U.K. gets its own 24-hour James Bond TV channel

Secret agent James Bond gets his own channel in Britain as Sky Movies 007 celebrates 50 years of Bond ahead of the release of "Skyfall."

Daniel Craig in Skyfall
Daniel Craig stars in the upcoming Bond thriller "Skyfall," in which Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. Francois Duhamel - Skyfall2012

Fresh from his starring role in the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony , secret agent James Bond is getting his own TV channel. The latest espionage thriller, "Skyfall," is heralded by every Bond film being screened on new channel Sky Movies 007 in October. "Live and Let Sky"!

Or should that be "The Sky Who Loved Me"? Or maybe "For Your Sky Only"... Anyway, it's the 50th anniversary of the release of first Bond film "Dr No" on October 6, so the new 007 channel will show the films of Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, and Pierce Brosnan.

Read more of " Skyfall and Sky Movies 007 give James Bond his own channel " at Crave UK.

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