Sony Channel

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Sony Channel is a brand of general entertainment television channels, owned by Sony Pictures Television. It was previously known as Sony Entertainment Television (SET), but many of the channels, except the Indian television channel, were rebranded as Sony Channel.

Current channelsEdit

Market Type Former Names Replaced Launched Other Countries
Latin America channel
  • Sony Entertainment Television
  • Canal Sony
N/A October 1, 1995 N/A
N/A March 1, 1996 Mexico
N/A September 4, 1996
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Argentina
  • Peru
  • South America
Germany channel Sony Entertainment Television N/A April 22, 2013
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • Luxembourg

Defunct channelsEdit

Market Type Former Names Replaced Active Date Other Countries Fate
Turkey channel N/A Planet Pink March 28, 2017 — February 1, 2019
  • Northen Cyprus
  • Azerbaijan
Lisense revoked by Sony Pictures Television along with the other Sony Channels
South Africa channel Sony Entertainment Television N/A November 2, 2007 — March 1, 2019 N/A Due to Sony Pictures Television's contract failure with MultiChoice and Cell C
Southeast Asia channel Sony Entertainment Television N/A August 1, 2008 — June 1, 2019
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Hong Kong
Selected programmes moved to AXN following the channel's closure. Replaced by Blue Ant Entertainment on Cignal
N/A August 1, 2008 - May 31, 2019
  • Indonesia
  • Thailand
N/A BeTV October 15, 2014 — June 1, 2019 Philippines
Baltics channel Sony Entertainment Television N/A June 1, 2010 - March 30, 2021
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Estonia
Sony decided to leave from Baltic States market. Replaced with Duo3
UK and Ireland channel
  • Sony Entertainment Television (Original)
  • N/A (Relaunch)

Original
April 7, 2011 — February 6 2018

Relaunch
September 10, 2019 — May 25, 2021

N/A

Original
Replaced by Sony Crime Channel on Sky and Virgin Media

Relaunch
License sold by Sony to Narrative Capital Partners LLC, along with the other Sony Channels to rebrand as "GREAT!"

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Russia channel Sony Entertainment Television N/A October 1, 2008 — June 24, 2021
  • Ukraine
  • Belarus
  • CIS Countries
Closed due to Sony's decision to leave the Russian Markets. Replaced by .red, along with Sony Turbo and Sony Sci-fi, which were replaced by .black and .sci-fi respectively.

See alsoEdit