Studio Universal


Studio Universal, cinema in TV by filmmakers, is the TV channel created in 1998 by Universal Studios, the US colossal filmmaker backed by over 100 years of activity experience part of the NBCUniversal group. The channel has been available since 8 May 2009 on the Mediaset Premium digital terrestrial television platform. An international trademark for a l totally Italian channel: programming, creativity and marketing are entirely provided by Italian professionals who have thorough knowledge and expertise of the national market.

Studio Universal is the channel of great American classics covering all genres. 11 different films are broadcasted every day and 150 different films every month without reruns on the same day. The channel offers the best of films produced by NBCUniversal and by the other great American Majors with a single common denominator: “only great films”. From thrillers action movies , to comedy and romance, from horror to science fiction, all genres find a place that is often set and coded in the schedule. From one film to the next, the film world is thoroughly explored with interviews, games, behind the scenes, specials, shorts and documentaries.

Universal International Networks
Studio Universal brings new life into the big screen, creating more than one reason to watch a film or watch it again within the framework of themes, seasons, celebrations, anniversaries and special guests who present the programmes with constantly different and unexpected approaches.

Studio Universal is also an internet website of Universal International Networks:


Universal International Networks, the international division of NBC Universal’s television channels, is one of the major entertainment networks in the world thanks to high quality contents and appealing brands that reach out to over 176 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia. The portfolio of Universal International Networks includes the following channels: Universal Channel, Syfy, 13th Street Universal, Studio Universal, E! Entertainment Television, The Style Network, Diva Universal and Golf Channel.

These channels offer a full range of entertainment experiences to worldwide viewers. Universal International Networks manages also Movies 24 and holds a majority share in the KidsCo joint venture. NBCUniversal News Group is one of the most influential and highly esteemed on-air and digital news groups in the world. It owns CNBC and NBC News. Universal International Networks is part of NBCUniversal, one of the leading media and entertainment companies in the world for the development and production of entertainment products, for news and information addressed to a global viewership. NBCUniversal holds and manages a precious network of news and entertainment television channels, a filmmaking major, prominent television productions and theme parks all around the world. NBCUniversal is owned by Comcast Corporation.

For further information:
Press Office NBC Universal Global Networks Italia
Francesca Ginocchi
ph. 06 852091 – mob. 335 6116803
Simona Pedroli
ph. 06 852091 – mob. 333 6076773 e-mail: