1. ‘007 channel’ coming to SkyMoviesHD

    By Matthew Harkin on 2012-08-08

    Sky Movies HD will dedicate an entire channel to the full James Bond film catalogue from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, with Sky Movies 007 HD.

    For the first time in history all 22 Bond films, as well as two non-EON titles 1967 Casino Royale and Never Say Never Again, will be available to enjoy in one place, in HD and without commercial interruption.

    Bond fans will have the films at their fingertips via Sky Movies’ comprehensive TV on-demand service Sky Anytime+, with all of the films also available on demand and on the move via Sky Go, Sky’s award-winning multi platform TV service available across PC, Mac, laptop, iPhone, iPad and Android phones. In addition, customers who subscribe to Sky Movies via NOW TV, the brand new Internet TV service from Sky, will also be able to enjoy entire the Bond catalogue. The twenty-third film in the franchise, Skyfall, will be available to rent through Sky Store and on Sky Movies in 2013.

    The films arrive on Sky Movies to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the franchise, with the first film, Dr No, released on 5 October 1962.

    ‘A very special franchise’

    Ian Lewis, Director of Sky Movies told today@sky, “The Bond movies are a very special franchise and we want to ensure that our customers to be able to experience it in a way they’ve never been able to before, and so we’re going to create a dedicated channel SKY MOVIES 007 HD devoted entirely to James Bond showing the entire catalogue of films and loads of extra material. We’re delighted that our customers will have the best Bond movie-watching experience ever with Sky Movies – uninterrupted, in HD, on demand and on the go.”

    The SKY MOVIES 007 HD channel will launch on 5 October.