Dragon Television

Last updated
Dragon Television
Dragon Television (China) logo.svg
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Broadcast areaNational
Headquarters Shanghai
Programming
Picture format 576i (SDTV) (1998-)
1080i (HDTV) (2009-)
Ownership
Owner Shanghai Media Group
History
LaunchedOctober 1, 1998 (as Shanghai Television)
Links
Website youtube.com/kankanews (YouTube)
Availability
Cable
Macau Cable TVChannel 315
Cable TV Hong Kong Channel 334
Cablelink Channel 124
Satellite
Around Asia, Oceania 115.5 ° E Central Star No. 6B3808 H 8800
China including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan 92.2°E Central Star No. 911880 L 28800
Greater China (overseas edition) 138 ° E Asia-Pacific No. 512538 V 41248
Japan (Overseas Edition) 124 ° E, Japan Communication No. 4A12643 H 21096
Australian Jade Interactive TV3
SKY PerfecTV! JapanChannel 781
Dish Network (United States)Channel 9930
Cignal (Philippines)Channel 173
IPTV
SPB TV Channel 716
Singtel TV (Singapore)Channel 535
StarHub TV (Singapore)Channel 832

Shanghai Dragon Television or Dragon TV (Chinese :东方卫视; pinyin :Dōngfāng Wèishì; lit. 'Eastern satellite channel') is sometimes referred to as Tomato TV (Chinese :红柿台), is a provincial satellite TV station. It launched in October 1998 as "Shanghai Television" but changed its name to Dragon Television on October 23, 2003. [1] Currently, Dragon TV's signal covers most of China, including Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan and overseas in North America, Japan, Australia, Europe, Worldwide and other countries and regions landing. From September 28, 2009 and onwards, the channel used standard high-definition broadcast.

Contents

History

All of Dragon TV's news programs are owned by the parent company SMG TV news production center. The center has a professional staff of 500 people a day, 7 sections provided for the Dragon TV news programs which amounts a total of five hours. It is Asia's largest open-press studio and the largest television news production and broadcasting of news organizations. Now Available On TVB Network Vision Channel 88, Cable TV Hong Kong Channel 21, HKBN BBTV Channel 715 and the SPB TV OTT TV.

News Programs

As of January 2020

Currently, Dragon TV has a total of six news programs, including four live broadcast news program and two news feature shows. Details of the programs are as follows:

Weekdays

ProgramChinese NameTimeDescription
Morning看东方7:00 - 9:00Morning live news show, including the latest news and local life.
Dragon TV News Midday午间30分12:00 - 12:30A live half-hour of the latest Domestic and Global news, with audience interactions.
Primetime News东方新闻18:00 - 19:00A live hour of Domestic, Local and Global news.
Tonight今晚22:30 - 23:30A live 1-hour of Local, Domestic and Global news.

Weekends

Morning看东方7:00 - 8:10Morning live news show, including the latest news and local life.
Dragon TV News Midday午间30分12:00 - 12:30 (Saturday Only)A live half-hour of the latest Domestic and Global news, with audience interactions.
Primetime News东方新闻18:00 - 19:00A live hour of Domestic, Local and Global news.
Tale of Two Cities双城记8:15-9:00 SaturdaysA CTITV co-production, Taiwan Political talk show.
Crossover环球交叉点8:15-9:00 SundaysA CRI co-production, discussion of Global hot spots weekly.

Shows and Dramas

(Updated January 2016)

Currently, Dragon TV has a total of 8 shows and 1 drama. Details of the shows and dramas are as follows:

Dramas

The Young Marshal少帅19:30 - 21:30 (Dream Theater - 2 Episodes Every Day)New TV series dedicated to the legendary life of the young marshal Zhang Xueliang.

Related Research Articles

TVB Pearl Television channel in Hong Kong

TVB Pearl is a terrestrial television channel in Hong Kong owned by Television Broadcasts Limited. Established on 19 November 1967, it shares headquarters with TVB's other properties at TVB City at 77 Chun Choi Street in Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate in Tseung Kwan O, in the Sai Kung District.

Commercial broadcasting is the broadcasting of television programs and radio programming by privately owned corporate media, as opposed to state sponsorship. It was the United States′ first model of radio during the 1920s, in contrast with the public television model in Europe during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, which prevailed worldwide, except in the United States and Brazil, until the 1980s.

Charmaine Sheh Hong Kong singer and actress

Charmaine Sheh Sze-man is a Hong Kong actress. She is best known for her roles in Return of the Cuckoo (2000), Maidens' Vow (2006), Can't Buy Me Love (2010), When Heaven Burns (2011), Line Walker (2014), and Story of Yanxi Palace (2018). After winning second runner-up in the 1997 Miss Hong Kong pageant, she debuted as an actress in 1998 and has since won many accolades, including 10 TVB Anniversary Awards.

Shanghai Media Group State-owned broadcaster in Shanghai, China

Radio and Television Station of Shanghai (RTS), a Shanghai-based publicly owned institution, and its wholly owned subsidiary, Shanghai Media Group (SMG), represent one of China's largest state-owned media and cultural conglomerates, with the most complete portfolio of media and related businesses. The Oriental Pearl Media Company under SMG was the first cultural and media company in China to realize a market capitalization totaling more than ¥100 billion (US$15B) on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2015. By June 2015, SMG has more than ¥61B (US$10B) in assets and about 17,200 employees.

Tianjin Television And Radio Station Chinese broadcaster

Tianjin Renmin Guangbo Diantai, translated as the Tianjin People's Broadcasting Station (TPBS) is a major radio broadcaster in Tianjin, China. They also operate the Tianjin Television station, also known as TJTV. Tianjin Television (TJTV) is a television network in the city of Tianjin, China. Its official website is called Tianshi Wang (天视网). Popular TV programs on TJTV include "Foreigners in China" (泊客中国), "This Week" (这一周), "Xiaomi Helping You" (小秘帮帮), and "Carnival" (津夜嘉年华). Tianjin Renmin Guangbo Diantai and Tianjin Television together forms Tianjin Television and Radio Station.

Phoenix Television is a partially state-owned television network that offers Mandarin and Cantonese-language channels that serve the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and other markets with substantial Chinese-language viewers. It is operated by Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Ltd, a television broadcaster with headquarters in Mainland China and Hong Kong. It is also registered in Cayman Islands.

The television industry in China includes high-tech program production, transmission and coverage. China Central Television is China's largest and most powerful national television station. By 1987, two-thirds of people in China had access to television, while today, over 3,000 channels are available in the country.

Phoenix Hong Kong Channel

Phoenix Hong Kong Channel is one of the six channels that Phoenix Television operates. It was launched on 28 March 2011 in order to serve Chinese viewers in Hong Kong, and it is Phoenix Television's first Yue Chinese-language channel that is available across Hong Kong. This channel now broadcasts through cable television and satellite television systems. Some of its programmes still broadcasting in Mandarin Chinese. 97% of the company is owned by a single holder in Beijing Named Vivian Huo, Managing Director at H&H Capital Partners.

Wallace Chung

Wallace Chung Hon-leung is a Hong Kong actor of Hakka ancestry.

Hunan Television

Hunan Television or Hunan TV is sometimes referred to as Mango TV, is a provincial satellite TV station. It launched in January 1997, and is currently China's second-most-watched channel, second only to CCTV-1, owned by China Central Television, although Hunan STV occasionally overtook CCTV-1 in ratings. Hunan TV's signal covers most of China, including Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan and overseas as in Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Americas, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Europe and other countries and regions landing. The channel broadcasts in high-definition since September 28, 2009.

<i>2 Days & 1 Night</i> (Chinese TV series)

2 Days & 1 Night is a Chinese variety show. It is based on the South Korean reality show 2 Days & 1 Night and it is broadcast on Sichuan Television.

Opinions On Strengthening The Programme Management of Satellite Television Channels is a government directive ordered by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT) of China in 2011, aiming at stopping the over-emphasis on purely entertainment programmes in the satellite television channels in China.

HKSTV Satellite television network in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Satellite Television is a satellite television network consisting of two Mandarin language channels, owned by Hong Kong Satellite TV International Media Group (HKS), based in Hong Kong. HKSTV was available in Hong Kong via Now TV and Cable TV Hong Kong between 2011 and 2014. It is now available over the internet in Taiwan via 5TV and also in Mainland China via CNTV. The HKSTV signal can be picked up via Satellite in over 140 countries world-wide. HKSTV distinguishes itself from other channels by using a mix of foreign and Chinese television hosts.

Henry Huo is a Chinese singer-songwriter and actor. He gained fame by placing in the top three in singing competition Asian Wave 《声动亚洲》 He became popular nationwide by winning the first season of Sing My Song, a competition for songwriters to sing their own compositions. His original 'Rolled-up Pearl Curtain' drew praise from both judges and audience alike. The song was awarded Song of the Year. 13 days after his win, Henry was asked to perform in the CCTV Chinese New Year Eve Gala, which was broadcast worldwide, thus cementing his position as China's newest composing prodigy. Meanwhile, Henry claimed the main prize in the Tianjin Satellite Channel Drama Contest Season 1 (《国色天香》第一季) by playing a dan (男旦) in the Peking Opera. He was awarded the title '2014 Drama King'.

Hua Chenyu Chinese singer and songwriter

Hua Chenyu, also known as Hua Hua, is a Chinese singer and songwriter who known for his powerful vocals, wide vocal range, dramatic stage performances and skill in composing. He is one of the most influential singer-songwriters in China. He has gained widespread recognition for his ability to adapt and rearrange songs after participating in Singer 2018.

Zeng Yanfen

Zeng Yanfen is a Chinese idol singer and actress. She was a member of Team NII of SNH48, a Chinese idol girl group in Shanghai, China.

<i>Like a Flowing River</i>

Like a Flowing River is a 2018 Chinese period drama based on Ah Nai's novel River of Time. It is directed by Kong Sheng and Huang Wei, and stars Wang Kai, Yang Shuo and Dong Zijian as budding entrepreneurs who take advantage of the economic reforms being rolled out in 1970s China.

Liu Yuning is a Chinese mainland pop singer, actor, and the lead singer of Modern Brothers.

Wang Jin,, is a Chinese Film producer. He has planned, invested and released several TV dramas in the past ten years.

References

  1. "Shanghai plans all English TV channel" People's Daily Online. 23 October 2003. Retrieved 2012-10-01

h