From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
It is made up of regional television stations with regional news programs and about 10 hours of regional entertainment and cultural shows every week. The channel also broadcast various national programs and national news made from Paris. The name used to be FR3 or France Régions 3 (France Areas 3) until the beginning of the 1990s.
Prior to the establishment of RFO, it also broadcast to the various French overseas territories.