More Than Movies

More Than Movies (styled as more>movies) was a satellite television channel in the United Kingdom and Ireland, available on Sky and as a free-to-air service on Freesat. It launched on 4 October 2010 as Men&Movies,[1] and was the first Freesat exclusive TV channel until it joined the Sky EPG on 4 April 2011.[2] Between November 2011 and January 2012, Men&Movies was also available on Freeview in Manchester.[3]

More Than Movies
Launched4 October 2010 (2010-10-04)
Closed22 March 2016 (2016-03-22)
Owned bySony Pictures Television
Audience shareMore Than Movies/Movie Mix:
0.03% (+1) (September 2015 (2015-09), BARB)
Formerly calledMen&Movies (2010–13)
Replaced byTrue Crime
Timeshift serviceMore Than Movies +1
Availability at time of closure
FreeviewChannel 32 (named as Movie Mix)
FreesatChannel 143
Channel 156 (+1)
SkyChannel 185
Channel 186 (+1)

The channel was aimed at the middle to old aged male viewer, with its programming orientated around war documentaries, classic TV series and the war film genre. More Than Movies joined its sister channel, Movies4Men which transmits other cinematic genres.

On 2 April 2012, Men&Movies +1 was launched.

On 10 January 2013, Men&Movies was rebranded as More Than Movies, with a shift towards airing films and programmes from Sony's back catalogue.[4] On 17 January 2013, Movie Mix began to simulcast the full More Than Movies schedule on Freeview but retained its own Movie Mix branding.[5] After the channel closed, Movie Mix began to broadcast its own programming again.



  1. "Men & Movies launches on Freesat". Digital Spy. 4 October 2010.
  2. "Men&Movies launching on Sky next week". Entertainment Interactive. 30 March 2011.
  3. "First local Freeview carriage deal agreed". Digital Spy. 16 May 2011.
  4. "Men&Movies to rebrand 10th January 2013". a516digital. 7 January 2013.
  5. "MovieMix morphs again as channel aligned with More>Movies". a516digital. 17 January 2013.
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