Greek Cinema (TV channel)

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Greek Cinema
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Country Greece
Broadcast area North America
South America
Asia-Pacific
Australia
New Zealand
UK
Ireland
Central Europe
Cyprus
CIS
Middle East
Africa
Ownership
OwnerAttica Media Group
History
LaunchedSeptember 26, 2012
Links
Website Greek Cinema
Availability
Cable
Rogers Cable (Canada)Channel 922
Satellite
Dish Network (USA)Channel 9832
MySat (Australia)N/A
IPTV
Bell Fibe TV (Canada)Channel 2764
CytaVision (Cyprus)Channel 51

Greek Cinema is a Greek language film channel that airs the best classic and contemporary films from Greece. It is the first 24-hour film channel in the world dedicated to Greek cinema. It is owned and operated by Attica Media Group, a media conglomerate in Greece that specializes in magazine publishing as well as TV & radio broadcasting.

Contents

Greek Cinema channel airs an eclectic array of films, spanning all time periods from the golden age of Greek cinema (the 1950s and 1960s) to more contemporary fare from the 1970s-1990s. It also airs films from a wide variety of genres including comedies, dramas, romance, crime, adventure as well as historical films. Greek Cinema airs films from the top film studios in Greece including Finos Film, Karayiannis-Karatzopoulos and Papandreou Productions.

Availability

Greek Cinema originally launched on 16 January 2012 in Greece via a partnership with OTE TV, a Greek pay-TV operator that offers Satellite television and IPTV services. OTE TV launched ΟΤΕ ΣΙΝΕΜΑ, the first ever Greek cinema channel via a programming alliance with Greek Cinema channel. [1]

On 26 September 2012, Greek Cinema channel expanded internationally, launching on Dish Network in the United States. It subsequently launched in Canada in 2013, via a partnership with Odyssey TV and in Australia on the MySat platform.

On 3 May 2014, it was announced that Attica Media Group had signed a distribution agreement with Mesimvria Enterprises Ltd. in Cyprus to launch Greek Cinema channel in Cyprus. [2] The channel subsequently launched on CytaVision on June 16, 2014. [3]

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References

  1. ΟΤΕ ΣΙΝΕΜΑ - ΚΑΝΑΛΙ ΑΠΟΚΛΕΙΣΤΙΚΑ ΜΕ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΕΣ ΤΑΙΝΙΕΣ ΜΟΝΟ ΣΤΗΝ OTE TV
  2. Το Greek Cinema Channel φέρνει στην Κύπρο τον ελληνικό κινηματογράφο
  3. Cyta: Νέο κανάλι Greek Cinema