Home to authentic real-life stories that shock, engage and entertain, CBS Reality brings audiences award-winning factual programming that compels and challenges, as well as inspires and motivates.
CBS Reality is a reality television channel that broadcasts across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Be captivated, shocked, and entertained by CBS Reality - the home of compelling documentaries and hard-hitting real-life dramas.
Featuring the longest-running courtroom U.S. series Judge Judy, multi-award-winning 48 Hours, fast-paced crime series Jail, Sins, and Secrets and Bait Car, plus compelling docu-series Hoarders and the ever-shocking Jerry Springer.
CBS Reality is currently broadcast in the UK on Sky channel 146, Virgin channel 148, Freeview channel 66 & Freesat channel 135.
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.
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.