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TV station ( private law )
reception Cable & Satellite
Start of transmission September 24, 1992
owner NBC Universal
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Syfy (until July 7, 2009 Sci-Fi Channel ) is an English-language television station from the United States that broadcasts and produces science fiction and horror films and series as well as reality shows . The station's name is a homophone to sci-fi .

Own broadcasts

Current TV series

Former TV series

Current reality shows

Former reality shows

Alternative off-air logo


The logo of some of the European Syfy branches
The old Syfy HD logo
The new SYFY HD logo

Syfy broadcasts in different countries in their national language (as a pay TV channel ). For example in

  • Brazil
  • Germany ( Syfy (Germany) )
  • France (Syfy Universal)
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Thailand
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain)

Syfy Films

Syfy Films is a joint venture between Syfy and the film studio Universal Pictures, founded in 2010 . The first planned production announced in October 2011 was a film adaptation of the superhero series Wild Cards published by George RR Martin .


Syfy can be received in Germany via the pay TV provider Sky , the cable network operators Vodafone Kabel Deutschland , Unitymedia , PŸUR and NetCologne . The television station can also be accessed via IPTV from Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone .

In Austria and Switzerland the channels Sky, UPC Austria , A1 Telekom Austria , Teleclub , Swisscable and UPC Cablecom have the TV channel Syfy in their programs.

See also

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. SyFy FAQ on changing names (English)
  2. Bory's Kit: 'Game of Thrones' Author's Superhero Anthology 'Wild Cards' Headed to Big Screen , Hollywood Reporter , October 28, 2011
  3. Package list from PŸUR. Retrieved June 8, 2019 .