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Eurosport tops French league

Channel has 6.8 million viewers a week

MADRID — Sports channel Eurosport maintained its position as France’s premier pay TV channel between Sept. 3 and Feb. 17, according to research company Mediametrie’s MediaCanSat report.

A jewel in the crown of broadcaster TF1, Eurosport racked up an average 6.8 million weekly viewers.

It is followed in rankings by French-language worldwide news service TV5Monde (6.6 million), Universal Studios’ 13eme Rue (6.5 million), and the Comedy Central-ish Comedie! (6.4 million).

Following are Serie Club (6.1 million), broadcaster M6’s femme-skewed Teva (6.1 million), Canal Plus Sport (5.9 million), Canal Plus Decale (5.5 million), and Canal Plus Cinema (5.2 million). Satcaster TPS’ flagship general entertainment channel, TPS Star (5.15 million), rounds out the Gallic niche channel Top 10.

Mediametrie establishes France’s total pay TV subscriber base at 16.87 million clients.

Pay TV penetraton in France ran at 29.8%. Some 31.6% of French TV viewers access digital terrestrial television.

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