|Slogan||See the difference.|
|Headquarters||CCTV Headquarters, Beijing|
|Owner||China Central Television|
|31 December 2016|
China Global Television Network (CGTN; Chinese :中国国际电视台; pinyin :Zhōngguó guójì diànshìtái or Chinese :中国环球电视网; pinyin :Zhōngguó Huánqiú Diànshì Wǎng ), formerly CCTV International, is a group of six international multi-language television channels owned and operated by China Central Television (CCTV), a nationally owned media in China. All six non-Chinese language television channels under CCTV International were simultaneously relaunched at 4:00 am GMT (midday BJT), on 31 December 2016 to bear the CGTN name. CCTV-4, the international channel in Mandarin Chinese, is not a part of this rebranding. The U.S. Justice Department in 2018 ordered the state-run CGTN to register as a foreign agents in order to combat the Chinese communist party's alleged propaganda operations, among other activities.
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|Name||Language||Launch Date||Previous Name|
|CGTN||English||20 September 1997|
|CGTN Español||Spanish||1 October 2007|
|CGTN Français||French||1 October 2007|
|CGTN العربية||Arabic||25 July 2009||CCTV العربية|
|CGTN Русский||Russian||10 September 2009||CCTV Русский|
|CGTN Documentary||English||1 January 2011||CCTV-9 Documentary|
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