News from cctv america A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jul 30, 2015, 13:42 ET
A new documentary film portrays  a group of remarkable people shaping a new Cuba on the verge of normalization of relations with the United States.  We meet baseball players, artists, medical researchers, black marketeers and entrepreneurs all playing their part in REINVENTING CUBA

Revealing new documentary on Cuba Airs August 9th as U.S. begins normalization with island neighbor

As the United States and Cuba move toward normal relations for the first time in more than 54 years, a remarkable documentary film profiles a...

Apr 15, 2015, 09:20 ET
Americas Now Executive Producer Humberto Duran, Deputy Managing Editor Guo Chun and anchor Anand Naidoo with World Medals from the New York Festivals Awards for best in TV presented Tuesday night in Las Vegas

CCTV America wins Three Medals at the New York Festivals International TV & Film Awards

CCTV America – the U.S. production arm of China Central television - has taken one Gold and two Bronze World Medals at the New York Festivals...

Oct 28, 2014, 14:52 ET
CCTV America Correspondents Sean Callebs and Wang Guan go on the road for midterm election coverage across Middle America.  The series airs on the CCTV NEWS CHANNEL all week at 4pm and 9pm eastern to election day. Check local channel listings or go to

A Different Perspective on the US Midterm Elections from CCTV America

CCTV America, the U-S production arm of China Central Television has sent a team of journalists from Washington into Middle America to talk to...

Apr 11, 2014, 14:09 ET
Elaine Reyes is the host of a unique weekly Sunday magazine program from CCTV America, the production arm of China Central Television. AMERICAS NOW - 8pm Eastern Sundays on the CCTV News channel - focuses on the politics, economics, arts and social issues of Central and South America. The program begins a new expanded weekly one hour series starting April 13th. check listings for the CCTV News channel.  (PRNewsFoto/CCTV America)

Mexican cartels, the lure of soccer, and Latin rock music explored in launch of new edition of CCTV America's AMERICAS NOW.

 On Sunday April 13th (8pm US Eastern time) CCTV America's weekly magazine program Americas Now debuts in a new one hour format. Hosted by...

Apr 06, 2014, 21:48 ET
CCTV America, the US production arm of China Central Television is expanding its programming from Washington DC. Beginning April 7th and through the week from 6 p.m. U.S. East coast time, CCTV America will roll out new programming. The new CCTV America News Hour at 7 p.m., Biz Asia America at 8 p.m. and the new nightly talk program, The Heat just after the news at 9 p.m. Check local cable and satellite listings.  (PRNewsFoto/CCTV America)

CCTV America launches expanded U.S. news broadcasts from Washington D.C.

CCTV America, the U.S. production arm of China Central Television, rolls out a new slate of programming this week. As ships rush to probe...

Apr 03, 2014, 21:30 ET
Anand Naidoo is the host of a new global political talk show from CCTV America in Washington DC. "THE HEAT" airs Monday-Friday at 9:15 pm eastern in New York on Time Warner 134; in Washington on Comcast 273; on DISH Network 279. Program One Monday April 7th focuses on the future of Afghanistan. On Friday April 11 Naidoo interviews Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield - who took his guitar in Space and became a YouTube music sensation.

Generating Heat and Light in Washington: CCTV America launches a new daily talk show

An in-depth program on Afghanistan marks the launch of a new daily, global talk program produced by CCTV America, the American arm of China Central...

Dec 04, 2013, 18:00 ET
Kayapo tribesmen head out for a day of hunting and fishing on the Amazon. Their livelihood may be endangered by rapid economic growth.  CCTV America documentary:  'Tipping Point: The Amazon'.  (PRNewsFoto/CCTV America)

Revealing new documentary on Brazil "TIPPING POINT: The Amazon" to air Sunday on CCTV News global news channel

Brazil, South America's largest nation, is home to the world's largest tropical rain forest.  The Amazon River Basin holds 20% of the world's...

Sep 21, 2013, 11:53 ET

'Brazil Uncovered:' CCTV America launches new programming with a weeklong special on Brazil

CCTV America, the US production arm of CCTV News, the global English Channel of China Central Television, from Monday, September 23rd will feature...

Jul 30, 2013, 20:30 ET

Battleground Honduras: Honduran Drug Gang violence investigated on 'CCTV America' Magazine Program

 Given its population (a little more than 8 million), Honduras has the highest murder rate in the world.  The nation's coast provides a...

Feb 02, 2013, 14:19 ET
From Washington DC and the NASDAQ studios in New York, CCTV America launches a new two hour TV program - BIZ ASIA AMERICA.   Monday through Friday from 7pm to 9pm eastern, this unique business program links China, America, and the World.  With anchors Phillip Yin, Anand Naidoo, Elaine Reyes, Mike Walter, and Michelle Makori.  Watch nightly on COMCAST 273 in Washington DC, Time Warner 134 in New York and DISH network 265 Nationwide.  (PRNewsFoto/CCTV America)

China's English language news channel expansion in Washington

 CCTV America, the U.S. production arm of the Beijing based global news channel CCTV News, will expand programming on Monday February...

Oct 25, 2012, 17:01 ET

For the first time, the English language television news channel of China Central Television is offering global viewers continuous coverage of the US Presidential Election results on November 6, 2012

CCTV America will be on the air from new studios in Washington from 8pm to midnight US eastern time until the final Presidential results are...

Feb 06, 2012, 20:00 ET

CCTV America Initiates New Programming From Washington, D.C.

CCTV America – new perspectives on the news – launches the week of February 6th. CCTV America represents the latest initiative in...