Up-Close 07-14-2004 14:54

Our Program

Up-Close is an entertaining look into the lives of extraordinary individuals. Broadcast every Sunday, the 45-minute program features relaxed conversations with notable guests, focusing on their personal stories, challenges, passions, successes and failures.

Our Guests

Up-Close guests come from various backgrounds and ethnicities. They are bold entrepreneurs, influential politicians and progressive artists-- they are educators, philanthropists and celebrities. Chinese or foreigner, male or female, all Up-Close guests share a common quality--each has an important and unforgettable story to share.

Previous Guests on Up-Close (Partial list)

Politics: Cheng Siwei, Fidel Ramos, Long Yongtu,

Business: Yeh Ying, John Chen, Shao Yibo, Robin Li

Art: Dai Ailian, Judith Jamison, Bai Xianyong, Lu Siqing, Liu Suola, Ai Weiwei, Charles Billich, Ye Xiaogang, Ma Xiaohui

Entertainment: Ai Hua, Da Shan, Wu Junmei, Rick O鈥橲hea, Wei Wei, Luo Yan

Sports: He Zhenliang, Lang Ping, Lou Dapeng

Social Philanthropists: Wu Qing, Liang Congjie, Quan Li

Academia: Chen Jia鈥檈r, Zhang Hanzhi, Jin Yongjian, Yu Kongjian

Overseas Chinese: Shirley Young, John Fugh, Peng Wenlan, Wang Jiapeng

Our Character

Up-Close is CCTV International鈥檚 only live studio audience program. An active contributor to the program, the studio audience plays a crucial role by adding additional perspectives into the guests鈥 life.

Our Team

Producer-- Mao Jingxian

Editors-- Chai Haoran, Yang Haibin, He Jieping, Zhang Yao

Assistant Editors-- Lu Ping锛孲u Lei, Pan Chu

Cameraman-- Liu Xiaonong

Air Time

Beijing time

Sunday: 9:15, 15:15, 23:15

Monday: 03:15


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