True Drama

True Drama was a television channel in the United Kingdom and Ireland, broadcasting drama programming as part of the CSC Media Group's True brand of channels. True Drama was originally scheduled to launch on 24 April 2013, but the launch was delayed until 4 June 2013,[1] when it replaced True Entertainment +1 on Sky channel 237.[2] It moved to channel 183 there on 17 June 2013, swapping places with AIT International. It launched on Freesat on 21 July 2014 along with Tiny Pop +1, replacing Flava and Bliss on the platform.

True Drama
Launched4 June 2013 (2013-06-04)
Closed30 September 2016 (2016-09-30)
Owned bySony Pictures Television
(CSC Media Group)
Picture format4:3 576i (SDTV)
Audience share0.03% (September 2015 (2015-09), BARB)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Broadcast areaUnited Kingdom
ReplacedTrue Entertainment +1
Replaced byTrue Entertainment +1
Sister channel(s)True Movies
True Entertainment
Availability at time of closure
FreesatChannel 153
SkyChannel 183
Eutelsat 28A11307 V 27500 2/3

The channel was mainly focused on classic American drama series and made-for-television films.[3] It closed on 30 September 2016 and was replaced by True Entertainment +1.


  1. "BARB Reported Channels". 21 March 2013. True Drama which was originally due to begin BARB reporting from 24th April 2013, will now begin BARB reporting from 4th June 2013.
  2. "CSC to launch Drama channel". a516digital. 21 May 2013.
  3. "Novi filmski FTA kanal na 28,5E" (in Serbian). TeVe. 4 June 2013.
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