Élysée 2022: we know who will replace Thomas Sotto at the presentation of the show

the essential France 2 has decided: it is Laurent Guimier, director of information of France Televisions who will host alongside Léa Salamé the program “Elysée 2022 “. Thomas Sotto was approached but he had stepped back.

Laurent Guimier, news director of France Télévisions, will co-host alongside Léa Salamé the political program “Elysée 57” on France 2, the group said in a statement on Tuesday. He succeeds Thomas Sotto who announced his withdrawal more than a week ago, justifying this decision by a romantic relationship with the communications advisor to Prime Minister Jean Castex.

Laurent Guimier va animer l'émission
Laurent Guimier will host the show “Elysee 57”. AFP

The next show will take place on 21 November, where the new duo will host the decisive debate of the LR candidates on the eve of the congress, specified France Televisions. Succeeding “You have the floor”, “Elysée 2022” is the major political meeting of France 2 once a month live at 21 H , in the run-up to the presidential election.

Sorrowful hearings

His audiences are currently struggling. The first issue, with Valérie Pécresse, candidate for the right-wing primary, who faced the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin, attracted only 1, 05 million viewers on average, for an audience share (PDA) of 5.1%, according to Médiamétrie

The same day, the continuous news channel BFMTV had organized a debate between the leader of rebellious France Jean-Luc Mélenchon and the far-right polemicist, Eric Zemmour, who had been followed by 3.8 million people, or 05, 7% of PDA.

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