Radio & Television

XM’s French sports team announced

MONTREAL - XM Canada today introduced the broadcasting team for Franc parler, the first French-language all sports and sports talk channel in North America. Franc parler will provide listeners with a mix of sports news, commentaries and analyses, interviews and feature stories, as well as open-line programs, plus broadcast and play-by-play coverage of all Montreal Canadiens hockey games. Sports personalities slated for the channel will include an All-Star team featuring former NHLer Benoît Brunet, former Montreal Expo pitcher Derek Aucoin (a Lachine, Que., native), former Montreal Alouette Bruno Heppell and others. Well-known hosts such as Charles-André Marchand and Jacques Thériault,...