Sony Six

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Sony Six
Sony SIX logo.png
Launched7 April 2012; 7 years ago (2012-04-07)
Owned bySony Pictures Network India
Broadcast areaIndia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives, Bhutan, Bangladesh
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharastra, India
Sister channel(s)
TV Lanka Digital TVChannel 42 (HD)
Dish TVChannel 623 (SD)
Channel 622 (HD)
Tata SkyChannel 484 (SD)
Channel 483 (HD)
Videocon d2hChannels 423 (SD)
Channel 928 (HD)
Reliance Digital TVChannel 511 (SD)
Airtel digital TVChannel 291 (SD)
Channel 292 (HD)
Sun DirectChannel 508 (SD)
Channel 975 (HD)
Dish Home NepalChannel 604 (SD)
Channel 944 (HD)
Dialog TVChannel 76 (SD)
Channel 124 (HD)
Dish TV Sri LankaChannel 2652 (SD)
realvuChannel 310 (HD)
Fastway CableChannel 301 (SD)
Channel 606 (HD)
In DigitalChannel 425
Asianet Digital TVChannel 300 (SD)
Channel 808 (HD)
Ask Cable Vision (Sri Lanka)Channel 45
PEO TVChannel 37 (SD)
Net TV NepalChannel 522 (SD)
Channel 508 (HD)

Sony SIX is an Indian pay television sports channel owned and operated by Sony Pictures Networks, which also owns Sony Entertainment Television and SET Max. The channel is aimed at the youth segment,[1] it was launched on 7 April 2012 and is the 14th sports channel in India. It also broadcasts original programmes like NBA Slam.[2]

It broadcasts football, cricket, professional wrestling, mixed martial arts, rugby union, basketball and badminton.

Sony Six has the broadcasting rights for FIFA World Cup,[3], Caribbean Premier League, Copa América, The FA Cup, Italian Serie A, La Liga, The Rugby Championship, Aviva Premiership, Top 14, Super Rugby, National Football League, National Basketball Association, The Masters, PGA Championship, Ultimate Fighting Championship, Premier Futsal[4] and Impact Wrestling[5]

Sony and its sister channel have broadcasting rights of the following international cricketing boards and franchise league:

Event Period
International Cricket in Australia[6] 2017-2023
International Cricket in England[7] 2018-2023
International Cricket in South Africa[8] 2012-2020
International Cricket in Pakistan[9] 2015-2020
International Cricket in Sri Lanka[10] 2013-2020
International Cricket in West Indies[11] 2013-2020
International Cricket in Zimbabwe[12] 2012-2020
Franchise League
Big Bash League[6] 2017-2023
Caribbean Premier League[13] 2014-2017


  1. ^ "IPL 5: Multi Screen Media plans to air matches on SIX next year". The Economic Times. 8 April 2012. Retrieved 9 April 2012. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |newspaper= (help)
  2. ^ "Sony Six could be launching on a bouncy wicket". The Hindu Business Line. 26 March 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2012. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |newspaper= (help)
  3. ^ Sony SIX wins broadcast rights for FIFA World Cup 2014 and 2018
  4. ^ "Sony Pictures gets exclusive rights of Premier Futsal League". India Today. India Today. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Sony Six acquires TNA Wrestling's broadcasting rights". Business Standard. Retrieved 1 August 2013. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |newspaper= (help)
  6. ^ a b "CA announce new Indian TV rights deal". Cricket Australia. 10 October 2017. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Sony Pictures acquires media rights for cricket matches in England". LiveMint. 5 March 2018. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Taj Television acquires TV rights for CSA". Indian Express. 10 September 2011. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  9. ^ "Pakistan Cricket Board renews deal with Ten Sports for next five years". Indian Television. 1 April 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  10. ^ "Sri Lanka Cricket broadcast and production rights go to Ten Sports". Sports Keeda. 10 July 2013. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  11. ^ "WICB signs seven-year TV rights deal". ESPNCricinfo. 2 November 2012. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  12. ^ "Taj Television add to list of Cricket broadcast deals". Sports Pro. 14 November 2011. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  13. ^ "SONY retains broadcasting rights for Caribbean Premier League". Inside Sports India. 7 June 2017. Retrieved 16 April 2018.