Informe Semanal

Informe Semanal (English: Weekly Report) is a Spanish news magazine which has been broadcast on La 1 of Televisión Española weekly since 1973. It is the second longest runtime program in the history of television in Spain, just behind the daily newscast Telediario.

Informe Semanal
GenreNews magazine
Created byPedro Erquicia
Directed byJenaro Castro
Presented byJenaro Castro
Country of originSpain
Original language(s)Spanish
No. of seasons43
Running time60 minutes
Original networkLa 1 (TVE)
Original releaseMarch 31, 1973 (1973-03-31) –
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With more than 43 years on air, Informe Semanal is referred as the milestone news program in Europe and it is Televisión Española's most awarded program.[1]


The program's format is based on the American program 60 Minutes from CBS, that consists of four reports about themes as current affairs, economy, politics, society and culture. Each report lasts around 10–15 minutes.


Informe Semanal started broadcast on March 31, 1973, then titled "Semanal Informativo" and hosted by José Antonio Silva and directed by Pedro Erquicia. Since then they have issued more than 6000 reports.

In 1978 Erquicia left the direction of the program and was replaced by Jorge Martínez Reverte and for some time the format was changed and live interviews were featured.