Sony Channel (Southeast Asia)

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Sony Channel Asia
Sony Channel Asia logo
LaunchedAugust 1, 2008; 11 years ago (2008-08-01)
ClosedJune 1, 2019; 2 months ago (2019-06-01) (Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore)
May 31, 2019; 2 months ago (2019-05-31) (Indonesia and Thailand)
NetworkSony Pictures Television
Owned bySony Pictures Television
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscalled to 16:9 SDTV for the SDTV feed)
SloganIt's Stylish. It's Stunning. It's Sassy.
CountrySingapore
Indonesia
Malaysia
Philippines
Hong Kong
LanguageEnglish
Broadcast areaSoutheast Asia
HeadquartersNo. 10 Changi Business Park Central 2 #03-01
Hansapoint @ CBP
Changi, Singapore
Unit 15A BDO Equitable Tower, Makati City, Philippines
Formerly calledSony Entertainment Television (2008-2014)
Sister channel(s)AXN Asia
Animax Asia
ONE TV (Korean)
GEM TV
SET Asia (Hindi)
Sony MAX (Hindi)

Sony Channel (formerly Sony Entertainment Television) was a Southeast Asian pay television channel broadcasting to Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment. It was launched on 1 August 2008 as an entertainment channel, and adopted its current name on 15 October 2014.

As a part of a plan to relaunch BeTV as Gem, all non-Asian programmes on BeTV were moved to Sony Channel, effective 15 October 2014.

After more than ten years of broadcast, Sony Channel ceased broadcast of across Asia including Malaysia, Philippines, Hong Kong and Singapore is on 1 June 2019 at midnight while in Indonesia and Thailand the channel will be also ceased a day earlier. The channel programmed with the final episode of Superstore on that day, an ending with the season four finale encore "Employee Appreciation Day" as one of the last express from the U. S. telecast including full season binge before going off-the-air while a final farewell on-screen message card and the words "Sony Channel has ceased broadcasting in Asia. We thank you for continual support." Most of the favourite programs of Sony Channel will also be shown on AXN.

Feeds[edit]

  • Main feed: distributed on Malaysia, Singapore, Maldives, Hong Kong, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Indonesia, with an additional HD simulcast feed available.
  • Philippines feed: branched from the Main feed; shares schedule with additional shows from AXN and local advertisement.

Final Programming[edit]

Drama[edit]

Comedy[edit]

Reality/Game Show[edit]

News Magazine and Lifestyle[edit]

  • E BUZZ
  • Sony Style TV Magazine
  • Sweet Julia with Julia Baker

Movie Block[edit]

  • Sony Channel Movie Flicks

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