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Ten days earlier than the primary spherical of the early legislative elections, is CNews taking off towards its competitor BFM-TV? The ultraconservative channel of the Canal+ group outclassed it once more, Thursday June 20, for the fourth day in a row. Since Monday June 17, the channel on which Pascal Praud, Laurence Ferrari and Christine Kelly officiate, with its share of right-wing debates, has oscillated between 3.9% and 4.8% viewers share, or between 0.5 and 1 .2 factors forward of BFM-TV (3.1% to three.6% viewers share), each remaining properly forward of LCI (2%) and Franceinfo (1.1%).

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Leading the class of stories channels since 2011, BFM-TV ceded, for the primary time over a complete month, in May, its main place by 0.1 level, to CNews (2.8% versus 2 .7%). Since the start of June, the rostrum and the hole between them have remained unchanged based on our data: CNews is within the lead, at 3.6%, adopted intently by BFM-TV at 3.5%.

Among the components explaining the opinion channel's progress, its viewers is older – 65.1 years on common, in comparison with 59.6 years for BFM-TV in May. That similar month, CNews remained second within the totally different age teams, aside from these aged 78 and over, the place it was properly forward (4.2% towards 3.4%). Audiences who keep longer in entrance of the tv: viewing time elevated from 37 to 43 minutes on common on CNews, whereas it elevated from 24 to 29 minutes on BFM-TV.

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The two opponents, in addition to LCI and France Info, have in any case been stuffed with viewers because the shock announcement of the dissolution of the National Assembly by Emmanuel Macron on the night of the big victory of the National Rally within the European elections, on 9 June. Cumulatively, the 4 channels have a complete viewers share of 11.2%, the very best week because the begin of the warfare in Ukraine (11.8% on the time).

LCI reached 2.8%, on June 11, its highest viewers because the riots which adopted the dying of Nahel M. in June 2023, killed by a police officer following a street test, whereas France Info climbed to 1.5% viewers share on June 12, the general public channel's greatest efficiency since March 2022, removed from the 0.7% on common in May.

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At BFM-TV, administration prefers to notice that it retained its title of main information channel (with 4.1% viewers share) from June 9 to 16, notably because of weekends, a interval throughout which she stays within the lead. Also, because the European elections, it has elevated its hole with its pursuer in variety of every day viewers: 14.7 million folks, in comparison with 9.8 million for CNews (in comparison with 12.1 million and eight.2 million folks respectively in May ).

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