Crime+Investigation, A+E Networks UK’s true crime brand, has completed its European footprint; launching in German speaking markets, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
From launch Crime+Investigation will be available in 4 million households on pay-TV platforms Sky, Telekom, Vodafone, Unitymedia, 1 & 1, M7, UPC (Switzerland and Austria), Teleclub, Content4TV, SuisseDigital, A1, Liwest and 3.
Crime+Investigation Germany launches with a strong local commissioning slate; its first title The Invisible Line, produced by Emanuel Rotstein, Senior Director of Programming, A+E Networks Germany, is currently in production, shooting at locations across the US and will TX in Q4. There are further commissions planned for 2020. Headlining the launch schedule are high profile international hits including the stand out documentary Surviving R Kelly: The Impact and marking the 50th anniversary since the Manson Family murders Charles Manson – The Dark Legacy.
Dean Possenniskie, Managing Director, A+E Networks EMEA said: “Crime+Investigation has been leading the true crime genre throughout EMEA for a decade and now 2019 is shaping up to be our most innovative, creative and successful year ever. Launching the Crime+Investigation brand with our partners in German speaking markets is a great opportunity to share our unique line-up of brand new exciting local commissions and global hits and welcome even more new viewers to the world of Crime+Investigation.”