The channel M6 broadcast footage of the moment Ibrahim Abdeslam blew himself up at the Comptoir Voltaire café in Paris on November 13th.
Philippe Verdier says has been dismissed by France 2 over book which accused climate change experts of misleading world about global warming.
TV channel forced to cancel its high-profile programme when head of France's far-right Front National pulled out at last minute.
In interview broadcast on France 2 television, Syrian president said the contact had been with French intelligence officials who had visited Damascus.
In traditional TV address to the nation, French president told viewers they had 'every reason' to feel confident about the future after a tough 2014.
In lengthy TV interview the under-fire French president also said that he would not stand for re-election in 2017 if jobless rate does not fall.
With 10 million viewers a day, the independent news channel BFMTV is now one of the most influential voices in French media and politics.
Beleaguered former president hits out angrily in TV interview at those parts of the judiciary he says are seeking to humiliate and destroy him.
Speaking on prime-time television a bullish Hollande insisted that 'we are almost there' on efforts to tackle unemployment in the country.