Canal Plus to launch Canal+ Séries

French pay TV operator Canal Plus is planning to launch a new channel focusing on drama series in September, according to local reports.

The channel, Canal+ Séries, is expected to air American shows 24 hours after they air in the US, along with a range of French and European shows. The channel will be included in Canal Plus’s premium bouquet alongside Canal+, Canal+ Décalé, Canal+ Sport, Canal+ Cinéma and Canal+ Family.