13ème Rue Universal
|13ème Rue Universal|
|Launched||13 November 1997|
|Owned by||Universal Networks International (NBCUniversal)|
|Picture format||4:3/16:9 576i (SDTV)|
16:9 1080i (HDTV)
|Slogan||La chaîne de référence du policier et de l'investigation criminelle|
|Broadcast area||France |
|Formerly called||13ème Rue (1997-2010)|
|Sister channel(s)||Syfy |
|SFR TV (France)||Channel 50 (HD)|
The channel began broadcasting on 13 November 1997 at 20:13 on Canal Satellite channel 13, after several days of broadcasting hook-ups. After a welcome trailer, the broadcast of the first episodes of two unpublished series New York Undercover and American Gothic began.
On November 12, 2007, 13th Street HD began broadcasting. As of 2 September 2013, the channel will no longer broadcast in 4:3.
In 2011, 13ème Rue receives 0.6% audience on cable, ADSL and satellite. 13ème Rue is the first cable and satellite channel in terms of viewing time per viewer and is maintained in the five most watched channels, all targets combined.
On Canalsat, 13ème Rue achieved 1.1% audience.
In December 2016, SFR announced that it had signed an exclusivity agreement with NBCUniversal and resumed exclusive distribution of Syfy and 13ème Rue Universal, available until now in the Canal offers as well as via the Freebox of Free.
- Official website (in French)