France 24 Launches on KCSM in San Francisco with MHz Networks Deal

FALLS CHURCH, VA- MHz Networks has concluded a distribution agreement with France 24 for the 24/7 distribution of its English language channel on KCSM TV in the San Francisco Bay Area.


France 24 will be available to viewers in the area on November 1 on digital broadcast channels 43.2 and 60.2 and Comcast 198.


Since 2006, MHz has broadcast France 24 content two hours a day to viewers throughout the U.S. on its national channel, MHz Worldview, and its network of broadcast, cable and satellite affiliates.


MHz Networks Founder and CEO, Frederick Thomas, says, “MHz has had strong working relationships with France 24 and KCSM for years.  We’re happy to have been able to put these two parties together with the true beneficiaries being globally minded TV viewers in the Bay Area."


The English language France 24 newscast is available weekdays at 6:30 AM ET and Saturdays and Sundays at 7 AM and 7 PM ET on MHz Worldview.


The Week in France and The Week in the Americas also broadcasts nationally on MHz Worldview, back to back, beginning at 8 AM ET on Sundays. 


The new France 24 and MHz Networks agreement also brings a flagship nightly news program, The Debate, to MHz Worldview viewers weeknights at 7 PM ET.


On November 1, France 24 on MHz Worldview will be available to nearly 40 million households- through broadcast/cable affiliates in: New York City, NY- WNYJ (WFME); Los Angeles, CA- KCLS; Chicago, IL- WYCC; San Francisco, CA- KCSM; Washington, DC- WNVC/MHz Networks; Tacoma-Seattle, WA-KBTC; Cleveland/Akron/Youngstown, OH- WNEO/WEAO; Minneapolis, MN- MPS Cable; Denver, CO- KBDI; Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, FL- WDSC; Charlotte, NC- WTVI; Nashville, TN- WNPT; Salt Lake City, UT- UEN (statewide); Grand Rapids/ Kalamazoo/Battle Creek, MI- WGVU; Spokane/Yakima, WA- KWSU; New Orleans, LA- WLAE; Las Vegas, NV- Vegas PBS; Richmond, VA- WCVE; Flint, MI- WDCQ; Charleston, IL- WEIU; Plattsburgh, NY- Mountain Lake PBS (WCFE); Lansing, MI- LCC TV; Moline, IL (Quad Cities)- WQPT; Warrensburg, MO- KMOS; Topeka, KS- KTWU; Rochester-Austin, MN- KSMQ; Athens, OH- WOUB; Charlottesville, VA- WHTJ; St. Paul, MN- St. Paul Neighborhood Network; Stanford, CA- Stanford University Cable, as well as nationally via DirecTV.


The latest from MHz is available at: For KCSM schedules, visit For more information about France 24, visit:


About MHz Networks


MHz Networks is a global media company which specializes in presenting top-quality international television programming to American audiences.