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48 Hours for iPad

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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 2.1

• There is now a BRAND NEW section dedicated to true crime reporting from!

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Customer Reviews

App needs a MAJOR fix

My favorite app! Love 48 hours. Since I've updated I am unable to watch any of the programs. I hit the app on my iPad, the screen turns blue with 48 hours logo, then crashes....and I'm burned!! You need to take a look at this soon as I'm seeing that a whole mess of other people are having the same problem and they aren't happy either!!!!
I wrote the above review quite some time ago!!!! Still crashes, still doesn't work!! I'm getting very frustrated. Time after time after time I go to the app. Tap and it crashes before anything else even happens. Back to the 48 hours app! Don't you think it's about time for you to fix the app so I can go ack to watching 48 hours!!

Immediately Crashes

2 years ago it was an easy decision to buy the annual subscription but its been months since Ive been able to watch a thing. The app immediately crashes... I have not been able to get past the title screen since it was updated to 2.0. I patiently waited for an update to address the problem and- while Im sure the new features are great- it still crashes after the title screen. Ive written several emails but since there is no actual support for the app (unless it is somewhere in the app) Im forced to continue to hope for someone at CBS tech to realize what I feel is a huge bug... And it looks like Im not the only one.

Missing Frames

Love 48hrs! Purchased this app 2 days ago for $4.99 and it worked great the first night. Second night every episode started fine and then hit a glitch about 10 seconds in and starting jumping from frame to frame. The audio is playing fine but the picture is similar to a fuzzy slide show. I was only able to report this issue through their contact link in the app itself. I'll have to wait and see if they get back to me on this issue. I can not give this app a rating any greater than 1 star because the app isn't functional therefore rendering it useless.

48 Hours for iPad
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  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated: Feb 19, 2014
  • Version: 2.1
  • Size: 63.8 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: CBS Mobile
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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