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NYC TV to air half-hour from network on weekdays

PARIS -- Gallic international news network France 24 will be broadcast live in New York as of Wednesday, France 24 said Tuesday.

NYC TV will broadcast 30 minutes of France 24 in English every weekday from 7-7:30 p.m. local time, in a bid to broaden the new net's reach to 7.3 million households in the tri-state area.

Viewers will have access to France 24-produced news bulletins, business and cultural programs and weekend segments devoted to sports, lifestyle and Web news.