Bio (Australian TV channel)

For the former American cable channel, The Biography Channel, see Fyi (TV channel).
For other uses, see Bio (disambiguation).
Bio. Logo
Launched 2004
Closed 1 November 2015
Owned by Foxtel Networks
Audience share 0.3% (Apr '07, )
Slogan Everyone Has A Story
Country Australia
Language English
Formerly called The Biography Channel (2004-2007)
Foxtel Channel 133
Foxtel Channel 133
Optus TV Channel 133

Bio (stylised as bio., formerly The Biography Channel) was an Australian general entertainment channel available on Australia's Foxtel, Austar and Optus Television pay television services.

In 2014, the channel rebranded with a new on-air look, logo and programming.[1] In addition, the channel moved from channel 117 to channel 133.[2]

On 1 November 2015, the channel closed, ceasing transmission at 4am, with selected titles moved to other Foxtel-owned channels.[3]

Former Bio. Logo


See also


  1. Lau, Jonathon. "bio. 2014 Channel Rebrand". Bēhance. Retrieved 25 July 2014.
  2. Knox, David (2 July 2014). "Foxtel channel changes". TV Tonight. Retrieved 25 July 2014.
  3. Knox, David (23 September 2015). "Bio channel to close on Foxtel". TV Tonight. Retrieved 6 October 2015.
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