Manuel Alduy

Former Canal+ streaming boss resurfaces at Fox

Former Canal+ streaming boss Manuel Alduy has joined Fox and will head up the studio’s French sales and development efforts. As senior VP, sales and development at Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, he will oversee sales of its content in France across free and pay TV, as well as to local SVOD platforms. Alduy left […]

Alduy out at Canal+ as exits continue

Manuel Alduy, the head of Canal OTT at French pay TV broadcaster Canal+ has left his post, according to local reports. Alduy’s sphere of responsibility at Canal+ encompassed SVOD service Canalplay and mobile TV app-based service MyCanal. He was one of the few remaining members of the former leadership team at the broadcaster that included […]

Canal+ plans pay option for OTT

French pay TV operator Canal+’s recently formed over-the-top arm, Canal OTT, is moving forwards with plans to launch new paid for on-demand services next year targeted specifically at tablet users, according to Canal OTT director Manuel Alduy. Interviewed by French newspaper La Tribune, Alduy said that the new pay VoD services would form a third […]

Canal+ buys into YouTube comedy producer

Canal+ Group has taken a majority stake in YouTube comedy channel producer Studio Bagel as part of its new OTT initiative. Studio Bagel, founded in 2012, takes the best comedy content from YouTube and produces a number of channels including Studio Bagel, Le Tutos and Le Dezapping. Taken together, the channels count about six million […]