League 1: Amazon announces its first audience for Sunday evening poster


During Prime Video’s annual presentation event this Tuesday in Paris, the channel’s sporting director Bernard Châtillon welcomed the audience recorded during a Ligue 1 poster. And especially on Sunday evenings, which bring together “over a million spectators”. According to Amazon.


largely positive results. Eight months after it began airing League 1, Amazon is pleased with the recorded results. During Prime Video’s annual presentation event held this Tuesday in Paris, France’s sporting director, Bernard Châtillon, praised a quality debut: “In one year, we have established ourselves as a reliable player, offering quality… sports events. We can be proud of the progress we have made.”

After the Mediapro failure that shook French football, Amazon’s debut reassured everyone. And it looks like Prime Video has found its audience in France. “The feedback from members is great, assures Bernard Châtillon. The world of football too, on editorial coverage. Production also. I believe that today’s pass Ligue 1 customers have followed our identity. Sunday’s Our posters are seen by over a million spectators at night.”


“Keep making matches more visible”

Good results that make the American company optimistic, about 80% holders of L1 broadcasting rights by 2024. , Once a month we will offer a match for all Prime members. We can also confirm that in June-July (during the off-season, editor’s note), we will not charge Pass customers.”

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In addition to the French Football Championship, Amazon also owns a share of the broadcasting rights to Roland-Garros. And Bernard Chatillon revealed some details about the coming fortnight at Porte d’Etuil (from May 22 to June 5): “All day long, we’ll be with tennis fans. We’ll have the famous evening sessions. We’re 16 Will air from May. , The two best qualifying courts. We’ll build on our expertise from last year. We’ll have Fabrice Santoro and Mario Bartoli as consultants. Guy Forget is joining us.”


A comedy around the OM-PSG rivalry

In addition to these clarifications, Amazon has also announced the upcoming airing of several sports content on Prime Video. Beginning with a comedy around the rivalry between Om and PSG. The film, titled “Classico” and directed by Nathanael Gávez, takes place between Marseille and the capital. It has been filmed in recent months with Ahmed Sayla, Hakim Jamili and Alice Belladi in the lead roles. Basil Boli is part of the same cast as rapper Sporano, comedian Eli Simon or singer Viaan. YouTuber Bengus also plays the leader of a group of Marseille supporters.

The story stars Sami (Ahmed Silla), an OM employee who also works in a home for orphans. When he learns that the Champions League has been stolen, he decides to bring it back to Marseille, convinced that PSG supporters are responsible for his disappearance. Enough to take her on a trip to Paris…

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Documentary on Pogba and Yannick Noah

Prime Video has also produced a documentary series on the life of Paul Pogba. His name: “The Pogmentary”. A five-episode program, partly produced in animation. Produced by Black Dynamite, the series will be broadcast exclusively in France. A documentary film on Yannick Noah will also be presented on stage. An opportunity to dig into the many careers of the last Frenchman to win Roland-Garros (in 1983), a “perfect and committed man”. A way to “explain the meaning of victory but also the meaning of defeat”, points out to the media owned by Jeff Bezos, who would dedicate his other documentaries to coach Guy Roux, former emblem coach of AJ Auxerre.

Alexandre Jacquin with Arthur Perotto



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