TV4 launches sci fi channel

Thornwall to oversee launch

STOCKHOLM — Swedish web TV4 is to launch a Scandinavia-wide channel devoted to science fiction.

TV4 Science Fiction will go on air in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland from Feb. 29.

Channel will be carried in Sweden through Viasat and in Finland via MTV3. TV4 is in negotiations with other carriers for the other countries.

The channel will air features, docus and skeins, including “Star Trek: Deep Space 9,” “Star Trek: Voyager” and “Andromeda.”

Head of the channel is Bo Thornwall, who also spearheads the channels TV4 Film, TV4 Gold and Tv4 Comedy.

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