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Producer and distributor Prime Entertainment Group has closed a package deal with Quebec’s TV5 for a number of its documentaries in Canada.

Prime tv5 14June2018Owned by the non-profit group Le Consortium de télévision Québec Canada TV5 launched in 1988 and offers programming from international French-speaking countries. It broadcasts a variety of French-language including drama, sports, documentaries and information programming among a variety of other genres. It also has a partnership with TV5Monde which claims to be the second-most widely distributed network in the world reaching over 180 million households in over 200 countries.

In the deal with Prime, TV5 has taken Extreme Stuntmen (1 x 52’), Victims of Child Abuse (1 x 90’), Palace Marrakech (1 x 52’) and Inside de Paris Cuba Flight (1 x 52’). The programmes will start airing this week and throughout the summer.

“We are truly glad to start working with TV5 Canada,” commented Prime Entertainment Group MD David Freydt. “Our presence in the territory has been growing stronger during the past few years and it is a great honour for us to have our high-quality documentaries airing in one of the most important French-speaking channels in the territory.”