sonymoviesSony Pictures Television has announced plans to launch the Sony Movie Channel in the UK. The channel, along with a time shifted +1 service, will launch on Sky this Spring, marking the first time the channel brand has launched outside the US.
The Sony Movie Channel will offer contemporary library features and TV movies from Sony Pictures as well as other studios and independent distributors. Full scheduling details will be revealed nearer launch.

Kate Marsh, Senior Vice President, Broadcast and Channel Development, for SPT, said: “Movies are a strong driver in the pay TV world so we’re very excited to launch Sony Movie Channel in the UK. Offering a wide variety of contemporary film entertainment every day, the scheduling will attract movie lovers of all tastes, helping advertisers reach a range of demographics.” SPT’s other Sony-branded UK channel, Sony Entertainment Television, launched in Spring 2011 and is carried on both Sky and Virgin Media.

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