D17 (TV channel)

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D17 logo 2012.png
Launched 7 October 2012
Owned by Canal+ Group
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audience share 1.3% (2013, Médiamétrie)
Slogan La chaîne musicale et entertainment
Country France
Language French
Broadcast area France
Headquarters Boulogne-Billancourt
Replaced Europe 2 TV (2005–2007)
Virgin 17 (2008–2010)
Direct Star (2010–2012)
Website Official Website

D17 (pronounced: [de dis.sɛt]) is a private national French TV channel, owned by Canal+ Group.


D17 launched on 7 October 2012 replacing Direct Star, previously owned by Bolloré Group.


D17 is composed mainly of music programmes since retains its musical format. There are also documentaries, concerts, series, dramas, movies and Japanese anime.

Music Shows[edit]

Shows announced that would be broadcast on D17 were:

  • + 2 Music: short program. Presents an artist of the moment.
  • Les Lives: concerts.
  • Les Cérémonies: American music ceremonies like American Music Awards, Grammy Awards, Brit Awards.
  • Nouvelle Star: Pop Idol adaption. Rebroadcasts from D8
  • Nuit Electro A selection of electro music.
  • Nuit Gold: A selection of clips of hits of the 1980s.
  • Nuit Hip-Hop: A selection of hip-hop clips.
  • Nuit Indé: A selection of indie music.
  • Nuit Live A selection of music from around the world.
  • Nuit Rap: A selection of raps.
  • Nuit Rock: A selection of British, American, and French rock clips
  • Star Story: Presented by Ayden. Documentary of the story of an artist or something related to music.
  • Talent Tendance: short programme. Presents an artist at the moment.
  • Top 80: playlist. Selection of clips from the 1980s.
  • Top 90: playlist. Selection of clips from the 1990s.
  • Top 2000: playlist. Selection of clips from the 2000s.
  • Top Clip: playlist. Random clip broadcasting, usually from the 2000s & 2010's.
  • Top Club: club music clip classification.
  • Top D17: clip classification depending only from the editorial board.
  • Top France: French-speaking and/or French singer clip classification.
  • Top Hip-Hop: hip-hop music clip classification
  • Top Rock: rock music clip classification.
  • Virgin Radio Fans : live music show, presented by Cyril Hanouna and Enora Malagré.


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