Canal+ group launches multi-canal offer on YouTube

November 12, 2013 10.51 Europe/London By Robert Briel

Le Grand Journal (Canal+)The Canal+ group is launching a number of channels around some of its iconic programmes on YouTube under the Canalfactory brand.

Starting in December, the group will launch 20 channels for programmes on its channel Canal+, D8, D17 and i>Télé. Programmes include Le Grand Journal, le Before, le Petit Journal, and more.

“We are very excited about this partnership with the Canal+ Group , which will allow fans of the flagship programmes of the group to find their favourite shows and works directly from the Canal + channels on YouTube,” said Christophe Muller , director of partnerships for YouTube, southern Europe , Africa and Middle East.

“We are delighted to bring this new content to the billions in the worldwide community of YouTube and contribute to the influence of French audiovisual culture . ”

“This agreement with YouTube illustrates our commitment to expand the distribution of our content on other video distribution platforms in order to reach the widest possible all those who love our programmes , especially among younger viewers ,” said Fabienne Fourquet , director of new content, Canal+ Group.

“YouTube is a unique space for expression and creation for our current talent but also for future talent we want to support and present to the general public through a dedicated universe, Canalfactory. “