|Broadcast area||Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Headquarters||London, United Kingdom|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV)|
|Owner||Sony Pictures Television|
|Sister channels||Sony MAX|
|Launched||2 November 2007|
|Closed||28 February 2019|
|Former names||Sony Entertainment Television|
(at the time of closure)
Sony Channel (formerly known as Sony Entertainment Television) was a general entertainment channel that was part of the DStv bouquet of Sub-Saharan Africa satellite channels owned by MultiChoice.
The Sony Channel was the local South African version and subsidiary of the Sony Entertainment Television brand, which is seen in over 100 countries worldwide. It was launched in South Africa on 2 November 2007 and was based in Johannesburg. The channel broadcasts a mix of programming including drama, comedy and reality series as well as commercial and independent movies. The channel was also the premiere broadcaster of the reality series The Amazing Race.
On 22 September 2014, the channel abruptly rebranded to Sony Channel with its new logo on air.
The channel, alongside Sister channel, Sony MAX, were discontinued on 31 October 2018 on DStv, and on 28 February 2019 on Black.