An eleventh hour agreement between AB Group and CanalSat has saved distribution for 9 AB channels.

A protracted negotiation period has resulted in continued carrige for channels including Cine FX and Cine Polar, and the documentary channels Trek, Science et Vie TV and Toute L’Histoire.

Last month CanalSat said it would drop the AB Groupe channels at the end of June to concentrate on what its described as “more popular” broadcasters.

The move affects two movie channels, Cine FX and Cine Polar, and the documentary channels Trek, Science et Vie TV and Toute L’Histoire.