Paul Amar

Paul Amar

Paul Amar (born 11 January 1950) is a French journalist and television presenter. Paul Amar graduated at the CFJ (Centre de Formation des Journalistes) of Paris. He began his career in 1971 at France Inter as a war correspondent in Phnom Penh, and then as a correspondent in Washington. In 1979, he joined Antenne 2 as a reporter. In 1980, he presented the night news and became chief of the political service in 1983. Since 1990, he presented the evening news 19/20 on FR3, and since 1992, the french evening news Journal de 20 heures on France 2. He was forced to resign after hosting, on 1 June 1994, a debate between Jean-Marie Le Pen and Bernard Tapie during the campaign preceding the European election, in which he proposed boxing gloves to both opponents. Paul Amar then joined Paris Première to host the Journal de 20 heures. From 1996 to 1998, he presented on TF1 a debate titled Le Monde de Léa, before presenting Dimanche Midi Amar on France 2 for two years. From 1999 to 2004, he joined again Paris Première to interview every week for 52 minutes a personality in Recto-Verso, with which he won a 7 d'Or in November 2004. From 1995 to 1999, he presented D'un monde à l'autre on France 2 on Monday evening. In 2001, he joined France 5 to present On aura tout lu and since April 2005, États Généraux, from September 2005 to June 2007. Since September 2007, Paul Amar presents Revu et corrigé every week on France 5, succeeding to Daniel Schneidermann and Arrêt sur images. In September 2012, after five seasons, Revu et corrigé was replaced by 19 h Paul Amar. The program ended in June 2013. In January 2016, he became Director of Information at i24News. From Sunday to Friday at 7pm (French time), he was animating the Paris/Jaffa show, live from the Jaffa-Tel Aviv studios. He was dismissed in March 2017. Paul Amar is a cousin of the singer Enrico Macias, their grandfathers were indeed first cousins. Source: Article "Paul Amar" from Wikipedia in English, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

  • Title: Paul Amar
  • Popularity: 2.635
  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 1950-01-11
  • Place of Birth: Constantine, Algeria
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Paul Amar Movies

  • 1991
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    Against Oblivion

    Against Oblivion

    6.5 1991 HD

    Contre l'Oubli (Against Oblivion) is a compilation of 30 French filmmakers, Alain Resnais and Jean Luc Godard among them, who use film to make a plea...

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  • 1994
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    The Troubles We've Seen

    The Troubles We've Seen

    5 1994 HD

    We follow Marcel Ophuls' two journeys to Sarajevo in 1993. He is starting a documentary about war correspondants. But this also becomes a reflexion...

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  • 2007
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    Ségo et Sarko sont dans un bateau...

    Ségo et Sarko sont dans un bateau...

    6 2007 HD

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  • 1998
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    Vivement dimanche

    Vivement dimanche

    2.8 1998 HD

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  • 1996
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    Télévision (histoires secrètes)

    Télévision (histoires secrètes)

    10 1996 HD

    The behind-the-scenes story of French television… This documentary unveils the lesser-known history of two audiovisual decades that have...

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  • 1975
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    Apostrophes

    Apostrophes

    8.5 1975 HD

    Apostrophes was a live, weekly, literary, prime-time, talk show on French television created and hosted by Bernard Pivot. It ran for fifteen years...

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