We've probably covered this at some point in this thread but how much regional content does France 3 have nowadays, and other than the local stations like BFM Paris is it the only national network with regional opt outs now?
It depends on the region, but there's quite a lot (compared to the UK) now. The average region has the in-vision radio simulcast of their France Bleu morning show (approximately 7-8.45am), then
Vous êtes formidables
Ensemble c'est mieux !
11.53 (yes, 12 o'clock news at 11.53am)-12.25pm. The evenings follow with
6.50ish-7.25pm, then there are several regional documentary blocks which occur a few times per month mid-week. On Sundays, there's a political block
Dimanche en politique
and Saturday has an hour of regional programming either side of
Just watching a few of these 18.30s and they are the type of chit chat nonsense you get on one of France's many local channels anyway. Lille and Rouen seem to have made a reasonable attempt but this does seem messy, so maybe waiting for September as the unions proposed would have been the best thing.