Sony Six
Sony six logo.png
CountryIndia
NetworkSony Pictures Sports Network
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharastra, India
Programming
Language(s)
Picture format1080p HDTV
(downscaled to 576p for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerSony Corporation Japan
ParentCulver Max Entertainment
Sister channels
History
Launched7 April 2012; 10 years ago (2012-04-07) (HD version launched along with SD)
Links
Websitewww.sonysix.com

Sony Six HD is an indian pay television sports channel. It is owned and operated by Culver Max Entertainment. Sony Six mainly broadcasts Cricket. Primarily matches of India played in England, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.

History

Logo used in 2012-2017
Logo used in 2012-2017

Sony SIX was launched in April 2012 by Culver Max Entertainment, which also owns Sony Entertainment Television and SET Max. This channel is part of Sony Pictures Sports Network, all of which are owned by Sony Corporation.

Sony Six is aimed at the youth segment and primarily airs cricket tournaments.[1] It was launched on 7 April 2012 and is the 14th sports channel in India. It also broadcasts original programs such as NBA Slam.[2] Sony SIX Corner changed from Right-Up to Left-Up on 31 January 2021. It launched an HD channel on 4 February 2021 after the match of Team Abu Dhabi vs Bangla Tigers in Abu Dhabi T10 League 2020.

It also broadcasts football, cricket, professional wrestling, mixed martial arts, rugby union, basketball, soccer and badminton.

Programming

Currently, Sony Six HD has many sports events rights including Cricket.

Country Cricket Rights

Event Period
1) International Cricket In Australia:-
(2022–2023)
2022–23

2023

2) International Cricket In England:-
(2022–2028)
2022–23

2023

3) International Cricket In Ireland:-
(2022–2023)
  • Men's:-
  • Women's:-
2022–23

2023

4) International Cricket in Pakistan:-
(2022–2023)
2022–23
5) International Cricket In Sri Lanka:-
(2022–2023)
2022–23

Country Professional Cricket Leagues Rights

Event Period
Big Bash League 2022–23
Lanka Premier League 2022
Pakistan Super League 2023

References

  1. ^ "IPL 5: Multi Screen Media plans to air matches on SIX next year". The Economic Times. 8 April 2012. Retrieved 9 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Sony Six could be launching on a bouncy wicket". The Hindu Business Line. 26 March 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2012.