Sony Movie channel to debut in spring 2012 on Sky.

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks is to launch the Sony Movie Channel in the UK, its second Sony-branded channel in the territory.

The channel, along with a time shifted +1 service, will launch this spring with.

The channel, carried on Sky’s basic package, will air Sony library features and TV films as well as those from other studios and independent distributors. Specific titles are not yet known.

SPT’s other Sony-branded UK channel, Sony Entertainment Television, launched in spring 2011 and is carried on both Sky (channel 157) and Virgin Media (channel 193), offering female skewing scripted and entertainment programming.