Sony Movie Channel to launch in Canada

Action-focused AXN Movies to bow in fall

TORONTO — Sony Movie Channel and action-focused AXN Movies will launch in Canada Sept. 4, as part of Hollywood Suite, a 24/7 Canadian subscription TV service offering four HD movie channels, it was announced Thursday.

“We are delighted to be partnering with Hollywood Suite on our first branded channels to launch in Canada,” commented Andy Kaplan, prexy of Sony Pictures Television’s worldwide networks. “We continue to see strong demand for HD movies presented without commercial interruption.”

Sony Movie Channel launched in the U.K. earlier this month.

Hollywood Suite, which began broadcasting across Canada in late 2011, is also the exclusive Canadian home of WarnerFilms and MGM Channel and is available through several Canuck TV service providers.

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