French langauge international broadcaster TV5 Monde has launched a new channel, TV5 Monde Style HD.

For the time being TV5 Monde Style HD is available as a free-to-air channel on two satellites, Badr-5 and Asiasat 5, for an audience in the Middle East and Asia.

TV5 Monde is already available worldwide with a general channel with news, movies, documentaries, magazine programmes and cultural programming. With TV5 Monde Style HD the broadcaster is concentrating on lifestyle programming.