CCTV-13 (Chinese: 中国中央电视台新闻频道, China Central Television News Channel), formerly CCTV News (Chinese: CCTV-新闻), broadcasting across China since 2003, is the news channel of China Central Television and the biggest news channel on mainland China.
CCTV-13 News channel broadcasts 24-hour news reports, well as current affairs programs throughout the day. News reports cover domestic and international events. The channel broadcasts exclusively in Mandarin Chinese.
Viewers from across the Greater China region and that of the Chinese diaspora can watch the channel via satellite.