French private channels team up

TF1, Canal+ and M6 have initiated the creation of the first association of private networks (ACP) according to Rapid TV News. The association is aimed at defending the rights and professional interests of nationwide free-to-air television networks. 
The ACP is open to all nationwide terrestrial private channels. At present the presidency will rotate between the three founder members, with Canal+ CEO Bertrand Méheut serving as President for the first two years.
Source: Rapid TV News
Item added: 2nd June 2008