London: British broadcaster Sky will launch a new channel in October to mark 50th anniversary of the Bond franchise.
Sky Movies 007 which will be launched in October. The move comes after Sky secured rights to all 22 original Bond films, as well as the two independent titles, `Never Say Never Again` and `Casino Royale`, in April, reported Daily Telegraph.
The channel, which will broadcast 24 hours a day from October 5 until November 4, will also show a number of Bond-related programs.
"The Bond movies are a very special franchise and we want to ensure that our customers will be able to experience it in a way they`ve never been able to before," said Ian Lewis, director of Sky Movies.
First Published: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 09:33