Sundance Channel, which broadcasts exclusive independent feature films and documentaries as well as original drama series, will launch on February 9 as part of Canalsat’s Series and Cinema package as a 24/7 linear HD channel.
“We’re thrilled to partner with Canalsat, the biggest subscription television platform in France, to make Sundance Channel widely available to audiences nationwide,” said Ed Palluth, Executive Vice President, Global Distribution, AMC Networks International.
“AMC Networks International’s services continue to experience rapid growth, and we’re looking forward to further supporting the development of the pay-TV industry in France and around the world.”
Jean-Marc Juramie, Vice President, Content & Programming at Canalsat commented: “We’re excited to partner with AMC Networks International. Sundance Channel is a highly attractive brand with an outstanding selection of high quality independent films and exclusive series for our subscribers and film fans.”
With its debut on Canalsat, Sundance Channel will be available to more than 18 million pay-TV households throughout France.