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AXN logo (2015).svg
Launched June 22, 1997
Owned by Sony Pictures Television
Slogan New Nights, Night Routine, Television Channel, Pamroma in Song
Country United States
Dish Network Mexico Channel 213
Movistar+ (Spain) Channel 144
Sky Italia (Italy) Channel 120
Cyfrowy Polsat (Poland) Channel 35; 139 (HD)
Channel 515 (SD)
Cyfra+ (Poland) Channel 49
N (Poland) Channel 30
Boom TV (Romania) Channel
Digi TV (Romania, Hungary, Czech R, Slovakia) Channel 463
Dolce (Romania) Channel 157
Channel 25 Focus Sat (Romania) Channel
Max TV (Romania) Channel 180
UPC Direct (Hungary, Czech R, Slovakia) Channel 213
DirecTV (Latin America) Channel 216
SKY México (Mexico and Central America) Channel 213; 1213 (HD)
ZON TVCabo (Portugal) Channel 59
Meo Sat (Portugal) Channel 62
TATA Sky (India) Channel 205 (SD) Channel 206 (HD)
Bulsatcom (Bulgaria) Channel 27
Dialog TV Channel 94 (SD)
Reliance Digital TV (India) Channel 253
Sky UK (UK & Ireland) Channel 358
R (Spain) Channel 24
ZON TVCabo (Portugal) Channel 60
SBB (Serbia) Channel 266
RCS&RDS (Romania) Channel 19
VTR (Chile) Channel 39
Cabovisão (Portugal) Channel 31
UPC Romania Channel 104 (digital with DVR)
Channel 94 (digital)
SBB (Serbia) Channel 266
NET (Brazil) Channel 35
UPC Poland Channel 473
UNE EPM Telecomunicaciones Channel 55
Cablevisión (Argentina) Channel 41
Telmex (Colombia) Channel 48
Sim TV (Nepal) Channel 506
+Tv Digital (Panama) Channel 401
Crnogorski Telekom (ExtraTV) (Montenegro) Channel 34
Southern Networks (Pakistan) Channel 109
Worldcall (Pakistan) Channel 41
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 511
Virgin Media (UK & Ireland) Channel 107
Vodafone Casa TV (Portugal) Channel 60
Meo (Portugal) Channel 61
Open IPTV (Serbia) Channel 613
UNE EPM Telecomunicaciones (Colombia) Channel 54
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan) Channel 72
MaxTV (Macedonia) Channel 506
m:tel IPTV (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Channel 302
Streaming media
i-TV (Romania) Channel
Meo (Portugal) Channel 61
FilmOn Internet Protocol Television
TVPlayer Watch live (UK only) (TVPlayer Plus subscription required)
Sky Go Watch live
(UK and Ireland only)
Virgin TV Anywhere Watch live (UK only)

AXN (short for Action Extreme Network) is a pay television channel owned by Sony Pictures Television, which was first launched on June 22, 1997. The network is now spread across several parts of the world, including Europe, Japan, other parts of Asia and Latin America. Funded through advertising and subscription fees, AXN delivers 24 hours a day of action and crime TV series, movies, animations and adventure-reality and lifestyle sports programmes. In the United States, AXN was used as a brand name for the streaming of Sony's television library on streaming service Joost before it shut down in 2012.


There are various local versions of the channel, as listed below:

Operating channels

Discontinued channels

As part of a brand licensing agreement with Sony, Canadian broadcaster Hollywood Suite launched an AXN-branded movie network in 2012 known as AXN Movies, a re-branding of its network Hollywood Storm.[1] The channel was discontinued on November 3, 2015, as part of the re-formatting of Hollywood Suite's channels to use decade-based formats.[2]

Series and shows

The series and shows aired by AXN differ in each version of the channel since some series aired by AXN in one market may be in other channel's hands in another country. In some cases, U.S. shows that are broadcast by local networks will be broadcast with dubbed (American Portuguese, German, Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Slovak, American and European Spanish, Japanese and Russian) or subtitled (Croatian, Macedonian, European Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovenian, Malay, Bengali, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi, Indonesian, Mongol, Nepalese, Urdu, Sinhalese, Korean, Taiwanese, Thai, Khmer, Laotian, Vietnamese, Dzongkha, Ukrainian, Dhivehi and Kazakh) in the same market. There are some examples of series aired by AXN:


  1. ^ "Hollywood Suite brings Sony brands into its stable". Archived from the original on 4 June 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Hollywood Suite to go by the numbers in rebranding its movie channels". Retrieved 12 September 2015.

External links

  • Official hub site, with links to the local versions
  • AXN White hub site, with links to the local versions
  • AXN Black hub site, with links to the local versions
  • AXN Spin hub site, with links to the local versions
  • Sony Entertainment Television hub site, with links to the local versions
  • SET Asia[permanent dead link]
  • Sony Television Asia
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