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Sony Max

Broadcast on: Defunct
Active from: 01 Feb 2011
Active until: 31 Oct 2018

About

Sony Max was a male-skewed general entertainment satellite television channel which broadcast as part of the DStv bouquet of Sub-Saharan Africa satellite channels owned by MultiChoice, with programming that included dramas, action movies and edgy, sometimes irreverent entertainment.

VIEWER PROFILE

Men, between 24 - 49 years old

AVAILABILITY

DStv: Channel 128
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family

PICTURE FORMAT

576i (SDTV, 16:9) - DStv

ABOUT

Sony MAX joined Sony Pictures Television's (SPT) existing channel brand in Africa, Sony Entertainment Television, which was launched in November 2007, on 1 February, 2011.

The channel launched at 21h00 with the movie Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.

Both Sony MAX and sister channel Sony were discontinued on 31 October, 2018.


Latest Updated Shows

Total Blackout

Genre: Game/Quiz Shows
Channel: Sony Max, e.tv, SABC3, eReality
Summary: Contestants get plunged into blinding darkness to confront their deepest fears, completing challenges such as identifying things or gathering items.
Starring: Jaleel White


Real Husbands of Hollywood

Genre: Comedy, Satire, Mockumentary
Channel: eKasi+, BET International, Sony Max, e.tv, eExtra, eReality, BET Africa
Summary: Kevin Hart and other celebrities play a comical, fictionalised version of themselves in this comedy spoof billed as the fakest reality show ever.
Starring: Kevin Hart, Boris Kodjoe, Duane Martin


The Moment of Truth

Genre: Game/Quiz Shows
Channel: M-Net Series, Sony Channel, Sony Max
Summary: Game show in which contestants are asked a series of difficult questions about themselves while strapped to a polygraph prior to the show.
Starring: Mark L. Walberg


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Wednesday 24 October

24 Oct 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
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New on TV today: Friday 27 July

27 Jul 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Sony Max starts a run of Death Row Doctors, about the dark motives behind the caregivers who abused the trust put in them.


New on TV today: Wednesday 25 July

25 Jul 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Piers Morgan baits killers on BBC Brit, Lucifer 3 bedevils M-Net City and TLC makes big stars out of little people.



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