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Sony Movie Channel expands to Freeview, Virgin

December 13, 2016

A rebranded Sony Movie Channel will launch across Freeview, Virgin, and Sky on January 10th 2017, as Sony Pictures Television Networks UK consolidates MovieMix, previously available on Freeview and Virgin, with its flagship Sony Movie Channel.

Sony Movie Channel, which currently exists on Sky 323, will have an enhanced schedule offering favourite movie entertainment with a new look, clearly rooted in film and cinema.

The refreshed Sony Movie Channel will launch with 14 channel premieres in its first month including Godzilla, Twilight, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Maid In Manhattan, The Mask of Zorro and Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon offering a variety of contemporary, iconic and must-see movies making it a go to free destination for movie lovers across the UK.

Kate Marsh, executive vice president of Sony Pictures Television’s Western Europe International Networks division said: “Sony has a rich cinematic heritage. With our knowledge and love of movies we want to present the best possible movie channel for audiences across the UK and build on our wide-ranging, successful Freeview channel portfolio. The cinematic new look reflects the new channel content offering – favourite movies you will know and love.”

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