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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

I honestly don't understand the negative reviews!

I downloaded this about a week ago. Then, I paid $4.99 to have access for an entire year to all the 48 Hours episodes from 2005 until now. To use it, we just open the app up on our iPad, mirror it up through the Apple TV to our television, and watch the episodes of our choosing on our tv. (Or we just watch them right on our iPad). Easy, simple. We've already watched several episodes of 48 Hours with this app and have had absolutely no problems. We were even able to watch the most recent 48 Hours episode with this app before the episode even broadcast on tv. And, the picture was a clear as a bell. Honestly, I do not understand the negative reviews because as I said, we have already watched several episodes through this app and have had absolutely no trouble with it. If you are a 48 Hours fan as we are, I highly recommend that you give it a try. I truly don't think you'll be disappointed.

Deeply Frustrated

I absolutely love 48 hours and was very excited to find this app when I was traveling for work and found myself in a hotel without decent TV (no investigative news or ID channel). When I returned home I continued to use the app as again I love 48 hours; however I find myself shutting it off in deep frustration after I get kicked out several times or I stare at a black screen for several minutes.

Emails have been sent multiple times with no response and no update fixing the issue.

Please fix these issue so that ALL episodes can be enjoyed.

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.

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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