|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Picture format|| 576i (SDTV) (1998-)|
1080i (HDTV) (2009-)
|Owner||Shanghai Media Group|
|Launched||October 1, 1998 (as Shanghai Television)|
|Macau Cable TV||Channel 315|
|Cable TV Hong Kong||Channel 334|
|Around Asia, Oceania 115.5 ° E Central Star No. 6B||3808 H 8800|
|China including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan 92.2°E Central Star No. 9||11880 L 28800|
|Greater China (overseas edition) 138 ° E Asia-Pacific No. 5||12538 V 41248|
|Japan (Overseas Edition) 124 ° E, Japan Communication No. 4A||12643 H 21096|
|Australian Jade Interactive TV||3|
|SKY PerfecTV! Japan||Channel 781|
|Dish Network (United States)||Channel 9930|
|Cignal (Philippines)||Channel 173|
|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. 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.
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.
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:
|Morning||看东方||7:00 - 9:00||Morning live news show, including the latest news and local life.|
|Dragon TV News Midday||午间30分||12:00 - 12:30||A live half-hour of the latest Domestic and Global news, with audience interactions.|
|Primetime News||东方新闻||18:00 - 19:00||A live hour of Domestic, Local and Global news.|
|Tonight||今晚||22:30 - 23:30||A live 1-hour of Local, Domestic and Global news.|
|Morning||看东方||7:00 - 8:10||Morning 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 - 19:00||A live hour of Domestic, Local and Global news.|
|Tale of Two Cities||双城记||8:15-9:00 Saturdays||A CTITV co-production, Taiwan Political talk show.|
|Crossover||环球交叉点||8:15-9:00 Sundays||A CRI co-production, discussion of Global hot spots weekly.|
(Updated January 2016)
Currently, Dragon TV has a total of 8 shows and 1 drama. Details of the shows and dramas are as follows:
|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.|
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