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This article is about the Italian news program. For the Schweizer TG-3 military glider, see Schweizer SGS 2-12.
Starring See Presenters
Country of origin Italy
Original language(s) Italian
No. of episodes N/A
Running time 30 mins.
Original channel Rai 3
Picture format 16:9 HDTV
Original run December 15, 1979  – present
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TG3 (TeleGiornale 3) is the brand for Italian state-owned TV channel Rai Tre's news programmes. They are shown domestically on Rai Tre and across the Europe on Rai News 24 and the world on Raitalia several times throughout the day. The evening edition is also show on Rai Med with Arabic dubbing. The editor-in-chief of the show is Bianca Berlinguer. It was launched in 1979, and was named T3 (Telegiornale 3) from 1999-2000.

Programme format[edit]

The programme is generally presented by a single newsreader but with additional newsreaders for the Weather, Sports and other programs. Most items will be made up of reports and are generally preceded and followed by the correspondent reporting live from the scene of the report.

Daily programme[edit]

Where also broadcast many others feature with TG3 brand, all on Rai Tre:

  • GT Ragazzi (devoted to a youth audiences, live from Rome, Italy)

Criticism and controversies[edit]

The Undersecretary to Communications Paolo Romani, member of The People of Freedom, in an interview with the newspaper Il Tempo, has defined that the TG3 "is politically affiliate with the Leftists".[1]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Romani: "In Rai non solo Santoro. Anche il Tg1 è a sinistra"" (in Italian). Il Tempo. 2009-01-18. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 

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