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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.


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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