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China's first national TV station

Date(s)
September 2, 1958

The first TV station was 北京电视台, which was known as CCTV now, started airing programs on September 2, 1958. The content of the program was national policies and big news. Commercial advertising had not appeared on the program by then, but the launch of the national television station drove the rise of local television stations.

Sources
Ying Zhu and Chris Berry (editors), TV China, Indiana University Press, 2009.

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