SOURCE: MHz Networks

MHz Networks

August 29, 2011 18:55 ET

Two New CCTV Channels to Launch on MHz in DC

FALLS CHURCH, VA--(Marketwire - Aug 29, 2011) - CCTV News and CCTV Documentary launch as two new MHz Networks 24/7 channels in the Washington, DC metro area on October 1.

CCTV News, a global news channel broadcasting headlines, business, money and travel magazine programs in English from China launches on MHz Networks 3.

Viewers will be able to watch the channel on digital broadcast 30.3, Comcast 273, Cox 472, RCN 32 and Verizon FiOS 458.

CCTV Documentary, a channel featuring cultural, historical, nature docs, information and more about the world in English from China launches on MHz Networks 6.

Viewers will be able to watch the channel on digital broadcast 30.6, Comcast 276, Cox 475, RCN 35 and Verizon FiOS 452.

Frederick Thomas, MHz Networks Chief Executive, says, "The addition of CCTV programming in DC opens a full-time window into China for all the residents of the region through free over-the-air and cable TV distribution."

CCTV joins the existing MHz line-up of premier full-time broadcast partners in DC, including Al Jazeera English, France 24, NHK World TV and RT/RT Espanol. Thomas adds, "There is perhaps no other country which all Americans wish to know more about than China."

Additional information about the channels can be found at:

MHz worked with its long-time local programming partner MCN to bring the new programming to the region.

MHz Networks is an independent, non-commercial television broadcaster delivering international programming and providing diverse cultural perspectives for a globally-minded audience.

MHz Worldview, MHz Networks flagship channel, brings programming to globally-minded audiences in the US through affiliates, including cable, satellite and online. Also serving the Washington, DC area's 4.9 million residents with ten local broadcast channels, MHz Networks features programs from around the world on-air in more than 20 different languages.

MHz Networks is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, and has studio facilities in Falls Church, VA and at Washington, DC's Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Stephanie Misar
    8101 A Lee Highway
    Falls Church, VA 22042


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