Category: LIFE IN THE CHANNELS

Latest breaking news and information about mediterranean televisions and institutions

Algeria / Sale of the Média Temps Nouveaux group

The group Média Temps Nouveaux owned by businessman Ali Haddad is for sale. This was announced by the group’s managing director, Abrous Outoudert: “the size of the financial difficulties facing the company today calls for much more radical measures, such as finding a buyer.” The group, which owns two newspapers, Le Temps d’Algérie and Wakt …

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North Africa / TV5MONDE remains the top French-language channel in North Africa

TV5MONDE is again the most watched French-language channel in North Africa in the 15 and over category, according to the 2018 figures provided by Kantar TNS Africascope Maghreb. In the three countries concerned, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, TV5MONDE achieved a cumulative weekly audience of 11.3% in that age-bracket, its second best score since the study …

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France / The Haut-Parleurs launch a series about the Mediterranean

France 3 Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur has pre-purchased from the Haut-Parleurs a series of twenty 6-minute news reports. Each one shows two young journalists, one from each side of the Mediterranean, talking to each other, exchanging ideas and responding to each other around a particular theme. The young reporters are based in Algeria, France, Greece, Italy, Morocco …

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Italy / Mediaset Italy merges with Mediaset Spain

On June 7th Mediaset Italy, the television group largely owned by the Berlusconi family, announced a merger with its Spanish subsidiary to create a holding company in Amsterdam MFE-MediaForEurope. In a statement, the managing director of Mediaset Pier Silvio Berlusconi said that “MFE-MediaForEurope will be listed on the Italian and Spanish stock exchanges with our …

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Morocco / Audiences increase for 2M

The private national Moroccan channel broke audience records during the first week of Ramadan. During the first day of the Islamic month of fasting, 2M obtained an average of 50.6% of audience share, even higher in the first half of the evening, at 61.6%. “The holy month’s first week ends exceptionally well for 2M, and …

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Algeria / Salim Rebahi appointed head of EPTV

Salim Rebahi took up his new post as Chief Executive of EPTV, the Algerian public television company, on May 26th. He had previously been the French-language channel’s director and before that director of the regional station in Oran, part of Algerian public television. More recently he has been running communication at the Senate. He takes …

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France / The web-series “Virag’INA” now on-line

On May 23rd INA launched its new web series Virag’INA, created by actor/director Auge GG (Aude Gagny-Goubert). Part of the INAlab programme, the series was selected from a 2017 call for projects which would exploit INA’s video and audio archives. Virag’INA was inspired by the documentary series Virago, also created by Aude GG and available …

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