Plus belle la vie Returning to TF1


The daily soap Plus belle la vie is returning to the TF1 channel and MyTF1 streaming platform at the start of 2024.

Writing will begin this summer, with shooting set for mid-October. The series will be shot in Marseille’s Belle de Mai studios and on location in and around the city. The cast includes Marwan Berreni, Sylvie Flepp, Léa François, Stéphane Hénon, Cécilia Hornus and Laurent Kérusoré.

Ara Aprikian, TF1 Group’s executive VP of content, said: “Plus belle la vie is a fantastic brand and a perfect fit for our editorial and digital ramp-up strategy. The soap has been a pioneer in so many ways, and we’re delighted to bring a new version to life thanks to the unrivaled know-how of Newen Studios in daily drama. Over the last few months, fans have been clamoring for the return of their favorite soap. So we’re pleased to give them what they want while also welcoming new audiences with new plotlines.”

Romain Bessi, chairman of Newen Studios, said: “Everyone at Newen Studios is delighted that Plus belle la vie can be revived. It’s a unique, even essential program, and we couldn’t accept the idea that it might come to a halt for any length of time. We are grateful to public service TV for having made its existence possible, and we thank the TF1 Group for its rebirth. Our teams are fully committed to keeping the many fans who are so attached to Plus belle la vie dreaming and ready to win over new audiences.”