Sony Channel (South Africa)

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Sony Channel South Africa
Sony Channel South Africa logo
Launched2 November 2007 (as Sony Entertainment Television)
22 September 2014 (as Sony Channel)
Closed28 February 2019
Owned bySony Pictures Television
Picture format576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
CountrySouth Africa
Broadcast areaSub-Saharan Africa
HeadquartersLondon, United Kingdom
Formerly calledSony Entertainment Television (2007-2014)
Sister channel(s)Sony MAX (South Africa)

Sony Channel South Africa (formerly known as Sony Entertainment Television South Africa) was a general entertainment channel that was part of the DStv bouquet of Sub-Saharan Africa satellite channels owned by MultiChoice. The Sony Channel was 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 was 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 was also the premiere broadcaster of the reality series The Amazing Race. The channel ceased airing on 31 October on DStv alongside Sony MAX. The channel will remain on Black. As of 28 February 2019 Sony Channel and Sony Max were no longer carried in South Africa as well as the rest of Africa.

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