Branchez-Vous acquires Quebec humour, sports sites

A menu of content for sports fanatics and some funny French stuff are getting tied in to Branchez-Vous Network properties.

Montreal-based Branchez-Vous has acquired two Quebec properties – sports site and humour site The founding publisher of both sites, Émile Girard, joins the Branchez-Vous team as producer in charge of communities. is the third-most-visited sports site in French Canada in monthly reach. About 250,000 Canadians visit it on a monthly basis., featuring jokes and blog tools for young and aspiring artists, is the most-visited Quebec-based humour site in French Canada in monthly reach. It attracts about 100,000 Canadians monthly.

‘ will be a perfect complement to the information portal, which should soon include the news site,’ says Branchez-Vous content director Carl Charest. ‘As for, it will join a new group of entertainment sites anchored by’

The Branchez-Vous network includes over 200 French-language websites (approximately 50 of which are represented on an exclusive basis) and reaches about three million French Canadians monthly. itself reaches about 500,000 users each month. Other sites in the network include,, and the French version of