Chicago-based arthouse distributor Music Box Films has acquired U.S. rights to “The Returned,” the hit Canal Plus supernatural drama. Bringing together film and TV talent on both sides of the camera…
PARIS — A top purveyor of original drama and high-profile imports, paybox Canal Plus is launching a premium HD channel dedicated to series to drive up subscriptions. Canal Plus Series, set to bow…
PARIS– After delving into a wide variety of genre, from cop dramas (“Braquo”) to costumers (“Borgia”) and most recently fantasy skeins (“Rebound”), French paybox Canal Plus is also exploring comedy…
French tv maven Fabrice de la Patelliere, head of fiction programming at Canal Plus, is shepherding a slate of shows sure to draw the attention of U.S. programming execs.
CANNES — Canal Plus has nabbed Michael Hirst’s series “Vikings.” Deal was unveiled on Monday at MipTV. Skein, helmed by Johan Renck, Ciaran Donnelly and Ken Girotti, averaged 5 million viewers on…
Vivendi-owned Canal Plus Group has inked a five-year licensing deal with HBO, covering second-window rights to HBO's new series, including "Girls," "The Newsroom" and "Banshee."
French media conglom Vivendi unveiled its 2012 earnings on Tuesday, revealing that the Canal Plus Group, one of Europe's biggest buyers of Hollywood content, is holding up despite recession in…
PARIS -- After making a name for itself with upscale crimers such as Intl. Emmy-nommed "Braquo" and "Spiral," French TV giant Canal Plus has branched out into the fantasy genre with €11.4 million…
PARIS - French paybox Canal Plus has boarded Gaumont Intl. Television's "Barbarella," Nicolas Winding Refn's high-profile series based on the French sci-fi comicbook character.
Canal Plus has partnered with French press agency Capa on two large-scale documentaries: "Kindia Horizon 2015," chronicling humanitarian work in Kindia, a small town in Lower Guinea, and "Global…
PARIS -- Tom Fontana's Renaissance-set drama series "Borgia" has been greenlit for a second season of 12 hourlongs, budgeted at €30 million ($39.7 million) -- $6.6 million more than the first season.