An institution closes its doors. After nearly 30 years of good and loyal service, the afternoon TV movies will disappear from M6. The competition, both from channels (like TF1, which bet on the drama) and from streaming, got the better of the will of the sixth and its famous Un jour, une histoire box. The need to renew is also a big part of it. Monday, June 13, M6 will therefore offer new programs on this time slot, reports Le Parisien. These will be documentaries centered on the daily life of the French and grouped under the name Un jour, un doc…

If offering documentaries instead of fictions is a risky bet, M6 ensures to stay on its credo: that of telling stories. But this time the stories will be real and the actors will be real people. “We are going to tell stories that the French live”, indicates Christine Bouillet, director of programming of M6, with the Parisian. And the subjects will be very varied (unlike TV movies which were often romantic comedies). “There will be documentaries about hobbies, quirky jobs, or family activities like rafting. »

@M6 launches “One day, one doc”, an afternoon meeting ✅ Monday, June 13 at 2 p.m. On the program, the pleasure of the northern beaches in spring ��

The idea is promising but is already struggling to convince those who considered the afternoon TV movie, the one that comes after breakfast or the end of lunch, as a tradition. On social networks, many viewers expressed their disappointment. Others are on the contrary delighted with this change – above all criticizing these films for not appealing to all generations – and expect quality reports. After all, traditions are like everything, they evolve.