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As it continues to expand outside its local territory, A+E Networks UK has expanded the distribution of its HISTORY and Crime+Investigation channels in Serbia with Telekom Srbija’s MTS.

AE Logo 19 Oct 2017The expansion of the distribution in Serbia follows the recent launches of Crime+Investigation in Poland and as the only dedicated true crime brand in German speaking markets, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

The new deal will see MTS subscribers able to choose from a range of Serbian premieres of quality factual and docu-scripted entertainment across A+E Networks brands this autumn. HISTORY is added to Start package, while Crime+Investigation to Plus tier. Both channels join previously available HISTORY2.

Content highlights on HISTORY include Battle of the 80s Supercars with David Hasselhoff, Chuck Norris’ Epic Guide to Military Vehicles and competition series Forged in Fire. Upcoming premieres include The Tesla Files profiling the life and work of Nikola Tesla. Crime+Investigation content highlights feature 60 Days In: Narcoland; Homicide: Hours to Kill: ground-breaking six-episode series Surviving R. Kelly.

“We are pleased to extend the long term partnerships between A+E Networks and Telekom Srbija by introducing two more channels, HISTORY and Crime+Investigation, in MTS TV’s portfolio,” said Marijana Vukašinović, head of multimedia at Telekom Srbija. “We are confident that these two channels will significantly improve the quality of MTS TV offer and strengthen our position on the multimedia market.”

Izabella Wiley, general manager, Poland and CEE A+E Networks UK, added: “We are pleased to expand our partnership with Telekom Srbija with launch of our key channel brands HISTORY and Crime+Investigation. With our programming mix from around the world, MTS subscribers will enjoy the best-in-class factual and entertaining shows in the coming months, including a country premiere on genius inventor and scientist, Nikola Tesla.”