Your life your opinion The launch of “Late with Alain Chabat” on TF1 divides “20 Minutes” readers
Jamel Debbouze was the guest of the second episode of "Late with Alain Chabat" on TF1. — Etienne Jeanneret/TF1
“”I usually don't watch TF1. Severe; I put on the football matches of the World Cup and I came across the show. I am a fan of Alain Chabat, of his humor and I find his late show successful and funny. Congratulations to; the channel, it’s a nice surprise” the call to contribution started per 20 Minutesthe day after the first of ten Late with Alain Chabat. Broadcast every evening at 10:55 p.m. on the front page, the show allows our readers to rediscover the spirit of the collective discovered on Canal+ in the 1990s.
“”It was so good to find this absurd humor of Alain Chabat”. I am a fan of American late shows, a perfect adaptation, we could not have dreamed of better,” confirms Morgane. A shared observation by Camille, happy to find “the humor of Dummies and the finesse of Chabat”. “Unfortunately the French public prefers to watch Hanouna or Canteloup… Çspeaks a lot,” she laments. Morgane is delighted to see a program on the small screen with a simple goal: “Just laugh, quite simply, çit did good.”
< h2>“”Imitation” or “”adaptation” of the original concept
Transposition almost to agrave; identical to the American late show “à the French”, the origin of the program was enough to put off some readers of 20 Minutes. “Even if the concept is American, it”s still the touch of Alain Chabat,” the outcome of the first broadcast. She notes a downside: “The endless advertising cuts…”
The same goes for Océane, who deplores “far too many ads that excessively cut off program time. It’s painful.”. According to her, the host of the show, on the other hand, allows the show “intentionally set itself apart from the American versions”. “ Oscillating between discomfort, valves and absurd… It’s very well done!”
In this wave of optimism, other viewers found it more difficult to follow. hang with the program. Jérôme, although a fan of Alain Chabat, says that Le Late “not even snatched him away. a smile.” According to him, the host of the show “is completely lost” trying to imitate the American format. Curious to discover this new program of the ex-Nul, Jean-Marie says he watched. TF1 “for the first time in twenty years” during the premiere. Still, he didn’t hang on. with the format and wonders: “Chabat are you getting old or is TF1 ruining your life?”