Syfy

Syfy (formerly Sci-Fi Channel, later shortened to Sci Fi; stylized as SYFY) is an American basic cable channel owned by the NBCUniversal Television and Streaming division of Comcast's NBCUniversal[1] through NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. Launched on September 24, 1992, the channel broadcasts programming relating to the science fiction, horror, and fantasy genres.

Syfy
CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaNationwide
HeadquartersComcast Building, New York City, New York, U.S.
Programming
Language(s)English
Picture format1080p HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 480i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerNBCUniversal Television and Streaming
ParentNBCUniversal Cable Entertainment
Sister channels
History
LaunchedSeptember 24, 1992; 29 years ago (1992-09-24)
Former names
  • Sci-Fi Channel (1992–99)
  • Sci Fi (1999–2009)
Links
WebcastWatch live (U.S. pay-TV subscribers only)
Websitewww.syfy.com

As of January 2016, Syfy is available to 92.4 million households in America.[2]


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