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Warner TV Channel Launching with Canal+


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Turner has partnered with Canal+ Group to launch the Warner TV channel in France.

This new channel will be offered exclusively to Canal+ subscribers on all its platforms from November 9. The Canal+ agreement marks the brand’s entry into Europe, though it is already present in Asia and Latin America.

The Warner TV premium channel features all kinds of series: drama, action and comedy. Warner TV will run the original productions that Turner produces for its TNT, TBS and truTV channels for the whole world. The channel will also propose series from the catalog of Warner Bros., including some current shows.

Jean-Marc Juramie, the senior VP of content at Canal+ Group, said: “We are delighted to be the first operator in Europe to offer subscribers the Warner TV channel on a fully exclusive basis in the French market, thereby boosting our offering in terms of series channels and our partnership with the Turner group.”

“Launching Warner TV in France is an exciting expansion of our general-entertainment footprint in Europe,” commented Giorgio Stock, the president of Turner EMEA. “With a suite of general-entertainment channels across the region, as well as a healthy syndication business around our general-entertainment content pipeline, I’m really pleased to see us continue to expand this part of our business, alongside our kids’ and news portfolios.”

Jaime Ondarza, the senior VP for Southern Europe at Turner, said: “The arrival of Warner TV in France is a strategic move for Turner, who is now making its expertise in the world of series available to French fans. Built on the solid foundations of a strong brand, we will bring blockbuster shows to our subscribers!”



About Kristin Brzoznowski

Kristin Brzoznowski is the executive editor of World Screen. She can be reached at kbrzoznowski@worldscreen.com.

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