Mezzo


Canal+ and Groupe Les Echos – Le Parisien acquire Mezzo

Vivendi-owned Canal+ and French news publisher Groupe Les Echos – Le Parisien have jointly agreed to acquire classic music channel Mezzo from Lagardère Group and France Télévisions. The 50:50 acquisition will see the publishing group take over responsibility for day to day management the of channel, including programming and marketing and communication. Canal+ will commercialise […]

Lagardere music channel Mezzo launches in Africa via Les Bouquets Canal+

Music channel Mezzo launched on Pan-African PayTV platform Les Bouquets Canal+, this week. Dedicated to classical music, jazz and dance, the service is available in 22 countries primarily across Central and Western Africa. In total, the new carriage arrangement means the channel is available in 80 countries worldwide. Caroline Cochaux, deputy director of TV Channels […]

Mezzo launches in Norway

Lagardère’s Mezzo and Mezzo Live HD classical, jazz and dance music channels have launched in Norway on the Canal Digital Kabel platform. Mezzo broadcast a live concert with Vasily Petrenko, Gautier Capuçon and the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra yesterday, after launching on the platform on October 28. Canal Digital Kabel has a base of about 500,000 […]

Mezzo Live HD launches in Israel

Jazz and classical music channel Mezzo Live HD has launched in Israel. The Lagardère-owned channel is available on cable operator Hot’s network in the HD Music package. Israel is the fourteenth country is which the high definition channel has launched, following launches in France, Russia, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Portugal, Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia, […]