Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has announced that its new television channel will launch next month on Sky.

The channel, titled Sony Entertainment Television or SET, will become available on April 7
It will be on Sky channel 157.

Sony Entertainment Television will broadcast a range of dramas and comedies, including new show HawthoRNe, award-winning series Huff and marital comedy 'Til Death.

Movies will air from 9pm on the channel from Thursday to Monday, including blockbusters such as the The Da Vinci Code, All The King's Men and Philadelphia. Classic Hollywood films will transmit in a dedicated afternoon slot from 2pm.

The SET channel will also have a +1 channel at 190 on Sky's EPG.