Sony is bringing back its Christmas movie channel

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What’s Christmas time without curling up on the sofa watching a classic film?

If you just can’t wait to watch your favourites, Sony is bringing back its pop-up Christmas channel. Viewers will be able to tune in from Tuesday 10th September, so Christmas really has come early! Nothing wrong with some early festive cheer, right?

The channel was previously known as True Christmas, but has rebranded for the 2019 festive season under Sony Movies Christmas. It’ll be airing all the classics, premiering new releases and ‘indulgent treats’. Sounds great to us.

So whether you’ll watch whilst wrapping presents, or simply curled up with a festive drink, there’ll be lots in store for all you Christmas fans out there.

You’ll be able to see channel premieres such as Holiday Road Trip, Christmas With the Kranks, Silver Bells and Defending Santa.

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They’re even offering themed weekends, including ‘Bah Humbug!’ for all you Scrooges out there, ‘Christmas Animals’, ‘Santa Sunday’ and ‘Christmas Comedy’. So there should be something for all the family to enjoy.

And every night at 7pm, you’ll be treated to one of the ‘emotional’ films that Sony are promising ‘will give you the festive feels’. Sometimes you just need a good cry, after all!

Sony’s rebranded Christmas channel is part of their new movie network, featuring Sony Movies, Sony Movies Action and Sony Movies Classic. So if Christmas films aren’t your thing, you’re sure to find a genre you do like!

Sony Movies Christmas will be airing Christmas films ‘all day, every day’ on Freeview 50, Sky 319, Virgin 424 and Freesat 303. You’ll be able to tune in until January, after which it’ll disappear… until next year.

Will you be watching? Let us know your thoughts on the new channel!

Lucy Buglass
Digital Writer

Lucy Buglass is a Digital Writer for What's on TV,, and Woman&Home. After finishing her degree in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University she moved to London to begin her career. She's passionate about entertainment and spends most of her free time watching Netflix series, BBC dramas, or going to the cinema to catch the latest film releases.