13th Street (Australia)
|Launched||15 November 2009|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV 16:9)|
|Audience share||1.8% (Dec 2009, )|
|Slogan||Murder mystery has its own address.|
|Sister channel(s)||CNBC Australia
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13th Street is an Australian television channel specialising in action and suspense programs. The channel is owned by NBC Universal and was launched on 15 November 2009 as part of Foxtel's Next Generation launch.
13th Street in Australia is owned by the same company that operates 13th Street in other countries. It is the first 13th Street in the world to use the brand new logo that was launched by Universal Networks International in October 2009 at MIPCOM 
Programming on 13th Street is a mix of Australian, British, American and Canadian murder mysteries and crime dramas. The channel features television series, mini-series and movies. Some of its programming was moved from sister channel Universal Channel when 13th Street launched (largely murder mystery style programs), however a larger range of premieres launched on 13th Street .
Some programs on 13th Street include:
- Close to Home
- Da Vinci's Inquest
- Murder, She Wrote
- The Gil Mayo Mysteries
- The Last Detective
- Halifax f.p.
- Murdoch Mysteries
- Murphy's Law
- Rosemary and Thyme
- Pie In The Sky
- Inspector Morse
Since its launch, 13th Street has dramatically increased its ratings to become one of the most watched subscription channels in Australia. Shortly after its November 2009 launch, it received a 0.6% share in the week beginning 29 November. By the end of December, ratings tripled to a 1.8% share.
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