|Sony Crime Channel|
|Launched||6 February 2018|
|Owned by||Sony Pictures Television|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV 16:9)|
0.03% (+1) (August 2018 , BARB)
Sony Movie Channel
|Freeview||Channel 60 (Manchester only)|
Channel 257 (+1)
|Astra 2F||11307 V 27500 5/6|
11307 V 27500 5/6 (+1)
|Virgin Media||Channel 193|
Sony Crime Channel is a British free-to-air television channel, focusing on crime television programmes and documentaries. It was launched on 6 February 2018 and it is owned by Sony Pictures Television. It airs crime programming targeted at a female audience.
The channel has had its availability decreased on Freeview since the beginning of 2019, and it is no longer available on Freesat. In January 2019, the channel moved to the local multiplex and reduced its availability. In May 2019, it was moved to Freeview 60, cut down to 4-6am broadcasting, and it's +1 service was replaced by movies4men +1. On June 27, 2019, True Entertainment moved from Freeview 61 to 48, replacing m4m+1. To make space for the move of True Entertainment and True Movies to Local multiplex, Sony Crime Channel was moved to the G-MAN multiplex, reducing availability to just Manchester.