UK launch date for Sony TV & Sony MAX HD confirmed

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor


In another first on , we can reveal that both Sony Entertainment Television and Sony MAX will go HD in the UK in August. can exclusively confirm that Sony TV HD and Sony MAX HD will officially begin broadcasting from Tuesday 1st August – the same day the two channels join the Sky Original Pack – making the two channels accessible to over 10 million homes that subscribe to Sky.

This is the first time UK viewers will benefit from high definition content on Sony TV and Sony MAX, with shows like gameshow ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’, the hugely popular comedy series ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ and the second series of ‘Super Dancer’. There will also be further editions of ‘Indian Idol’ and the much awaited the new comedy show ‘The Drama Company’.

Sony MAX HD will offer some of the biggest titles in Bollywood including the first screening of ‘Baahubali: The Conclusion’, ‘Meri Pyaar Bindu’ as well as existing films like ‘Sultan’, ‘Dilwale’, ‘Queen’ and ‘Aashiqui 2’ first time in HD on television. Sony MAX HD also is the home to some of the best classics including ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, ‘Kabhi Kabhie’, ‘Silsila’, ‘Karan Arjun’ and ‘Bunty Aur Babli’.

Sony TV HD and Sony MAX HD will be available on Sky from Tuesday 1st August.