|Slogan||Yeh pal hamara hai|
(This moment is ours)
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
(downscaled to letterboxed 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Owner||Sony Pictures Networks|
|Sister channels||Sony TV|
Sony Max 2
Sony BBC Earth
|Launched||1 September 2014|
|Asianet Digital TV||Channel 511|
|Reliance Digital TV||Channel 214|
|Dish TV||Channel 2422|
|Airtel Digital TV||Channel 132|
|Tata Sky||Channel 8|
|Videocon d2h||Channel 159|
|Sun Direct||Channel 313|
|DD Free Dish||Channel 37|
|Dish Network (United States)||Channel 696|
Sony Pal (stylised as "Sony ") (Hindi for Moment) is an Indian free television channel that was launched on 1 September 2014. It was initially aimed at women with women-oriented Hindi-language programming, now focused on family-oriented programming. The channel is owned by Sony Pictures Networks. The channel is available on Dish Network and Sling TV in USA.
Sony Pal was launched on 1 September 2014 originally as a pay-TV channel, with Juhi Chawla as its ambassador. The channel mostly aired women-centric reality shows to compete with mainstream Hindi GECs like Star Plus, ZEE TV, Colors whose core TG is also women-oriented.
The channel had a low audience share of 11,000 during the first weeks of its launch, as compared to other channels like Life OK, Star Plus, Zee TV and Colors TV. Due to this, the channel ceased its business operations on 13 February 2015, broadcasting re-runs of Sony TV and Sony SAB shows.
The channel was then rebranded and turned into free-to-air TV channel, as it started syndication of former SET and Sony SAB series like Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, CID and Baalveer. It was available on DD Freedish, Sony Pal started gathering a fair audience share by 2016.
|2011-present||Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah|
|2017-present||Sankat Mochan Mahabali Hanumaan|
|2020-present||Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega|