Che tempo che fa

Che tempo che fa (pronounced [ke tˈtɛmpo ke fˈfa]; Italian for '"What the weather is like"/"What the times are like"') is an Italian television late-night talk show hosted by Fabio Fazio.[1]

Che tempo che fa
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Presented byFabio Fazio
Filippa Lagerbäck
Country of originItaly
Original languageItalian
No. of seasons15
Executive producersEnrico Rimoldi (2003-06)
Duccio Forzano (2006-16)
Cristian Biondani
(since 2016)
Production locationMilan's Rai studios
Running time75 minutes
Original networkRai 3 (2002-17; since 2020)
Rai 1 (2017-19)
Rai 2 (2019-20)
Picture format16:9 HDTV
Original releaseSeptember 13, 2003 (2003-09-13) –
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It has been broadcast live on Saturdays and Sundays on the Italian TV since 2003.

The show has been aired since 13 September 2003 on Rai 3 up to 4 June 2017. On 24 September 2017 it moved to Rai 1, until 2 June 2019.[2] On 29 September 2019 the show moved to Rai 2, and in September 2020 it will be back on Rai 3.

Che tempo che fa is a one-to-one talk show with guests every weekend night. Current events, political, economic, sporting, musical, literary, cinematic, scientific, nature and environmental issues of topical interest are discussed. Fabio Fazio's feature is having friendly conversations rather than formal interviews.

During its permanence on Rai 3 its prime-time share was of 15%, with an audience of 3,500,000 people, which raised up to 21% (around 5,000,000 people) with its first venue on Rai 1.[2]


  1. ^ Italy: Be Fluent in Italian Life and Culture, Andrew Whittaker, page 219; Thorogood Publishing, year 2010, see Google books
  2. ^ a b "Ascolti tv, Che tempo che fa esordio su Rai1 con oltre 5 milioni di telespettatori" (in Italian). Retrieved 2017-10-15.