TV5MONDE is the global French language entertainment network showcasing premium films and programs from across the world. As a leader in French language entertainment, we broadcast without commercial interruptions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As a pay-TV channel in the USA, we 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. Our sports coverage gives you front-seat access to the latest games and 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 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 and satellite providers including Altice USA’s Optimum TV, AT&T U-Verse, Atlantic Broadband, Charter Spectrum, Comcast Xfinity, Cox, Dish Network, 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.