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SinoVision

SinoVision
Branding SinoVision
Channels Digital: 26 (Verzion FIOS)
Founded 1990
Website http://www.sinovision.net

SinoVision (simplified Chinese: 美国中文电视; traditional Chinese: 美國中文電視; pinyin: Měiguó zhōngwén diànshì; Jyutping: Mei5gwok3 zung1man4 din6si6) is a U.S.-based Chinese language television network. Founded in 1990, SinoVision, an affiliated member of the Asian Culture and Media Group (美国亚洲文化传媒集团), which also owns the East Coast edition of The China Press (《侨报》), has been one of the largest and most influential Chinese media outlets in North America. With two 24-hour digital channels covering the Greater New York area - 24.4 (Chinese Channel) and 24.3 (English Channel), SinoVision Chinese Channel also covers New York City on Cable Channel 73. SinoVision's direct television coverage blankets a population of more than 30 million, while people all over the world can watch SinoVision shows on its website through tablets and mobile devices. SinoVision's headquarters are in midtown Manhattan. SinoVision also has offices in downtown Manhattan, Flushing, Brooklyn, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Houston. Its flagship program is daily SinoVision Nightly News (中文晚间播报), which is an hour long on weekdays and half-hour long on weekends; other daily Chinese programs include SinoVision 30-minute Noon News (中文午间快报), 30-minute Evening News (中文晚间快报), 7-minute Morning News (中文早间快车), 7-minute News Express (中文快车播报), which brings audiences the latest news update six times each day, and Financial Reports (中文财经).

The 24-hour English Channel currently has 7 independently produced programs with a focus on news, language, culture, and education, encouraging and cultivating interest and awareness in Chinese culture among Americans both in and out of the Chinese Diasporas. Through collaboration with stations like CCTV, International Channel Shanghai (ICS) and Beijing TV, the shows reach a broader and ever-expanding foreign audience, with its website and other platforms adding true global reach. In addition to cooperative production on some shows, English Channel sometimes directly airs programs from CCTV, ICS and Beijing TV. SinoVision Chinese Channel also airs its English programs Cosmo Times and W.E. Talk.

SinoVision's news anchors and hosts include: Deng Shuang (邓爽), Tan Lin (谭琳), Hou Youxing (侯又兴), Zhou Mali (周马丽), Yu Yao (俞尧), Wang Xuejia (王雪佳), Zhu Tian (朱甜), Jin Lulu (金璐路). Tan Lin, also known as Lin Tan, is also the host of SinoVision's talk show, "New York Lounge" (纽约会客室). "Living in NY" (安家纽约), SinoVision's real estate show, is hosted by Chen Dong (陈东). In addition to "New York Lounge" and "Living in NY," "In Focus" (中文聚焦) is a weekly television news magazine.

Sinovision.net is one of the most popular Chinese language websites in the United States, reaching audiences through its tablets, smart phones, and other multimedia platforms. Viewers may view SinoVision's programs through live streaming and posted videos of the evening news on Sinovision.net and SinoVision's tablet/smartphone apps.

SinoVision Chinese Channel on cable channel 73: Air Time: Mon – Thu: 6am – 12am(Midnight) Fri – Sun: 6am – 11pm(Sun:8am – 11:30am; 2pm – 5:30pm; 8pm – 11pm) Carriers: RCN—Channel 80 Time Warner Cable—Channel 73 Cablevision—Channel 73 Verizon FiOS—Channel 26

References

  • SinoVision programming
  • Sinovision's New York Lounge

External links

  • SinoVision Chinese's official website
  • SinoVision English Channel's official website
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