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TF1 is France's main commercial television channel with a general entertainment format similar to ITV in the United Kingdom and is the oldest television channel in the country which launched before World War II.

The channel was a public service channel until 1987 when the channel was privatised.

Editorial areaFrance & Switzerland
Launched26 April 1935
OwnerTF1 Groupe
Former namesRadio-PTT Vision
RN Télévision
Fernsehsender Paris
Télévision Française
Première chaîne de la RTF
Première Chaîne de l'ORTF

Contact TF1

Postal addressTF1 - Direction de la Communication Groupe (n°46)
1 Quai du Point du Jour
Telephone+33 141 41 12 34
Official website

Social media

Twitter@TF1 (5,879,661 followers) compare
Twitter: Newsdesk@TF1Info (173,654 followers) compare

Latest news stories

Bidders line up for M6
Broadband TV News - published 27 September 2022, 1.09pm bst
Rodolphe Belmer named CEO of TF1
Broadband TV News - published 23 September 2022, 11.00am bst
TF1-M6 merger abandoned
Broadband TV News - published 16 September 2022, 5.43pm bst
EURO England 2022 attracts record EBU viewing figures
Broadband TV News - published 4 August 2022, 8.57am bst

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