Some programmes have marked the history of television, and become symbols of an entire generation. Avis de recherche, Y’a que la vérité qui compte, Les Guignols de l’info, Tout le monde en parle and Ciel, mon mardi ! have all left their footprint on the audio-visual landscape. Why did they become cult programmes? How were they created? The men and women behind these shows shed some light on the question. With Patrick Sabatier, Christophe Dechavanne, Thierry Ardisson, Pascal Bataille & Laurent Fontaine and Philippe Gildas, as well as Hélène Rollès and Patrick Puydebat, stars of the Hélène et les garçons series.