China Central Television (CCTV, 中央电视台) was founded on 1 May, 1958 as Beijing Television (北京电视台), with the logo rumoured to have been written/designed by then-leader Mao Zedong.
On 1 May, 1978, Beijing Television was renamed China Central Television (CCTV, 中央电视台).
This logo was designed by employee Zhang Desheng, and known as a "butterfly" or "atom", & is still (rarely) used as an alternate logo.
The following were used on the opening of its flagship newscast Xinwen Lianbo between 1988 and 2001.
1998–2001 (promo); 2001–present (On Screen Bug/Secondary)
CCTV unveiled a new logo in 1998.
Khabar Agency |
Prasar Bharati (DD | AIR) |
Radio Nepal |
Radio Thailand |
Télé Liban |
TTV (Taiwan) |
TTV (Turkmenistan) |
TV Tokyo |