Last updated
DR3 logo 2020.svg
Country Denmark
Broadcast areaDanish Realm
Headquarters DR Byen
Copenhagen, Denmark
Language(s) Danish
Picture format 16:9 720p (HDTV)
Owner DR
Sister channels DR1
DR Minisjang
DR Ramasjang
DR Ultra
Launched28 January 2013;10 years ago (2013-01-28) (as a TV channel)
2 January 2020;3 years ago (2020-01-02) (Online)
Replaced DR HD
Closed2 January 2020; 2:58 local time (as a TV channel)
5 April 2022 (as an online streaming service)
Replaced by DR P3

DR3 was a Danish national television channel, produced by the public service broadcaster, DR. The channel was mainly focused on sport, humor, science, music, documentary and fiction. It was launched on 28 January 2013, replacing DR HD. [1]


DR3 programming is directed towards the young and young adult audience, between 15 and 39 years old. The channel airs at least one film each evening, not rarely American comedy, thriller-comedy and action. Series like Vikings, The Knick, Ripper Street and Black Sails has been aired on DR3, and so have X-game sports and even computer games like championships in Counterstrike. The channel doesn't air news. Documentaries are mostly of technical type, for instance "Mayday, Air Disaster" and "Ice Road Truckers".

From 2020, DR3 ceased broadcasting as an open television service, and is instead offered as an online-only service. [2]

From April 5th 2022, DR3 merged with its sister youth-oriented radio station, DR P3.

Logos and identities

Programmes aired on DR3

Original programming


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  2. "DR lukker tre tv-kanaler og tre radiokanaler - TV 2". nyheder.tv2.dk (in Danish). 18 September 2018. Retrieved 10 March 2019.