TV5 Monde gets into Big Easy

TV5MONDE USA will premiere on the Cox's New Orleans cable system today (December 8, 2009).

The channel will appear at Channel 335 on the Sports and Information tier. This launch will make it the first-ever French language network to serve the city and the French-speaking households that make up almost 20% of the population.

TV5MONDE USA offers a variety of U.S. premiere entertainment programming originating from several different French-speaking nations including France, Switzerland, Belgium, and Canada. The channel's daily programming line-up includes feature films, newscasts, sports, kids programming, cultural and travel shows, documentaries and major event coverage.