CCTV-13
CountryChina
Broadcast areaWorldwide
HeadquartersChina Media Group Headquarters
Programming
Picture format576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Ownership
OwnerChina Central Television
History
Launched1 May 2003
Former namesCCTV News
Links
WebsiteCCTV-13
Availability
Terrestrial
Available on most Chinese citiesFrequencies varies
MacauChannel 72 (SD)
Cable
All cable systems in ChinaCheck local listings
Cable TV Hong KongChannel 111
Satellite
Available on various satellitesFrequencies varies
IPTV
IPTV providers in ChinaCheck local listings
Streaming media
CCTV program websiteCCTV-13

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 in mainland China.

Content

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. Xinwen Lianbo and Focus Report made the HD switchover on 18 July 2020, along with the channel's HD feed available through satellite from the next day.[citation needed]

In 2021 CCTV-13 aired the forced confession of Li Hengli, a Belizean national accused of endangering Chinese national security.[1]

Programmes

Daily (in order of schedules, since 2009)

Weekly

Special

See also

References

  1. ^ Greene, Martin. "Chinese state media airs another forced confession amid broadcast row with Europe". www.taiwannews.com.tw. Taiwan News. Retrieved 16 April 2021.