Broadcast areaItaly
Picture format4:3/16:9 SDTV
Timeshift serviceJoi +1
Launched18 January 2008
Closed1 July 2019

Joi was an Italian Entertainment TV channel, owned by Mediaset and broadcast on Premium Gallery, a digital terrestrial television service in Italy. It is devoted to family entertainment and broadcasts movies and TV series.


Joi and Joi +1 began broadcasting on 19 January 2008 at 1.30pm.[1]

On 21 September 2010, coinciding with the launch of The Event, the channel underwent a graphics restyling.

On 1 July 2011 Joi +1 (together with Steel +1 and Mya +1) ceased broadcasting.

On 1 January 2013 the channel renewed itself, moving towards an editorial line dedicated to entertainment and airing many TV series previously broadcast on Mya or Steel.

On 1 March 2016, a new timeshift version of the channel, Joi +24, was activated on channel 316 which broadcast the previous day's deferred programming. This version ceased broadcasting on 19 April 2018.

On 1 June 2018 the channel also lands on Infinity[2] and on 4 June it lands on Sky in HD.[3]

After the closure of Mediaset Premium on 1 June 2019, the channel continues to broadcast on Infinity and Sky.

However, on 17 June 2019, it was announced the channel would cease broadcasting on 1 July.[4] Part of its programming was transferred to Premium Stories.


Main article: List of programmes broadcast by Joi

See also


  1. ^ "» TV DIG – Premium Gallery, i programmi di Joi, Mya e Steel Antonio Genna Blog". Retrieved 2024-01-27.
  2. ^ Redazione (2019-05-31). "Canali Premium di Cinema e Serie su Infinity e Sky". (in Italian). Retrieved 2024-01-27.
  3. ^ TG24, Sky (2018-06-01). "Dal 4 giugno su Sky arrivano ancora più serie TV con i canali Premium". (in Italian). Retrieved 2024-01-27.((cite web)): CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ "Dal 1 luglio Premium Joi chiude". 2019-06-17. Archived from the original on 2019-06-18. Retrieved 2024-01-27.