China Central Television
|Television network, |
Satellite television and
|Founded||2 September 1958|
|Headquarters||Beijing, People's Republic of China|
|Jiao Li (President)|
Zhang Changming (Vice-President)
|Products||Television content, television programming|
|RMB 1.12 Billion|
Number of employees
|Parent||State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television|
CCTV has a network of 19 channels. Each channel broadcasts different programs to more than one billion viewers. The CCTV programs are a mixture of documentary, comedy, entertainment, and drama.
CCTV Peking (Beijing) Television (北京电视台) broadcast its first program on September 2, 1958.
The network changed its name to CCTV on May 1, 1978.