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PROGRAMS

Zoom In with Zou Yue

The Agenda

BizTalk

RAZOR

Global Watch

The Link

China24

Asia Today

Africa Live

The World Today

Travelogue

Sports Scene

Dialogue with Yang Rui

World Insight with Tian Wei

The Heat

Talk Africa

Big Story

Rediscovering China

Assignment Asia

Americas Now

Faces of Africa

Culture Express

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Zoom In with Zou Yue

A TV news magazine show packed with top stories from around the world. The weekly program zooms in on the details of trending news items and zooms out to give viewers the bigger picture. With in-depth analysis and current perspective, Zoom In with Zou Yue takes you on a journey beyond the daily headlines.

Schedule: 1100 GMT Sunday

Duration: 60 minutes

The Agenda

A weekly talk-show looking beyond the headlines and “accepted wisdom” to find the real story. Hosted by award-winning journalist and presenter Stephen Cole, the Agenda quite simply sets the agenda. You won’t find the same-old talking heads recycling platitudes; instead thought-provoking guests to debate and explore key issues of today’s world. Using virtual reality graphics to bring subjects to life, Stephen will navigate through subjects ranging from ‘Prove That Climate Change Exists’ to ‘Who Will Win the Race to Space?’ Opposing views will be given opportunity to flourish and develop into a meaningful conversation. The Agenda with Stephen Cole: No nonsense talk; Challenging perceptions.

Schedule: 1630 GMT Saturday, 0830 GMT Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

BizTalk

A groundbreaking 30-minute interview show, giving an in-depth look into how top companies around the world conduct business and how policymakers view the fast-changing world economy. It presents 360 degree profiles of industry movers and shakers, tech mavericks and policymakers, and drills down on the stories behind their success, to give you clarity on what’s happening in every facet of business.

Schedule: Monday, Saturday, Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0630, 0830, 1430, 1930

RAZOR

CGTN's brand new science and technology show, covering cutting edge developments from all over the world. RAZOR will show you the world's most powerful laser and the world's smallest anti-cancer treatment. It will take you from the weird world of quantum computing to the boundaries of the cosmos. An international team of reporters will follow the guidance of Occam's Razor - the principle that the simplest explanation is the best one. RAZOR will show that we are already "living in the future"!

Schedule: 1630 GMT Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Global Watch

Takes you around the world in 60 minutes every day, bringing the latest top stories and getting to the heart of breaking news, with expert analysis on the day's most pressing issues, from business to politics, to world events.

Schedule: Monday - Sunday

Duration: 60 minutes

Time(GMT): 0400

The Link

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

Schedule: Monday - Friday

Duration: 60 minutes

Time(GMT): 1500

China24

Primetime news program that brings the most important stories from the fast-changing nation of over 1.3 billion people. The show focuses on the changing aspects of China’s politics, economy and society, especially on the everyday lives of its people. With separate editions out of China and the America.

Schedule: Monday - Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes, 45 minutes

Time(GMT): 0130, 1215

Asia Today

Asia Today keeps viewers abreast of breaking news and developments within the greater Asian region and beyond. By focusing on the latest in politics, economics, as well as social and cultural trends across Asia, the show aims to provide a balanced, comprehensive and diverse understanding of the region.

Schedule: Monday-Saturday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 1100

Africa Live

CGTN Africa's flagship show that provides audiences with comprehensive and up-to-date news and analysis on Africa from an African perspective. It also strives to present positive and success stories from across the continent.

Schedule: Monday-Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes,60 minutes

Time(GMT): 1000,1700

The World Today

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

Schedule: Monday - Sunday, on the hour

Duration: 15 minutes, 30 minutes

Travelogue

The channel’s flagship travel show takes you to unique destinations in China and across the globe. The program offers all the elements of a fascinating journey: adventure and discovery, rich tales of history, diverse cultures, breathtaking landscapes, and tantalizing food.

Schedule: Monday, Thursday, Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0230, 0530, 1800, 2330

Sports Scene

The most up-to-date sports coverage from around the world, with a focus on China. The program specializes in providing news on Chinese athletes, leagues, as well as the most prominent foreign competitors playing in the world's most populous nation.

Schedule: Monday-Sunday

Duration: 15 minutes, 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0315,0515,0730,1800

Dialogue with Yang Rui

A 30-minute primetime talk show that covers a wide range of domestic and international topics. It provides a balanced analysis within the framework of cross-cultural comparisons. The host, Yang Rui, is recognized as a leading voice of China.

Schedule: Monday-Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0330,1130,1930

World Insight with Tian Wei

The program combines balanced and insightful debates on global hot buttons and signature high-profile exclusive interviews. Facilitated live by former Washington correspondent and seasoned debate host Tian Wei, World Insight goes beyond the headlines.

Schedule: Monday-Friday

Duration: 45 minutes

Time(GMT): 1415,2015

The Heat

Daily news talk program dedicated to important interviews, analysis, and engaging debate on U.S., China, and global issues. Anchored by Anand Naidoo.

Schedule: Monday-Saturday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 2300,0630

Talk Africa

By providing a platform for open discussions and deep reflection on issues that affect the continent, Talk Africa provides a platform for leaders and decision makers by being a source of thought-provoking interactions that generate valuable suggestions and solutions. Talk Africa offers variety and depth to take viewers beyond the headlines.

Schedule: Saturday,Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 1730,1830

Big Story

A unique platform for groundbreaking documentary films probing a range of current affairs issues. Through unique documentary storytelling, the program each week explores critical issues and current affairs impacting people all across the globe.

Schedule: Sunday,Saturday

Duration: 60 minutes

Time(GMT): 0100,0500,1400

Rediscovering China

Each 30-minute edition offers a unique insight, through the eyes of CGTN’s 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 in-depth reports on the major issues facing China at a time of rapid change.

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0030, 0230, 1530, 2230

Assignment Asia

An award-winning magazine and documentary program. Its in-depth reports and documentaries are driven by strong characters who shine a light on social issues and reflect the diversity of Asia -- ordinary people with extraordinary stories. Assignment Asia offers visually stunning and engaging stories told from an Asian perspective.

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0330, 1330, 2130, 2230

Americas Now

A weekly magazine program focusing on Central and South American issues. Anchored by Elaine Reyes, the show provides in-depth reports with a team of journalists from Lima to Sao Paolo to Mexico City.

Schedule: Friday,Sunday

Duration: 60 minutes

Time(GMT): 2200

Faces of Africa

Showcasing a rich diversity on the African continent, Faces of Africa takes you on a new adventure every week. We tell human stories, from those prominent and ordinary Africans who are leading extraordinary lives.

Schedule: Monday,Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0930,1730,2330

Culture Express

Features the most exciting news from the world of art, music, dance, opera, film, fashion, food and lifestyle. The 30-minute daily show brings you the latest trends in culture and exclusive interviews. It is a melting pot of the traditional and the modern, and a bridge between East and West.

Schedule: Monday-Friday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0530,0930

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

Schedule: Saturday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0930,1530,1830

Full Frame

A weekly current affairs and culture magazine show focused on human interest story-telling, cultural dialogue and creativity. The show highlights the humanitarian issues and social causes that are motivating people around the world to take action and engage with their communities.

Schedule: Saturday, Sunday

Duration: 60 minutes

Time(GMT): 0500, 2200