In a statement made by SBS in early 2009 they announced plans for SBS World would replace SBS World News Channel. On 26 April 2009, Freeview's website and advertisements showed that the channel will be called SBS Two.
On 12 May 2009, SBS revealed programming details for the SBS Two launch. This included a 5 minute feature at 6pm called SBS 2 Launch: What is SBS2? then the Academy Award winning short film Harvie Krumpet. On 1 June 2009, the SBS World News Channel ended broadcast and went into a loop of advertising for SBS Two before the official launch later that day.
SBS had originally planned for the channel to focus on Asia-Pacific specialty shows, international children's programming and English learning programmes.
On 20 February 2013, SBS announced major changes to the programming on SBS Two, with essentially a relaunch as a bold, provocative channel for younger audiences aged 16–39 from 1 April 2013.
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