MCM (TV channel)

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Country France
Availability Various countries
Owner Lagardère Active
Official website

MCM (abbreviation meaning: My Channel of Music, French: Ma Chaine Musicale) is a French music video TV channel owned by Groupe MCM. It was started in 1989 by Groupe Europe following the MTV model, as the French version of MTV. MCM broadcasts 3 encrypted music TV channels "MCM France", "MCM Pop" and "MCM Top" as part of the "CanalSat France"12 subscription TV package from the Astra 19.2°E cluster of Direct-to-Home broadcast satellites at the 19.2 degrees East orbital position.

From 2001 - 2003, MCM also broadcast in Thailand, operated by local licensee Broadcast Network Thailand playing a mix of alternative and electronica music, and hosted by a variety of bilingual VJs speaking Thai and English, including Sara Malakul, Kipsan Beck and Fah Chanika Sucharitkul.

From 1989, for this channel, there are six different logos. The first logo of channel has been in use between 1989 and 1991, the second logo has been in use between 1991 and 1998, the third logo has been in use between 1998 and 2001, the fourth logo has been in use between 2001 and 2005, the fifth logo has been in use between 2005 and 2007, and the sixth and current logo is in use from 2007 to present time.

From 1990 to 1995, the logo has put into the upper left corner of the screen. From 1995 to present, the logo puts into the upper right corner of the screen.


  1. ^ CanalSat France on Astra 1G/1H/1L at 19.2°E - LyngSat
  2. ^ "Accueil - Canalsat". Retrieved 2013-05-15. 

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