France Info (TV channel)

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France Info
Franceinfo.svg
Launched 1 September 2016 (2016-09-01) at 8:00 p.m
Owned by France Télévisions
Radio France
France Médias Monde
Institut national de l'audiovisuel
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audience share 0.2% (October 2016 (2016-10), Médiamétrie)
Slogan "Deux-points, ouvrez l'info."
(Colon, open news.)
Country France
Language French
Broadcast area Metropolitan France
Headquarters Paris, France
Sister channel(s) France 2
France 3
France 4
France 5
France Ô
Outre-Mer 1ère
France 24
Website www.francetvinfo.fr
Availability
Terrestrial
TNT 27
Satellite
Canal Channel 104 (HD)
Cable
Numericable 50
Streaming media
Official website http://francetvinfo.fr/en-direct/tv.html

France Info (pronounced [fʁɑ̃s ɛ̃.fo]; stylized as franceinfo:) is a French domestic rolling news channel which started broadcasting on 31 August 2016 at 6:00 p.m. on the Web.[1] TV broadcasting began on 1 September 2016 at 8:00 p.m. on most TV operators (Bouygues Telecom, Orange, SFR, Numericable...), and on the TNT (Digital Terrestrial Television). As for TNT Sat (fr) and Canalsat, it began on 6 September.[2][3]

France Info involves France Télévisions, Radio France, France Médias Monde (with France 24) and the Institut national de l'audiovisuel (INA). It shares its name with a global news service which gathers the TV channel itself, the radio channel France Info and the website www.francetvinfo.fr. France Info simulcasts France 24 from 00:00 - 06:00.

Programs

  • France 24 - world news in simulcast with France 24
  • franceinfo: deux points ouvrez l'info - flagship banner for all-day rolling news block
  • 6h30:9h30 - morning rolling news block with Laurent Bignolas and Karine Baste-Regis
  • 21h30:minuit - evening rolling news block with Julien Benedetto
  • Le 18h & Le 19h - weekday evening news round-ups with Louis Laforge and Sorya Khaldoun
  • Le journal - hourly live news bulletins, last 12 minutes
  • :l'info - live headlines at :20, :40 and :50 every hour
  • l'essentiel de l'info - bottom-of-the-hour headlines between 9am and 6pm
  • La chronique sport - hour's sports news summary
  • Les informés de Franceinfo - Sunday-Friday evening news debates, simulcast with Franceinfo Radio
  • Le Clasico - Monday-Saturday evening sports roundup, simulcast with Franceinfo Radio
  • Questions politiques - Sunday political interview, simulcast with France Inter
  • Culturebox - Saturday cultural roundup
  • Revue de Presse Télématin - morning press reviews

Presenters

Studio Gilles Jacquier (from France Télévisions)

Main presenters

Newsreaders

Studio "L'Info" (from Maison de la Radio)

Staff present live headlines every 10 minutes on TV and radio:

Studio 221 (from Maison de la Radio)

Radio presenters whose their shows are also simulcast on TV:

  • 8H30 Aphatie: Jean-Michel Aphatie, Guy Birenbaum, Fabienne Sintes and Gilles Bornstein
  • Les Informés de Franceinfo: Jérôme Cadet (Sunday) and Jean-Mathieu Pernin (weekday)
  • Le Clasico: Matteu Maestracci and Nicolas Demorand (weekday) and Jérôme Cadet (Saturday)
  • 8H30 Politique: Yaël Goosz and Jules Lavie

References

  1. ^ "La chaîne franceinfo s'est lancée en direct sur internet". France-Antilles. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Francetv info est devenu franceinfo, mettez à jour votre application pour découvrir notre nouvelle offre". France Info. 23 August 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "La chaîne d'info publique franceinfo tourne à blanc depuis lundi". Le Figaro. 25 August 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2016. 

External links

  • Official Site (in French)
  • France Télévisions Corporate site (in French)
  • Radio France site (in French)
  • France Médias Monde site (in French)
  • Institut national de l'audiovisuel site (in French)
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