Tag Archives: Canal+

Canal+ partners with Mediawan to produce original content for Africa

Canal+ International (the international subsidiary of Canal+ Group) and Mediawan are forming a partnership to invest in original content in French for the African audience. The subsidiary will have a potential audience in the 25 African countries where CANAL+ Group operates. Canal+ International and Mediawan are forming a new entity to produce exclusive French- language [...]

Canal+ launches reality show about basketball in Gabon

Canal+ is launching, Basketball Academy a reality show on basketball, shot in Gabon.  The show follows the journey of 20 young Gabonese players aged 15 to 18 who want to become the best players of the Gabonese national under-18 team who represented the country during the tournament “United Basketball Africa” in Benin. 6 episodes will [...]

Canal + to launch a Gabonese reality show “Basket Academy”

The Director of Canal + Sport channels, Pierre Chaudesaygues has officialized the launch of the first sports series made in Gabon called “Basket Academy”, which will be aired exclusively on the Canal + sports channels on 11 October. Basket Academy is a reality show by Canal + with 6 episodes. 55 people have been mobilized during [...]

Canal+ Africa added 233,000 subscribers in the first half of 2019

Canal+ in Africa added approximately 233,000 subscribers to this database in the first half of 2019. The company has currently a fleet of 4.34 million subscribers against 4.11 at the start of the year. Compared to 2018, 568,000 subscribers have been added.  This growth certainly owes much to the exclusivity obtained by the company to [...]

Ford Boyard Africa now on Canal+ in Africa

Canal+ is very pleased to announce the launch of the world-famous television concept, Ford Boyard, with an edition specially designed for the African continent: Ford Boyard Africa, the first African adventure show, produced by Canal+ International, Videorama and Adventure Line Productions.  As from September, Canal+ in Africa, will welcome 50 personalities from all over Africa [...]

Canal+ and Trace launched new TV channel

Trace and Canal+ groups have just announced the launch of a television channel, Trace Afrikora; which will be dedicated to the music and culture of Senegal, Mali, Guinea-Conakry and The Gambia.  Trace Afrikora will be available on channel 99 via Canal+ bouquets until October 15 and then on channel 131. The new channel will offer [...]

Marc Dorcel introduces first African adult channel

After the introduction of Dorcel TV and Dorcel XXX with approximately 3 million subscribers across Europe and recently Dorcel TV in Canada. The French X giant has decided to satisfy the African audience with Dorcel TV Africa. According to Gregory Dorcel, Dorcel TV Africas productions are produced by and for Africans with scenes adapted to [...]

Canal+ International to launch Canal+ University in Africa

Canal + International launches Canal + University to provide professional training to audiovisual actors in Africa. This initiative aims to encourage the transfer of skills on the African continent in the media sector. Journalists, directors, editors and other members of Canal + International’s production teams will travel to the African continent for practical sessions. The [...]

Music channel Mezzo now available on Canal+ Africa

French music channel Mezzo, dedicated to classical music, jazz and dance, is now available on Les Bouquets Canal+, distributed in 22 African countries. The Deputy Director of TV channels Lagardère-Active, President of Mezzo, Caroline Cochaux, expressed, With this launch in Africa, Mezzo, which is already available in some sixty countries in Europe, in Asia and [...]

Canal+ rolls out new African TV show ‘Sakho & Mangane’

Canal+ Africa is planning to roll out new African TV show Sakho and Mangane in French speaking African countries. Sakho and Mangane is a detective series created and directed by Jean-Luc Herbulot with the participation of Hubert Ndao and Toumani Sangaré as directors. Its a 100% African production with a team of three directors from [...]