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48 Hours for iPad

By CBS Interactive

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Get the free 48 Hours App on your iPad. A perfect companion to television's most popular true-crime series, the free app delivers the current week's show for 1 week after it airs and extra video clips not included in the on-air broadcast. *NEW in v2.1* The free download now also includes a new section dedicated to True Crime news stories from

To dig deeper into the mysteries, subscribe to 48 Hours for iPad and get unprecedented access to full episodes from the 2013-2014 season, the complete show archives all the way back to 2005 and 48 Classic episodes from the show's 26 year history!

The annual subscription price is just $4.99* and includes these special features:
• Enjoy on-demand access to full episodes from the current season
• Search or browse the archive of episodes dating back to 2005
• Enjoy 48 Classic episodes from the show's 25 year history
• View previews of upcoming shows
• Access written transcripts of each episode
• View photo galleries related to the crimes
• Video extras include footage, evidence and interviews not available on-air
• Share your reactions to each episode with your friends and followers on Facebook, Twitter or via email.

With the 48 Hours App for iPad, missing even a single episode would be a CRIME!

*Your 1 year (annual) subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Your account will be charged $4.99 for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period.

Please see our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use below:

What's New in Version 2.2

In this version we've made numerous changes and improvements to how the app receives data updates.

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Customer Reviews

This App Does Not Appear to be Working

Below is a review I have apparently written before. The sentiment is the same AGAIN. For a major news corporation that wants to have an on-line presence, this really is pathetic. There is always something with this app. Half-shows, 15-minute promos uploaded as complete shows. And now, the shows for 2008 have been halved in number and 2007 and before don't even seem to be there. And every time I write to CBS to note this, I get a really self-righteous response that "CBS wouldn't offer an inferior product." Okay, then don't. Fix it! Please start giving us what we pay for. THANK YOU.

I love this app, but it is a pain in the neck! Today, it doesn't work at all. It pulls up, but it does not seem to connect to the program. Instead, the screen remains black. BORING!!!

Also, a lot of the programs are not quite right. Some are only 10 minutes long when they are supposed to be 40.

FIX IT! We pay for a working app. thanks.

I loved it when it worked

But it quit sometime between last weekend and this one. It won't load anything earlier than 2014 so all the older shows I wanted to watch are inaccessible. It was a 5-star app last week. This week it's a no-star app. So I averaged them for a 2 as of tonight. Too bad really because it was great while it lasted.


This is so nice to be able to watch episodes of 48 Hours. The $4.99 a year is very reasonable and so far worth it. I have not had any issues as of yet with this app.

48 Hours for iPad
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  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.2
  • Size: 63.4 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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