Sony Movies Classic
Sony Movies Classic is a British free-to-air TV channel launched 10 September 2019 replacing True Movies. At the launch, begins with the temporary seasonal replacement called Sony Movies Christmas. The channel is dedicated to classic movies from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and even the 60s as well as Christmas movies branded as Sony Movies Christmas which happens every Christmas season of each year.
|Sony Movies Classic|
|Launched||10 September 2019|
|Owned by||Sony Pictures Television|
|Broadcast area||United Kingdom|
Sony Crime Channel
Sony Movies Action
|Timeshift service||Sony Movies Classic +1|
Sony Movies Christmas +1
(only during the time Sony Movies Christmas is on instead of Sony Movies Classic)
Channel 62 (+1)
(+1 is Manchester only)
Channel 304 (+1)
Channel 320 (+1)
|11306 V 27500 5/6|
11306 V 27500 5/6 (+1)
|Virgin Media||Channel 424|
Prior to the 10 September 2019 launch of Sony Movies Classic, the channel was known as True Movies. This channel topped all the film channels in August 2005. The first time a Christmas replacement of the channel was made was in 2013. On 24 July 2019, it was announced that True Movies would be closed and replaced by this channel from 6 January 2020, after the temporary Sony Movies Christmas replacement on 10 September 2019.
The channel is dedicated to classic films but also shows Mini-Series and other series (examples Highway to Heaven and North and South).
NOTE: THIS PROGRAMMING WILL HAPPEN IN JANUARY 2020. IT IS NOT KNOWN YET IF SONY WILL CHANGE WHAT SERIES AND MINI-SERIES SHOW ON SONY MOVIES CLASSIC.
- Tolve, Christopher (30 July 2019). "Sony to launch UK's first free-to-air movie network, rebranding existing channels". The Drum. Retrieved 2 September 2019.