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 and Worldwide
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 broadcasts from 06:30 on weekdays and 06:00 on weekends until 00:00 and simulcasts France 24 overnight. France Info can be watched live on YouTube and web.


  • France 24 - world news in simulcast with France 24
  • franceinfo: deux points ouvrez l'info - flagship banner for weekday afternoon and weekend rolling news block
  • 6h30:9h30 - breakfast rolling news block with Samuel Étienne and Karine Baste-Regis
  • 9h30:13h - morning rolling news block with Djamel Mazi and Sorya Khaldoun
  • 17h:20h - evening rolling news block with Louis Laforge and Marianne Théoleyre
  • 21h:minuit - late night rolling news block with Julien Benedetto and Clémence de la Baume
  • Le journal - hourly live news bulletins, last 12 minutes
  • :l'info - live headlines at :20, :40 and :50 every hour, simulcast with Franceinfo Radio
  • l'essentiel de l'info - bottom-of-the-hour headlines between 9am and 6pm
  • Les informés de Franceinfo - nightly news debates, simulcast with Franceinfo Radio
  • Questions politiques - Sunday political interview, simulcast with France Inter


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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