Lagardère confirms sale of channels to M6

Lagardère has confirmed a deal to sell its TV channels to RTL-owned M6 Group for €215 million. Lagardere said that the pair had signed an agreement to transfer its portfolio of channels with the exception of classical music service Mezzo. The sale of its TV channels will see Lagardère refocus its activities on its publishing […]

TV channels provide boost for Lagardère

Lagardère Active, the part of French media group Lagardère that houses the group’s TV channels, saw its revenues slide by 3.6% last year to €895 million, with a strong performance from TV being offset by a decline in press advertising and a lowering of the audience for radio service Europe 1. Overall, advertising revenues including […]

Lagardère in exclusive talks with M6 over sale of channels

Lagardère has entered into exclusive negotiations with commercial broadcaster M6 Group for the sale of its TV channels. Lagardère, which has decided to focus on the development of its publishing and travel retail activities and to exit broadcasting, is in exlcusive talks with RTL-owned M56 for the sale of all of its TV channels with […]

Lagardère launches new kids channel for Arabic world

Lagardère Active has launched a new kids channel for the Arabic-speaking world. Gulli Bil Arabi will be carried by the My-HD platform the Middle East and North Africa, giving it distribution in 18 countries across the region. The channel will be available as part of all of My-HD’s offerings. The channel will have a programming […]

Gulli launches branded tablet for kids

Lagardère-owned kids channel Gulli has launched a tablet device aimed at the family in partnership with Kurio/KD Interactive. The Android device includes parental control functionality and comes pre-loaded with episodes and clips of programmes on the channel including Beyblade Metal Fury, Monk, Puppy in my pocket and Linus et Boom, as well as giving access […]

Cosmos TV Belarus adds Gulli

Pay TV provider Cosmos TV Belarus has added kids channel Gulli to its programming line-up. Gulli will be aired on Cosmos TV’s analogue and digital tiers, in the former case replacing 365 Days TV, on a trial basis.