March 2, 2024

Big Story – Children Of The Border

On the Colombia-Venezuela border, dozens of children relentlessly pursue their education as they dream of a better future. Every day, they brave the indomitable terrain of the La Guajira peninsula to get to school.

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UNInsider
November 29, 2023

UN Insider

UN Insider is a weekly, half hour show focused on the workings of the United Nations, exploring the many roles of the UN and the impact it has all over the world.

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APEC 2023
November 10, 2023

APEC 2023

San Francisco is set to host one of the most important gatherings of global leaders this November. Twenty-one member economies now make up the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.

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September 13, 2023

UN General Assembly 2023

World Leaders are gathering in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly. Follow this year’s most important topics of discussion, as leaders attempt to agree on solutions.

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January 16, 2023

AI in Focus

2022 saw an increase in artificial intelligence globally. What does that mean for 2023? CGTN explores how AI will impact the future.

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December 9, 2022

Balance: Biodiversity in the Americas

Biodiversity is the variety of life on planet earth. Declining ecosystems threaten our way of life. Balance: Biodiversity in the Americas show some of the efforts being undertaken in Latin America and the U.S. to maintain a diversity of species and allow our society to function in perfect symmetry.

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December 9, 2022

BIG STORY -Balance: Biodiversity in China

Even as the world inches toward its sixth mass extinction event, the first one driven by human activity, an army of conservationists and researchers is fighting to restore balance and protect the biodiversity in China, one of the largest countries on earth.

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November 21, 2022

Justice in America

Join our correspondents, on-air and online, as they cover all angles of the U.S. 2022 Midterm elections.

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July 9, 2021

BIG STORY – New Endeavors

‘New Endeavors’ highlights how economic growth and a shared sense of the common good have led to unprecedented gains for China’s people, as well as how those values are deeply rooted in how Chinese people envision their own futures.

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Race in America
May 18, 2021

Race in America series

CGTN America looks at how some groups seek to cross those bridges, and illustrates how different minority groups have stood up for each other over the years. 

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May 3, 2021

BIG STORY – The Sounds of Mali

Speaking with United Nations peacekeepers, officials, educators, musicians and activists, ‘The Sounds of Mali’ takes viewers from the wind-swept dunes of the Sahara, to the adobe brick-built streets of Timbuktu.

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Creating new narcotics
April 19, 2021

BIG STORY – The Molecule Movers

Speaking with former addicts, chemists, family members of victims and current synthetic drug users; ‘The Molecule Movers’ takes viewers into the world of black-market chemistry.

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April 14, 2021

BIG STORY – The Spanish Gate

The Spanish Gate takes an in-depth look at how the Iberian nation became a major gateway for narcotics, the methods used by smugglers and cartels and the efforts of law enforcement, activists and municipalities vying to solve this problem.

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October 19, 2020

BIG STORY – Running Water: COVID-19 in Africa

‘Running Water: COVID-19 in Africa’ takes viewers to South Africa and Kenya to see the struggles faced by their citizens while examining the efforts being made by their governments, NGOs and residents to remain safe where little water is to be found.

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October 7, 2020

BIG STORY – Pandemic Response

‘Pandemic Response’ takes viewers to Texas, Georgia and North Carolina to see first-hand the divisions being caused by measures made to protect against COVID-19.

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September 30, 2020

BIG STORY – Resilience: 24 Hours in Sweden

‘Reconciliation: Colombia’s Journey for Peace’ takes viewers to the cities and wildernesses of the nation to see what progress is being made and what hurdles remain in Colombia’s quest to form a cohesive, peaceful and unified state.

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September 21, 2020

BIG STORY – Surging: 24 Hours in New Delhi

‘Surging: 24 Hours in New Delhi’ takes viewers to India’s capital to reveal how COVID-19 is impacting the city’s different social classes while underlining challenges preventing doctors and police officers from containing the pandemic.

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U.S. 2020 Election
August 17, 2020

U.S. 2020 Election

People across the United States will decide in November’s election whether incumbent President Trump or Democrat challenger Joe Biden will lead the country.

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August 11, 2020

BIG STORY – Curfew: 24 Hours in Africa

‘Curfew: 24 Hours in Africa’ takes viewers to Nairobi, Kenya and Durban, South Africa to show viewers challenges faced by doctors treating an already immunocompromised community as well as those facing two of Africa’s fastest growing countries.

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July 31, 2020

BIG STORY – Emerging: 24 Hours in Europe

‘Emerging: 24 Hours in Europe’ takes viewers to Spain, Italy, Germany and France to see how far efforts to combat COVID-19 have come and to learn what challenges still remain for the continent’s residents, medical workers and first responders.

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July 28, 2020

BIG STORY – Made in Different Places

Though your phone may have been designed in California, your car in Germany and your camera in Japan, their components originate from all corners of the globe.
Globalization has changed how our products are manufactured, making the globe an international cooperative factory.
Made in Different Places takes a close look at how multinational the products we use have become and how this process has changed how the world conducts business.

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July 27, 2020

BIG STORY – White Space

Though your phone may have been designed in California, your car in Germany and your camera in Japan, their components originate from all corners of the globe.
Globalization has changed how our products are manufactured, making the globe an international cooperative factory.
Made in Different Places takes a close look at how multinational the products we use have become and how this process has changed how the world conducts business.

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July 20, 2020

BIG STORY – Up North

‘Up North’ takes viewers to Norway, Russia and France to see how wildfires, lack of snow and melting ice are impacting daily life as temperatures continue to climb.

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July 1, 2020

BIG STORY – Infection: COVID-19 in Latin America

‘Infection: COVID-19 In Latin America’ examines and Brazil and Mexico to get a firsthand look at how Latin America’s two largest economies are dealing with the Coronavirus through interviews with doctors, residents and community workers vying to contain its spread.

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June 19, 2020

BIG STORY – I Can’t Breathe: Racism in the U.S.

‘I Can’t Breathe: Racism in the U.S.’ takes viewers to the front lines of the protests in the nation’s capital, Minneapolis and New York, to hear the message of the frustrated masses while examining the history of racial inequality in the U.S.

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June 2, 2020

BIG STORY – State of Emergency

‘State of Emergency: 24 Hours in New York’ puts viewers in the shoes of paramedics, doctors, bankers and restaurateurs to depict life in America’s most populous and economically critical city.

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April 24, 2020

BIG STORY – Widespread

A look inside the lives of those fighting, and at risk from, the public health emergency threatening the entire planet; COVID-19.

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April 9, 2020

BIG STORY – 24 Hours in Wuhan

On the eve of the 2020 Chinese New Year a mysterious new illness was discovered in Wuhan China. Now known as COVID-19, the illness quickly infected thousands causing the unprecedented lockdown of millions within the city and its surrounding areas.

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January 20, 2020

BIG STORY – The New Germans

The New Germans takes an in-depth look at the efforts to integrate and welcome the country’s newest residents as well as the growing political movement to prevent further immigration.

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January 12, 2020

BIG STORY – Deserted

Separating the United States from Mexico is a border spanning nearly 2000 miles. Much it is covered by vast swaths of deserts; making entry difficult even where no man-made barriers stand. Deserted explores the peril of this crossing, and the work done by humanitarians to prevent deaths.

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