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Crime news channel in the offing from the Star stable

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MUMBAI: Come 2005, and the Indian news genre will witness a dedicated crime news channel from the Star News pad.     

With a tentative launch date of March-end 2005, this channel will focus on covering extensive crime as well as content to support the genre revolving around bravery, prevention of crime, re-enactment of the crime acts and more, say reliable industry sources.

Why a dedicated crime channel? This was attributed to the analysis of shows on news channels today, which revealed that the crime shows rated the best out of the whole gamut. Hence the strategic decision to take off on crime as a genre due to its overriding success across all news channels.

When contacted, Star News officials refrained from comment.

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