Sony Ten 1 is an Indian sports channel owned by Sony Pictures Sports Networks, which acquired it and the other Ten Sports-branded channels from Zee in 2017. It focuses on combat sports, especially WWE.
The channel was launched in 2002 as Ten Sports. It was acquired by Zee in 2006, which renamed it to Ten 1 in 2016. Zee eventually sold the Ten Sports network to Sony Pictures Networks India in March 2017.
An Emirati company named Taj Television launched Ten Sports on 1 April 2002, making it one of the first sports channels in India after Star Sports, ESPN and the government-owned DD Sports, which were launched in the 1990s.
Ten HD: 2011–2016
The new logo style was on the basis of that of the now-defunct Ten Golf HD, which had rebranded in October 2015 after converting from a standard-definition (SD) channel into a high-definition (HD) channel.
Sony Ten 1
In 2017 ZEEL sold the Ten Sports Network to Sony Pictures Networks India. All the Ten channels, along with Sony Six, rebranded on 18 July 2017 to match the logo style of fellow sports channel Sony ESPN (which closed down on 30 March 2020). Sony Ten 2 and 3 launched HD feeds on the same day. All the Sony sports channels also launched a new uniform graphics package.
|Indian TV channels:
Hindi: Entertainment: Sony TV HD, Sony Sab HD and Sony Pal | Movies: Sony Max HD (Other), Sony Max 2 (classic movies) and Sony Wah | Kids: Sony Yay
International channels: SET (Asia)
Upcoming channels: Marathi: Sony Marathi HD
|Parent: Essel Group (Sister companies: Dish TV | d2h)
Indian TV channels:
Hindi: Entertainment: Zee TV HD, &TV HD, Zee Anmol and Big Magic | Movies: Zee Cinema HD, &pictures HD, Zee Bollywood, Zee Classic, &xplor HD, Zee Action and Zee Anmol Cinema | Music/youth: Zing | Teleshopping: EZ Mall
News channels: (Zee Media Corp.)
Arab world: Zee Aflam (movies) and Zee Alwan (entertainment) | United States: Zee Living and Zee Smile | Canada: Zee TV Canada | Latin America and US Hispanic: Zee Mundo | Russia: Zee TV | Thailand: Zee Nung | Indonesia: Zee Bioskop | Philippines: Zee Sine | Vietnam: Zee Phim | South Africa/Subsaharan Africa: Zee Alem, Zee World and Zee Bollynova | Francophone Africa: Zee Magic
Non-television businesses: Film production: Zee Studios and Zee Studios International | Music label: Zee Music Company | Theatrical production: Zee Theatre | Live events: Zee Live | Media marketing: Zee Melt
Licensing and syndication arm for international markets: Zee Global Content Sales