Franck Appietto

Canal+ ups Appietto to D8 chief

Canal+ has named Franck Appietto as managing director of free-to-air channel D8, replacing Xavier Gandon, who is leaving the broadcaster to pursue a new project. Appietto, who will retain his current position as director of unscripted programming at Canal+ will report to Canal+ Group CEO Maxime Saada. Appietto joined Canal+ in 1999. He was named […]

D8 entertainment chief upped to Canal+ role

Vivendi-owned pay TV operator Canal+ has given free-to-air channel D8’s director of live and entertainment programming, Franck Appietto, the same responsibilities across Canal+. In his new role, Appietto will report to Canal+ Group CEO Maxime Saada. He will retain his responsibilities at D8 under the channel’s director-general Xavier Gandon. Appietto has held a number of […]