TV5MONDE is the global French language entertainment network showcasing premium films and series, lifestyle programs, news, documentaries, and premium sports coverage from across the world. As the number one broadcaster of French films and TV in the USA, we broadcast without commercial interruptions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and reach 1.5 million viewers nationwide! 

Premium French Entertainment for U.S. Audiences

In the United States, we feature a broad range of French language entertainment subtitled in English. Not only do we broadcast the latest French TV series, we also screen classic, independent, and major blockbuster films from across the Francophone world. The network collaborates with all the major French film studios to bring the most recent French cinema to American audiences.

With live Ligue 1 soccer games, the Tour de France, rugby Top 14 and more, our sports coverage gives you front-seat access to matches across the world. For the latest domestic and foreign affairs, TV5MONDE has exclusive news programs live from across the world, broadcasting from Paris, Quebec, Switzerland, Belgium, and more.

More Entertainment Options

TV5MONDE also features entertainment options tailored for any viewer, across any device:

  • Access 1000s of titles on demand with the largest French language streaming platform, TV5MONDEplus.
  • TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand offers a world-class selection of French language films, new releases, classics, monthly themes, and more.
  • For kids, let the fun begin with TiVi5MONDE, the first and only French language channel for kids in the USA.
  • TV5MONDE Info presents the latest international news and current event programs.
  • TV5MONDE Style showcases a world of fashion, luxury, design, and culture.
  • TV5MONDE Docs provides heartwarming and inspiring documentaries.

More Than 35 Years of Global Broadcasting

TV5MONDE was founded as TV5 in 1984. Since then, the organization has grown to be among the top international media networks, broadcasting across the world in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

TV5MONDE USA is part of the TV5MONDE global network, which includes 12 channels throughout the world with programming from France, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada and the province of Quebec. In addition, TV5MONDE USA's programming is available in 280,000 hotel rooms, broadcasting to more than 13 million francophone U.S. travelers each month.

Subscription Options

TV5MONDE has key relationships with major U.S. cable, streaming and satellite providers including Altice USA’s Optimum TV, AT&T U-Verse, Atlantic Broadband, Charter Spectrum, Comcast Xfinity, Cox, Dish Network, Sling TV, FuboTV, Fios by Verizon, and Mediacom. Through these partnerships, TV5MONDE aims to entertain and inform audiences from coast to coast. We’re represented in markets such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, New Orleans, San Diego, Seattle, Boston, Washington DC, and many more.

To receive TV5MONDE in your area, click here.

For more information about subscription options, please contact our customer service team:

By phone: 800.737.0455 |  By e-mail:

How can I watch French TV online?

With the French channel TV5MONDE, you can watch 24/7 French TV with the best programs - news, entertainment, culture - from France Télévisions, the French equivalent of PBS and BBC and a selection of the best French movies and series. And with that comes at no extra cost access to TV5MONDEplus, which lets you stream many of these French programs on your phone, tablet or laptop. Click here to subscribe to TV5MONDE.

How can I watch French news?

On TV5MONDE, you have access to the most popular news programs in France, Belgium and Canada. Catch up on current affairs in France with the morning news program Le 6h00 info and with the French nightly news program Le journal de France 2. Fan of Good Morning America? Tune in to TéléMatin for your news delivered with a twist of good humor and warmth.

Is there a French streaming service in America?

Yes, and it’s called TV5MONDEplus, which has over 5000 hours of programming with a large selection of French movies and French TV shows. You can have access to the French streaming platform TV5MONDEplus at no extra cost if you are a TV5MONDE subscriber. 

Where can I watch classic French movies?

If you’re into old French films from the New Wave, from Marcel Carné, Julien Duvivier, to Bertand Tavernier, then you’re in luck. Between TV5MONDE USA, TV5MONDE Cinema on Demand and the French streaming service TV5MONDEplus, you’ll have plenty of French classics to choose from, with all the actors and actresses that made the golden age of French cinema: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Brigitte Bardot, Jean Gabin… and more.


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How do I receive TV5MONDE in the U.S.?

TV5MONDE is available in the U.S. through key partnerships with leading television providers.

Subscribe to TV5MONDE USA via streaming, cable or satellite!

In order to find out what options you have -

To find out how to receive TV5MONDE in your area, click here.

We partner with major cable, satellite, and streaming providers including Altice USA’s Optimum TV, Atlantic Broadband, AT&T U-Verse, Charter Spectrum, Cox, Comcast Xfinity, Dish Network, fuboTV, Fios by Verizon, Mediacom, and Sing. Thanks to these close partnerships we can bring you the most popular French language programming in the world.

TV5MONDE is here to entertain and inform from coast to coast. Our network is available in major cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Miami, New Orleans, San Diego, Boston, Washington D.C., Seattle, and more.

To find out how to get TV5MONDE, click here and enter your zip code. 

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What’s on TV5MONDE USA?

TV5MONDE USA offers a premium experience for viewers including over 7,000 hours of fresh content per year with up to 500 titles of the most recent French language cinema and series, up to 6 hours of news and news magazines per day, high quality documentaries, lifestyle shows that feature the latest trends, and so much more.

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Is TV5MONDE available via streaming?

We have streaming packages available on 2 platforms: Sling TV and fuboTV

On Sling TV, we offer a streaming package that is comprised of four networks:

TV5MONDE Style features programming about fashion, luxury, design, cuisine, and culture.
TV5MONDE Info presents the latest news broadcast and current affairs shows from TV5MONDE.
TiVi5MONDE is our 24/7 French language children’s network, ideal for kids age 4-12.
TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand offers a variety of world-class French language films.

For additional information about this service, please visit

On fuboTV, Stream French TV and the largest selection of live sports in one place:

fuboTV is the world’s only sports-focused streaming service with top leagues and teams, with 100+ live channels, original shows and thousands of on-demand titles and more on your TV, phone, and other devices.

From the French Open in Paris, international soccer matches, competitive cycling to American football and multicultural programming, fuboTV brings you sports from around the world. 

TV5MONDE provides a wide variety of premium French language programming much of which is subtitled in English. Also included with the TV5MONDE subscription, TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand offers recent theatrical releases, the majority of which are having their U.S. premiere, and a broad range of French film classics.  

Click here to add TV5MONDE to your fuboTV lineup today!

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What about French programs for children?

TV5MONDE offers a minimum of 8 hours of children’s programming per week on weekday afternoons and weekend mornings. Kids will enjoy the latest cartoons and educational programs selected by TV5MONDE. We pick the highest quality shows for kids including classics like Calimero and Il était une fois la vie and modern shows such as Le Petit Prince and Vic le Viking.

TV5MONDE USA also features TiVi5MONDE, the premier French language channel focused on entertaining and educational children’s programming.

Learn all about TV5MONDE USA's unique network with cartoons and programs specifically for your children - TiVi5MONDE!

Whether they are native French speakers, learning the language, or just love to be entertained, your kids will love all the unique TiVi5MONDE programs – always en français! Get more information on how to receive TiVi5MONDE by clicking here.

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Does TV5MONDE have subtitles?

Whenever possible, TV5MONDE broadcasts programs with English subtitles. However, there may be times that the rights to these subtitles are not available. In these cases, we will either air the program with French subtitles or without any subtitles. To see which of our programs have subtitles, please click on our "View Schedule" page. Subtitled programs are marked with an American flag icon or a French flag icon, depending on the subtitle language.

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How do I turn the subtitles off/on?

Currently, it is not possible to choose your subtitle preferences as our subtitles are embedded into our programming. To see which of our programs do or do not have subtitles, please click on our "View Schedule" page. Subtitled programs are marked with an American flag or a French flag icon, depending on subtitle language availability.

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Is TV5MONDE available in HD?

TV5MONDE USA is now launched in high definition on certain providers and continues to expand the distribution of its HD signal to other providers. While most American satellite and cable providers are still facing capacity constraints, we continue to expand the availability of our HD signal. The bandwidth required for HD channels is 5 times larger than SD channels and it is the local U.S. provider's decision whether or not to broadcast in HD, depending on bandwidth availability. However, we hope to be able to offer our HD signal soon and will not hesitate to keep you informed.

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How much does TV5MONDE cost?

Our channel’s price is determined by each streaming, cable or satellite provider. For the most accurate pricing information, please consult your local provider.