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TV5MONDE launches US French-language kids channel

Global, 24-hour, French-language digital network TV5MONDE, which reaches more than 220 million households in 200 countries, has inked a deal with DISH Network to launch Tivi5MONDE, the first US French-language channel focused completely on children's programming.
January 27, 2012

Global, 24-hour, French-language digital network TV5MONDE, which reaches more than 220 million households in 200 countries, has inked a deal with DISH Network to launch Tivi5MONDE, the first US French-language channel focused completely on children’s programming.

The channel launched in the US yesterday to DISH subscribers as part of its French suite of channels which includes TV5MONDE USA, a 24/7 French-language entertainment channel.

Tivi5MONDE programming will target kids ages four to 14 and feature animation, education and dramatic series.

Shows in the initial program lineup include The Daltons, Galactic Soccer, Marsupilami – Houba Houba Hop! and Dragon Hunters.

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Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.

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