CGTN Spanish

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CGTN Spanish
CGTN Espanol.png
TypeState media
Language(s)Spanish language
Picture format16:9/14:9 (576, SDTV)
OwnerChina Central Television
LaunchedOctober 1, 2007
ReplacedCCTV E&F, CCTV-Español
WebsiteCGTN en Español
Vodafone TV [es] (Spain)Channel 208
TelecableChannel 433
Claro ColombiaChannel 1486 (HD)
Dish Network
(United States of America)
Channel 884 (SD)
Claro TVChannel 31
Streaming media
CNTV Ai Bugu[1]
Sling TVIntenet Protocol television

CGTN Spanish (formerly CCTV International Spanish or CCTV-Español and CCTV-E) is the Spanish language entertainment and news channel of China Global Television Network (CGTN), which is part of the state-owned broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) originating in China, and is part of the Chinese Government's information ministry.

The channel caters to an international audience. All programs are dubbed into Spanish or they have Spanish subtitles. There are also news programs featuring Spanish-speaking reporters. These programs provide both Chinese and international news coverage.

Most programs on CGTN Spanish are 30 minutes long. They feature a variety of content, including news programs, educational programs, and Chinese soap operas.

There are also programs offering tourism advice and showcasing new Chinese artists.

CGTN Spanish was launched on October 1, 2007, as CCTV-E. It replaced the bi-lingual Spanish / French language CCTV E&F channel which was launched on October 1, 2004.

In 2016 CCTV-E partnered with TeleSUR to coproduce a cultural program called Prisma.[1]


  • Escuela de sabores (hosted by Daniela Anahi Bessia and Victor Ai)
  • CCTV Noticias/Noticiario: news programmes
  • América ahora:
  • Así es China:
  • Extranjeros en China:
  • El proyector: Chinese dramas, with Spanish-language subtitles.
  • Hora infantil: Children's programmes.
  • Ronda artística:
  • Asia hoy:
  • Diálogo:
  • Documental: Documentary show.
  • Nihao China: Mandarin-language educational programme.
  • Puntos de vista:
  • De China a tu cocina: 15-minute cooking programme.


  • Daniela Anahi Bessia (Escuela de sabores)
  • Pan Jinjing (Noticiario)
  • Harold Santana (Noticiario)
  • Lourdes Fernández (Noticiario)
  • David Ramírez Valdés


  • Javier Ibáñez (Noticiario)
  • Song Xiaoxi (Noticiario)
  • Jia Jiabin (Diálogo)
  • Wu Shuoyu (Puntos de vista)
  • Yanan Zhenjing (De China a tu cocina)

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  1. ^ Cook, Sarah. "Beijing's Global Megaphone: The Expansion of Chinese Communist Party Media In uence since 2017" (PDF). Freedom House. Retrieved 30 January 2020.

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