Michel Denisot

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Michel Denisot
Michel Denisot in Cannes in 2010
Born (1945-04-16) 16 April 1945 (age 72)
Buzançais, France
Nationality  France French
Occupation Journalist
Television producer
Television Host
Previouse owner of football clubs
Years active 1968 - present

Michel Denisot (born 16 April 1945 in Buzançais, Indre)[1] is a French journalist, producer, TV host and director of a football club and television.

Early years[edit]

At 15[2] Denisot began his career of journalist as a correspondent in the local press in Châteauroux.[1] From 1968, he worked on the regional station of the ORTF of Limoges.[1] He worked for stations in Poitiers, Bordeaux and Reims.[3]

From 1969, he worked on the gameshow Le Schmilblic, produced and presented by Guy Lux.[4]

1972 - 1984 : journalist on TF1[edit]

In 1972, he left Berry for Paris. He integrated the first of ORTF (before TF1). He fetched coffee or orange juice for Jean Lanzi and Jean-Pierre Elkabbach.[5]

In 1973, he worked at the third of ORTF (before FR3 and France 3)[6] before returning to TF1 in 1975 to co-host Journal télévisé de 13 heures with Yves Mourousi and Claude Pierrard for 2 and a half years.[1]

In 1977, he integrated the sport division of TF1. From 1981 he hosted Téléfoot with Thierry Roland[6] and was a football commentator.[1]


In November 1998, he became a knight of the Légion d'honneur,[7] for his actions on PSG.[5]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e (French) Michel Denisot on premiere.fr.
  2. ^ (French) Biographie Michel Denisot on cheriefm.fr.
  3. ^ (French) Michel + : Denisot enfin décrypté in Médias n°14 of September 2007
  4. ^ (French) Michel Denisot en bref on Nouvelobs.com, 12 November 2010
  5. ^ a b (French) Michel Denisot à livre ouvert on nouvelobs.com, 28 August 2008.
  6. ^ a b (French) Michel Denisot - Actu, Photos et biographie on Ozap.com, 11 May 2011.
  7. ^ (French) Point de presse du 18 novembre 1998 : Félicitations à Monsieur Michel Denisot on ge.ch, 18 November 1998