John Rossiter: Tapping into our robust library of content for this pay-TV channel to deliver what operators need to satisfy their subscribers

SPT to launch Sony Movies in Latin America
02 de marzo de 2022

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced plans to launch Sony Movies, a new destination for Sony Pictures’ amazing array of film content in Latin America. 

The linear channel, which will be home to Sony Pictures’ unparalleled collection of films, will be distributed by Ole Distribution throughout the region, including Brazil.

Sony Movies will offer viewers a wide selection of classic and hit movies from Sony Pictures’ extensive library such as installments from various popular franchises including from Spider-Man (2002), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Venom (2018), Men in Black (1997) and Ghostbusters (1984), to name a few.

Sony Movies joins SPT’s portfolio of channels in Latin America including Sony Channel, and AXN.

Sony Movies is expected to launch in Spring 2022.

“As we have closely examined viewership patterns in the region, we have seen a clear opening in the market. We’re able to tap into our robust library of content for this Pay-TV channel to deliver what operators need to satisfy their subscribers. With Sony Movies, we are responding to viewer demand for Sony Pictures’ premium theatrical content, strengthening our offerings, and supporting our longstanding affiliate partners which remains a priority for us,” said John Rossiter, EVP, Distribution & Networks, Latin America, Sony Pictures Entertainment.

“Thanks to the great demand for films in our region, at Ole Distribution we continue to make great efforts to satisfy the needs of the audience. Sony Movies was created especially for fans of Hollywood movies, bringing a unique catalog of high-quality feature films directly to viewers,” said Juan Carlos Urdaneta, president of Ole Distribution.