Every week, France-Amérique will compile a list of 5 films, series, documentaries, cooking shows, and children’s shows you don’t want to miss on TV5 Monde USA, the first French-language television channel in the United States.
1. Please, Not Now!
Tuesday, June 30, at 8:30 pm EST (5:30 pm PST)
Sophie, a model, discovers that her lover Philippe is interested in someone else. Madly jealous, the young woman has only one thing in mind: Using whatever means necessary to break their romance. She begins by being seen in public with other men. Will that suffice to catch the photographer’s attention? | Film directed by Roger Vadim with Brigitte Bardot, Jacques Riberolle, and Michel Subor (France, Italy, 1961).
2. Objectif Monde – Covid-19: Et le monde s’est arrêté
Wednesday, July 1, at 8:30 pm EST (5:30 pm PST)
Since its appearance, officially in December 2019 in China, the pandemic caused by Covid-19 has lead to at least 350,000 deaths around the world and put three quarters of the planet on hold for several weeks. Investigation, debate, Objectif Monde looks back over this unprecedented crisis. | Talk show hosted by Dominique Laresche (France, 2020). Guest: Philippe Juvin, French critical care anesthesiologist, head of the ER department at the Hôpital Européen Georges-Pompidou, and former member of the European Parliament.
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3. Fauteuils d’Orchestre
Friday, July 3, at 11 pm EST (8 pm PST)
Anne Sinclair invites us to discover a new generation of singers and musicians. Surrounded by performers from all fields, they share their passion and their talent as they celebrate the 350th anniversary of the Paris Opera. With the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, conducted by Laurent Campellone. | Entertainment show directed by Franck Broqua and hosted by Anne Sinclair (France, 2019).
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4. Fort Boyard, Toujours Plus Fort!
Saturday, July 4, at 8:30 pm EST (5:30 pm PST)
In 2019, the legendary French show Fort Boyard turned 30. To celebrate the occasion, a host of new challenges and surprises await you in the cells of France’s most famous fort in the Charente Maritime département! | Entertainment show hosted by Olivier Minne (France, 2019).
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Sunday, July 5, at 12 pm EST (9 am PST)
Discover the Swiss scientific world! Due to their accessible approach, even the most complicated scientific topics and techniques become easy to understand and appealing. | Documentary show hosted by Tania Chytil (France, Belgium, Switzerland).
=> The full schedule of the programs broadcast on TV5 Monde USA is available on the channel’s website!