America’s First 24/7 French Language Kids Channel Launches

Bonjour! Your child can learn to say this and other phrases in French by watching Tivi5MONDE, a new 24/7 French language children’s channel on the DISH Network. The Channel launched on Jan 26, 2012 and provides immersion programming to kids ages 4-14.

Highlights from Tivi5MONDE’s initial programming line-up includes these animated series:

LES DALTONS (The Daltons / 78 episodes x 7-minutes) — The Dalton brothers (Joe, William, Jack and Averell) are the worst bandits of the Wild West. Sentenced to hard labor in maximum security penitentiary, they make every attempt to escape. The Daltons are more clueless than evil as seen through their entertaining adventures.
GALACTIK FOOTBALL (Galactic Soccer / 78 episodes x 26-minutes)Galactik Football is the most popular sport in the entire galaxy.  Fantastic creatures with special powers compete in matches in a high-tech environment.
MARSUPILAMI – HOUBA HOUBA HOP! (Marsupilami – Houba Houba Hop! / 52 episodes x 26-minutes) — Hector was exiled for one year with his aunt Diane. This young boy, in search of adventure, became friends with the legendary Marsupilami…but his happiness is threatened by the arrival of the industrial megalomaniac, Felicia Devort.

CHASSEURS DE DRAGONS (Dragon Hunters / 52 episodes x 26-minutes) — Dragons infest the world. They are swarming in multiple places and are dangerous altogether.  They eat sheep and devastate crops.  Despite the danger, Lian-Chu and Gwizdo, two inseparable friends, hunt these monsters.
Tivi5MONDE will be offered to DISH subscribers as part of its French bouquet which already includes TV5MONDE USA, America’s 24/7 French language entertainment channel. The package is available for a monthly fee of $19.99.
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