France 3 Provence-Alpes

France 3 Provence-Alpes is a regional television service, part of the France 3 network. It serves the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region from its headquarters in Marseilles and secondary production center in Antibes , along with newsrooms in Toulon and Nice . France 3 Provence-Alpes produces regional news, sports, features and entertainment programming.


RTF Télé-Marseille began broadcasting on 20 September 1954. In 1964, RTF was replacedby ORTF by the government, with RTF Télé-Marseille becoming ORTF Marseille Provence. After the deestablishment of ORTF on 6 January 1975, ORTF Tele-Marseille became FR3 Mediterranean . Following the establishment of France Télévisions on September 7, 1992,FR3 Méditerranée was rebranded France 3 Mediterranean .



France 3 Méditerranée produces daily news programs for its two sub-regions – programming for the Côte d’Azur sub-region is produced in Antibes, with the Provence-Alpes sub-region receiving programming from Marseille. Each sub-region produces a 27-minute bulletin ( midi-pile ) at 1200 CET during 12 | 13 and a main half-hour news broadcast at 1900 during 19 | 20 . Three local 10-minute newsletters for the Marseille , Var Coast and Nice areas are broadcast during 19 | 20 at 1845 CET.

On 5 January 2009, a 5-minute late night bulletin was introduced, forming part of Evening 3 .

Côte d’Azur and Provence-Alpes newsletters on the Mediterranean Sea.

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