China Central Television facts for kids
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|
China Central Television or Chinese Central Television, commonly abbreviated as CCTV, is the major state television broadcaster in mainland China.
CCTV has a network of 50 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.
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