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CCTV-13 (Chinese: 中国中央电视台新闻频道, China Central Television News Channel), formerly CCTV News (Chinese: CCTV-新闻), broadcasting across China since 2003, is the news channel of China Central Television and the biggest news channel on mainland China.

CCTV-13
Launched1 May 2003 (2003-05-01)
Owned byChina Central Television
Picture format16:9/4:3 (576i, SDTV)
CountryChina
Broadcast areaWorldwide
Formerly calledCCTV News
WebsiteCCTV-13
Availability
Terrestrial
Available on most Chinese citiesFrequencies varies
MacauChannel 72 (SD)
Satellite
Available on various satellitesFrequencies varies
Cable
All cable systems in ChinaCheck local listings
Cable TV Hong KongChannel 111
IPTV
IPTV providers in ChinaCheck local listings
Streaming media
CCTV.comCCTV-13

ContentEdit

CCTV News channel broadcasts live news reports every hour throughout the day, as well as current affairs programmes in the evening. Bulletins cover domestic and international events. The channel broadcasts exclusively in Mandarin Chinese. Viewers from across the Greater China region and that of the Chinese diaspora can watch the channel via satellite. From the midday newscast on 16 October 2019, all newscasts and in-depth programming, with the exceptions of Xinwen Lianbo and Focus Report, is broadcast in 16:9 and produced in high definition.

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ProgrammesEdit

Daily (in order of schedules, since 2009)Edit

  • Midnight News (午夜新闻)
  • Morning News (朝闻天下)
  • Live News (新闻直播间)
  • News 30' (新闻30分)
  • Focus On (共同关注)
  • Xinwen Lianbo
  • Weather Forecast (新闻联播天气预报)
  • Focus Report (焦点访谈)
  • World Express (国际时讯)
  • The World (环球视线)
  • Oriental Horizon (东方时空)
  • 24 Hours (24小时)
  • News One Plus One (新闻1+1)
  • Law Online (法治在线)

WeeklyEdit

  • Weekly Quality Report (每周质量报告)
  • Face to Face/One on One (面对面)
  • World Weekly (世界周刊)
  • News Weekly (新闻周刊)
  • News Probe (新闻调查)
  • Military Time (军情时间到)

SpecialEdit

  • Breaking News (特别报道)
  • Year After Year (一年又一年)
  • Employment is in Place/Employment has a Future (就业有位来)

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