CANAL+ INTERNATIONAL AND CNEWS CHANNELS LAUNCH ON DIRECTV
Movies, TV series, live sports, news, and iconic talk shows from France’s leading premium channel available for the first time on US TV
Paris, Miami, April 9, 2018 – CANAL+ Group, France’s leading pay-TV and media company is proud to announce the launch of CANAL+ International and CNEWS for all viewers in the United States through DIRECTV.
Audiences across the U.S. can now enjoy the best of CANAL+ Group. DIRECTV customers who purchase the new FrenchDirect™ Package, which launched March 19, will access CANAL+ International, the new general entertainment channel for the francophone community in the U.S., and CNEWS.
Established in France in 1984, CANAL+ has become a must-see channel and is widely recognized for its quality content spanning a wide range of genres. CANAL+ International is a new channel that brings for the first time to the US, a selection of the best programming produced by CANAL+ Group including original productions, film, live sports and talk shows. CNEWS brings the French and francophone audiences in the USA 24/7 news live from France. All this exclusive content for the francophone community has never been aired on any platform in the US.