This sounds so much like French New Year’s Eve variety shows — some of the strangest combinations of songs and singers you will ever see. It’s like the programmers know that 80 year old women are their key demographic, so they have to mix in Piaf impersonators, with crazy Brazilian acts, some has been or never was American just to add some street cred for the younger people and Johnny Halliday, the French version of a still living Elvis.

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