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Non Stop gets Connick Jr., new Canal+ deal

Harry

Harry

French celebrity news channel Non Stop People has renewed its carriage deal with Canal+ and acquired local rights to Harry Connick Junior talkshow Harry.

The channel is operated as a joint venture between Banijay Group and Mediatic System, Hugues Dangy’s investment vehicle.

Harry, in which the crooner interviews celebs, will be stripped on Non Stop through the week at 19:00. The channel acquired it from NBCUniversal, which sells it internationally.

The programming news comes as Non Stop, which launched four years ago, renews its deal with Canal+ Group securing it carriage on the pay TV company’s DTH and IPTV platforms.

 Internationally, the channel is distributed in several countries with large French-speaking populations including Algeria and Morocco.

A Spanish-language version of the channel is carried on Telefonica’s Movistar platform in Spain.