is a British satellite
and cable television
channel owned by NBC Universal
. It was launched on June 26
. It shows purely made-for-TV movies
covering a range of different genres, from crime and thriller to romance and action. It is available 24 hours a day on Sky Digital
channel 327 and Virgin Media
It's sister channel Movies 24+ (formerly More 24), which was launched in 2006, was previously a 90-minute time-shifted channel. As of September 2007, Movies 24+ now has a separate daily schedule from Movies 24, showing the same movies but at very different times throughout the day. It is available on Sky channel 328 and Virgin Media channel 425.
Accomplished television and radio broadcaster Roger Tilling has been the continuity announcer of Movies 24 since the channel's launch in 2006.
Movies 24 was launched on December 12, 2007 in Poland, Romania and Turkey.
Examples of some of the movies shown on Movies 24.
- Balmain Boys (Comedy)
- Chain Of Command (Thriller)
- Closing The Deal (Comedy)
- Countdown To Chaos (Action)
- Danny Deckchair (Comedy)
- Following Her Heart (Romance)
- Hustle and Heat (Action)
- Jericho Fever (Action)
- Murder In Paradise (Thriller)
- Picnic (Romance)
- Rules Of Obession (Thriller)
- Sister In Law (Thriller)
- She, Me & Her (Comedy)
- The Cutting Edge (Romance)
- The Third Wish (Fantasy)
- The Sea Change (Comedy)
- The Way She Moves (Romance)
- Voices From A Locked Room (Drama)
- Where Sleeping Dogs Lie (Thriller)