Top Italian TV Presenters
By: Liz Flynn
Like in most cultures, the television is an important element of the lives of Italians and families gather together in the evening to watch the news, soap operas, documentaries and other popular television programmes. These programmes are made interesting by the talent of the television presenters. Here are some of the most famous television presenters who have worked in Italian television in the last few decades.
Alberto Castagna was born in Castiglion Fiorentino on December 23, 1945. He was a well-known TV host and journalist who presented many shows between 1982 and 2005. His most famous was Stranamore. He died on March 1, 2005, of internal bleeding.
Lucarelli is not only a television presenter, he is also a well-known crime writer, journalist, screenwriter, and magazine editor. He was born in Parma on October 26, 1960. Carlo Lucarelli is best-known as the presenter of a crime programme called Biu Notte Misteri d’Italia.
Danilo Bertazzi is both a presenter and a character actor. He is best-known for Melevisione and Trebisonda. He was born on February 23, 1960, in Chivasso, Piedmont.
Born in Sassari on September 12, 1978, Elisabetta Canalis is a TV presenter, actress, model and showgirl. Her rise to fame began when she worked as a dancer on a show called Striscia la Notiza between 1999 and 2002. She has since had a varied career and became a mother in 2015 to a daughter, Skyler Eva.
Francesco da Mosto
In addition to his work as a television presenter, Francesco da Mosto is also a filmmaker, author, historian and architect. His presenting work is usually in genres of history, architecture, food and culture. He was born in Venice on June 6, 1961.
This former member of the Italian Parliament switched careers to become an actor, radio host, and television presenter. His real name is Virginio Scotti and he was born in Miradolo, Pavia, on August 7, 1956.