RTL Crime
CountryGermany
Broadcast areaGermany
Austria
Switzerland
NetworkRTL Deutschland
HeadquartersCologne, Germany
Programming
Language(s)German, English
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerRTL Group
ParentRTL Deutschland
History
Launched27 November 2006; 14 years ago (2006-11-27)
Links
Websitewww.rtl-crime.de
Availability
Cable
Kabel DeutschlandChannel 336 (HD)
UnitymediaChannel 526 (SD)
Channel 226 (HD)
UPC Austria (Switzerland)Channel 258 (HD)
UPC Switzerland (Switzerland)Channel 130 (HD)
Satellite
Sky DeutschlandChannel 137 (SD)
Channel 117 (HD)
IPTV
Telekom EntertainChannel 208 (HD)

RTL Crime (stylized as RTL CRIME since 15 September 2021) is a German pay television channel owned by the RTL Group. The channel was launched on 27 November 2006. Its programming is centred towards action and crime series.

Distribution

Since 1 October 2007, RTL Crime was launched on Sky Deutschland.[1] In 1 September 2011, a localised feed of the channel was launched in the Netherlands.

In 15 May 2012, the channel launched its own high-definition simulcast feed, which started to be carried on Unitymedia. In 25 September 2014, RTL Crime HD was launched on Sky Deutschland.

Since 1 August 2017, the channel is also available in HD at Kabel Deutschland in the "HD Premium" package.[2]

Programming

Audience share

Germany

January February March April May June July August September October November December Annual average
2016[4] - - - - - - - - - - 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
2017[5] 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
2018[6] 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%

References

  1. ^ "Telekom Big TV inklusive HD-Fernsehen - Telekom". www.telekom.de. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland - Kommunikation". kommunikation.mediengruppe-rtl.de. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Wunschliste". wunschliste.de. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  4. ^ "KEK/Zuschaueranteile 2016" (PDF). kek-online.de. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
  5. ^ "KEK/Zuschaueranteile 2017" (PDF). kek-online.de. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 November 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  6. ^ "KEK/Zuschaueranteile 2018" (PDF). kek-online.de. Retrieved 27 May 2018.