Description: CCTV News, formerly known as CCTV-9 or CCTV International is a 24-hour English news channel, of China Central Television (CCTV), based in Beijing. The channel grew out of CCTV International, which was launched on 15 September 2000. CCTV News coverage includes newscasts, in-depth reports, and commentary programs, as well as feature presentations. Its Free-to-air satellite signal can be received by more than 85 million viewers, in over 100 countries and regions. It is also carried by Cable, DTH, IPTV, and Terrestrial TV platforms or systems in many nations. It caters to a global English-speaking audience, including overseas Chinese and English speakers in China.
History: CCTV began considering English-language international news programming on 1 January 1979, at the start of China’s “Reform and opening up” period. English news bulletins began on CCTV-2 in 1984 and became available to overseas viewers when they moved to CCTV-4 in February 1991, and CCTV-13 in August 1991. CCTV-9 began broadcasting across China on 15 September 2000, becoming the country’s first all-English television station.
You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/
Link wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CCTV_News
live Stream: http://english.cntv.cn/live/p2p/index.shtml