Italy's public broadcaster ahead in talk show face-off

(AGI) Rome, Sept 17 - Making his channel La7 debut with the allnew "diMartedi'" programme, popular talk show host GiovanniFloris saw his TV ratings drastically dwindle on Tuesday night.Floris, the former face of channel Rai3's long-running success"Ballaro'", moved to La7 this summer, but the programmesurvived and is now hosted by journalist Massimo Giannini.Battling for audiences, the rival talk shows aired at the sametime last night, with Floris claiming a 3.46 percent share ofviewers against Giannini's 11.76 percent. (AGI) . .

(AGI) Rome, Sept 17 - Making his channel La7 debut with the allnew "diMartedi'" programme, popular talk show host GiovanniFloris saw his TV ratings drastically dwindle on Tuesday night.Floris, the former face of channel Rai3's long-running success"Ballaro'", moved to La7 this summer, but the programmesurvived and is now hosted by journalist Massimo Giannini.Battling for audiences, the rival talk shows aired at the sametime last night, with Floris claiming a 3.46 percent share ofviewers against Giannini's 11.76 percent. (AGI) . .