Sony Channel (South Africa)

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Sony Channel South Africa
Sony Channel South Africa logo
Launched 2 November 2007 (as Sony Entertainment Television)
22 September 2014 (as Sony Channel)
Owned by Sony Pictures Television
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Country South Africa
Broadcast area Sub-Saharan Africa
Headquarters London
Sister channel(s) Sony MAX (South Africa)

Sony Channel South Africa (formerly known as Sony Entertainment Television South Africa) is a general entertainment channel that is part of the DStv bouquet of Sub-Saharan Africa satellite channels owned by MultiChoice. The Sony Channel is the local South African version and subsidiary of the Sony Entertainment Television brand, which is seen in over 100 countries worldwide. It was launched in South Africa on 2 November 2007 and is based in Johannesburg. The channel broadcasts a mix of programming including drama, comedy and reality series as well as commercial and independent movies. The channel is also the premiere broadcaster of the reality series The Amazing Race. The channel stops airing on 31 October on DStv alongside Sony MAX. The channel will remain on Black.

Series currently airing on Sony Channel South Africa

See also

External links

  • Sony Channel official site
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