Oh! (TV channel)

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Launched1 October 1999[1]
Closed30 November 2002
Owned byOptus Television
Picture format4:3 576i (SDTV)
SloganIt's About Entertainment
Replaced byFOX8
Optus TelevisionChannel 8

Oh! was an Australian cable TV channel owned by Optus Television.[2] It served as the services's premier general entertainment channel until it was replaced by FOX8 in 2002. Programming was mostly sourced from Warner Brothers Television. After the channels closure, the content was given to Foxtel and XYZnetworks channels, with most of the Warner Brothers shows moving to Arena.



  1. ^ Melloy, Neil (9 September 1999). "Oh! We had better name the show". Courier Mail. p. 24.
  2. ^ "New Channels for Optus Television - 2001"
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h http://www.astra.org.au/content/pdf/ASTRA_PayTVTrends_2001.pdf Australian Pay TV Trends 2001
  4. ^ Graeme Blundell (19 October 2000). "ScreenWatch / Satire too hot for Hollywood". The Australian. Australia: News Limited.
  5. ^ a b Oh! (was Re: OZ is coming) [Archive] - Aussie Phorums
  6. ^ a b c d e f It's About Drama (Television Advertisement).
  7. ^ a b c d FOX Classics ??? [Archive] - Aussie Phorums
  8. ^ Shane Danielsen (12 December 2000). "HIGHLIGHTS - The week ahead in TV and Radio". The Australian. Australia: News Limited.
  9. ^ Jim Schembri; Paul Kalina (30 September 1999). "Pick of the day". The Age. Melbourne, Australia: Fairfax.