Sony Movie Channel to go live on Freeview and Virgin Media

Kate Marsh

Kate Marsh

Sony Pictures Television Networks UK is due to launch a rebranded Sony Movie Channel on the Freeview and Virgin Media in the UK next month.

The flagship channel will consolidate Movie Mix, which is already available on Freeview and Virgin, and Sony Movie Channel, which is available on Sky.

The Sony Movie Channel, which currently airs on Sky channel 323, will also have an “enhanced schedule” and a new look, according to Sony.

The refreshed Sony Movie Channel will have a new logo, on-screen look and will air catalogue titles such as Twilight, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Maid In Manhattan, The Mask of Zorro and Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.

“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,” said Kate Marsh, executive vice president of Sony Pictures Television’s Western Europe International Networks division.

“The cinematic new look reflects the new channel content offering – favourite movies you will know and love.”

The revamped free-to-air channel will be available from 10th January 2017 on Freeview channel 32, Sky 323 and Virgin 425.

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