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.