BeTV (Asia Pacific)

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Sony beTV logo.jpg
Launched2 April 2012 (2012-04-02)
Closed26 August 2013 (2013-08-26) (HD Feed, Malaysia)
15 October 2014 (2014-10-15) (Philippines)
1 August 2015 (2015-08-01) (Hong Kong)
14 September 2015 (2015-09-14) (Singapore)
30 September 2015 (2015-09-30) (Indonesia and Thailand)
Owned bySony Pictures Television
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 4:3 480i pan and scan for SDTVs)
SloganBest of TV
Broadcast areaSoutheast Asia
HeadquartersNo. 10 Changi Business Park Central 2 #03-01
Hansapoint @ CBP
Changi, Singapore
ReplacedAXN Beyond (2008-2012)
Replaced bySony Channel (15 October 2014; Philippines only)
GEM TV (1 October 2015; Hong Kong, Indonesia and Thailand)
Sister channel(s)AXN Asia
Animax Asia
Sony Channel
ONE (Korean)
WebsiteSoutheast Asian website
Malaysia and Philippines website

BeTV was a pay television channel, owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment in the Asia-Pacific region. Launched on 2 April 2012, it replaced AXN Beyond as a spin-off of AXN Asia and Sony Entertainment Television. Selected programs from AXN Philippines and SET were exclusively available in the Philippine feed of the channel.

BeTV was finally shut down on 15 October 2014 due to its merger with SET to form Sony Channel.


  • Southeast Asian feed: available for most countries in the region. It lasted two months, from 1 August until 30 September 2015
  • Philippine feed: available only to that certain country. Its programming schedule was similar to the Southeast Asian feed with local advertisements and featuring programming imported from AXN and SET, it was shut down in October 2014.
  • Malaysian feed: – It branched off the Southeast Asian feed. Its HD feed ceased broadcasting on 26 August 2013 [1])


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