Hunan Television or Hunan TV is a provincial satellite television station.
It opened in January 1997 and is now the second most watched channel in China, surpassed only by CCTV-1, owned by China Central Television, although Hunan STV sometimes outperforms CCTV-1 in viewer ratings.
Hunan TV’s signal covers most of China, including Macao, Hong Kong, Taiwan. Abroad it develops as Hunan STV World in the Americas, Japan, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Europe and East Asia.
Since September 28, 2009, Hunan Tv broadcasts in high definition.
Hunan Tv’s communication network consists of 19 channels, with 3 satellites.
All programmes can be viewed at: www.mgtv.com