PROGRAMS

Global Watch

The World Today

The Link

China24

Asia Today

Africa Live

Culture Express

Sports Scene

Match Point

Dialogue with Yang Rui

World Insight with Tian Wei

The Heat

Talk Africa

Big Story

Rediscovering China

Assignment Asia

Americas Now

Faces of Africa

Travologue

New Money

Crossover

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Full Frame

Global Watch

Global Watch is a 60 minute-long news magazine program. The show stresses Chinese elements, emphasizing China’s perspective on global events. The program, relying on CGTN’s global reporting resources, presents in-depth analysis and coverage of major global issues. The program also presents to-the-point interpretation of Chinese policies and stories that are of interest to foreign audiences, in a style they are familiar with.

Schedule: Monday-Sunday

Duration: 60 minutes

Time(GMT): 0400

The World Today

The World Today is the core rolling news service of CGTN. Regular updates from Beijing and Washington D.C. keep viewers up-to-date with all the world’s top stories as they happen. The World Today delivers breaking news, live event, in-depth reporting, expert analysis and sustained coverage.

Schedule: Monday-Sunday

Duration: 15 minutes, 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0000, 0100, 0200, 0300, 0600, 0700, 0800, 0900, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1900, 2000, 2100, 2200, 2300, 2330

The Link

The Link is CGTN’s only news show fronted by its Beijing headquarters and its North America and Africa production centers. The half-hour bulletin focuses on the latest news events or topics with global ramifications, especially those closely involving Asia, the Americas and Africa. With in-studio experts in Beijing, Washington, and Nairobi; and our reporters across the world, the three anchors on The Link explore new dimensions and offer fresh takes through in-depth discussions and three-way interactions.

Schedule: Monday-Friday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 1500

China24

China 24 is a news program featuring in-depth reports and analysis of the stories in the headlines in China. Produced by CGTN’s studios in Beijing and Washington D.C., the show takes a compelling and comprehensive look at China. It explores the country’s business, politics, technology, culture, entertainment and more. China 24 tackles head-on the issues that matter most to the nation and its people, with topical reports highlighting challenges facing this fast-changing country.

Schedule: Monday-Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes, 45 minutes

Time(GMT): 0130, 1215, 1615

Asia Today

Asia Today highlights the latest news and social developments across Asia. Correspondents in over a dozen countries report on the region’s top stories as they happen. Analysts bring Asian perspective to topical and developing issues. Asia Today also emphasizes the diverse cultures and lifestyles of the world’s most populous continent.

Schedule: Monday-Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 1100

Africa Live

Africa Live is a news program that focuses on African issues and issues related to this diverse continent. CGTN’s Nairobi-based broadcast center produces Africa Live. Local correspondents and local production teams provide authoritative and in-depth stories from across the region. Africa Live is an objective and comprehensive look at every facet of African life.

Schedule: Monday-Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes, 60 minutes

Time(GMT): 1000, 1700

Culture Express

Culture Express features the most exciting news from the worlds of art, music, dance, opera, film, fashion, food and lifestyle. The 30-minute daily show brings you the latest trends in culture and intimate conversations with painters, designers, singers, actors, and artists from all walks of life. It’s a melting pot of the traditional and the modern, and a bridge between East and West.

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0930, 1530

Sports Scene

Sports Scene brings you closer to all the action from all corners of the world, with highlights from across Europe, North America and China's top sports leagues. We examine the changes and growth in China's domestic leagues, as the country undergoes an incredible economic transformation. Our exclusive features, "Tackling China", "CBA Stories", and "Beyond the Baseline", take you behind the scenes and closer to the top athletes in China, by providing a unique perspective on the top sports stories.

Schedule: Monday-Sunday

Duration: 15 minutes, 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0315, 0730

Match Point

Match Point is a weekly program featuring the best of African sport. Produced by CGTN’s Nairobi production center, Match Point makes sport personal. Combining television and new media, Match Point puts viewers across the continent in direct contact with their sporting heroes.

Schedule: Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 1800

Dialogue with Yang Rui

Dialogue With Yang Rui is a prime time daily English talk show on CGTN. The 30-minute talk show covers a wide range of domestic and international topics, providing a balanced and critical perspective on current affairs and analysis within the framework of cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary comparisons. Inviting decision makers in government, business and academia onto the show, the host Yang Rui encourages guests to speak their minds frankly. Hundreds of heads of state, diplomats, business leaders and culture icons have appeared on the show.

Schedule: Monday-Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0330, 1130, 1930

World Insight with Tian Wei

World Insight with Tian Wei is an international platform for debate and intelligent discussion. It is the meeting point of both the highly influential and rising voices, facilitated by host, Tian Wei. Every Monday to Friday, it provides nutrition to form your own thoughts and ideas through live debate and interviews. Live debates linking movers and shakers take place in the signature segment "Global Debate". It features a diversity of perspectives and insights on the most important global news and stories of our time. Its face-to-face "Exclusive Interview" segment welcomes both existing big names and future players from all walks of life.

Schedule: Monday-Saturday

Duration: 45 minutes

Time(GMT): 1415, 2015

The Heat

Talk Africa is a weekly discussion show that brings the most influential voices in Africa to the world. Broadcast from CGTN’s production center in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, Talk Africa looks at Africa and the world from an African perspective.The Heat is a daily talk show anchored from Washington, D.C. It focuses on top stories making news globally. The Heat presents tough issues from a comprehensive, balanced and international and Chinese perspective. Guests from on the spot and around the world ensure lively debate and a range of voices.

Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0630, 2300

Talk Africa

Talk Africa is a weekly discussion show that brings the most influential voices in Africa to the world. Broadcast from CGTN’s production center in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, Talk Africa looks at Africa and the world from an African perspective.

Schedule: Monday, Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 1730, 1830

Big Story

Big Story is a documentary film program on CGTN. It explores global events with in a variety of filmic styles and featuring original, in-depth, thought-provoking storytelling. The program provides a unique platform for the best current affairs documentaries from around the globe. Big Story aims to present the contemporary world and China’s global perspectives to an international audience.

Schedule: Sunday

Duration: 60 minutes

Time(GMT): 0100, 1400

Rediscovering China

Rediscovering China is a feature program broadcast every weekend on CGTN. Each 30-minute edition offers a unique insight, through the eyes of our team of international journalists, into an aspect of life in China today. With its unrivalled access to the country's people and places, Rediscovering China brings you in-depth reports on the major issues facing China at a time of rapid change.

Schedule: Monday, Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0030, 0230, 1530

Assignment Asia

Assignment Asia is a current affairs program that takes an in-depth look at stories from all over Asia. The show focuses on people. It puts the spotlight on issues affecting the region through interviews with and first-person accounts of ordinary people with extraordinary stories.

Schedule: Monday, Saturday, Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0130, 0630, 1330, 2130

Americas Now

Americas Now profiles the development, diversity and challenges facing the Americas, particularly Latin America. The strength of the program is its storytelling. Correspondents across the region present insightful, well-researched and engaging narratives. Americas Now is a compelling, authoritative and balanced voice from the region, giving CGTN a competitive edge in the North American media market.

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Duration: 45 minutes, 60 minutes

Time(GMT): 0500, 2200, 2215

Faces of Africa

Faces of Africa is a topical magazine that showcases the diversity of the continent. Faces of Africa is about people. From intimate portraits of ordinary citizens to discussions with political, economic and civic leaders, Faces of Africa features compelling stories from an up close perspective.

Schedule: Monday, Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0930, 1730, 2330

Travologue

As China’s only internationally-broadcast English-language travel show, Travelogue is one of the main feature programs on CGTN. With Travelogue you’ll encounter all the elements of a fascinating journey: adventure and discovery, tales from history, diverse cultures, breathtaking landscapes, and tantalizing food. And with a commitment to embracing social media more fully, the show’s team is expanding platforms with the aim of offering you an all-encompassing, more user-friendly travel experience!

Schedule: Monday, Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0830, 1800, 2330

New Money

New Money highlights the aspirations of the next generation of entrepreneurs in China. The show takes viewers behind the scenes into China’s most cutting edge start-ups and their business strategies. The stories narrate the innovative minds behind up-and-coming companies that have the potential to reshape China’s business landscape. From corporate strategy to industry outlook to global entrepreneurial trends, New Money explores all things "new" in China’s economy.

Schedule: Monday, Saturday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0630, 0830, 2130

Crossover

Crossover is a cross-cultural lifestyle talk show that celebrates and explores life in China, offering viewers lively and newsworthy information told in an in-depth format. In the 45-minute show, hosts and guests discuss the most exciting issues of the day. Crossover aims to uncover the stories that are trending in China.

Schedule: Monday, Saturday, Sunday

Duration: 45 minutes

Time(GMT): 1415, 2015

Icon

Icon is a weekly talk show that offers up-close encounter with today’s leading cultural icons. Through intimate conversations with celebrities from the worlds of art and entertainment, host Ji Xiaojun digs deep to discover the person underneath the image.

Schedule: Saturday, Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0930, 1530, 1830

Full Frame

Full Frame is a one hour program from CGTN America. Full Frame enriches the lives of viewers through animated discussion of film, arts and culture, humanitarian work, science, technology, innovation and social trends impacting a diverse global audience. Produced in Los Angeles, Full Frame combines high-end production with editorial values that brand the show’s demand to be different. The result is a program that appeals to a global audience on CGTN, yet satisfies the need for niche programming on many channels in North America, ensuring maximum exposure, added value and impact.

Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday

Duration: 45 minutes, 60 minutes

Time(GMT): 0500, 2200, 2215