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TV5MONDE - The world's leading French entertainment channel

(Picture 33758r)TV5MONDE is the world’s leading entertainment channel in French and is broadcast 24/7 in over 202 countries. The channel brings a taste of French lifestyle and culture to 25 million viewers per day and is available in 176 million homes.

So what does the channel have to offer its viewers?

There are programmes to suit all ages and tastes below is a list:

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  • Jeunesse de TV5MONDE - Take a look at TiVi 5, programmes for children of all ages on Sat and Sun mornings, with cartoons featuring Titeuf and programmes for ages 13-16 such as C’est pas sorcier.

  • 100% musique - Don’t miss Acoustic, also at the weekend, each week the programme profiles Francophone music and artists who are currently making waves in the French music scene.

  • Kiosque: le club de la presse étrangère à Paris - Every Sunday, the worlds’ press correspondants based in Paris come together at TV5Monde studios to discuss the weeks current affairs. Kiosque celebrated its 500th episode this summer.

  • Sport for all - Throughout the year viewers can enjoy coverage of International Rugby, the Tour de France, French championship football matches, and the Roland Garros tennis tournaments, and much more.

  • Cinéma old and new - Catch classic Truffaut film seasons, the latest and gone-but-not-forgotten Cannes winners, hommages to great Francophone actors past and present, gritty urban thrillers and bright and beautiful period dramas.

  • Les Infos - Live unbiased news coverage of world events, news from around the Francophone world, and don’t miss 7 jours sur la planète, a Saturday morning weekly resumé with French subtitles for language learners. – The TV5MONDE website

    The TV5MONDE is an invaluable support to the channel, view news, music and cinema clips online, have your own TV5MONDE programme schedule emailed to you, play games on the children’s section, and so much more, take a look now.

    Apprendre et Enseigner avec TV5MONDE

    This is a free scheme for teachers and learners of French. You can download lesson plans and ideas for your French classes, see guides on how to use TV5Monde programmes in the classroom. Visit to sign up.

    How to get TV5MONDE

    Get TV5MONDE in France:

    1. Via satellite companies such as TPS, visit, and Canal Satellite, visit

    2. Via cable networks:


    3. Alternatively, you can receive the channel direct to Home satellites.

    Get TV5MONDE in the UK:

    Sky digital on channel 799, in the Style and Culture Mix. Contact Sky to subscribe on 08702 42 42 42 or visit

    Alternatively, with Virgin TV, channel 825, in the XL package. Contact Virgin TV to subscribe on 0845 840 7777 or visit

    For further information on any of the above visit

    Television and Satellite Home Page

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