Sony Channel (Germany)

Sony Channel is a German pay cable and satellite channel from Sony Pictures Television, based in Munich.

Sony Channel
LaunchedApril 22, 2013 (2013-04-22)
Owned bySony Pictures Television
Picture format576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Broadcast areaGermany, Austria
HeadquartersMunich, Germany
Formerly calledSony Entertainment Television (2013-2016)
Sister channel(s)Sony AXN
Kabel Deutschland (Germany)Channel 333 (HD)
Unitymedia (Germany)Channel 278 (SD)
NetCologne (Germany)Channel 304 (HD)
Telekom Entertain (Germany)Channel 240 (SD/HD)
A1 TV (Austria)Channel 504 (SD) / Channel 604 (HD)


Broadcasting started at 11:11 on 22 April 2013.[1] During its first years of broadcast, the channel was exclusively available for Deutsche Telekom until March 2016, when it became widespread among different providers such as Kabel Deutschland, Unitymedia, Kabelkiosk and Magine TV.

The managing directors are John O. Fukunaga, Andrew Jay Kaplan and Karen Elisabeth Marsh, whose headquarters are in Munich. On December 15, 2016, the channel was renamed into Sony Channel and it later expanded its availability to Austria.[2][3]



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  2. "Sony Entertainment TV wird Sony Channel". TV Digital (in German). 2016-11-15. Retrieved 2016-12-17.
  3. Sony Entertainment TV erstrahlt in neuem Glanz (in German), 2016-11-16, retrieved 2016-12-17
  4. "Wunschliste". Retrieved 27 May 2018.
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