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BFM TV
BFMTV.png
Launched 28 November 2005; 11 years ago (2005-11-28)
Owned by NextRadioTV
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audience share 2.9% (March 2017 (2017-03), Médiamétrie)
Slogan "Première chaîne d'info de France"
The first news channel in France
Country France
Language French
Website www.bfmtv.com
Availability
Terrestrial
TNT Channel 15
Satellite
Canal Channel 102 (HD)
Bis Televisions Channel 15
CanalDigitaal Channel 198
Fransat Channel 15
TV Vlaanderen Digitaal Channel 94
Cable
Numericable Channel 53 (HD)
MC Cable Channel 85
Coditel Channel 263
IPTV
Canal Channel 102
Freebox TV Channel 15 (HD)
SFR Channel 15 (HD)
Alice France Channel 15 (HD)
DartyBox Channel 15 (HD)
Orange TV Channel 15 (HD)
Streaming media
BFMTV website Watch live

BFM TV (pronounced [beɛfɛm teve], stylised as BFMTV and seen on logo as BFMTV News 24/7) is a 24-hour rolling news and weather channel based in France and available globally via digital, cable and satellite television.[1]

As the country's most-watched news network with 10 million daily viewers, BFMTV "boasts a market share in France that is greater than any equivalent news channel around the world", its economic coverage is "clearly pro-business, pro-reform, and anti the old consensus", which is noteworthy because in France, "economic coverage tends to come from the opposite perspective—the state sector and workers taking precedence over private enterprise".[1]

History[edit]

BFMTV was launched by the NextRadioTV group as an offshoot of BFM Radio, which exclusively focused on business and the economy, on December 14, 2004. BFM is an acronym of "Business FM", the original name of BFM Business. Approved by the Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) on May 5, 2005, it began broadcasting on November 28, 2005. Alain Weill has served as Chairman and CEO since 2005.[2]

The "small independent news channel" became "one of the most influential voices in French media and politics" by distinguishing itself with "a reactive, live format—and dumping the French habit of endless pre-recorded talk".[1] Ratings continuously increased and became the most watched French news channel in June 2008, with a 1.8 national share (as of mid-2012), it greatly exceeds its first competitor, I-Télé (0.7 national share). As the ratings and the advertising revenues increased, the budget of the network peaked at €50 million in 2011, compared to €15 million in 2006.

Spin-off networks[edit]

BFM Sport[edit]

Launched in June 7, 2016, BFM Sport is the second TV news channel in France dedicated to sport, after Infosport+, the channel features an 8-minute update every 30 minutes (with the loop all night long). It also carries 3 magazines: After Foot (daily 10pm-midnight), Le Grand Week-end Sport (weekends 9am-noon) and 60 Minutes Sport (Sunday-Friday 7-8pm).

BFM Paris[edit]

Launched of November 7, 2016, BFM Paris is the first French local news channel, it is inspired by America's News 12. The main programming is "images-only" news updates, featuring news, traffic, weather, sports, and cultural information.

Programming history[edit]

1st version (28 November 2005 - 8 May 2006)[edit]

The channel's first schedule version focused on the morning and evening daypart.

Weekdays, from 6am to 9:30am, during BFM Matin, the channel runs a 30-minute block with Stéphanie de Muru on the 15-minute general news and Thomas Misrachi on the 15-minute financial news, this block kept running throughout the day with images-only newscasts (French: JT tout en image). Between 6pm and 11:30pm, during BFM Soir, BFMTV carried a newscast every half-hour with Ruth Elkrief (6pm/7pm), Olivier Mazerolle (8pm), Florence Duprat (7:30pm/9pm/11pm) and Jean-Alexandre Baril (6:30pm/9pm/10pm).

Every evening at 8:30, Mazerolle presented Mazerolle Direct, featuring an interview with one or two guests, the show was replayed two hours later.

Between 11:30pm and 6am, there were nothing live except the 11pm newscast in a looped format.

On weekend, BFMTV ran image-only newscasts every 15 minutes (except at 7pm and 8pm, when Guillaume Vanhems anchored half-hour news reports).

2nd version (9 May 2006 - 3 June 2007)[edit]

This version was finally launched at 6pm in 9/5/2006.

The channel now puts anchors in the set news blocks, especially during BFM Soir, including: Thomas Misrachi (6-9:30am), Ruth Elkrief (6-8pm), Olivier Mazerolle (8-9pm), Florence Duprat (9pm-midnight) and Thomas Sotto (weekends 6-9pm).

Between BFM Matin and BFM Soir, BFMTV now had a new block, titled BFM Non-Stop, with an update every 15 minutes and continuous loop of weather reports, with: Guillaume Vanhems (9:30am-1pm), Jean-Alexandre Baril (1-4:30pm) et Stéphanie De Muru (4:30-6pm). However, the images-only weekend news reports were kept except the new block from 6 to 9pm by Thomas Sotto.

On the 2007 presidential election, Mazerolle changed his show's name from Mazerolle Direct to Journal de Campagne, with the same time broadcast (8:30pm). Also, at the same time, a new weekday political show was run on BFMTV, Bourdin 2007, with Jean-Jacques Bourdin, from 8:30 and 9am, simulcast from RMC.

From 11/2006, Ruth Elklief started co-anchoring with Hedwige Chevrillon on BFM Business for the new show, Le Duo BFM, which simulcast at 12:30pm on both channels. BFMTV reran this show at 9:30pm; in 1/2008, the show was replaced by La Tribune BFM, which was a Sunday evening interview.

Also, in 1/2007, she also presented Elysee 2007, a nightly political debate from 7 to 8pm. Also, at the same time, BFM Non-Stop changed presenters: Guillaume Vanhems is no longer on air, Jean-Alexandre Baril now presented the morning news, Stéphanie de Muru was still on the afternoon.

From 6 to 7pm and from 8 to 8:30pm, Nathalie Levy presented news reports with Gilane Barret (general news) et Julian Bugier (business).

3rd version (4 June 2007 - 18 May 2008)[edit]

In this time, the channel relaunched completely everything (schedule, graphics, music, 3D images,...) and also the slogan ("Live et Direct" replaced "La nouvelle chaine d'info"). It also received 50 more journalists and presenters.

Christophe Delay, formerly anchored from 7 to 8am on Europe 1, replaced Thomas Misrachi and goes alongside with Karine de Menonville on the first part of Première edition (6-8:30am).

Florence Duprat and Thomas Misrachi now presented the new midday newsshow.

Weekday evening had a new program, QG de l'info, from 6 to 7 with Ronald Guintrange and Thomas Sotto.

Marc Autheman and Valérie Béranger now presented the weekend evening news from 6 to 9, known as Info 360 le week-end, from 6am to 6pm, BFMTV still kept its image-only reports.

Starting from 27/8/2007, Bourdin 2007 was renamed as Bourdin Direct. Also, Marc Autheman and Stéphanie de Muru now presented the weekend evening news, renamed as Week-End 360. Thomas Sotto had a new QG de l'info right after this show.

In 2/2008, the channel set up a new weekend schedule, affecting only the 6pm-midnight slot, with four changes:

  • Marc Autherman became news presenter for 20H Week-end and QG de l'info from 6 to 7pm each Saturday.
  • Rachid M'Barki became news presenter for 19H Week-end and QG de l'info from 9 to 10pm each weekend.
  • Gilane Barret, who had been anchoring BFM Non-Stop from 9pm to midnight each weekend since 2007, now rejoined Stéphanie de Muru for Week-end 360 from 10pm to midnight.
  • Rulk Elklief and Olivier Mazerolle stopped being on air each Friday.

4th version (Since 19 May 2008)[edit]

BFMTV announced, in 1/2008, the schedule changes somewhere around March and April, before postponing it until 19/5/2008, the channel would update the morning and evening news block, while showing sports in partnership with RMC in the afternoon. From 1/2008, the channel started carrying La Tribune BFM, in partnership with Dailymotion, Sundays at 6pm.

In this new schedule, BFMTV now branded themselves as "première chaine d'info en France", with totally live in antenna, the continuous news block BFM Non-Stop now has two journalists each timeslot, instead of one, include: Diane Gouffrant and Jean-Alexandre Baril (mornings), Stéphanie de Muru and Gilane Barret/Rachid M'Barki (afternoons (already ending 1 hour earlier)). From May to June 2008, Thomas Sotto anchored Partageons nos idées each Saturday at 8:50pm.

Continuous changes[edit]

Starting from 2008, BFMTV has been updating its schedule every September, with the announce that it would broadcast "all live" from 6am to midnight. Here are some changes:

September 2008[edit]

Alain Marschall and Olivier Truchot, who have been hosting Les Grandes Gueules from 11am to 2pm on RMC since 2004, take over Ruth Elkrief's slot (from 7pm to 8pm) with an interactive program offering viewers a chance to comment on current events. Rulk Elklief started anchoring Midi Rulk Elklief from noon to 2pm each weekday. BFM Non-Stop now was presented by: Jean-Alexandre Baril and Roselyne Dubois from 9am to 12pm, Stéphanie de Muru and Gilane Barret (newsreader in Midi Ruth Elkrief) from 2pm to 3pm, then Florence Duprat and Thomas Misrachi from 3pm to 6pm.

While presenting La Tribune BFM-Dailymotion from 7 to 8pm each Sunday, Olivier Mazerolle became political editor and let Thomas Sotto anchor the 8pm newscast. Candice Mahout, who was a chronicler in Première edition, presented Showtime from 8:30 to 9pm, a current affairs magazine.

Finally, Karl Zéro anchored Karl Zéro sur BFM TV at 10:10pm, which was an interview with 1 or 2 guests, and it was inspired by CNN's Larry King. Info 360, presented by Ronald Guintrange and Nathalie Levy, was broadcast weekdays from 9 to 10pm, then 11pm to midnight.

Each weekend, Marc Autheman anchored QG de l'info from 6 to 7pm and from 8 to 9pm, followed by the 9pm-midnight Week-end 360 with Rachid M'Barki and Diane Gouffrant.

In 11/2008, Marc Menant joined BFMTV for Partageons nos idées from 7 to 8pm. 6 versions of this show were presented by Thomas Sotto until summer 2008.

In 1/2009, the 8pm edition of QG de l'info and Showtime were combined to Le 20H with Thomas Sotto. Stéphanie Soumier now presented Partageons nos idées.

In 7/2009, Info 360 had two replaces: Nathalie Levy, the co-presenter, joined France 5; and Julian Bugier, the business presenter, joined i-Télé, BFMTV's main competitor.

September 2009[edit]

Karine de Menonville started presenting Info 360 with Ronald Guintrange (this show now ended at 12:15am instead of midnight).

Graziella Rodriguez anchored Première edition with Christophe Delay.

Karl Zéro presented the live interview Sarko Info each weeknight at 8:35.

From 7 to 8pm, the interactive show with Alain Marschall and Olivier Truchot was re-introduced, now with Louise Ekland.

In 11/2009, BFMTV launched its new website, bfmtv.com (formerly bfmtv.fr), now also included the allowing to watch selection of programs, instead of just watching live.

In 1/2010, BFM TV slightly changed its afternoon and early evening schedule on weekdays. Florence Duprat and Thomas Misrachi now presented BFM Non-Stop from 2 to 5pm, then followed by the new "debate for highlight of the day" BFM Story from 5 to 6pm with Alain Marschall and Olivier Truchot (this show was called Top Story on the first broadcasting week). Then, from 6 to 8:30pm, Thomas Sotto presented QG de l'info alongside Pauline Revenaz (Pascale de la Tour du Pin from 3/2010). Louise Ekland continued her cultural magazine at 7:40pm.

In 3/2010, BFMTV started showing various chronicles on its 6am-6pm image-only weekend block, press reviews in the morning for example.

In the end of 4/2010, several presenters exchanged their shift to one another. Ronald Guintrange joins BFM Non-Stop in the morning with Roselyne Dubois (9am-noon), replacing Jean-Alexandre Baril who takes over the BFM Non-Stop in the afternoon with Florence Duprat (2-5pm). Thomas Misrachi, who presented afternoons until then, rejoined Info 360 (9pm-12:15am) with Stéphanie de Muru for Karine de Ménonville, who had a maternity leave until 6/2010. Pascale de La Tour du Pin and Graziella Rodriguès moved their role: the first person rejoined Première édition with Christophe Delay, the latter person joined QG de l'info.

Throughout World Cup 2010, the channel broadcast, throughout the day, many magazines related to this sport event. Thomas Sotto, for a week before this event, presented QG de l'info live from South Africa. Rolland Courbis, a consultant on Radio RMC, joined BFM TV, where he presented his morning appointment, Le Tackle de Courbis, and at 6:25pm and 7:25pm, Rolland Courbis participated in Coup franc, a program presented by Gilbert Brisbois, journalist-anchor at RMC Sport. Two small parts of the After Foot program, presented by the trio Gilbert Brisbois, Rolland Courbis and Daniel Riolo on RMC, is broadcast simultaneously on BFMTV, every night from 10:45 to 11pm and from 11:40pm to midnight.

September 2010[edit]

On summer 2010, Nathalie Levy came back to BFMTV, and joined Info 360 from 9pm to 10pm and from 11pm to 12:30am (the show was interrupted because of QG de l'info), as a result, the evening schedule was changed completely: afternoon BFM Non-Stop was pushed forward to an hour but the same duration (now 3-6pm); as a consequence, BFM Story was also shifted to a new 6-7pm block. After two years working midday beat, Ruth Elklief rejoined the evening slot, with a new 7-8pm debate show, and Sarko Info was extended to 8 minutes long. Thomas Sotto's 8pm newscast was extended to an hour long (finished now at 9pm), before his QG de l'info. Louise Ekland's cultural magazine wasn't changed, although many changes took place elsewhere on the schedule like above. Karine de Ménonville rejoined the weekday midday slot with Stéphanie de Muru and Gilane Barret from noon to 3pm, known as Midi|15H.

On the weekend, the schedule was also shifted a lot, however QG de l'info was still broadcast from 10 to 11pm, the new After Foot, presented by Gilbert Brisbois with Rolland Courbis and Daniel Riolo, was broadcast from 11pm to midnight (however, since January 2011, 11:45pm to midnight). The rest of the evening (6-8pm, 9-10pm, 11-12:30am (11-11:45pm and 12-12:30am since January 2011)) carried Info 360 with Nathalie Levy.

In January 2011, following the launch of La Tribune BFM, the channel launches a new Sunday political show from 6 to 8pm, BFM TV 2012 Le Point-RMC, in partnership with Le Point and the radio station RMC (which belongs to the same group as BFMTV), during two hours, a political personality answers the questions of Olivier Mazerolle in particular topics.

On summer 2011, Thomas Sotto left BFMTV for rejoining M6 as a "Capital" presenter. Philippe Verdier also left the channel to rejoin France 2 and working there as a weathercaster.

September 2011[edit]

Jean-Jacques Bourdin now presents, until today, Bourdin Direct from 8:35 to 9am. Ruth Elklief, after her show, stayed on the air until 9pm to co-present the 8pm newscast with Alain Marschall.

At the end of 8/2011, BFMTV reorganised its evening schedule. Alain Marschall left BFM Story to present the 8pm weekday newscast (with Marc Autheman on the weekend), and as a result, Olivier Truchot became BFM Story's standalone presenter. Jean-Rémi Baudot was responsible for news updates between 6 and 8pm, in addition to his evening business shift which he has been working since the beginning of 2009. Nathalie Levy stayed on the air on Info 360, but the broadcasting time would increase (no longer two separate hour-long blocks but now a continuous three-hour block from 9pm to midnight), her co-partner on this show was now Jean-Baptiste Boursier (after leaving I-Télé) and he also presented the midnight newscast on BFMTV. Fanny Agostini joined the channel from RMC to present evening weather.

In September 2011, BFMTV added several multi-hour shows with set hosts and tone to reduce the broadcasting time of Non-Stop (which, until then, didn't feature on-air talent of any kind). Fabien Crombé, who joined channel from RMC, and Céline Pitelet presented live news coverage from 6:00am to 10:00am, known as Week-end Première. Non-Stop Week-End now only aired in two separate blocks from 10:00am to noon and 2:00pm to 6:00pm. While Stéphanie de Muru and Rachid M'Barki presented the morning edition, the afternoon team was Céline Couratin and Graziella Rodrigues (plus Jean-Alexandre Baril, who left the 3-6pm Non-Stop and replaced by Mathieu Coache). Also, the morning team presented the all-new midday Midi|14H Week-End. Lucie Nuttin (came from LCP) and Damien Gourlet (came from Europe 1) presented together Week-End 360 from 6pm to 8pm, 9pm to 10pm, 11pm to 11:45pm and midnight to 12:30am.

At the beginning of 2012, two chroniclers rejoined the channel: Emmanuel Lechypre in business and Ulysse Gosset in international politics.

September 2012[edit]

At the end of 8/2012, BFMTV updated its evening schedule, from 9pm to 11pm, Nathalie Levy presented Info 360 with Jean-Rémi Baudot, and then the midnight newscast. Jean-Baptiste Boursier had a new role: presenting the all-new Le Soir BFM from 11pm to midnight, a show focusing on the facts of the day's news (however, on 3/2013, Le Soir BFM started at 10:30pm).

The weekday schedule also refreshed: 9am-noon: Non-Stop with Roselyne Dubois and Damien Gourlet; noon-3pm: Midi|15H with Karine de Ménonville and Ronald Guintrange; 3pm-6pm: Non-Stop with Gilane Barret and Florence Duprat. Mathieu Coache left his afternoon shift to become Washington's correspondent.

On weekends, BFMTV had a new weekly analysis programme: 7 Jours BFM, presented by Thomas Misrachi and aired every Saturday from 6pm to 8pm. Frédéric de Lanouvelle and François Gapihan rejoined Stéphanie de Muru on morning Non-Stop Week-End and Midi|14H Week-End, at the afternoon Non-Stop Week-End (2-6pm), Sandra Gandoin, who previously worked as a substitute host for Céline Couratin, now became an official presenter alongside Jean-Alexandre Baril. Lucie Nuttin had a new co-host on Week-end 360: Maxime Cogny.

September 2013[edit]

BFMTV added a new block for Première edition from 4:30am to 6am, presented by Céline Pitelet and Jean-Rémi Baudot; then Christophe Delay and Pascale de La Tour du Pin anchored the normal 6-8:30am block. This decision made Première edition the earliest live news programme in France, and early risers now no longer saw the long repetitive loop of the midnight newscast.

On 7/2013, Apolline de Malherbe, who returned to BFMTV, replaced Anna Cabana on the morning political segment at 6:50am and 7:50am; plus she also had another political-related show alongside Hedwige Chevrillon, BFM Politique every Sunday from 6pm to 8pm.

September 2014[edit]

Nathalie Levy's Info 360 was replaced by a new show: News et Compagnie alongside Laurent Neumann and Emmanuel Lechypre from 9pm to 10pm Mondays to Thursdays.

Jean-Baptiste Boursier's Le Soir BFM was renamed Grand Angle and airing Mondays to Thursdays from 10pm to midnight. Rachid M'Barki, who presented news bulletins every half-hour between 6pm and 8pm, now also presented two new newscasts at 9pm and midnight.

Dominique Mari replaced Fabien Combé on 6am-10am Week-end Première. Midi|14H Week-end was dropped in favor of an extra two-hour block of Non-Stop Week-End.

Christophe Hondelatte rejoined BFMTV to present the 8pm weekend newscast as well as Hondelatte Direct from 10pm to midnight Fridays to Sundays alongside newsreader Lucie Nuttin. Fabien Combé had a new role: presenting News Week-end from 9pm to 10pm Fridays to Sundays as well as Le Journal de la Nuit Week-end.

On weekends, Philippe Gaudin anchored Non-Stop Week-End from 2:00pm to 6:00pm alongside Graziella Rodrigues.

Throughout 2015, BFMTV was, according to Médiametrie, France's no.1 news channel. In 7/2015, almost 34 million French people watched this channel, which is nearly 9 million daily in average.

September 2017[edit]

In 6/2017, Stéphanie de Muru announced that she will leave BFMTV. Florence Duprat will become a new presenter on her slot from 10:00am to noon every weekend.

In 14/7/2017, Apolline de Malherbe unveiled a new show: Et en même temps, airing every Sunday from 6pm to 8pm.

Every change below will have completed in 28 August 2017:

  • Pascale de la Tour du Pin will leave BFMTV to rejoin LCI. She will be replaced by Adeline François from 6:00am to 8:35am.
  • Roselyne Dubois will go on a maternity leave. Aurélie Casse will fill in for her shift in the morning Non-Stop from 9:00am to noon.
  • Céline Pitelet will take control of Le 20H Week-end from 8pm to 9pm Fridays to Sundays, as well as Le Journal de la Nuit Week-end.
  • Fanny Agostini will leave the channel to join Thalassa. BFMTV's new midday weathercaster will be Christophe Person.
  • Daniela Prepeliuc will join the channel to work as a weathercaster for Première edition from 6:00am to 8:35am.

Criticism[edit]

As a rolling news channel, BFMTV has been criticized for "accelerat[ing] reality, and creat[ing] pressure for instant solutions", as well as being conflating what it means to be "popular" and "populist" due to its pursuit of audiences. Thus other media institutions have insinuated that BFMTV has furthered the cause of Marine Le Pen, the head of the nationalist Front national political party. For example, BFMTV "star interviewer" Jean-Jacques Bourdin has been ridiculed for "rejoicing at the prospect of a President Le Pen"; such insinuations tend to arouse "fury" in the BFMTV newsroom. In March 2014 French media regulator Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) examined BFMTV's distribution of airtime for election candidates, stating that the channel gave UMP and Socialist Party candidates limited access while allowing the Front National "persistent overrepresentation".[3]

Daniel Schneidermann, a media commentator writing for the left-wing Libération, thinks that BFMTV "may not set out to be right-wing but it ends up that way de facto", claiming that BFMTV "over-cover[s] her" because they need good ratings and Le Pen "always gets a good audience". Similarly, Schneidermann notes that they prioritize coverage of sensational issues such as crime stories to the detriment of "social" stories. Indeed, Bourdin and another TV host Christophe Hondelatte have been described as a "duo of shock",[4] for example, Hondelatte revealed that his pay is tied to the size of the audience he attracts.[5]

BFM was sued in April 2015 for its coverage of the 9 January 2015 Porte de Vincennes siege. Six hostages hiding in the Hypercacher kosher grocery store claimed that the network endangered their lives by broadcasting the fact that they were seeking refuge in the grocery's refrigerator while the siege was still ongoing.[6]

Broadcasting[edit]

It was launched first on the French digital terrestrial television (TNT, or télévision numérique terrestre) and is broadcast free 24 hours a day, by satellite on CanalSat (see frequencies below), French digital terrestrial television, by DSL providers Free, Neuf, Alice, Orange, by mobile television on Orange and SFR, by cable provider Numericable, and live on the channel's website (via Windows Media streaming).

BFMTV has a policy called priorite au direct that mandates that live outside feeds are used whenever possible.[1]

BFMTV is freely broadcast by satellite in DVB-S MPEG-2 unencrypted:

  • Hot Bird 13°: 11.585 GHz Pol V, SR27500 et FEC 2/3
  • Astra 19.2°E, 11.508 GHz, Pol V, SR 22000 et FEC 5/6

BFM TV anchors[edit]

BFMTV journalists, who tend to be young, "pride themselves on doing things differently".[7]

Currently, the channel has 250 journalists, with 49 work on screen.

Business[edit]

  • Nicolas Doze

Culture[edit]

  • Candice Mahout

Hi-tech[edit]

  • Anthony Morel

News[edit]

Céline Moncel Karine de Ménonville
Dominique Mari Christophe Delay
Alain Marschall Olivier Truchot
Jean-Jacques Bourdin Igor Sahiri
Roselyne Dubois Florence Duprat
Fabien Crombé Damien Gourlet
Ronald Guintrange Gilane Barret
Nathalie Nevy Jean-Baptiste Boursier
Jachid M'Barki Francois Gapihan
Lucie Nuttin Adeline François
Benjamin Dubois Philippe Gaudin
Sandra Gandoin Céline Pitelet
Jean-Remi Baudot Aurrélie Casse
Maxime Cogny Caroline Dieudonné

Other[edit]

  • Fabrice d'Almeida
  • Thomas Misrachi
  • Hervé Gattegno

Politics[edit]

Sports[edit]

  • Virginie Phulpin

Weather[edit]

  • Christophe Person
  • Daniela Prepeliuc
  • Loïc Rivìeres
  • Guillaume Séchet
  • Sandra Larue
  • Marc Hay
  • Patricia Charbonnier

Schedule[edit]

Here's how the line-up will look like in 9/2017.

Weekdays[edit]

  • 4:30AM: Première Edition with Céline Moncel and Dominique Mari
  • 6AM: Première Edition with Adeline François and Christophe Delay
  • 8:35AM: Bourdin Direct with Jean-Jacques Bourdin
  • 9AM: Non-Stop with Roselyne Dubois and Damien Gourlet
  • 12PM: Midi-15H with Karine de Ménonville and Ronald Guintrange
  • 3PM: Non-Stop with Florence Duprat and Gilane Barret
  • 6PM: BFM Story with Olivier Truchot

Monday to Thursday[edit]

  • 7PM: 19H Ruth Elklief with Ruth Elklief
  • 8PM: 20H Politique with Alain Marschall
  • 8:30PM: 20H30 Live with Alain Marschall
  • 9PM: News et Compagnie with Nathalie Levy
  • 10PM: Grand Angle with Jean-Baptiste Boursier
  • 12AM: Le Journal de la Nuit with Rachid M'Barki
  • 12:30AM: Le Journal de la Nuit (replay continuously till 4:30AM)

Friday[edit]

  • 7PM: Vendredi Ruth Elklief with Ruth Elklief
  • 8PM: 20H Week-end with Céline Pitelet
  • 9PM: Vendredi Ruth Elklief (replay)
  • 10PM: Week-end Direct with François Gapihan
  • 12AM: Le Journal de la Nuit with Céline Pitelet
  • 12:30AM: Le Journal de la Nuit (replay continuously till 6AM)

Saturday and Sunday[edit]

  • 6AM: Week-end Première with Sandra Gandoin and Benjamin Dubois
  • 10AM: Non-Stop Week-end with Florence Duprat and Philippe Gaudin
  • 12PM: 7 Jours BFM with Thomas Misrachi (Saturday) and BFM Politique with Apolline de Malherbe (Sunday)
  • 2PM: Non-Stop Week-end with Céline Pitelet and Igor Sahiri
  • 6PM: 7 Jours BFM (replay) (Saturday) and Et en même temps with Apolline de Malherbe (Sunday)
  • 8PM: 20H Week-end with Céline Pitelet
  • 9PM: 7 Jours BFM (replay) (Saturday) and BFM Politique (replay) (Sunday)
  • 10PM: Week-end Direct with François Gapihan
  • 12AM: Le Journal de la Nuit with Rachid M'Barki
  • 12:30AM: Le Journal de la Nuit (replay continuously all the night)

Connection with Fox News[edit]

On 2011, BFMTV produced a promo to thank viewers for "France's most watched news channel", which seems like copying the structure and format of a similar promo of Fox News Channel, produced in 2003, which looks like this:

Fox News:

And here's BFMTV (original French):

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Schofield, Hugh (30 October 2014). "The channel that's spiced up French TV". BBC News Magazine. 
  2. ^ "Website BFM TV" Archived 2012-06-18 at the Wayback Machine., retrieved 14 July 2012
  3. ^ Delcambre, Alexis (19 March 2014). "Front national : le CSA rappelle à l’ordre BFMTV". Le Monde (in French). 
  4. ^ Boussaingault, Gilles (22 September 2014). "Christophe Hondelatte : " Ma dépression est derrière moi "". Le Figaro. 
  5. ^ Geffray, Émilie (1 November 2014). "Le salaire de Christophe Hondelatte à BFMTV dépend de son audience". Le Figaro (in French). 
  6. ^ Sabin, Lamiat (3 April 2015). "Paris kosher supermarket massacre: French TV channel BFM sued by victims' families over coverage that allegedly put 'lives of hostages in danger'". The Independent. Retrieved 31 August 2016. 
  7. ^ "http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29709436

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