International -- Cover Story -- Europe: The Player
TABLE: Canal Plus's Web of Alliances
BERTELSMANN Canal and Bertelsmann co-own two German TV channels,
jointly purchase programming rights of TV shows from
around the world, and pursue interactive media ventures.
PRISA The leading Spanish media group co-owns a top Spanish
channel with Canal Plus.
SONY Canal Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment are
negotiating to produce English-language films jointly
NATIONAL Canal Plus and National Geographic Television just teamed
GEOGRAPHIC up to market their documentaries to other media companies.
HOME HSN and Canal Plus are planning a European home
SHOPPING shopping program.
DATA: COMPANY REPORTS