On TV Wednesday March 2: the return of a legendary comic trio – Actus Ciné

Every day, find the program of films and series to see on TV. Tonight: the winning return of the Unknowns to the cinema, a punchy TV movie about rape and a thriller carried by Benedict Cumberbatch.

On tv wednesday march 2: the return of a legendary comic trio - actus ciné
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On the strength of their popularity, in particular thanks to their parody program La Télé des Inconnus, the trio formed by Didier Bourdon, Bernard Campan and Pascal Légitimus launched in the cinema in 1995 with Les Trois Frères, a huge success (with 6.8 million admissions ) awarded the César for Best First Work. After a separation during the 2000s, the Inconnus found themselves on stage in 2011 when Légitimus invited his friends there during a performance of his show “Plus si affinités”. Driven by the unconditional love of their audience, they then decided to come together to write a sequel to their first film.

As soon as it was released in 2014, the divorce between the press and the spectators was pronounced. If the latter are there, allowing the film to achieve one of the best starts of the year, the critics judge almost unanimously that The Three Brothers, the return is bad. “Elephant gags”, “lazy remake”, “opportunistic money machine”, “paltry entertainment”; here is an overview of what the French press thought about it…

Annoyed by so many negative reactions, Légitimus announces on social networks that this is their last production under the name Les Inconnus. Since then, water has flowed under the bridges. And Légitimus has confirmed the comedic trio’s return to the big screen for 2022. “Someone offered us a script and we said yes”he confided. “I’m not going to say more, otherwise the media will get carried away”, he added. “It’s the mi-mi, it’s the ra-ra, it’s the miracle!”

The Three Brothers, the return by and with Didier Bourdon, Bernard Campan, Pascal Légitimus…

Tonight on TMC at 9:15 p.m.


TF1 – 9:10 p.m.

Grey’s Anatomy with Ellen Pompeo, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr…

From 12 years old

Season 17 Episode 11: A newlywed couple is injured in a car accident. Jackson’s generosity to COVID-19 positive patients goes a bit too far. Hayes struggles to rebuild Maggie’s confidence and convinces her to have extremely risky heart surgery.

France 2 – 9:10 p.m.

A damaged man by Philippe Triboit with Yannick Choirat, Anne Marivin, Didier Flamand…

Business lawyer, happily married, father of two children, Vincent Ferrante is a man whose life resembles the one he had always dreamed of. And yet… All it took was a bad encounter, the involuntary consumption of a so-called “rape” drug, to wake up one morning with bruises on the body and face and blood between the legs. Vincent was raped. Nothing will ever be the same again.

CANAL+ – 9:10 p.m.

An Ordinary Spy by Dominic Cooke with Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan…

From 10 years old

1960. A modest English sales representative, Greville Wynne finds himself plunged into the heart of the Cold War. At the request of MI-6 and the CIA, he forms an alliance as secret as it is perilous with Soviet Colonel Oleg Penkovsky. Objective: to provide the necessary information to Westerners to avoid a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban missile crisis.

C8 – 9:15 p.m.

Murdoch’s Mysteries with Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig…

Season 8 Episode 7: While the police station is being renovated, a skeleton is found there in a concrete slab. Regarding a police officer, the inspector at the time, Mr. Giles, is associated with the investigation and affirms that the murder had not been elucidated…

NRJ12 – 9:10 p.m.

XIII with Stephen Dorff, Val Kilmer, Lucinda Davis…

From 10 years old

Season 1 Episode 1: A man is found in a forest on the east coast of the United States, seriously injured and suffering from amnesia. Very quickly, an overarmed commando finds his trace and tries to kill him. The police and the secret services also hunt him down: he is accused of the murder of the President of the United States. This is the beginning of a frantic race to find his identity. He has only one lead: the mysterious number XIII tattooed on his collarbone…

CSTAR – 9:05 PM

GI Joe: Conspiracy of Jon M. Chu with Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson…

From 10 years old

After being betrayed and decimated by a terrorist organization, the GI Joe team realizes the government has been infiltrated and our world is on the brink of destruction. With no allies, no reinforcements, and no one to trust, Roadblock and his GIs must identify the enemy in an attempt to save our civilization. They then call on the man who gave his name to their elite corps: Joe Colton.

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