Télérama is a weekly French cultural and TV magazine published in Paris, France. The name is a contraction of its earlier title: Télévision-Radio-Cinéma. Fabienne Pascaud is currently editor in chief.

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CategoriesCultural magazine
TV magazine
PublisherPublications de la Vie Catholique
Total circulation
FounderGeorges Montaron
Year founded1947; 73 years ago (1947)
CompanyLa Vie-Le Monde
Based inParis

History and profileEdit

Télérama was established in 1947.[1][2] Its founder was the Christian journalist Georges Montaron.[2] The magazine had been published by Hachette Filipacchi until 2001 when it began to be published Quebecor World Inc.[3]

The magazine has been owned by La Vie-Le Monde since 2003.[2][4] It is published on a weekly basis on Wednesdays by Publications de la Vie Catholique.[2][5] The magazine has a Christianity-oriented political stance.[2]

The headquarters of Télérama is in Paris.[4] Its primary contents are television and radio listings, though the magazine also prints film, theatre, music and book reviews, as well as cover stories and feature articles of cultural interest.[2] The magazine owns a radio station.[2] Stéphane Charbonnier was among the former contributors of the magazine.[6]


The 1990 circulation of Télérama was 515,000 copies.[7] It was one of fifty best-selling television magazines worldwide with a circulation of 664,000 copies in 2001.[5] The magazine sold 649,000 copies in 2005.[8] Its circulation was 650,000 copies in 2007.[2]

In 2010 Télérama had a circulation of 633,559 copies.[9] Its circulation was 578,680 copies in 2014.[10]


  1. ^ Daniel Gaxie; Nicolas Hubé; Jay Rowell (10 March 2011). Perceptions of Europe: A Comparative Sociology of European Attitudes. ECPR Press. p. 218. ISBN 9781907301155.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Télérama". Euro Topics. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Quebecor World INC. acquires Hachette Filipacchi printing assets in Europe". US Securities and Exchange Commission. Washington, DC. 27 September 2001. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Télérama". Voxeurop. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Top 50 TV Guides worldwide (by circulation)" (PDF). Magazines. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  6. ^ Anne Penketh (9 January 2015). "Stéphane Charbonnier: Cartoonist and editor of Charlie Hebdo". The Independent. Retrieved 28 April 2015.
  7. ^ Richard Aplin; Joseph Montchamp (27 January 2014). Dictionary of Contemporary France. Routledge. p. 446. ISBN 978-1-135-93646-4. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  8. ^ "European Publishing Monitor. France" (PDF). Turku School of Economics (Media Group). March 2007. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  9. ^ "World Magazine Trends 2010/2011" (PDF). FIPP. Retrieved 4 April 2015.
  10. ^ "Presse Magazine". OJD. Retrieved 17 April 2015.

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