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Les beaux malaises

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The best French language television show in the world according Banff World Media Festival!

Quebec’s most popular comedy series returns for a third season in winter 2016.

Les beaux malaises is a bold and hilarious scripted series in which comedian Martin Matte and his sidekick François Avard share their unique view of society. The show gives us an inside look at Martin Matte’s daily life through various anecdotes that punctuate it with strong doses of daring and self-deprecation.
Season 1 garnered lots of praise, bringing home four Gémeaux Awards in 2014: Best Comedy, Best Director, as well as Best Lead Actor and Actress in a Comedy.

“Les beaux malaises” has been airing on TVA since winter 2014.

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Les beaux malaises télé


In winter 2015, the show reached an average audience close to 2 millions viewers a week, with a market share of 43 %. It’s continued success is now placing it in the Top 3 of the most watched programs of the season!

Source: Numeris, French Quebec, Spring 2015 (Jan. 5 - April 26), 2+ ratings for 4+ broadcasts

Schedule WS2016
Wednesday: 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM


Key numbers

Estimates: WS2016

• 2+ : 1,995,000
• A18-49 : 815,000
• A25-54 : 865,000
• F25-54 : 455,000

Les beaux malaises - web


During the winter 2015 season, the show’s website drew nearly 445,000 unique visitors, generating close to 1.6 million page-views.

As for the web series, it generated close to 633,000 views.

Source: Google Analytics, January-April 2015 / Brightcove  jan.18-april 12, 2015


Les beaux malaises - MOBILE


The show’s mobile app allows fans to stay in touch with the brand and share exclusive content. It also features insights into the multiple facets of Martin Matte, as revealed by his eccentric and colourful psychologist.

In the spring of 2015, the app had accumulated over 25,000 downloads.

Source: App Annie, march 2015


Les beaux malaises  VSD

Video on demand

During the 2015 season, public interest in the show was also manifested through the 2.5 million downloads registered on the illico TV platform. This ranks Les beaux malaises the most frequently downloaded shows of the season.

Source : Videotron, fall and Christmas 2015

Key numbers

Estimate:  WS2016
160,000 downloads / episodes