|Picture format||576i (SDTV)|
|Sister channels||Rete 4|
|Launched||1 June 2013|
|UPC (Ticino)||Channel 42|
|UPC (Romandy and Deutschswizz)||Channel 542|
TOPcrime is a thematic television channel, dedicated to the TV series and movies on the world of crime. The broadcasts began on 1 June 2013 at 9:00 p.m. both on digital terrestrial television (on mux Mediaset 2), both on the satellite with the satellite platform Tivù Sat, both to the channel 39. The trailer with previews of the schedule are games on 21 May of that year. The channel started its regular broadcasts transmitting the first two episodes of the seventh season, first-run movies for television free of Bones.
The channel will offer historical series as Columbo and Poirot, but also show the latest movies with the addition of theme for this type of programming.