France 2Last updated on October 30, 2012
France 2 went live on 21 December 1963 launched by the French national broadcaster France Televisions. It was initially called RTF Television since it was operated by RTF. In 1964 it was renamed as La Deuxieme Chaine. It switched to color transmission on 1 Octobere 1967, being the first channel in the country to feature color broadcast. Having a wide popularity, it changed its format on 7 April 2008 broadcasting in the 16:9 standard and is available terrestrial digital since 30 October 2008. To please the demands it also launched the HD version of the channel on 1 July 2008. It reaches a market share of about 15% (2011). Its schedule includes series, drama, game shows and various entertainment. Its main competitor is TF1, launched on 26 April 1935 and owned by the TF1 Group.For more details on the channel, France 2 online broadcast or specific details such as tv shows, schedules or vod please check the official website. The TV online programming includes shows and programmes like Clash, Cine Club, Envoye Special, Antigone 34, Les 4 verites. France 2 online stream is aired live from Paris Cedex 15.