TFX (TV channel)

TFX (formerly NT1) is a French free-to-air television network. It is a subsidiary of TF1 Group.

Launched31 March 2005 (2005-03-31)
Owned byTF1 Group
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
SloganTFX, la chaîne fun et décomplexée !
(TFX, the fun and uninhibited channel!)
Formerly calledNT1 (2005-2018)
Digital terrestrial televisionChannel 11
Bis TélévisionsChannel 4
NumericableChannel 29
MC CableChannel 182
UPC Switzerland (Switzerland)Channel 329 (SD)
CanalsatChannel 61
Freebox TVChannel 11
SFRChannel 11
Alice ADSLChannel 11
DartyBoxChannel 11
OrangeChannel 11


TFX, under the name NT1, was created in 2004 by AB Groupe for the launch of the TNT platform scheduled for March 2005. In late 2004, AB Group announced their intention to call the channel La Quatre (The Four). However, in January 2005, France Télévisions announced that they would rebrand their channel Festival as France 4. AB Groupe decided to revert to the NT1 name.

In June 2009, TF1 Group agreed to buy the channel from AB Groupe, as well as AB's 40% stake in TMC Monte Carlo (which would take TF1's total stake to 80%). The deal was cleared by France's competition authority and subsequently by the Council of State in December 2010, dismissing an appeal by Métropole Télévision.[1]

TF1 Group decided to make a number of changes, notably by upgrading NT1 to 16:9 in November 2010. It was the last DVB-T channel to switch to this format.[2] In addition, NT1 became the group's channel for young adults.[3].

On 19 May 2015, the channel launched its version in HDTV.[4]

On 26 May 2015, TF1, TMC, NT1 and HD1 merged their websites and created the unique website MYTF1.[5]

On 18 October 2017, TF1 Group announced that NT1 will change its name to TFX in 2018.[6]. The rebrand took effect at 9pm on January 30, 2018.



Reality TV

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  • Secret Story (seasons 9-11)
  • La Villa des cœurs brisés
  • On a échangé nos mamans
  • Super Nanny
  • 10 couples parfaits
  • Hell's Kitchen
  • Bachelor
  • Pascal, le grand frère



  • Moto GP

Sports programming

On 24 July 2008, the channel announced it would broadcast the 2008–09 A1 Grand Prix events on Sundays.[7] This international racing series will be shown live or pre-recorded. The deal was confirmed by Richard Maroko, General Programmes Manager of the AB Group and Richard Dorfman, A1GP's director of broadcasting.


  1. Le Galès, Yann; Renault, Enguérand (30 December 2010). "TF1 autorisée à racheter TMC et NT1". Le Figaro (in French). Retrieved 4 May 2011.
  2. "NT1 enfin diffusée en 16/9" (in French). TéléSatellite. 12 November 2010. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  3. NT1 se tourne résolument vers les jeunes adultes Archived 6 May 2012 at the Wayback Machine,
  4. TMC et NT1 choisissent le bouquet FRANSAT pour passer à la haute définition, le 19 mai 2015 sur
  5. Site officiel de TF1
  6. Gilles Pélisson officialise le changement de nom des chaînes NT1 et HD1,
  7. French TV deal confirmed (24 July 2008)
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