CCTV-9 Documentary was launched on January 1, 2011. It is the first dedicated documentary channel in China with worldwide coverage. CCTV-9 Documentary will display the unique value of documentaries in authentically showcasing history and readily accessible to a global audience.
CCTV-9 Documentary will mobilize documentary teams across the country and foster new talent; it will work with global institutions on TV documentary production and broadcast, and produce world-class documentaries.
On Nov. 15, 2012, WCETV proudly relays CCTV-9 Documentary's best quality programs through the newly expended free to air DTV terrestrial WCHU Ch. 61.3 Chicago (originally 61.5). A population of 9.8 million viewers from great Chicago area can now enjoy the programs that CCTV-9 Documentary offers and to be a part of its global community.
With a commitment to provide the latest and the best news and entertainment programs to its viewers, WCETV is making its continuous effort to work with China TV Corp. in developing more digital channels in different cities of the U.S.A. in the near future for more viewers to enjoy programs from CCTV-9 Documentary.