25 APR 2023

Public TV channel TVMONACO unveils its editorial focus

Environment, news, sport and lifestyle are the pillars of the new network from the Principality of Monaco that will be launched next September 1st.

25 APR 2023

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Starting with a live news broadcast, new Monégasque general entertainment channel TVMONACO will be on air on September 1st and will introduce viewers a wide range of topics including environmental conservation efforts, national and international news analysis, sports events, and the cultural highlights of Monaco and the Riviera.

The new Public service was presented in the frame of MIPTV where its General manager, Salim Zeghdar, brought more details about the new TV launch. "The channel will broadcast live news and sports and will complete the schedule with recorded shows for the rest of the time" he commented. The original shows will initially be all unscripted, but they plan to add scripted shows in about 12-18 months’ time.

"We will have some acquisitions and productions in French and English but we want to respect the Monégasque", commented Nathalie Biancolli, Deputy General Manager. "The shows will go out on both a linear service and a digital platform. Shows will also be shown on the French public television network TV5Monde, which has global distribution.". Are part of the channel also Virginie Lavagna, General Secretary and Marie-Pierre Gramaglia, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

As a general television channel financed by the Monegasque State and shareholder of TV5MONDE, TVMONACO will stand out with a new television model that will target all generations.