getTV and Cine Sony Television Join DISH Lineup, DISH Renews Sony Movie Channel

  • DISH takes classic television network getTV nationwide
  • DishLATINO bolsters Spanish-language movie offering with Cine Sony
    Television
  • DISH continues to offer the popular Hollywood film network Sony
    Movie Channel

CULVER CITY, Calif. & ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and DISH Network L.L.C have completed
long-term carriage agreements for three of SPT’s wholly-owned domestic
networks: Sony Movie Channel, Cine Sony Television and getTV. The
agreements include first-time nationwide distribution of classic TV
channel getTV, the addition of Spanish-language Hollywood movie and
entertainment network Cine Sony Television on DishLATINO, and continued
distribution of the popular, contemporary, English-language network Sony
Movie Channel.

“Sony Movie Channel, Cine Sony Television and getTV each offer a
distinctive brand of high quality entertainment that successfully serves
viewers’ continued demand for premium content on television,” said Tom
Troy, senior vice president, distribution, networks, U.S., SPT. “Each
network has a unique voice that will resonate across the nation, whether
it be for those who enjoy timeless television, film favorites or recent
Hollywood movies in Spanish.”

Beginning today, getTV is available to DISH customers on channel 373 in
America’s Top 120 programming package and above. getTV showcases weekly
variety shows like The Merv Griffin Show on Monday nights in
addition to a Saturday Showdown block featuring Western TV series such
as HONDO, starring James Garner. During this holiday season,
getTV will offer specials featuring entertainment icons such as Bing
Crosby, Judy Garland, Sonny & Cher, Perry Como, and Andy Williams, as
well as a 30-hour marathon of vintage Christmas specials, starting
Christmas Eve at 12 p.m. ET.

“With the holiday season in full swing, getTV offers DISH families even
more entertainment to enjoy together,” said Andrew LeCuyer, DISH vice
president of programming. “Our partnership expands DISH’s collection of
classic TV programming, providing DISH customers with timeless shows and
movies for all generations.”

Additionally, Cine Sony Television launched across DishLATINO
programming packages. With this launch, Cine Sony Television adds the
Spanish-language pay-TV leader to its robust affiliate roster. Cine Sony
Television will provide DishLATINO subscribers with access to a wide
array of Spanish-language live and Video-on-Demand modern Hollywood hits
from top genres such as action-adventure, comedy, and horror/suspense.

“We are continually looking to add new channels that connect our
customers with content that speaks to them,” said Alfredo Rodriguez,
vice president of DishLATINO. “With Cine Sony, we are bringing more
entertainment options to our customers who prefer watching TV in
Spanish, but also want to enjoy popular movies originally filmed in
English.”

Beginning today, Cine Sony is available to DishLATINO customers who
subscribe to the Clasico, Plus, Dos, Max and Bonus programming packages.
Available on channel 864 and through Video-on-Demand, Cine Sony delivers
Hollywood movies with Spanish voiceovers, enabling Spanish speakers to
enjoy popular English films from a variety of genres.

About DISH

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approximately 13.909 million pay-TV subscribers, as of Sept. 30, 2015,
with the highest-quality programming and technology with the most
choices at the best value. DISH offers a high definition line-up with
more than 200 national HD channels, the most international channels and
award-winning HD and DVR technology. DISH Network Corporation is a
Fortune 250 company. Visit www.dish.com.

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About DishLATINO

DishLATINO is the market-leading suite of English and Spanish language
programming packages in the United States. It offers its customers more
than 40 Spanish-language news, entertainment, and sports channels in
combination with DISH’s broad English-language programming lineup of
more than 200 channels. DishLATINO customers can receive the Hopper, the
industry’s most awarded DVR, and take advantage of in-language customer
service as well as payment options such as FlexTV, a no-term contract,
prepaid pay-TV product.

About getTV

getTV, operated by Sony Pictures Television Networks, is
dedicated to showcasing Hollywood’s legendary movies and TV series . The
network is available over the air and on local cable systems in more
than 80 designated market areas (DMAs) , including all of the top 25
DMAs. getTV is also carried nationwide by DISH. For information, visit get.tv and
connect with the network on Facebook and
Twitter @getTV.

About Cine Sony Television

Cine Sony Television is the home for Hollywood blockbusters in Spanish.
Featuring uncut, box office favorites, critically acclaimed dramas, hit
comedies, adrenaline fueled action movies, and horror favorites. Cine
Sony Television is the premier movie channel for the U.S. Latino
audience. The network also offers on-demand content and an authenticated
watch app CINE SONY YA through its distribution partners. Cine Sony
Television is distributed by CenturyLink, Comcast, Cox Communications,
DISH, DIRECTV and Fios by Verizon, among others. For more information,
visit cinesony.com.

About Sony Movie Channel

Sony Movie Channel is a multi-platform television network from Sony
Pictures Television created specifically for the male Hollywood movie
fan. Offering uncut, theatrical releases in stunning high definition,
Sony Movie Channel showcases titles from Sony Pictures’ vast library
including award-winning features, cult favorites, family comedies and
gripping dramas. Sony Movie Channel is available on AT&T U-Verse,
CenturyLink, DIRECTV, DISH Network, Fios by Verizon, Google Fiber,
Suddenlink, and Vyve Broadband, among others. For more information,
visit SonyMovieChannel.com,
Facebook
and/or Twitter @SonyMovieCh.

Contacts

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Cindy Ronzoni, 310-880-1961
Cindy@SocialSpreadMedia.com
@cindyronzoni
or
DISH
Karen
Modlin, 303-723-1850
Corporate Communications
Karen.Modlin@dish.com
@DISHNews