Sony Crime Channel

A brand new, one stop destination fro crime fans under the Sony brand.

The Opportunity

Sky Media & Sony Pictures Television are offering a brand the exciting opportunity to sponsor the free-to-air Sony Crime Channel. From unexpected, gripping personal accounts to stories of crime & punishment – everyone has their breaking point in this sensational and addictive entertainment channel.

About Sony Crime Channel

To present the best possible crime channel for all platforms Sony Television have consolidated with free-to-air channel True Crime with the pay-per-view Sony Channel, to  to create a brand new, one stop destination for crime fans under the Sony brand.

  • Sony Crime Channel is the second Sony-branded, Free-To-Air channel in UK after the successful launch of Sony Movie Channel in Jan 2017
  • Sony Crime Channel is on Freeview 60, Freesat 143, Sky 157 and Virgin 193.
  • Sony Crime Channel offers audiences a specially curated schedule full of the best of scripted and non-scripted entertainment from the crime genre. Crime drama series and real life factual stories under one roof.
Example Programming
  • Line Of Duty (S1-4)
  • Orange Is the New Black (S1-4)
  • Person of Interest (S1-5)
  • Hustle
  • Law& Order
  • CSI
  • Deadly Women
  • Real Detective: North of the Border
Programme Highlights

Orange Is the New Black

For the first time Orange Is the New Black will premiere to a free-to-air audience.  This hugely successful black comedy takes place at a tough woman’s prison and has built up a massive fan base that love the mix of dark humour with heavy drama.

Line Of Duty

Hit police corruption drama Line Of Duty, which has attracted rave reviews and record-breaking ratings, will air on Sony Crime Channel every Sunday at 9pm. Jed Mercurio’s intricately-plotted thriller following controversial anti-corruption unit AC-12 is a must-see for any crime fan.

Scheduling & Accreditation 

3 Month Full Channel

  • 09:00-24:00 Monday – Sunday
  • Approx. 450 hours of sponsorship per month
  • Approx. 3,600 sponsorship credits per month
  • 10” Openers/Closers & 5” Break Bumpers

3 Month Daytime

  • 09:00-17:00 Monday – Sunday
  • Approx. 210 hours of sponsorship per month
  • Approx. 1,680 sponsorship credits per month
  • 10” Openers/Closers & 5” Break Bumpers

3 Month Primetime

  • 17:00-24:00 Monday – Sunday
  • Approx. 240 hours of sponsorship per month
  • Approx. 1,920 sponsorship credits per month
  • 10” Openers/Closers & 5” Break Bumpers

 

Contact Details

Michael Thomas | Content Partnership Manager

Michael.Thomas@sky.uk  | 020 7032 6483

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