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AXN (India)

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Launched  1997
Country  India
Slogan  Action REdefined
AXN (India)
Network  Sony Pictures Television
Owned by  Sony Pictures Entertainment
Picture format  480i (SDTV 4:3) 1080i (HDTV) (16:9)

AXN India is a pay-TV, cable and satellite TV channel affiliated with Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) and is managed and operated wholly owned by SPN and managed by SPE Networks – Asia. With a diverse range of content that spans genres like Reality, Entertainment and Drama, AXN targets viewers of 15-34 age group. AXN is seen in 60 countries across Asia, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East, and is part of Sony Pictures Networks International's diverse portfolio of over 40 global networks. In 2016, the brand repositioned itself with the tagline Live R.E.D., primarily advertising their range of content as well as their shift from generic action to a more psychological action that evokes a feeling of mind rush. All elements of the channel’s communication including channel packaging, content offering, shows and characters, and consumer benefit will affirm AXN’s brand commitment to LIVE R.E.D. The new logo and the packaging spells out the color red, the ethos of which runs in the geometricity of a pyramid – the brand mnemonic. The channel programs reality shows like The Voice, Top Gear, Top Chef, Fear Factor, Survivor; family entertainment shows such as Minute to Win It, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not; and drama shows like Sherlock, Hannibal, Ray Donovan, Dexter, Elementary, Billions, 24, Supernatural. In addition, AXN premieres shows close to their U.S. premieres in its ‘Fresh from the U.S.’ slot on weekends.


Operating channel

  • AXN India
  • AXN Pakistan (AXN Pakistan is a timeshift version of AXN India feed excluding the Indian adverts.)
  • Programs aired on AXN India

    AXN India broadcasts various English language shows. It intends to show Action and Reality shows, AXN also airs some Action Movies. Here is the list of shows broadcast on AXN:

    Fiction Series

  • 24
  • Blue Bloods
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
  • Elementary
  • Hannibal
  • Limitless
  • Orphan Black
  • Scorpion
  • Sex and the City
  • Supernatural
  • Teen Wolf
  • Reality Series/Game Shows

  • Breaking the Magician's Code: Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed
  • EBuzz
  • Minute to Win It
  • Survivor
  • The Voice
  • Top Chef
  • Total Blackout
  • Totally Insane Guinness World Records
  • References

    AXN (India) Wikipedia

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