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PROGRAMS

The Agenda

RAZOR

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

Travelogue

New Money

Crossover

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Full Frame

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

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 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

Duration: 15 minutes, 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0000, 0100, 0200, 0300, 0500, 0600, 0700, 0800, 0900, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1900, 2000, 2100, 2200, 2300, 2330

The Link

A 30-minute live joint broadcast by CGTN's three regional headquarters in Beijing, Nairobi and Washington DC. The Link combines different perspectives from Asia, Africa and the Americas to provide balanced, in-depth and comprehensive coverage of the world's hottest issues.

Schedule: Monday - Friday

Duration: 30 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-Sunday

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

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): 0930,1530

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

Match Point

Fast-paced and firmly on the side of the sports fan, this weekly magazine show is a chance for viewers to revel in the highs and lows of African sport.

Schedule: Saturday

Duration: 30minutes

Time(GMT): 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, Friday, Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0030, 0230,0530,1530

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, Sunday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0130,0530,0630,1330

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: Tuesday,Thursday,Friday,Sunday

Duration: 45 minutes, 60 minutes

Time(GMT): 2200,2215

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

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: Thursday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0530,1800,2330

New Money

The show takes viewers behind the scenes into China’s most cutting-edge start-ups and disruptive 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 trends, New Money explores all things "new" in the Chinese economy.

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday

Duration: 30 minutes

Time(GMT): 0530, 0630, 0830

Crossover

A 45-minute cross-cultural talk show that offers viewers the most up-to-date and newsworthy information in a lively discussion format. The program examines a great range of issues derived from major cultural, social and current events, focusing on the exploration of global cross-cultural stories and topics that transcend borders.

Schedule: Saturday, Sunday

Duration: 45 minutes

Time(GMT): 1415,2015

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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: Monday, Wendnesday, Saturday, Sunday

Duration: 45 minutes, 60 minutes

Time(GMT): 0500,2200,2215