France Info (TV channel)

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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
TNT 27
Canal Channel 104 (HD)
Numericable 50
Streaming media

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 France Info simulcasts France 24 from 00:00 - 06:00.


  • 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


Studio Gilles Jacquier (from France Télévisions)

Main presenters


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


  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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