Do you see yourself as an amateur sleuth? Are you a true crime obsessive? If so, the A&E Crime Central Hub is perfect for you. With the A&E add-on package through DIRECTV, you’ll get access to all A&E’s classic crime series, stream first-hand accounts of survival and binge your favorite investigative documentaries.
In this post, we’ll go over what A&E Crime Central is and some of the countless compelling shows that any crime junkie would want to watch.
WHAT IS A&E CRIME CENTRAL?
A&E Crime Central is a channel dedicated to all things true crime and is available to stream or watch on demand and ad-free through DIRECTV. You’ll have access to hundreds of episodes of A&E’s classic crime series and specials like Dog the Bounty Hunter, 60 Days In and so many more.
HOW TO WATCH A&E CRIME CENTRAL
A&E Crime Central is available as an add-on package through DIRECTV for $4.99/month plus tax. Just log in to your account online and add it to your plan or search your On Demand menu for A&E Crime Central.
You’ll have instant access to all your favorite true crime shows and documentaries to watch live or on demand when you’re signed into your account through internet-connected HD-DVR, DIRECTV.com and the DIRECTV app.
THE BEST SHOWS TO WATCH ON A&E CRIME CENTRAL
Here are five of our top picks from the wide-ranging library of content on A&E Crime Central.
’60 DAYS IN’
Over seven seasons, this highly addictive reality TV series follows the people who willingly go undercover in jails across America, offering a behind-the-scenes look into the world of crime and punishment. 60 Days In exposes the harsh reality of life behind bars and the challenges faced by both inmates and prison staff. A gripping must-watch for anyone interested in the criminal justice system.
Watch 60 Days In now.
‘THE SECRETS OF THE CHIPPENDALES MURDERS’
With sex, drugs, murder, and of course, G-strings, The Secrets of the Chippendales Murders is a four-part documentary series that has a little bit of everything a true crime fan could want. This is the unbelievable true story of what went on behind the bright lights of the 80s male stripper sensation, the Chippendales. And what’s exposed is a dark world of betrayal, corruption and violence.
Watch Secrets of the Chippendales Murders now.
‘THE FIRST 48’
This captivating true crime series follows detectives in the critical first 48 hours after a homicide. As a viewer, you get an inside look into investigations. From profiling techniques to the tensions, challenges and suspense detectives face as they work to solve murders before time runs out, your eyes won’t be able to leave the screen.
Watch The First 48 now.
‘DOG THE BOUNTY HUNTER’
This thrilling reality TV series tells the story of Duane “Dog” Chapman and his team of bounty hunters as they track down fugitives across America. You’re kept on the edge of your seat as you follow Dog’s dramatic chases and captures, digging deeper into the world of crime.
The show is for fans of action-packed crime shows that are looking for entertainment that’s also multi-layered. Dog is often showing compassion for the fugitives he captures, trying to help them turn their lives around.
Watch Dog the Bounty Hunter now.
‘COLD CASE FILES’
Another gripping A&E true crime series that opens up unsolved criminal cases from the past. Follow the investigators in Cold Case Files as they delve into historic cold cases, shedding light on the often-forgotten victims and providing a renewed sense of hope for justice for the affected families and communities.
Watch Cold Case Files now.
BINGE TRUE CRIME NOW
A&E Crime Central has so many offerings, even the most veteran true crime-lover will find something new to watch. And for $4.99/month, it doesn’t get much better than that!
For those who don’t have a DIRECTV subscription yet, choose from one of our TV packages tailored to you, and add the A&E Crime Central package at the same time.
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