepal)Channel 506
+Tv Digital (Panama)Channel 401
Crnogorski Telekom (ExtraTV) (Montenegro)Channel 34
Southern Networks (Pakistan)Channel 109
Worldcall (Pakistan)Channel 41
StarHub TV (Singapore)Channel 511
Vodafone Casa TV (Portugal)Channel 60
Meo (Portugal)Channel 61
Open IPTV (Serbia)Channel 613
UNE EPM Telecomunicaciones (Colombia)Channel 54
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan)Channel 72
MaxTV (North Macedonia)Channel 506
m:tel IPTV (Bosnia and Herzegovina)Channel 302
Movistar+ (Spain)Channel 14
Streaming media
i-TV (Romania)Channel
Meo (Portugal)Channel 61
FilmOnInternet Protocol Television


There are various local versions of the channel, as listed below:

Operating channelsEdit

Discontinued channelsEdit

As part of a brand licensing agreement with Sony, Canadian broadcaster Hollywood Suite launched an AXN-branded movie network in 2012 known as AXN Movies, a re-branding of its network Hollywood Storm.[2] The channel was discontinued on November 3, 2015, as part of the re-formatting of Hollywood Suite's channels to use decade-based formats.[3]


  1. ^ "AXN, AXN HD Will Be Taken Offline June 30, Sony Pictures Networks India Reveals". NDTV. June 1, 2020. Archived from the original on June 2, 2020.
  2. ^ "Hollywood Suite brings Sony brands into its stable". Archived from the original on 4 June 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Hollywood Suite to go by the numbers in rebranding its movie channels". Retrieved 12 September 2015.

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