There was a big competition on Saturday. Starting with the launch of “Eurovision Destination” , France 2 telecine (but with many artists of “The Voice”) to select the French candidate for the next European song contest, to be held on May 12 in Lisbon (Portugal). Hosted by Garou, the first semi-final attracted 2.5 million viewers (12.4%). It especially allowed France 2 to rejuvenate the audience of the channel, with a good performance on women responsible for purchases under 50 for an entertainment bonus: 12.3%, when “The largest cabaret in the world In fact 5%. TF 1 second But it’s France 3 that created the event by taking Mimie Mathy to TF 1. With “The price of truth” , the heroine of “Josephine, guardian angel” in the role of a cop gathered 4.7 million people (21.2%), the highest score of the evening. TF 1 had to settle for second place. The new issue of “Stars Under Hypnosis” with Messmer interested 4 million viewers (20.5%). Finally, they were only 1.4 million (6.4%) before the series “Salvation”, broadcast on M 6. That’s 400 000 less than last week.