The 50-year-old actor, known for his role in Profilingis preparing to take his first steps as a TV presenter in the new Six format, imported from Belgium and soon to be launched.
It’s a role he hadn’t yet tried, that of TV presenter. Philippe Bas will take control of “Destination X”, M6’s new adventure event show. The news was made official this Wednesday, at the headquarters of the private channel in Neuilly-sur-Seine.
This is the first time that Philippe Bas finds himself at the helm of a TV show. The man, who has just celebrated his 50th birthday, is best known for being an actor in television series. After small roles in Julie Lescaut, Navarro, The Cordiers, judge and cop, Palace Boulevard or Josephine guardian angelthe ex-companion of Lorie Pester saw his career take off thanks to the series Profiling with Odile Vuillemin. He had arrived after the departure of Guillaume Cramoisan.
Since then, Philippe Bas has regularly featured in unitary shows, such as Murders at La Ciotat (2016) on France 3, Love at first sight in Bora Bora (2018) or even Devil’s Leap (2021 and 2023) on TF1. This announcement is a double surprise, since the actor appears mainly in fiction featured on the front page. With “Destination X”, he could see his fiction projects multiply on the competing channel M6.
Adapted from a Belgian format, “Destination At the end of each episode, the person who points their X on a map to the place furthest from reality is eliminated. “For several weeks, they will travel blindly across Europe aboard a giant bus with opaque windows without any possibility of finding their way in space. By getting into this strange black vehicle, they set off into the total unknown”detailed M6 last April.