MTV France

Launched 20 June 2000
Owned by Viacom International Media Networks Europe
Picture format 576i (SDTV 16:9)
1080i (HDTV 16:9)
Country France, United Kingdom
Language French
Broadcast area France, Belgium, Switzerland
Formerly called MTVF
Sister channel(s) MTV Hits
Nickelodeon Junior
Nickelodeon 4Teen
Game One
Game One Music
Paramount Channel
Canalsat Channel 44 (SD/HD)
Channel 531 (HD)
TéléSAT Channel 76
VOO Channel 40
Canalsat Channel 44 (SD/HD)
Channel 531 (HD)

MTV France is a 24-hour entertainment channel operated by Viacom International Media Networks Europe. The channel was launched as MTV Networks Europe began to further localize its brand throughout Europe. MTV France (previously MTVF) was launched in June 20, 2000 in France.[1] The channel serves the French-speaking world including Belgium (French-speaking areas), Switzerland (French-speaking areas), Monaco and Africa (French-speaking areas), Morocco on cable. Though, it is not available in Québec.

Its headquarters are based at Viacom International Media Networks Europe in London with a local office at MTV Networks France in Neuilly-sur-Seine.



  1. "MTV Networks Europe Fact Sheet" (PDF). MTV Networks Europe. Retrieved 2013-10-03.
  2. "MTV to launch new channels via Astra". DTG. 2005-11-30. Retrieved 2013-10-03.
  3. Merrett, Andy (2008-10-24). "MTV HD launching in France next month". HDTV UK. Retrieved 2013-10-03.
  4. Paoli-Lebailly, Pascale (2011-01-17). "MTV Networks France turns on Philips connected TV". Rapid TV News. Retrieved 2013-10-03.
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