Sigma TV
Sigma TV is a commercial network in Cyprus
Cyprus , officially the Republic of Cyprus , is a Eurasian island country, member of the European Union, in the Eastern Mediterranean, east of Greece, south of Turkey, west of Syria and north of Egypt. It is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.The earliest known human activity on the...

 that commenced broadcasting on April 3, 1995. It is a private service and is currently the second-rated channel in Cyprus. Sigma TV is geared at a younger audience, with the focus on the 18-45 age group. It broadcasts a mix of original programmes as well as popular foreign programming. Sigma is a general entertainment station with programming that includes Children's shows, sports, news, movies, series and popular Telenovelas from Latin America.

Sigma TV has an affiliation agreement with Alpha TV
Alpha TV
Alpha TV is a Greek terrestrial channel . The station features a mix of Greek and foreign shows with an emphasis on entertainment programs. The studios are located near Athens...

 from Greece which features their morning show, gossip news programming, and reality shows. In the past, Sigma TV also had affiliations with Star Channel
Star Channel
Star Channel is a Greek television network that broadcasts a mix of foreign and Greek programming. It launched in December 1993 and is owned by Nea Tileorasi A.E.. The main news bulletin is called Star Eidiseis, which is currently hosted by Aimilios Liatsos...

, and MAD TV
MAD TV (music TV)
MAD TV is a television network in Greece that broadcasts music related programming including video clips, music news & interviews as well as concert footage. It was the first music station in Greece, launched on June 6, 1996 and is run by Andreas Kouris.MAD TV’s target group ranges from 15 to 24...

. In addition, it has secured programming deals with major studios from the U.S. and around the world.


Sigma broadcasts hit series from Latin America, the U.S. and various own productions. In addition, it has sports programming, children's shows and current affairs programs. It holds the exclusive rights to broadcast first choice UEFA Champions League
UEFA Champions League
The UEFA Champions League, known simply the Champions League and originally known as the European Champion Clubs' Cup or European Cup, is an annual international club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations since 1955 for the top football clubs in Europe. It...

 matches in Cyprus for 2009 -12.

News & Information

  • Tomes Sta Gegonota- Daily newcast with live reports and informative discussion with all the headlines from around the world.

  • Me Agapi- Informative discussion on current affairs and key issues. From personal issues to problems affecting society as a whole.

  • Etsi Apla... me tin Mairi Haritonos- Talkshow that examines economic issues affecting everyday life; unemployment, inequality, taxes- how people deal with these problems. Also a look at Cyprus' role in the Global economy. Hosted by Μary Haritonos, Tuesdays at 11:10pm

Cypriot Serials

  • Μίλα μου- Drama 2007-2009
  • Βασιλική- Drama 2005-2006
  • Σε Φόντο Κόκκινο- Soap Opera 2008-present
  • Επιστροφή- Drama 2009
  • Βουράτε Γειτόνοι - Comedy 2001-2005
  • Εν Πάμε Καλά- Satyric 2006
  • Ο Τέλειος Αντρας- Romantic comedy 2005
  • Οι Αδιάφθοροι - Comedy 2000-2002
  • Οι Τάκκοι - Comedy 2003-2006
  • Όταν Μεγαλώσω- Comedy 2006
  • Τα Κοπέλια- Comedy 2001-2003
  • Τα Χρυσόψαρα- Comedy 2005-2006
  • Ζωή Ποδήλατο- Comedy 2006-2008
  • Βεντέτα- Comedy 2006-2008
  • 30+Κάτι- Romantic comedy 2007
  • Ακτή Ονείρων- Soap 1999 - 2001
  • Στο Παρα Πέντε - Comedy 1998 - 2005
  • Ούνα Ράτσα - Comedy 2002 - 2003


Greece (From Alpha TV
Alpha TV
Alpha TV is a Greek terrestrial channel . The station features a mix of Greek and foreign shows with an emphasis on entertainment programs. The studios are located near Athens...


  • Agrotis Monos Psahni - reality dating show
  • Al-Tsantiri Nious
    Lakis Lazopoulos
    Lakis Lazopoulos is a Greek playwright, actor and songwriter. His birth name is Apostolos Lazopoulos , Lakis being a diminutive. Lazopoulos was ranked 83rd by the public in Skai TV's Great Greeks in 2009...

    - satire show
  • Big Brother
    Big Brother (Greece)
    Season 1 premiered on ANT1 on September 10, 2001 for a duration of 113 days. The season ended on December 31, 2001. The season used the traditional Big Brother format. This season is considered the most successful season out of the three to follow on ANT1, with massive viewership. Its finale on New...

    - reality show
  • Efialtis Stin Kouzina - reality cooking show
  • Greek Idol
    Greek Idol
    Greek Idol is a reality television competition to find new solo singing talent. Part of the Idol franchise, it is based on the British show Pop Idol created by Simon Fuller. The first season of the show debut on March 5, 2010 on Alpha TV. The second season is scheduled to premiere on 19 February 2011...

    - reality singing competition
  • Kafes Me Tin Eleni
    Eleni Menegaki
    Eleni Menegaki is a Greek film, television and stage actress and talk show presenter. In 2010, Forbes ranked Menegaki as the second most powerful and influential celebrity in Greece and top-ranked female.- 1...

    - morning show
  • Kous-Kous To Mesimeri - Gossip news show
  • Mes Tin Kali Hara - weekend morning show
  • Pame Paketo - reality show
  • Spiti Ap' Tin Arhi- home makeover show

  • Ally McBeal
    Ally McBeal
    Ally McBeal is an American legal comedy-drama series which aired on the Fox network from 1997 to 2002. The series was created by David E. Kelley, who also served as the executive producer, along with Bill D'Elia...

  • North Shore (TV Series)
    North Shore (TV series)
    North Shore is an American prime-time soap opera that aired on Fox every Monday at 8 p.m. EST for seven months in 2004 and 2005...

  • Birds of Prey
    Birds of Prey (TV series)
    Birds of Prey is a television drama series produced in 2002. The series was developed by Laeta Kalogridis for The WB and is loosely based on the Birds of Prey DC Comics series...

  • City Guys
    City Guys
    City Guys is a United States television sitcom that aired from 1997 to December 2001. It lasted five seasons, and ended its airing time around the dissolution of TNBC.-Premise:...

  • CSI: Miami
    CSI: Miami
    CSI: Miami is an American police procedural television series, which premiered on September 23, 2002 on CBS. The series is a spin-off of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation....

  • Hack
  • Hang Time
    Hang Time (TV series)
    Hang Time is an American teen sitcom that aired from 1995–2000. The teen-oriented program aired on Saturday mornings on NBC as part of the network's TNBC morning block. It was created by Troy Searer, Robert Tarlow, and Mark Fink. Producer Peter Engel took over Fink's duties at the start of Season 2...

  • It's All Relative
    It's All Relative
    It's All Relative is an ABC sitcom about a man who dates the adoptive daughter of a gay couple, which forces their very different families to learn to coexist.- Overview :...

  • Jake 2.0
    Jake 2.0
    Jake 2.0 is an American science fiction television series originally broadcast on UPN in 2003. The series was canceled on January 14, 2004 due to low ratings, leaving four episodes unaired in the United States. In the United Kingdom, all the episodes aired on Sky1...

  • Jesse
    Jesse (TV series)
    Jesse is an American sitcom which ran on NBC from September 1998 to May 2000. The show was created by Ira Ungerleider. It aired on Trouble in the UK.-Synopsis:...

  • Mr. Bean
    Mr. Bean
    Mr. Bean is a British comedy television programme series of 14 half-hour episodes written by and starring Rowan Atkinson as the title character. Different episodes were also written by Robin Driscoll, Richard Curtis and one by Ben Elton. The pilot episode was broadcast on ITV on 1 January 1990,...

  • One World
    One World (TV series)
    One World is a half-hour comedy series on TNBC about the everyday issues of a large family. The show focuses on the Blakes, a household living in Miami with six teens of various ethnic and racial backgrounds, who are adopted by ex-baseball player Dave Blake and his artist wife, Karen. The show was...

  • Relic Hunter
    Relic Hunter
    Relic Hunter is an anglophone Canadian television series, starring Tia Carrere and Christien Anholt. Actress Lindy Booth also starred for the first two seasons; Tanja Reichert replaced her for the third...

  • Smallville
    Smallville (TV series)
    Smallville is an American television series developed by writers/producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar based on the DC Comics character Superman, originally created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The television series was initially broadcast by The WB Television Network , premiering on October...

  • Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
  • Tarzan
    Tarzan (WB series)
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  • The Sentinel
    The Sentinel (TV series)
    The Sentinel is a Canadian-produced television series that aired on UPN in the United States from 1996 to 1999. It premiered on March 20, 1996, and ran for 65 episodes . The series later reaired on Syfy.-Plot and characters:...

  • Mi Gorda Bella
    Mi Gorda Bella
    Mi Gorda Bella was a Venezuelan telenovela that was produced by and seen on Venezuela's Radio Caracas Televisión. This telenovela lasted 178 episodes and was distributed internationally by RCTV International.-Characters:...

     (My Beautiful Chubby Girl)
  • Pasión de gavilanes
    Pasión de gavilanes
    Pasión de Gavilanes was a popular Colombian telenovela that ran for 188 episodes, from 2003 to 2004. Written by Julio Jiménez, it was produced by RTI Colombia in conjunction with the Telemundo network and with the participation of Caracol TV company. In Colombia, it was broadcast by Caracol TV...

     (Erotic Passions)
  • Verano del 98 (Butterflies)
  • Gypsies
    Gitanas is a Mexican telenovela which aired in 2004. It was largely based on the Chilean telenovela Romané, and was co-produced by the Mexican company Argos Comunicación and Telemundo. It aired at 9PM EST and PST from late 2004 until mid-2005...

  • Prisionera
    - Plot :Wrongfully accused of a crime she didn't commit, 13 year old Guadalupe Santos is sentenced to 30 years in jail, while in jail she gives birth to a baby girl who is taken from her by her older sister Milagros. 15 years later she escapes jail and meets with Daniel Moncada who turns out to be...

  • La heredera The Heiress


  • ALIVE- Variety program with music, dancing, games and more. Hosted by Stefanos Constantinou, Eliana Aravi and George Georgiou, airs daily at 11:45am.

  • Cocktail- News and events from the world of showbiz, featuring gossip about the stars, info from the world of television, music and modelling. A look at the local entertainment scene in Cyprus as well as abroad. Hosted by Marcia Thracivoulou.

  • MAD TV- Music and entertainment program featuring the 'best of MAD TV', Greece's premier music channel.

  • Αόρατος Φακός- Hidden camera comedy show similar to Candid Camera
    Candid Camera
    Candid Camera is a hidden camera/practical joke reality television series created and produced by Allen Funt, which initially began on radio as Candid Microphone June 28, 1947...

  • Κόντρα πλάκες- Gameshow similar to Family Feud
    Family Feud
    Family Feud is an American television game show created by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman. Two families compete against each other in a contest to name the most popular responses to a survey question posed to 100 people...

     at 10:05am.

  • Πού Πάμε;... Sketch comedy show

  • Στην Υγειά μας- Imported from NET
    New Hellenic Television
    New Hellenic Television , branded as NET, is the second television network of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation , the public broadcaster of Greece. It is mainly a news and information channel that broadcasts daily newscasts with national and international news, documentaries, talkshows, current...

     in Greece, Variety program that focuses on entertaining viewers with music, featuring live performances by in-studio performers. Hosted by Spiro Papadopoulo


Sigma TV featuring an extensive block of Children's programming including two of its own productions- ΑΒ Αlafavita and Μe to Ni kai me to Sigma. Through a partnership with Buena Vista International
Buena Vista Distribution
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures is a motion picture and television feature distribution company owned by Disney Enterprises, Inc. Buena Vista International was the international distribution arm, Buena Vista Home Entertainment was the firm's video and DVD distribution arm, and Buena Vista...

, Sigma has the rights to the Jetix
Jetix was a worldwide children's television programming brand owned by The Walt Disney Company. The Jetix brand was used for blocks and channels featuring action-related and adventure-related live-action and animated programming. It was also what Disney eventually turned Fox Kids into...

 library of shows which include:
  • My Little Pony
    My Little Pony (TV series)
    My Little Pony is an American animated television series based on the My Little Pony toys released by Hasbro. The series featured as the first segment of a program called My Little Pony 'n Friends. The second segment would be an unrelated cartoon based on another Hasbro franchise - either Glo...

  • Yu-Gi-Oh
    Yu-Gi-Oh! (second series anime)
    Yu-Gi-Oh!, known in Japan and the rest of East Asia as is an anime based on the Yu-Gi-Oh! manga. It is produced by Studio Gallop and Nihon Ad Systems, and the English-language adaptation was distributed by 4Kids Entertainment until March 29, 2011 when TV Tokyo and Nihon Ad Systems sued 4Kids...

  • Pokémon
    Pokémon (anime)
    , abbreviated from , is a children's TV anime series, which has since been adapted for the North and South American, Australian and European television markets...

  • Iznogoud
    Iznogoud |French]] accent) is a French comics series featuring an eponymous character, created by the comics writer René Goscinny and comics artist Jean Tabary...

  • Barney
    Barney & Friends
    Barney and Friends, also referred to by HiT Entertainment as Barney the Friendly Dinosaur, is an independent children's television show produced in the United States, aimed at children from ages 1-8...

  • Super Mario
  • Spider-Man
    Spider-Man (1994 TV series)
    Spider-Man, also known as Spider-Man: The Animated Series, is an American animated series starring the Marvel Comics superhero, Spider-Man. The show ran on Fox Kids from November 19, 1994, to January 31, 1998. The producer/story editor was John Semper, Jr. and production company was Marvel Films...

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