For its comeback on September 5, Canal + will broadcast no more than an hour of light per day: part of the Grand Journal and the Puppets, the new version of the Petit Journal and the Journal Gros, said Wednesday the director of the antennas group in an interview with Le Figaro. “We have significantly reduced the beaches clear from 6:00 to 2:00 on weekends and from 2 hours to 1 hour per week,” says Gérald-Brice Viret. “With an hour to clear 7:50 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., we will go fishing with zappers viewers to make them want to subscribe to them,” he hoped.
Le Grand Journal first encrypted. “Le Grand Journal” presented this season by Victor Robert, will start encrypted before switching to clear to the end of the Puppets and the second part of the show. And “Le Petit Journal” presented by Cyrille Eldin will be broadcast in the clear, followed by the new issue of Mouloud Achour, Gros Journal.
Self-promotion. In the range in the clear, channel will also broadcast “the first magazine subscribers, while an image on programs and behind the scenes to make self-promotion,” added Gérald-Brice Viret, and “new daily sports magazines” will be offered at noon.
150 million savings. the leader also returned to the savings plan recently announced by the parent company Canal +, Vivendi, 300 million euros of France 2018 of which 150 million will cover the costs of production and editing programs. “We will achieve 150 million euros in savings without job cuts. On a cost grid of 1.3 billion euros, one can easily reduce costs simply by adopting good practices,” said Gérald-Brice .. Viret
“the info and politics will no longer be on Canal +” “the revival of Canal + begins with the strengthening of its pillars: sport, culture and entertainment. information and policy will no longer be on Canal + but on C8 and CNEWS “, new names and D8 iTélé from 5 September, he said.