London, Thursday 30th April, 2020: A+E Networks EMEA announced today that HISTORY PLAY and CRIME+INVESTIGATION PLAY are now available to customers in the UK, Ireland, Germany and Austria through Apple TV channels on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung and LG smart TVs, and Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices.
HISTORY PLAY (apple.co/historyplay) and CRIME+INVESTIGATION PLAY (apple.co/crimeinvestigationplay) offer exclusive award-winning documentaries, premium factual entertainment and groundbreaking true crime series. Beginning today, customers can sign up for a seven-day free trial and subscribe directly to HISTORY PLAY and CRIME+INVESTIGATION PLAY on the Apple TV app for £3.99/€3,99 per month.
Subscribers to HISTORY PLAY and CRIME+INVESTIGATION PLAY through Apple TV channels can watch online or enjoy offline downloads of their favourite shows on the Apple TV app. Through Family Sharing, up to six family members can share subscriptions to Apple TV channels using just their Apple ID and password.
HISTORY PLAY is available in the UK, Ireland, Germany and Austria, with programming at launch headlined by A+E Networks hit franchises "The Curse of Oak Island," "Forged In Fire" and "Ancient Aliens."
True crime brand CRIME+INVESTIGATION PLAY is available in the UK and Ireland; launch programming includes global hit series "Homicide Hunter," UK original "Crimes That Shook Britain" and the acclaimed docu-series "The Jail: 60 Days In."
Adrian Pilkington, SVP Commercial and Digital Strategy A+E Networks EMEA, said: “As part of our continual growth in the digital space, we’re excited to offer our digital brands HISTORY PLAY and CRIME+INVESTIGATION PLAY through Apple TV channels. This move represents a great opportunity to share our best in class factual and ground-breaking true crime series with even more viewers.”
The Apple TV app brings together all the ways to watch shows and films into one app and is available on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, select Samsung and LG smart TVs, and Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices. The Apple TV app also features Apple TV+, Apple’s new video subscription service offering original shows, movies and documentaries from the world’s most creative storytellers, as well as other Apple TV channels, personalised and curated recommendations, and films and TV shows to buy or rent.
HISTORY PLAY and CRIME+INVESTIGATION PLAY first launched in 2019 across the UK, Ireland, Germany and Austria.
The A+E Networks® EMEA family of brands HISTORY®, HISTORY2®, Lifetime®, Crime+Investigation® , BLAZE® and Cosmo TV in Spain reach 76 million homes in 100 countries. Most recently A+E Networks EMEA launched a Europe wide campaign year-long campaign working with specialist local organisations to support ending abuse against women, spearheaded by its CRIME+INVESTIGATION channels.