New network GREAT! launches in the UK

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New free-to-air entertainment network GREAT! launches on the 25th May.

There are some new movie channels in town, and the best thing? They’re completely free-to-air. Launching on Tuesday 25th May, the GREAT! channel portfolio consists of 4 new channels – GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, GREAT! movies classic and GREAT! tv.

A bit more about each channel below.

GREAT! movies
Everyone deserves great movies!
The first choice for free-to-air, blockbusters, contemporary hits, cult classics and feature film favourites, including Blade Runner 2049 starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford, Ridley Scott’s sci-fi epic Prometheus featuring Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron, Brad Pitt and Logan Lerman in war drama Fury.

GREAT! movies classic
Non-stop timeless classics!
Celebrating the very best of classic cinema and modern moviemaking there’s quality films to enjoy again and again, including the Oscar-winning musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic tale, Oliver!, the classic Hitchcock thriller Psycho, and Sidney Poitier and Katharine Hepburn in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.

GREAT! movies action
The smell of napalm, morning, noon, and night!
The no-holds barred movie channel that takes on all-comers and rarely leaves without a fight. From classic John Wayne westerns to cult Jean-Claude Van Damme actioners, there’s entertainment which packs a real punch!

Champagne and shoulder pads!
Celebrating the love and excitement of great drama and entertainment with a familiar mix of scripted series, nostalgia and popular gameshows, including timeless series such as Murder, She Wrote, Charlie’s Angels, Starsky & Hutch, Hart to Hart, and classic Who Wants to Be A Millionaire. Completely cosy entertainment to put your feet up for!

The GREAT! channels will be available on Freeview, Sky, Virgin Media and Freesat from Tuesday 25th May and will replace Sony Movies, Sony Movies Action, Sony Movies Classic and the Sony Channel.


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