Television and films

The Canal+ Group is the foremost pay-TV company in France and a leader in the premium and special-interest television sector, content aggregation and the distribution of pay-TV offerings.

Canal + is a pioneer in new television usages, it is also a standard-setting player in film production and distribution.




The Canal+ offering comprises five premium-content channels: Canal+, Canal+ Cinema, Canal+ Sports, Canal+ Family and Canal+ Catch-Up. Content identified as premium is new, exclusive and original.

Canal+ is a premium general network that offers a unique programming format with exclusive broadcasts of the latest movies plus sports, news, popular American series, French dramas and comedies, documentaries and entertainment. Canal+ is the No. 1 film channel and the standard-setter in televised sports. The Canal+ group is at the cutting edge of new television usages, including on-demand and high definition services plus legal video downloading with CanalPlay.

The Canal+ group also operates outside metropolitan France through its subsidiaries Canal+ Overseas (in French overseas territories and Africa) and Cyfra+ (in Poland).

Studio Canal is a major player in European film and the leader in the coproduction, acquisition and distribution of films for theater, video, television and on-demand television. It operates directly in Europe’s three main markets (France, the UK and Germany) and has the world’s third-largest catalog with over 5,000 French, British, Italian, German and American titles.

The Canal+ group also comprises Canal+ Régie, its exclusive advertising subsidiary, and Canal+ Events, a subsidiary specializing in the organization of sporting events.