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TRT 3 is a Turkish television station. It mostly broadcasting sport events.

TRT 3
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Launched2 October 1989; 29 years ago (1989-10-02)
Owned byTurkish Radio and Television Corporation
Picture format16:9 (576i, SDTV)
CountryTurkey
LanguageTurkish
Formerly called3. Kanal (1989-1993), TV3 (1993-1997)

IntroductionEdit

TRT 3 started test transmissions on October 2, 1989 as "3. Kanal", and is now TRT's third most watched TV station. TRT 3’s transmissions are realized through a time-share with TRT GAP and Turkish Grand National Assembly TV (TBMM TV). TRT 3’s programs mainly consist of sports, education, culture, music and news. Like most TRT channels, advertisements are allowed on this channel. Besides, TRT 3 broadcasts programs in vernaculars and dialects still practiced today in daily lives of Turkish people.

On Screen IdentityEdit

Like other TRT channels, even TRT 3 broadcasts 24 hours, it broadcasts a short startup at 6:58 AM. On this start-up, first the TRT Ident is shown, followed by the programme list for the day, and Independence March. TRT 3 aired many world-known series for the first time in Turkey. Among them were Matlock, M*A*S*H, Perry Mason, Hercule Poirot, Night Court, Remington Steele, Automan, Manimal, Loving, The Golden Girls, Out of This World, Houston Knights, Manuela and Thirtysomething. Furthermore, it re-aired some television series like The Waltons, Little House on the Prairie, Bewitched, Bonanza and Columbo.

HD broadcastEdit

TRT 3 HD was the first High definition channel of TRT for broadcast 2008 Summer Olympics. It launched on 8 August 2008 and closed 24 August 2008.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-11-28. Retrieved 2009-11-28. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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