Charter to add TV5MONDE French-language net
Michelle Clancy | 16 July 2014
TV5MONDE USA, America's only 24/7 French language entertainment channel has inked a new distribution agreement with Charter Communications.

The leading US cable company, Charter has now made TV5MONDE USA HD available to its customers in Fort Worth, the Los Angeles area and in Reno, Nevada.

In the coming months Charter will launch the channel in markets in Alabama, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington State and Wisconsin.

"We look forward to a successful partnership with Charter," said Yves Bigot, general manager of TV5MONDE. "Our agreement allows us to bring TV5MONDE USA's breadth and depth of original programming, current and classic movies, news and sports to new audiences across America who are interested in experiencing French language content and culture."

Notable programming on TV5MONDE USA airing during July includes the films Shanghai Blues Nouveau Monde, La Voleuse, Les Pee-Wee 3D, Muertres à Saint-Malo and La Nouvelle Blanche Niege. The channel will also have daily coverage of the Tour de France through 27 July.