Cui Yongyuan

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Cui Yongyuan (Chinese: 崔永元; Pinyin: Cuī Yǒngyuán, born February 20 1963) is an eminent Chinese talk show host that is known for his natural and relaxed style, differentiating him from other rigid and serious Chinese TV hosts.


Cui graduated from the Communication University of China. Formerly host of the show Tell It Like It Is, Cui went through years of clinical depression, but now has returned to host Talk to Little Cui.

Cui was named as one of the Top Ten Best Hosts of CCTV for 2005.[1]

In addition, during the 2007 National People's Congress he hosted a talk show where he met with regional Chinese leaders to discuss everyday issues of concern to the people, the first of its kind in the PRC.

He also danced with Taiwan actress Ruby Lin on national television on the CCTV New Year's Gala.

He filmed a documentary called “transgenic Report” in 2013..[2]


  1. ^ CCTV Names Its Ten Best Hosts for 2005, China Radio International, 2006-10-16.
  2. ^ The documentary “transgenic Report” by Cui Break the Lies, OneFew Blog, 2014-4-12.