Europe 1 4:02 p.m., August 16, 2022

Disappeared from the screens for several months, Christophe Dechavanne will return to the small screen, on France 2 this time.

He will not officiate as a presenter but as a permanent columnist in Léa Salamé's Saturday evening program which will replace that of Laurent Ruquier.

He is back !

Absent from the small screen since June 2021, Christophe Dechavanne will again return to television regularly.

According to our colleagues from 


, the host known in particular for having orchestrated the legendary show 

Coucou, it's us! 

will be alongside Léa Salamé, as a permanent guest on the new France 2 talk show. This program is due to replace, from next September, the beaches of Laurent Ruquier who reigned supreme on Saturday evenings on France 2 with 

On n is not lying


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Christophe Dechavanne says he is "delighted"

Léa Salamé would have contacted Christophe Dechavanne directly, explains 

Le Parisien


A meeting took place last July and the collaboration would have been ratified in stride.

Still according to information from Le


, the former TF1 star should have a dedicated appointment on the show, without it being known what the latter will look like, for the moment.

"I am delighted delighted!" Reacted the main interested party to 

20 Minutes on


"I like this new content a lot and being near Léa will be a good evening for me", says the 64-year-old host and producer, very enthusiastic about the idea of ​​"sharing" this new television adventure. "with those who will watch".

An unexpected return

The return of Christophe Dechavanne is unexpected.

Last April, the host was pessimistic about his television future.

"Everyone has my number, and it's not ringing. We're not going to fool ourselves after a while," he said in 


… on France 2.