Launched in 1984, TV5MONDE is the
leading French language channel broadcasting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week without commercial interruptions. Programming includes 18 daily newscasts, subtitled films and series, entertainment programs, documentaries, cultural programs and international sports coverage.

World distribution of TV5MONDE is unique in that it is broadcast via 52 satellites and more than 6,000 different cable systems. It reaches more than 189 million households and 18 million viewers everyday in over 203 countries, making TV5MONDE the 2nd largest distributed channel in the world being broadcast via 8 separate feeds. Programming originates from 5 different countries, including France, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada and French speaking Africa.