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Sony PIX creates new property ‘Pixathon’

The property will showcase Rocky, Shrek, Iron Man, Spiderman, Mission Impossible and all of Bond series

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | July 25, 2013

Sony PIX has come up with yet another original and innovative property for its viewers. ‘PIXATHON’ will showcase various celebrated movies of popular franchises back to back which will have the audience glued to their seats. Watch your favourite movie series such as Rocky, Shrek, Iron Man, Spiderman, Mission Impossible and all of Bond series back to back only on Sony PIX. The channel is also carrying out innovative campaigns to promote the premiere of their blockbuster movies.

To start with, the viewers got a chance to meet the ‘Green Hero’. The organic eating and eco-friendly hero Shrek launched the ‘Go Green’ project to promote the premiere of the movie. The viewers took part in the first ever Shrek PIXATHON and watched all 4 Shreks back to back on July 21.

For the first time in India the viewer’s also got the chance to watch the sexy, hot and stylish Robert Downey as  Iron Man 1 and 2 back to back only on Sony PIX. Tony Stark’s stylish and charismatic mean machine livened up the small screen on July 13.

In future, the fans will also get the opportunity to be part of the Rocky legacy as they participate in ‘Discover the Rocky in You’ campaign. The motivational, inspiring and emotional story of the boxing icon will come alive on Sony PIX on August 4 as it premieres Rocky 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6. Also, swinging its way to the small screen is the Spiderman PIXATHON. The fans can catch all four parts of the web slinging superhero back to back on August 15. It doesn’t stop here…very soon; viewers will also get a chance to watch all of Mission Impossible and Bond series.

To break the clutter around channel association the property has been termed PIXATHON.

Saurabh Yagnik, EVP & Business Head, Sony PIX added, “This year we have enthralled our audiences with the two biggest premieres on television, Men in Black 3 and The Amazing Spiderman – the highest rated premieres of 2013. We have significantly stepped up our investments in acquiring high quality content and popular franchises. We also constantly strive to interact and engage with our viewers, by not just offering exceptional titles but also presenting them a completely memorable viewing experience. PIXATHON is one such initiative by us that will bring us another step closer to our audience.”

So with titles like Shrek, Rocky, Spiderman, Mission Impossible and the entire Bond series to showcase in their library, Sony PIX is sure to pose a stiff competition to the other English movie channels.

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