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Why is Sky Q great for fans of true crime?

Bringing together a host of apps, brilliant TV and the best Sky channels – including the all-new channel Sky Crime – Sky Q is the one-stop service for fans of suspense and intrigue…

Published: Friday, 4th October 2019 at 9:44 am

Do you love delving into crimes and investigations? If you live and breathe true crime, then Sky Q is the place to access all the best, all in one place.


Not only does the service bring together the best of Sky’s on-demand services and apps like Netflix, YouTube and Spotify – it’s also home to the best Sky channels, including newly launched Sky Crime; the new home of true crime.

Sky Crime is a brand-new channel dedicated solely to true crime. Available now, it’s brimming with engrossing shows like The Case Against Adnan Syed, so your next obsession is just a click or voice command away.

Want to watch a gripping Netflix original like The Staircase or listen to brilliant podcasts on Spotify? With Sky Q, all your apps are in one place, and can easily be opened with your voice. So, you no longer need to scramble for your laptop or phone.

What exactly is true crime TV?

Ever since Netflix’s Making a Murderer hit our screens, we’ve been obsessed with the compelling world of true crime. Delving into the stories of real people and actual crimes, this gripping genre is about miscarriages of justice, murders and everything in between.

Want to immerse yourself in the true crime community? After watching your favourite Sky Crime show, why not hear what other people have to say on a Spotify fan podcast or subscribe to a true crime blog on YouTube? You can do it all through your TV, thanks to Sky Q.


What shows can I watch on Sky Crime?  

Access Sky Crime via your Sky Q remote and you can watch some compelling, fascinating shows packed with suspense.

Simply say “The Jinx” into your Sky Q remote to learn about Robert Durst, a multi-billionaire real estate heir suspected in the disappearance of his wife and the murders of two others.

Another fan favourite is Who Killed Garrett Philips? Following the murder of 12-year-old Garrett, this acclaimed documentary highlights how a rushed investigation may have let his real killer escape.

Make sure you catch I Love You, Now Die, too. In this eye-opening documentary, you’ll learn about 17-year-old Michelle Carter, one of the first people to be convicted of involuntary manslaughter after she seemingly encouraged her boyfriend to kill himself via text. Think you’ll miss it? Don’t worry: you can easily record it with Sky Q.

Sky Q’s simple-to-use menus and clever voice commands mean finding great TV on the new home of true crime has never been easier. Plus, you can record up to 500 hours of TV, so you don’t ever have to miss a minute of suspense.

Where else can I find more great true crime content?

After you’ve binged Sky Crime’s jam-packed schedule, you might want to delve into the world of true crime podcasts or catch up with some true crime classics.

Revisit the historic OJ Simpson trial by watching American Crime Story on Netflix. Or, if you’re looking for a gritty British drama, be sure to make a beeline for ITV’s Broadchurch. And keep an eye on the Sky News app too, if you want to dig into real investigations as they happen.


Don’t worry if you’ve missed out on any of these shows when they first came out. With Sky Q, you can catch up without having to (barely) lift a finger, because all your favourite entertainment is all in one place. Easy!


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