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Starring See Presenters
Country of origin Italy
Original language(s) Italian
No. of episodes N/A
Running time 30 mins.
Original network Rai 3
Picture format 16:9 HDTV
Original release 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 and across the Europe on Rai Tre. The newscasts are aired from Rai's Studios in Saxa Rubra, Rome, Italy, except for the 12pm edition which is broadcast from Milan The head-journalist of the show is Bianca Berlinguer until 3 August 2016, replaced by Luca Mazzà from 4 August 2016. 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 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]

They are also other features with TG3 brand, all on Rai Tre:

  • GT Ragazzi (devoted to a youth audiences, aired on Rai Gulp.

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]


TG3 Linea Notte[edit]

This is aired from Monday to Friday at 00:00 (58 minutes), summer editions are known as TG3 Linea Notte Estate which airs between 23:00 and 23:30. Presenters:

  • Maurizio Mannoni
  • Bianca Berlinguer
  • Giuliano Giubilei

TG3 Flash Half evening and Night[edit]

This is aired on Saturday and Sunday, between 23:00 and 00:00 (7–10 minutes).

  • Tindara Caccetta

TG3 Agenda del mondo[edit]

This is aired only on Sunday at around 1:00am (about 13 minutes). Presenters:

TG3 Fuori linea[edit]

This is aired only on Sunday at 12:10pm (about 12 minutes). Presenters:

  • Luciana Parisi

TG3 ore 12:00[edit]

TG3 Fuori TG[edit]

This is aired from Monday to Friday at 12:25 (19–20 minutes). Presenters:

  • Maria Rosaria De Medici

TG3 ore 14:20[edit]

This is aired from Monday to Sunday at 14:20, weekends at 14:25 (16–28 minutes). Presenters:

TG3 LIS[edit]

This is aired from Monday to Friday at 15:05,weekends are aired at 15:00 (2–3 minutes). Presenters:

  • Tatiana Lisanti (Conductor)
  • Mariella Venditti (Conductor)
  • Maria Rosaria Marano (LIS interpreter)
  • Maria Cristina Cuccurullo (LIS interpreter)

TG3 ore 19:00[edit]

This airs from Monday to Sunday at 19:00 (30–32 minutes). Presenters:

Speciale TG3[edit]

This airs only a few times a year or even none (2–108 minutes). This focus on the major stories that the world is talking about. Presenters:

  • Bianca Berlinguer

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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