French Television Channels, Watch TV in France
In France you can watch 6 terrestrial channels. There is a true diversity of programmes and each TV channel has a very distinctive profile, from private channels offering lots of reality-TV shows like TF1 to public channels focusing on information and culture like Arte and France 5. Canal + is an alternative to these French channels, offering many movies and high-quality documentaries.
- Channel 1
Created in 1935, it is now TF1 (France Télévision 1)
- Channel 2
Created in 1963, it is now France 2
- Channel 3
Created in 1972, it is now France 3
- Channel 4
Created in 1983, it is now Canal +
- Channel 5
Created in 1986, it is now France 5
- Channel 6
Created in 1986, it is now M6
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