|Picture format||Aspect Ratio: 16:9|
Resolution: 576i (SD)
|Owner||Sony Pictures Television|
|Launched||May 9, 2011 (Portugal, Angola and Mozambique)|
October 1, 2013 (Central Europe)
AXN Sci Fi (Central Europe)
|Closed||October 3, 2017 (Hungary)|
February 17, 2020 (Portugal, Angola and Mozambique)
|Replaced by||Sony Movie Channel (Hungary) |
AXN Movies (Portugal, Angola and Mozambique)
AXN Black is a channel operated by Sony Pictures Television International Networks Europe. Its programming is basically focused on action and crime television series and movies. The channel was first launched in Portugal, Angola and Mozambique on May 9, 2011 and replaced Animax. Central European version was launched on October 1, 2013 in Hungary, Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Moldova where has replaced AXN Sci Fi.
On October 3, 2017 the channel was replaced by Sony Movie Channel in Hungary. On October 1, 2021, Sony Pictures Television Networks sold its Central European TV portfolio to Antenna Group, and on 24 March 2022, that channel was renamed Viasat Film.
On February 17, 2020 the channel was replaced by AXN Movies in Portugal, Angola and Mozambique.
AXN Sci Fi
(2006 — 2013)
2013 — 2015
2015 — present
Logo rebranded as Sony Movie Channel in Hungary
Logo renamed as Viasat Film in Hungary