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Sony Movie Channel launches on Freeview and Virgin

It’s going to be a great start to the new year for movie lovers everywhere! Sony Pictures Television has announced that its flagship movie channel Sony Movie Channel will launch across Freeview and Virgin on 10th January 2017. Sony Movie Channel, currently on Sky 323, will replace MovieMix on Freeview and Virgin as the two channels are consolidating to form one mega movie destination for film fanatics across all three platforms.

Sony Movie Channel will have an enhanced schedule offering your favourite movie entertainment with a brand new look, clearly rooted in film and cinema.

The refined and refreshed Sony Movie Channel will launch with 14 channel premieres in its first month including Godzilla, Twilight, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Maid In Manhattan, The Mask of Zorro and Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon offering a variety of contemporary, iconic and must-see movies making it a free go-to destination for movie lovers across the UK.

Kate Marsh, executive vice president of Sony Pictures Television's Western Europe International Networks division said:

“Sony has a rich cinematic heritage. With our knowledge and love of movies we want to present the best possible movie channel for everyone across the UK and build on our wide-ranging, successful portfolio. The cinematic new look reflects the new channel content offering - favourite movies you will know and love.”

The brand new Sony Movie Channel will launch on Tuesday 10th January with a monster marathon, featuring the channel premiere of Godzilla starring Matthew Broderick at 9pm followed by the Arnold Schwarzenegger blockbuster, Predator at 11pm.

From 10th January 2017 you can find Sony Movie Channel on Freeview 32, Sky 323 and Virgin 425.