|Shanghai Media Group|
|Alternative Chinese name|
|Literal meaning||Radio and Television Station of Shanghai|
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.
SMG's businesses span operations of radio and TV networks, signal transmission, newspapers and magazines, drama and film production and distribution, OTT and streaming, IPTV, online and console gaming, digital advertising, home shopping and e-commerce, financial data and information services, children's arts training, TV post-production services, live entertainment, tourism and cultural investments, etc.
Formed in 2001, SMG is the result of a merger between the People's Radio Station of Shanghai, East Radio Shanghai, Shanghai City Television, and Oriental Television. It has 11 analogue TV channels, 90 digital paid cable TV channels, an internet TV service, plus 10 analogue and 19 digital radio services. The group also operates and owns five sports centres and 14 cultural art centres. According to a survey of AC Nielsen, eleven of the group's TV channels have achieved a market share of 76% during prime time in 2003.
In 2003 the group conducted a feasibility study with a view to set up a new English channel.It renamed its Shanghai Broadcasting Network to Dragon TV and moved that channel's best-known English program "News at Ten" to Shanghai Television Business Channel and Dragon TV. In January 2008, the Group launch a 24-hour English TV news channel, (ICS – International Channel Shanghai), the second in China after the state-own China Central Television's English channel (CCTV-9). The content of ICS News is distributed on mobile and internet platforms by US Company China Animation Partners, LLC.
English radio programming includes "Live It Up, Shanghai" broadcasts on the East Radio channel (792am and 89.9fm).
On 2 October the Group hosted special concert to mark the 20th anniversary of South Korea and China's diplomatic ties, with performers including along Kim Jang-hoon, Super Junior-M and EXO-K.
The Walt Disney Studios and Shanghai Media Group Pictures signed a movie development agreement, before 6 March 2014 announcement, in which Chinese themes would be incorporated into Disney branded movies.
Shanghai Media Group is the holding company of Yicai Global (China) (formerly known as China Business Network), which in addition to the TV channel also runs a magazine named CBN Weekly, a newspaper called CBN Paper, radio channel CBN Radio and a number of websites carrying the name. billion yuan ($193.5 million) to Shanghai Media Group for 30% of CBN's stocks. In October 2020, the United States Department of State designated Yicai Global as a "foreign mission" of China.In 2015 Alibaba Group paid 1.2
|Channel||Channel content||Format||Launch Date|
|Dragon Television||main commercial terrestrial channel |
Free-to-air in Shanghai only
formerly known as Shanghai Television
|HDTV&SDTV||23 October 2003|
1 October 1998 (Shanghai Television)
|Shanghai Television News and General||general and news channel||HDTV&SDTV||1 October 1958|
|China Business Network||financial news channel |
formerly known as Shanghai Television Economy
|HDTV&SDTV||1 August 2003|
|Shanghai Television Drama||serial channel||HDTV&SDTV||26 December 1992|
|Great Sports|| sports channel|
formerly known as Shanghai Television Sports
|HDTV&SDTV||8 October 2001|
|DocuTV||documentary channel||HDTV&SDTV||1 January 2002|
|Shanghai Television City||entertainment channel|
formerly known as Shanghai Television Lifestyle and Fashion
|HDTV&SDTV||1 January 2019|
|Shanghai Television Art||artistic channel||HDTV&SDTV||1 January 2008|
|International Channel Shanghai||international English channel||HDTV&SDTV||1 January 2008|
|Oriental CJ||Infomercial channels||HDTV&SDTV||1 January 2019|
|Haha-Toonmax TV||children animation channel||HDTV&SDTV||1 January 2019|
All Channels are using callsigns with a prefix of "Shanghai People's Radio Station"(Chinese: 上海人民广播电台), but most programmes of them has been produced by of SMG Radio Centre (Chinese: 东方广播中心) (a.k.a. Shanghai East Radio Company Limited, Chinese: 上海东方广播有限公司) since 2014.
|990 AM / FM 93.4||Shanghai News Radio (Former Shanghai People's Radio Station)|
|648 AM / FM 105.7||Shanghai Jiaotong Guangbo (Traffic Radio of Shanghai)|
|1296 AM / FM 90.9||Dong Guang Xinwen Tai (Created by former Shanghai People's Radio Station, not East Radio Company)|
|792 AM / 89.9 FM||Dong Fang Dushi Guangbo (Driving FM)|
|101.7 FM||Popular Music (POP 101) (Mandopop)|
|103.7 FM||Love Music|
|94.7 FM||Classical 94.7|
|97.7 FM||Economic/Business News (Diyi Caijing a.k.a. CBN)|
|107.2 FM||Story Channel (The Story Broadcast of Shanghai)|
|1197 AM / FM 97.2||Marine Channel|
|94.0 FM||Sports News (The Five-Star Sport News Channel)|
|98.1 FM||Western Pop Music (KFM 981)|
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