SoHo (New Zealand TV channel)

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SoHo
SoHoLogo.png
Current Soho logo (2011 -)
CountryNew Zealand
Broadcast areaNew Zealand
HeadquartersAuckland, New Zealand
Programming
Language(s)English
Picture format1080i (HDTV) 16:9
Ownership
OwnerSky Network Television
History
Launched31 October 2011; 10 years ago (2011-10-31) (SoHo)
7 November 2018; 3 years ago (2018-11-07) (SoHo2)
Closed16 March 2021; 18 months ago (2021-03-16) (SoHo2)
Links
Websitehttps://www.sky.co.nz/soho
Availability
Streaming media
Sky Goskygo.co.nz

SoHo is a premium entertainment channel in New Zealand available on Sky Network Television. The channel mainly broadcasts popular shows from American cable networks Showtime, AMC, Starz, HBO and FX, which are themselves not available in New Zealand. It also broadcasts shows from Britain, especially from the BBC, and also broadcasts films.[1]

Services

There is also a SoHo channel in Australia, which launched on 20 August 2012.[citation needed]

A sister channel, SoHo2 launched on 7 November 2018.[2]

SoHo2 was closed on 16 March 2021 and all the content was moved to the SoHo channel.[3]

Content

In 2022, SoHo will distribute the Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon alongside Sky's streaming service Neon.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Sky to launch new premium content channel - SoHo". Throng.
  2. ^ "Sky to Launch SoHo2 in November". screenscribe.net.
  3. ^ "Channel Changes FAQs - Sky". Sky. 3 February 2021. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Games of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon drops first trailer". The New Zealand Herald. 6 October 2021. Archived from the original on 6 October 2021. Retrieved 7 October 2021.