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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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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November 1, 2019

BIG STORY – The Red Line

The Red Line takes an in-depth look into the violence, poverty and discrimination dividing St. Louis and examines what some locals are doing to improve the situation in the city.

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October 25, 2019

BIG STORY – Babel

Iraq: War Continued tells the story of a country, a conflict, and the upending of global order, from the perspective of those who fought in the war, those who covered the war, and those who became its victims.

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China’s AI Revolution
October 18, 2019

BIG STORY – China’s AI Revolution

China’s AI Revolution takes a look at how artificial intelligence is being used to streamline shopping, secure sprawling cities, manage traffic, and even assist in diagnosing cancer.


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October 11, 2019

BIG STORY – Black Cloud

Black Cloud tells the tale of those who cannot imagine life without coal even though its mining places their lives in direct danger.

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August 2, 2019

BIG STORY – Iraq: War Continued

Iraq: War Continued tells the story of a country, a conflict, and the upending of global order, from the perspective of those who fought in the war, those who covered the war, and those who became its victims.

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Mei Xu
July 28, 2019

Asian & American: Mei Xu

She first immigrated to the U.S. for a career in foreign services, but ended up building a massive home decor business instead. She’s Mei Xu—pronounced ‘may she’—who’s the woman behind Chesapeake Bay Candle. If you’re in the U.S., you might’ve seen her products.

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POOR EUROPE
June 28, 2019

BIG STORY – Poor Europe?

Shot across the continent, Poor Europe investigates why poverty is still present in Europe, and searches for solutions to this pressing dilemma.

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Through Their Eyes Afghanistan
June 3, 2019

Afghanistan through the eyes of its people

About the series CGTN’s Sean Callebs and Photojournalist Andrew Smith tell the stories of today’s Afghanistan through the eyes of its people. Afghanistan gem hunters risk all for precious minerals Afghanistan’s Panjshir Valley is home to one of the richest supplies of gems in the […]

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Drowning in Plastic
April 12, 2019

BIG STORY – Drowning in Plastic

It’s one of the biggest threats we’ve ever faced: trillions of pieces of plastic choking the very lifeblood of our earth, and every marine animal – from the smallest plankton to the largest mammals – being affected.

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China's Two Sessions
March 2, 2019

China’s Two Sessions 2019

In early March, the Chinese government holds its most important two meetings: the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Congress (CPPCC) and the National People’s Congress (NPC). CGTN looks at how these political gatherings work and what their decisions mean for China and the world.

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THE LOST CHILDREN OF TUNISIA
December 14, 2018

BIG STORY – The Lost Children of Tunisia

The Lost Children of Tunisia is a harrowing portrait of the devastating effects terrorism has had on Tunisia. It introduces viewers to families whose lives have been forever-altered by sons who have – sometimes secretly – left to join ISIL.

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BIG STORY | Landing Strip
December 7, 2018

BIG STORY – The Landing Strip

With eight percent of the drugs that come into the United States passing through its borders, the mark left on Honduras is dark, and plagued with destruction.

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