Warner TV brings to Europe a brand that is familiar to viewers in in Asia and Latin America. Turner’s TNT is already present in several European markets, including Spain, where it ranks at number two in the market.
The new channel will feature the original productions produced by Turner for its TNT, TBS and TruTV channels. It will also carry programmes from the Warner Bros catalogue, including some current series.
Jean-Marc Juramie, Senior Vice President, Content, Canal+ Group said: “We are delighted to be the first operator in Europe to offer subscribers the Warner TV channel on a fully exclusive basis in the French market thereby boosting our offering in terms of series channels and our partnership with the Turner group.”
Warner is the second channel from Turner to launch on Canal in the last two years, following the recent debut of Toonami. TCM Cinéma, CNN International, Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Boing are also available.
“Launching Warner TV in France is an exciting expansion of our general entertainment footprint in Europe,” commented Giorgio Stock President Turner EMEA. “With a suite of general entertainment channels across the region, as well as a healthy syndication business around our general entertainment content pipeline, I’m really pleased to see us continue to expand this part of our business, alongside our kids and news portfolios.”
Warner TV will make its debut on November 9th.