MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Network's much anticipated factual entertainment channel Sony BBC Earth is soon to launch and is just an approval away. The channel will be launched in HD.
Speaking to Indiantelevision.com about the new launch, Sony Pictures Network (SPN) CEO N.P.Singh said, "We are ready with everything and just an approval away to launch Sony BBC Earth. It is a factual entertainment channel and BBC Earth will be the content provider. Later on, we might create original content but initially it will be BBC Earth. "
"It will be an HD channel. 4K is gradually coming in but I think we are not yet ready. For now, we will be going with HD only," he further added.
In may be recalled that Multi Screen Media had joined hands with BBC Worldwide in 2015 to form the joint venture - Sony BBC Earth.
The new channel will showcase the work of the world’s foremost factual film makers as it takes audiences on a journey of discovery. From the smallest creature under the microscope to the limitless expanses of space, the channel will bring viewers face to face with heart pounding action, mind blowing ideas and the wonders of being human.