W9 (TV channel)

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W9
W 9 logo.png
Launched 31 March 2005
Owned by M6 Group
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audience share 2.9% (2013, Médiametrie)
Slogan The life in purple
Country France
Language French
Headquarters Neuilly-sur-Seine
Formerly called M6 Music (1998–2005)
Sister channel(s) M6
Paris Première
Téva
TF6
M6 Music
M6 Music Club
M6 Music Black
M6 Boutique & Co
Best of Shopping
Girondins TV
Série Club
Website www.w9.fr
Availability
Terrestrial
TNT Channel 9
Satellite
Canalsat Channel 59 (SD/HD)
Channel 532 (HD)
Channel 732 (SD)
Bis Télévisions Channel 9 (HD)
TNTSAT Channel 9
FRANSAT Channel 9
Orange TV Channel 9 (HD)
Cable
Numericable Channel 9 (HD)
IPTV
Canalsat Channel 59 (SD/HD)
Channel 532 (HD)
SFR Channel 9 (HD)
Alice TV Channel 9 (HD)
Dartybox TV Channel 9 (HD)
Freebox TV Channel 9 (HD)

W9 (pronounced: [dubləve nœf]) is a French television network which is available through digital terrestrial television TNT, satellite and ADSL. It is a subsidiary of M6; the name W9 has been selected for the channel because "W9" is the mirror image of "M6", and also because M6 was chosen as the ninth broadcaster to make a channel. The third M6 channel was named 6ter (pronounced "sister") as the M6's little sister.

History[edit]

Formerly W9 was M6 music a satellite channel launched on 1 March 1998. W9 is one of first channels of TNT France (French DVB-T). W9 is the leader of TNT France.

Programming[edit]

Musical magazines[edit]

  • @vos clips
  • hit talents
  • génération Hit Machine
  • génération top 50
  • e-classement
  • wake up
  • W9 hits
  • talent tout neuf

Magazines[edit]

  • enquête d'action, society magazine
  • enquêtes criminelles, murder magazine
  • au coeur de l'étrange, paranormal magazine
  • vies croisées, life magazine
  • turbo, motor magazine
  • fan de stars, celebrites magazine

Reality show[edit]

  • Les marseillais à Miami
  • Les chtis à ibiza
  • Les chtis font du ski
  • Les chtis débarquent à Mykonos
  • Les chtis à Las Vegas
  • La meileure danse (dance contributes)
  • Popstars (song contributes)

Series[edit]

Now

old series

Animated[edit]

Award[edit]

  • W9 Music Live
  • M6 dj experience
  • M6 game contest

Futur programs[edit]

  • YOLO, on ne vit qu'une fois, new scriped reality
  • La meilleure danse, new season
  • Enquêtes Extraordinaire, new magazine

W9 HD[edit]

The channel is available in HD since 18 May 2011.

Logos[edit]

Share[edit]

January February March April May June July August September October November December Annual average
2007 0.8% 1.0% 0.9% 0.9% 1.1% 1.1% 1.2% 1.3% 0.9%
2008 1.4% 1.6% 1.6% 1.7% 1.8% 1.9% 1.5% 1.5% 2.0% 2.1% 2.3% 2.2% 1.8%
2009 2.3% 2.2% 2.3% 2.4% 2.4% 2.4% 2.2% 2.6% 2.5% 2.8% 2.8% 2.9% 2.5%
2010 2.7% 2.7% 2.8% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.1% 3.0% 3.1% 3.2% 3.0%
2011 3.4% 3.3% 3.1% 3.2% 3.1% 3.1% 3.2% 3.8% 3.4% 3.5% 3.6% 3.5% 3.4%
2012 2.9% 3.2% 3.0% 3.2% 3.1% 3.3% 3.3% 3.3% 3.5% 3.6% 3.3% 3.1% 3.2%
2013 3.4% 3.3% 2.8% 2.9% 2.9% 3.0% 3.0% 3.1% 2.8%

Frequency[edit]

  • Eutelsat 5 West A (ex-Atlantic Bird 3)
  • Eutelsat 9A (ex-Eurobird 9A)
  • Eutelsat Hot Bird 13A (ex-Hotbird 6)
  • Astra 1N

External links[edit]