China Central Television
|Type||Television network, |
Satellite television and
|Founded||2 September 1958|
|Headquarters||Beijing, People's Republic of China|
|Jiao Li (President)|
Zhang Changming (Vice-President)
|Products||Television content, television programming|
|RMB 1.12 Billion|
Number of employees
|Parent||State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television|
China Central Television or Chinese Central Television, commonly abbreviated as CCTV, is the major state television broadcaster in mainland China.
CCTV has a network of 50 channels. Each channel broadcasts different programs to more than one billion viewers. The CCTV programs are a mixture of documentary, comedy, entertainment, and drama.
History[change | change source]
CCTV Peking (Beijing) Television (北京电视台) broadcast its first program on September 2, 1958.
The network changed its name to CCTV on May 1, 1978.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Barboza, David. "Olympics Are Ratings Bonanza for Chinese TV," New York Times. August 21, 2008; retrieved 2011-11-21.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 CCTV, "About us"; retrieved 2011-11-22.
Other websites[change | change source]
- CCTV Live Site Archived 2008-12-25 at the Wayback Machine (in Chinese)
- CCTV Official Site (in Chinese)
- CCTV-News Archived 2013-10-09 at the Wayback Machine (in English)
- CCTV-E Archived 2010-11-05 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)
- CCTV-F Archived 2013-02-01 at the Wayback Machine (in French)
- CCTV-Arabic Archived 2010-06-16 at the Wayback Machine (in Arabic)
- CCTV-Pусский Archived 2016-02-17 at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
- CCTV News Channel Site (in Chinese)