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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.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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