TRT 3 Spor is a Turkish television station. It mostly broadcasting sport events. 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. Advertisements are allowed in the channel. Besides, TRT 3 broadcasts programs in vernaculars and dialects still practiced today in daily lives of Turkish people. TRT Spor (launched October 1989) – Live and archive sport including Formula 1, World and European Figure Skating Championships, World and European Athletics Championships, Turkish Women’s Volleyball league, U18 Basketball plus feature programmes. When parliament is in session, TRT 3 relays live coverage of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM-TV).