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Sony AXN
AXN logo (2015).svg
Broadcast areaPortugal
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
OwnerSony Pictures Television
Sister channelsAXN Movies
AXN White
AXN Black

AXN is a Portuguese pay television channel. It is the Portuguese version of the AXN network, owned by Sony. It was a Cabovisão exclusive in its beginnings, but now it is available in all operators and platforms. It's one of the most watched channels on pay-TV in Portugal, competing with FOX, SIC Notícias, Canal Panda, Disney Channel and Canal Hollywood.

The channel have two feeds: one for Portugal and Angola, and a second for Mozambique.

Sister channels

AXN White

AXN White first launched in Portugal on 7 May 2012, replacing Sony Entertainment Television. It focuses on comedy and romantic series and movies.

AXN Movies

AXN Movies was launched on 17 February 2020 replacing AXN Black, it is dedicated to movies.

Former channels

Sony Entertainment Television

Sony Entertainment Television was launched in 2008 in Portugal. SET was replaced by AXN White on 14 April 2012 at 8 hours, followed by SET Spain replaced by AXN White on 7 May 2012.


A week-end Animax block was added to AXN on 20 October 2007, which ended in September 2008. It was launched as a full channel on 12 April 2008. Dedicated to anime, Animax added live-action shows in 2009. On 9 May 2011, Animax was replaced by AXN Black.

Shows broadcast by AXN in Portugal