CGTN Spanish

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CGTN Spanish
TypeState media
Language(s)Spanish language
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 576i/480i for the SDTV feed)
OwnerChina Central Television
LaunchedOctober 1, 2007
ReplacedCCTV-E, CCTV-Español
WebsiteCGTN en Español
Vodafone TVChannel 208
Telecentro (Argentina)Canal 309 (Digital)
CableBoxCanal 121
Claro ColombiaChannel 1486 (HD)
TelecableChannel 433
Dish Network (USA)Channel 614-53 and 884
Movistar+Dial: 130
Streaming media
CNTV Ai Bugu[1]
Sling TVIntenet Protocol television

CGTN Spanish (formerly CCTV International Spanish or CCTV-Español and CCTV-E) is the Spanish language entertainment and news channel of China Global Television Network (CGTN). It is part of the state-owned broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) originating in China. It is also a part of the Chinese Government's information ministry.

The channel caters to an international audience. All programs are dubbed into Spanish or they have Spanish subtitles. There are also news programs featuring Spanish-speaking reporters. These programs provide both Chinese and international news coverage.

Most programs on CGTN Spanish are 30 minutes long. They feature a variety of content, including news programs, educational programs, and Chinese soap operas.

There are also programs offering tourism advice and showcasing new Chinese artists.

History[change | change source]

CGTN Spanish was launched on October 1, 2007, as CCTV-E. It replaced the bi-lingual Spanish / French language CCTV E&F channel which was launched on October 1, 2004.

In 2016 CCTV-E partnered with TeleSUR to coproduce a cultural program called Prisma.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Cook, Sarah. "Beijing's Global Megaphone: The Expansion of Chinese Communist Party Media In uence since 2017" (PDF). Freedom House. Retrieved 30 January 2020.

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