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CI HD and BIO HD to make their way into the UK and Ireland

In a first outside the US, Crime & Investigation Network HD and The Biography Channel HD are scheduled to launch into the UK and Ireland on the November 5. To be carried on Sky's HD platform in the UK and Ireland, the brands will be operated by The History Channel UK (a joint venture between A&E Television Networks and Sky). Operating as dedicated HD channels, both channels will offer approximately two-thirds of their programming in native HD.
October 14, 2008

In a first outside the US, Crime & Investigation Network HD and The Biography Channel HD are scheduled to launch into the UK and Ireland on the November 5. To be carried on Sky’s HD platform in the UK and Ireland, the brands will be operated by The History Channel UK (a joint venture between A&E Television Networks and Sky). Operating as dedicated HD channels, both channels will offer approximately two-thirds of their programming in native HD. Get more details here.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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