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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 21 November 2018

Two hours of crime content a day for viewers of Drama HD

Cracked is just one of the crime series that will be aired on Fox Crime HD, which is being brought to the MENA region for the first time. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Media
Cracked is just one of the crime series that will be aired on Fox Crime HD, which is being brought to the MENA region for the first time. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Media

Drama HD, a channel from Abu Dhabi Media, which also publishes The National, has announced it will dedicate a two-hour daily block of programming to content from Fox Crime HD, featuring shows and movies in the crime genre starring big names including Russell Crowe, Richard Gere and Michael Douglas.

The channel will air crime series in a daily two-hour block from Sunday to Thursday, 7pm to 9pm, while movies will air on the weekend, beginning Sunday, March 5.

Popular Fox Crime shows that are headed for the channel include CSI, NCIS, Criminal Minds, King, Cracked and The Raven.

“Our collaboration with Fox Crime HD further illustrates our commitment to bringing world class programs and films across all genres to our audiences,” says Abdul Hadi Al Sheikh, Executive Director of Television at Abu Dhabi Media.

“Fox Crime will provide viewers a peep into the dark world of crime from the safety of their couch, with strong and engaging programming that appeals to a wide range of audiences,” adds Sanjay Raina, General Manager at Fox International Channels. “This unique tie-up with Abu Dhabi Drama TV allows us to satisfy the MENA audience’s taste for crime and investigation series and movies even further. Our partnership is a win-win for both Abu Dhabi Media and Fox Networks.”

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