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13th Street (Australia)

13th Street
13th Street logo
Launched 15 November 2009
Owned by NBCUniversal
Picture format 576i (SDTV 16:9)
1080i (HDTV 16:9)
Audience share 1.8% (Dec 2009, [1])
Slogan Murder mystery has its own address.
Country Australia
Language English
Sister channel(s) CNBC Australia
E!
Style Network
Syfy
Universal Channel
Timeshift service 13th Street + 2
Website www.13thstreet.com.au
Availability
Satellite
Foxtel Channel 118 (SD/HD)
Channel 160 (+ 2)
Channel 1118 (SD)
Cable
Foxtel Channel 118 (SD/HD)
Channel 160 (+ 2)
Channel 1118 (SD)

13th Street is an Australian television channel specialising in action and suspense programs. The channel is owned by NBC Universal and was launched on 15 November 2009 as part of Foxtel's Next Generation launch.

13th Street in Australia is owned by the same company that operates 13th Street in other countries. It is the first 13th Street in the world to use the brand new logo that was launched by Universal Networks International in October 2009 at MIPCOM [2]

On 3 November 2014, 13th Street launched a HD simulcast on Foxtel. In addition, it moved from channel 113 to channel 118 and 13th Street + 2 moved from channel 163 to channel 160.[3]

Programming

Programming on 13th Street is a mix of Australian, British, American and Canadian murder mysteries and crime dramas. The channel features television series, mini-series and movies. Some of its programming was moved from sister channel Universal Channel when 13th Street launched (largely murder mystery style programs), however a larger range of premieres launched on 13th Street .[4]

Current Programming

Former Programming

Ratings

Since its launch, 13th Street has dramatically increased its ratings to become one of the most watched subscription channels in Australia. Shortly after its November 2009 launch, it received a 0.6% share in the week beginning 29 November.[9] By the end of December, ratings tripled to a 1.8% share.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Oztam Ratings - 27/12/2009-03/01/2010".  
  2. ^ "Foxtel: Watch what you want when you want". Knox, David. Archived from the original on 2 October 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2009. 
  3. ^ Knox, David (3 November 2014). "BoxSets, Discovery Kids launch on Foxtel.". TV Tonight. Retrieved 5 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "13th Street: November Highlights". Knox, David. Retrieved 16 November 2009. 
  5. ^ Law & Order: UK - Season 4. Australia:  
  6. ^ Knox, David (16 April 2014). "Returning: Law and Order: UK". TV Tonight. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  7. ^ "Foxtel's TVH!TS is the new channel destination for TV's greatest hits from Wednesday, January 1". 16 December 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  8. ^ Knox, David (26 November 2013). "Syfy reveals more titles for 2014". TV Tonight. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  9. ^ http://oztam.com.au/documents/2009/A2_20091129.pdf

External links

  • 13th Street Australia
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