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Universal Channel and Syfy End of Broadcast

On Jun 30, 2017, 11.59pm, Universal Channel (ch 187HD| 73SD) and Syfy Channel (ch 188HD| 112SD) will no longer air in the Philippines.

After this date:

  • Universal SD will no longer be part of the Destiny Cable channel line up
  • Syfy SD will no longer be part of the channel line up of the Select Family Pack.
  • Subscribers who availed of these channels individually via SKY Select will no longer be billed for their subscription.

FAQs

Why are Universal Channel and Syfy being removed from my channel line-up? Will this be permanent?
Yes, Universal Channel and Syfy will cease telecast in the country permanently. The broadcast of both channels was discontinued by NBC Global Networks Asia.

Where can I watch programs similar to those in these channels?
You may catch US series similar to those in Universal Channel in the following:

AXN (Ch 49):

  • Supernatural Season 12

  • Hawaii Five-O Season 7

  • NCIS: Los Angeles
Star World (Available on Select, Ch 48):

  • Once Upon a Time

  • Scandal

While there are no other channels dedicated to science fiction, fantasy or paranormal, you may catch other thrillers and action/adventure shows similar to those in Syfy in:

Fox Crime (Available on Select, Ch 64):

  • CSI

  • The Mentalist

  • American Crime

  • VICE
Thrill (Available on Select, Ch 107):

  • The Strain

To view other general entertainment channels you may opt to add to your subscription, click here.


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