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San Francisco Launches First English TV Station of Chinese Information

11-24-2010 15:05 BJT

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San Francisco Station, TV Network of US ICN (International Chinese Network) will be officially launched on Nov. 14, becoming the first English TV station in San Francisco Bay which provides Chinese information twenty-four hours, seven day a week. The programs will mainly involve Chinese culture, finance, news, tour, food, education and other topics, and they will be broadcasted in English or with English captions. The local audiences may watch the programs via a digital wireless channel or a cable TV channel.

The predecessor of ICN TV Network is American International Audio-visual Corporation which had operated for 30 years and was the earliest one founded in San Francisco. At present, the Network possesses 16 channels throughout the States, including satellite, cable and wireless ones, and about 70 million American audiences. It is one of leading brands among American Chinese TV media.

Spanish TV Made a Chinese Feature for the Conclusion of World Expo 2010 Shanghai

According to the Spanish Euro Chinese news, Ruleta De La Suerte, a brand Spanish TV program has decided to stage a feature show in honor of the conclusion of the World Expo. The show will focus on the Expo and Chinese Culture. Chinese nationals residing in Spain will be invited to participate in the show. It will be broadcasted on the same day when the Expo falls its curtain, and blended into the live show of the Expo Closing Ceremony.

Hong Kong Satellite TV Launches

On Oct. 28, Hong Kong Satellite TV was officially launched for broadcasting. With the aim of “Basing itself on Hong Kong, extending into the Mainland and Taiwan and integrating with the global”, it provides international news for global Chinese. It is going to settle down in over 60 countries and regions, including the Mainland, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan. Six channels are to be opened successively, namely, Information Channel, Finance Channel, Fashion Channel, Movie Channel and Tour Channel. Meanwhile, Hong Kong Satellite TV will open Hong Kong STV Network TV with synchronized programs.

Editor:王燕 |Source: CNTV

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