True Crime (TV channel)

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True Crime
True Crime.png
Launched22 March 2016; 3 years ago (2016-03-22) (Original)
12 February 2019; 6 months ago (2019-02-12) (Relaunch)
Closed15 November 2018; 9 months ago (2018-11-15) (Original)
1 July 2019; 2 months ago (2019-07-01) (Relaunch)
Owned bySony Pictures Television
CountryUnited Kingdom
Broadcast areaUnited Kingdom
Ireland
Formerly calledSony Crime Channel 2 (2018)
ReplacedTruTV
Timeshift serviceTrue Crime +1
Availability
(at time of closure)
Terrestrial
Freeview (Manchester)Channel 68
Channel 69 (+1)
Satellite
SkyChannel 180
Channel 280 (+1)
Astra 2F
28.2°E
11306 V 27500 5/6
11306 V 27500 5/6 (+1)
Cable
Virgin MediaChannel 212

True Crime was a British free-to-air television channel owned by Sony Pictures Television that originally launched on 22 March 2016, it was renamed as Sony Crime Channel 2 on 6 February 2018.[1] The channel abruptly closed on 15 November 2018, along with sister channel Scuzz.

True Crime was relaunched on 12 February 2019, replacing TruTV, but then abruptly shut down again on 1 July 2019.[2]

Logo history[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Channel profile: Sony Crime Channel 2 - Sky Media". Sky Media. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Changes to the Sky TV Guide - July 2019". Sky.com. Retrieved 2 July 2019.