Today, thanks to platforms such as Netflix, OCS, Canal +, Disney +… and streaming, watching series has increased dramatically, especially since we have instant access to them when we want to, unlike the programmes imposed by television. So, many French people love to watch series.
Tv Cable Sat Hebdo, a weekly French television magazine since 1990, has unveiled the cult and favorite series of French, it questioned more of 1,000 candidates and it’s noted that recent series are not necessarily the most popular.
The top 5 favorite series of the French.
To celebrate these 30 years, Tv Cable Sat Hebdo made a list of the 30 favorite series of the French, here are the first 5 series of the ranking :
1. Game of Thrones
Drum roll, the series that comes in first position is... Game of Thrones. The series is a worldwide success and has even won 47 Emmy Awards, hard to miss.
2. La casa de Papel
La casa de Papel, a Spanish series more recent than GOT but which is a real success in Europe, especially among the French people.
3. Un gars, une fille / A guy, a girl
Created from 1999 to 2003, the French comedy series is a real hit. Each episode shows us the love and anger between the couple Jean (aka «Loulou») and Alexandra (aka «Chouchou)». The characters are played by Jean Dujardin and Alexandra Lamy, do you know them?
4. Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives is an American series in which we follow the hectic daily life of four women living in the wealthy American suburbs of Fairview. There are famous actresses: Eva Longoria, Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman and Marcia Cross.
5. Grey’s Anatomy
Grey’s Anatomy, this is the story of Meredith Grey, the daughter of a well-known surgeon, who begins her first-year residency in surgical medicine at a hospital in Seattle. The young woman was quickly confronted with the difficulties of the trade, particularly related to the competition between colleagues.
Top 10 series of French origin
Here is the list of 10 French that French people like :
Les petits meurtres d’Agatha Christie / The small murders of Agatha Christie
Inspired by Agatha Christie’s famous novels, the series features curator Jean Larosière and his assistant Inspector Émile Lampion in the 1930s.
Capitaine Marleau / Captain Marleau
This television series features the eccentric gendarmerie captain, Marleau. Since 2015, the series makes its spectators laugh by its humor and by its talent as an exceptional cop.
Joséphine, ange gardien / Joséphine, guardian angel
Josephine is a very special guardian angel, who comes down to Earth to help people overcome their daily problems. The series was created in 1997 and is still in production, all French dream of having a guardian angel like Josephine.
Camping Paradis / Camping paradise
Camping paradise is a French series broadcast since 2006 on TF1. The owner of Camping Paradise, Tom Delormes and his team have to manage many problems and striving to satisfy the customers as best as possible, in summer.
Le bureau des Légendes / the office of Legends
On Canal + since 2015, the series features agents sent into immersion in foreign countries under a false identity to carry out different missions, they are called «the Legends».
Dix pour cent / Ten percent
Famous French series broadcast since 2015 on France 2 and available on Netflix. Camille arrives in Paris to look for a job but she finds herself immersed in the daily life of an agent of actors and she makes us discover through her naive look the undersides of celebrity.
Produced between 2005 and 2009, the actor Alexandre Astier plays King Artur to make us discover in a hilarious way his quotient as well as that of the knights of the Round Table: quest of the Grail, family meal and military strategy…
It’s a police series featuring Julie Lescaut, a female police commissioner who tries to balance her stressful job with her family life.
Un village français / A French town square
This dramatic series traces the lives of French people living in Villeneuve, a small town in the center of France during the German Occupation in 1940.
Bref / Brief
A comic series a bit special because it is composed of very short episodes (around 2 min). In short, it presents the life of an ordinary man for whom in life, in the beginning one is born, in the end one dies, in the meantime, things happen.Anyway, it’s a guy’s life all the while.
Un si grand soleil / Such a great sun
Such a great sun is a television series made and shot in the city of Montpellier! The scenery features scenes from the city’s historic sites as well as its emblematic places. The soap follows the daily life of families and various characters living in Montpellier.