A+E Networks and Canal+ have launched Planete+ A&E and Planete+ Crime + Investigation (CI) in France today (November 13).
Carried on CanalSat, the channels will carry A+E Networks factual entertainment programming and local French and European productions.
Planete+ A&E will feature stories of extraordinary lives, with programming from A+E including Duck Dynasty, Storage Wars (pictured above), Billy the Exterminator, My Ghost Story and Pawn Stars.
On Planete+ CI, viewers gain access to crime labs, police archives, courtrooms and more to find out the truth behind real crimes. Programs will include Cajun Justice, Crime 360, Casanova Killers, Gangsters: America’s Most Evil and more.
“The roll out of Planete+ A&E and Planete+ CI in France marks an important milestone for A+E Networks,” said Dean Possenniskie, A+E Networks’ managing director for Europe. “We’re looking forward to working closely with Canal+ to bringing French audiences the highest quality factual entertainment programming and strengthening our viewership in this vital market.”