Zone Thriller

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Zone Thriller
Zone Thriller.svg
Launched 3 July 2006
Closed 16 November 2009
Network Chello Zone
Owned by Chellomedia Liberty Global
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Audience share 0.0% (April 2009, BARB)
Slogan The Home of Suspense and Intrigue
Broadcast area United Kingdom
Replaced by CBS Action
Sister channel(s) Zone Club
Zone Europa
Zone Fantasy
Zone Horror
Zone Reality
Zone Romantica
Sky Channel 148
Freesat Channel 137
Eutelsat 28A 12560V 27500 2/3

Zone Thriller was a television channel in Europe that launched on 3 July 2006. The channel aired a number of varying movie styles including psychological dramas and murder mysteries.

On 14 September 2009, it was revealed that the international arm of CBS, CBS Studios International, struck a joint venture deal with Chellomedia to launch six CBS-branded channels in the UK during 2009. The new channels would replace Zone Romantica, Zone Thriller, Zone Horror and Zone Reality, plus timeshift services Zone Horror +1 and Zone Reality +1.[1][2] On 1 October 2009, it was announced that CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, CBS Drama and CBS Action would launch on 16 November 2009 replacing Zone Reality, Zone Reality +1, Zone Romantica and Zone Thriller. On 5 April 2010, Zone Horror and Zone Horror +1 were rebranded as Horror Channel and Horror Channel +1, following the rebrand of the portfolio’s other three channels in November 2009.[3]

Past programming[edit]

This is a list of programs that was previously broadcast by Zone Thriller.


  1. ^ "CBS FINALChello Zone partnership press release" (DOC). Chello Zone. 2009-09-14. 
  2. ^ "CBS to launch UK channels with Chellomedia". Broadcastnow. 2009-09-14. 
  3. ^ "Zone Horror rebrands as Horror Channel". Broadband TV News. 2010-03-31. 

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