Patrick Sébastien back on C8.


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Patrick Sébastien is back.

Retired from the small screen since his departure from France 2 in 2019, the host will make a return in minor mode on C8 in April with reruns of the

Biggest cabaret in the world 


Years of happiness

, the channel announced on Tuesday.

“Every Saturday” at 9:05 pm, from April 17, Patrick Sébastien will present

Samedi Sébastien 

where he “will propose to review an old successful number” of his two flagship programs, “in a new, updated version, more current and more rhythmic”, according to the press release from C8.

"His most beautiful emotions on television"

Contacted by AFP, the channel of the Canal + group specified that the "updating" of the original broadcasts would involve the withdrawal of passages that have become "obsolete", such as the promotion of an artist for an album released a few years ago. years.

The host will simply launch the show on set, the same source added.

Patrick Sébastien will thus share "his best memories and his most beautiful emotions on television", resulting from his 23 years at France Télévisions.

This close friend of Cyril Hanouna had already been honored on C8, with two documentaries in November,

Sébastien on TV, it's crazy!

, and a replay of the show

Ze Fiesta!

40 years on the stage

 last December 31.

The end of the France 2 adventure in 2019

The management of France Télévisions had decided in October 2018 not to renew it at the start of the 2019 school year, the host seeing it as an “unfair” eviction for viewers.

In October, France 2 launched


, a new program dedicated to performing arts, presented by Jean-Marc Généreux, the former Quebec juror of

Dance with the stars


The leader of the public group Delphine Ernotte then declared in the press to have proposed to Patrick Sébastien "to evolve, to modernize the concept" of the

largest cabaret in the world


But "he declined", she lamented, assuring that she would "have preferred" to keep him on the air.


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