SHOWTIME® series broadcast on CANAL+
CANAL+ Group and CBS Corporation announce exclusive content licensing and trademark agreement for SHOWTIME in France, including the broadcast of the David Lynch’s new limited series Twin Peaks.
The long-term deal will bring the SHOWTIME brand to France for the first time, along with hundreds of hours of award-winning and critically-acclaimed SHOWTIME original series and future SHOWTIME programming.
CANAL+ Group will now have the exclusive rights for at least 10 current and future series produced by SHOWTIME, making CANAL+ Group the preferred home of SHOWTIME in France.
The agreement marks a significant expansion of the SHOWTIME brand in one of Europe’s biggest media markets and will also bring SHOWTIME programming to French speaking Africa, Switzerland and Monaco.
Included in the agreement are current and upcoming shows such as Golden Globe® and Peabody Award®-winning Twin Peaks, which is returning after 25 years as a new limited series written by series creators Mark Frost and David Lynch and directed by David Lynch; the Wall Street drama Billions starring Emmy® and Golden Globe winners Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis; and I’m Dying Up Here, a new drama executive produced by Jim Carrey.
The new Twin Peaks series will be broadcast on SHOWTIME in the US on May 21 and on May 22 on CANAL+ and CANAL+SÉRIES.
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