Rai 5 (pronounced Rai Cinque) is an Italian free-to-air television channel owned by RAI. It was launched on 26 November 2010 replacing Rai Extra. Its programming deals with culture with a particular attention to the arts world, offering documentaries, reportages and highbrow entertainment (music, dance and theater).
|Launched||26 November 2010|
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Audience share||0.38% (June 2015, )|
|Slogan||La TV in tutti i sensi|
|Sister channel(s)||Rai 1|
|Digital terrestrial television||Channel 23 (SD)|
|Tivù Sat||Channel 13 (SD)|
Channel 113 (HD)
Eurovision Song ContestEdit
Rai 5 has broadcast since 2011 the semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest where Italy has to vote.