2013 Phoenix Hong Kong Channel Program 鳳凰香港台節目巡禮. English Version August, 2013. Phoenix Hong Kong Channel 2013 Programming. Self-made Programs. Phoenix Flagship Programs. News Programs. Infotainment. Phoenix Morning News Phoenix Afternoon Express
Phoenix Hong Kong Channel Program
Speak Out Hong Kong
Host: Michelle Lo Mik-Suet, Jo Ngai
Guests from different walks of life are invited to share and talk about a variety of hot topics from men fashion, cosmetic trend, weblog frenzy, wining & dining to travelling and cultural phenomena as well as most-sought-after gossips from the showbiz. Past guests included singer Richie Jen, singer Teddy Robin,businesswoman Cally Kwong, director Lawrence Cheng and many more appealing names. Intimate talk with A-list celebrities can also be expected.
Each episode of Speak Out Hong Kong is like a casual but smart union with close friends who would give their hearts out, update each other and laugh their heads off. Among the jokes and fun the comforting ambience will chill you out, sooth your mind. Interesting info and glamorous life style are brought into spotlight to make sure the show is not only relaxing but also hilariously informative.
The host is the outspoken Michelle Lo, a fearless cross-media persona, she has been working for major local media including NEXTmedia, East Week and Ming Pao Weekly for nearly two decades. She has also been an active radio and TV host for a wide variety of programs.
Jo Ngai is a well known anchor in Hong Kong, she covered major news from local to international, from social to political.
Presenter: Gary Cheng Kai Nam
Airing Monday to Friday prime time, this program adheres to the Phoenix spirit to decipher social phenomenon, decode complicated political scene, hot topics and controversial issues, allowing audience to have better grasp of the society we live in. It also offers an alternative angle and gives you a cultural reference.
Well-known specialist, analyst, commentator and official from Hong Kong and Greater China are invited to air their views, providing an in-depth understanding of a particular issue through comparison, argument and reasoning.
Gary Cheng is a devout social observer and campaigner, specializing in education, public policies and China politics. He obtained a master of education at University of East Anglia, United Kingdom. Since then he has been very active in Hong Kong educational reform and social movements. He served as a Hong Kong legislator from 1998-2000. He was appointed “Hong Kong Affairs advisor” in 1992. He teaches public relations strategy, crisis management at HK Baptist University as guest lecturer. His essays and articles are commonly found in various Chinese newspapers and magazines.
Presenter : Sammy Chin, Chu Ka I
Guest presenter: Chan Wing Luk
Greed and fear always rule the stock market. You might disagree but the dramatic ups and downs of the global stock markets since financial crisis in 2008 made investors understand its mischievous nature only all too well.
Facing with versatile investment environment as such, audience is getting more and more demanding for reliable information and forecast. Hong Kong Channel launches a 30-minute financial program, Money Bang, from Monday to Friday to analyze the market movement, monitoring the global financial issues, as well as tracking the latest economic trends. The program helps the audience to master all aspects of gold, commodity and currency, monetary policy developments, macroeconomics, international finance, and know how to adopt short and long term strategies.
Chan Wing Luk, fondly named as “Uncle six” by his fans, is now a household name and has over thirty years of experiences in the financial field. He has been selected as one of the most popular investment commentators by 5000 public investors.
Presenter: Ma Ka Fai
How good do you know about Hong Kong? Are you becoming jaded with all the topics mentioned over the years? Just when you think you have seen and heard everything, there is always something even more awesome come along to amuse and astonish.
Canton Chatter highlights cultural phenomena and social stories in Hong Kong, discusses and explains why it is happening here in the hope of facilitating more rational exchanges and critical thinking. Airing Monday to Friday, it is a short, smart and thought-provoking extra to complete your daily info-intake.
Ma Ka Fai is a graduate of Psychology from National Taiwan University. His academic pursuit led him to Chicago, then earned a doctor degree in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin. He was Deputy chief editor of Ming Pao and also worked for the Earth Magazine in Taiwan as journalist. He is the mastermind of Ming Pao Century, one of the most popular supplements in Hong Kong. As a prolific columnist and writer, he published many books and appears on TV and radio programs as host or guest speaker.
In the year 2008 Ma was named China’s Top 50 Charismatic Individuals of the Year by South People Weekly and in 2010 he was selected as Opinion Leader of Shenzhen & Hong Kong of the year.
Culture Talk By Jimmy Ching《文化傾程》
Presenter: Jimmy Ching
Hong Kong is geographically limited by area, but with her own unique historical and geopolitical status, she had become a multicultural metropolis, embracing values and vision from the East and West. For more than a century, Hong Kong is a hub of cultural diversity, displaying an all-embracing character which made her one of the most fascinating cities in Asia.
The cultural landscape in Hong Kong is full of heat and hype throughout the years. Artists integrate the East and West, traditional and contemporary, classic and avant-garde, adding in innovative and unconventional elements, then convert them into their self-style works. Since 2006, Hong Kong Art Development Council joint forces with The Hong Kong Institute of Architects to part-take the Venice Biennale of Architecture, exhibiting the gems of Hong Kong architecture.
Culture Talk By Jimmy Ching interviews the outstanding scholars, performers, academicians, curators, gurus, intellectuals or rising stars in different art circles, such as music, drama, theatre, cinema, Chinese opera, dance, photography, architecture, visual art and new media etc. The program looks into each of their daunting uphill battles, passion and tension, setbacks and revival, telling how they start up their path and how they present their ideas and inspiration in different art forms. Guests who have appeared included Chan Kim Sing, Fredric Mao Chun-fai, Connie Chan Po-chu,Amy Wu Mei-yee, Raymond To Kwok-wai, Willy Tsao, Leung Man Tao etc.
We believe that there are touching stories and unspeakable perseverance behind the glory, that is worth to share and learn among the audience. Following their footprints onto the world stage, we catch the glowing creative glimpse. There is a Chinese saying that “a minute of brilliant performance on-stage took ten years of hard-work off-stage”, which tells the truth of performing art circle, had been the aphorism of many artists.
Changes happen in Greater China, in an extraordinary way. It is novel, peculiar, absurd, sometimes even awesome. It is a real-world human stories from the other side of the hard serious news.
A colossal output of news and information are covered by TV stations in Greater China every day to satisfy the demands of the population. They are riveting stories covering a wide range of topics and issues. They are inspiring as well as revealing.
Cross-strait Explorer gathers funny social, cultural, domestic and technological news from Greater China to delight audience with a light, pleasant touch.
Medi Apps《醫Apps 最強》
Everyone has to go through illness, aging and death, it is our fate. Wishing to live healthily, we must improve our healthcare knowledge and personal living habits. Here on Hong Kong Channel is a program tailor-made for bracing our audience with updated medical tips.
Medi Apps is an information-packed program that features healthcare knowledge and hands-on medical advices that are very practical and informative. From common diseases like cardiac arrest, maternity problems, depression, mental illness to hidden ailing, and hot topics such as mood disorders, plastic surgery, pediatrics and Botox injection etc are all covered in the show to cater for the info-thirsty population that are fully aware the importance of personal health.
The program probes into the real cases or individual suffering in great detail to explain the actual symptoms or common misunderstandings. Guest doctors or experts will examine ways of cure, prescriptions and many more professional suggestions etc.
Audience is invited to send emails or SMS for their medical questions and related concerns. Presenter Vienna Cheuk will interact with the audience and find out the answers with our guests together.
Graduated from the Hong Kong Baptist University majored in Sociology, Vienna Cheuk have been working in the media industry for over a decade. She had worked for leading Hong Kong newspapers and electronic media where she was well trained as reporter, writer and presenter for local news and features. She has covered Wenchuan earthquake in 2008 and Shanghai World Expo in 2010.
Presenter: Chen Xiao Nan, Sally Wu,
Tiger Hu , Dou Wen Tao
The program is awarded “the Best Humanity Program” at China TV Program Awards 2007.
Panoramic Eyeshot of Phoenix, a series of captivating and controversial documentaries, includes segments on current affairs, historical anniversaries and exclusive insider’s views on present developments.
Focused, in-depth, coherent and com-pact, these riveting documentaries-cum-feature serve to appeal and enlighten the minds of a broad range of viewers. Programs will document the past, investigate the present and anticipate the future.
A Date With Lu Yu
Presenter: Chen Lu Yu
“A Date with Lu Yu” has been a highly popular programme from the moment it was launched. In 2009, it was awarded “Interview Program with Effective Multi-media Promotional Power” at “China TV Awards 2008”. Presenter Chen Lu Yu, valued at RMB 310 million, was also rated one of the “Most Valuable Presenters in China 2008” by World Brand Laboratory.
The programme was also named “Talk Show that Most Reflects the Spirit of the Age” at “China TV Awards 2010”.
On May 23, 2010, Lu Yu had an exclusive interview with the then U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and also then Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner when the largest US delegation came to China.
During the interview, Mrs. Clinton told Lu Yu, "Your program has been so successful!...we know that you have such a broad audience of people who are curious about the world, they are interested in the subjects that you cover on your show, and we are delighted to have this invitation.”
The show is indeed no stranger to praise. Commentators remark that host Luyu is able to delicately and subtly present the guests with their stories, keeping a superb balance between prying and engaging them in a sincere, touching conversation, as she toes the fine line between moral and sentiment. The show has a rich storyline and powerful emotions, full of warmth and smiles. It is simply the best portrayal of listening and chatting and has been standing at the forefront of talk shows in China over all these years. It is no wonder that Oprah Winfrey has expressed her admiration for Lu Yu.
Quick-witted Lu Yu is candid rather than intrusive. She believes anyone’s story is worth telling. Her style is seasoned, natural and pleasing, making her program a multiple award winner.
Famous guests who have appeared on the show include Liu Huan, Zhou Jielun, Lang Lang, Yang Yuying, Jackie Chan, Li Na and Lin Dan.
My Patriotic Heart《我的中國心》
Presenter : Zeng Zi Mo
The spirit of China has proven to be our best antidote to every downturn. China 5000-year history has solid grounds. The national culture is our best remedy in times of crisis. Despite the changing of dynasty, foreign aggression, warfare, famine, drought, the China heart sustains, nourishes and consoles us through the storms with the overseas Chinese communities as protecting satellites. My Patriotic Heart, guides you through a living perspective among things and figures whether known or irreverently thought to bear a
Significant Chinese figures from across the globe such as former diplomats, generals, world class scholars, religious leaders, will be interviewed. Anniversary, memory date will be examined in great detail, in addition to riveting specials. Examples are soldiers in Anti-
Japanese war, Tung Chee Hwa, father of China’s aviation, Feng Lu, Qian Xue Sen etc.
Presenter: Olivia Xu Ge Hui
A star-studded program in which celebrities spill the beans, Starface has over the years interviewed over 500 famous people such as film directors Zhang Yimou, Feng Xiaogang, Olympic-winners Liu Xiang, Wang Yifu, animation artist Zhu De Yong, Juan Antonio Samaranch, Lin Xi, Li Bing Bing as well as famed sportsmen and notables from other fields.
Valued at RMB 160 million, presenter Xu Ge Hui was rated as one of the “Most Valuable Presenters in China 2008” by World Brand laboratory. She is praised as “pleasant and appealing, a fine lady in the Mandarin-speaking broadcasting world”. Indeed she is!
Premium Spectacular plays host to a variety of special programs showcasing historical, cultural, social and musical events from around the world. This 30-minute show is unbeatable for infotainment and enjoyment during the weekend.
It is a visual feast for the eye blending entertainment and information.
Phoenix Morning News
A refreshing reportage to get audience a good start of the day, PhoenixMorningNews offers the latest news from major wire services such as Reuter, Sky News, NHK, EETV, AP and the New China News Agency.
Enjoy a hearty breakfast with a nice serving of the day's headlines, financial updates and weather forecast.
Phoenix Afternoon Express
For irrepressible news lovers, Phoenix Hong Kong Channel presents Phoenix Afternoon Express just after noon, in addition to the morning news program.
Presenting the most updated international and financial news breaking before lunch, viewers can tune in to stay informed about events happening around the world.
Phoenix Afternoon Express showcases the edge of Phoenix through its accurate, independent and objective coverage.
News On The Hour 1800
Phoenix has always strived to become the first Chinese media for breaking news, exclusive interview and authoritative reportage. Phoenix reporting bureaux from Beijing, Taipei, Tokyo, Moscow, to Tehran, New York, Paris are in 24-hour operation to cover news for you.
The strong line-up of presenters, reporters, commentators has made Phoenix the most powerful global Chinese TV media.
Phoenix Night News
Catering to a niche evening audience, Phoenix Night News, telecast at 10p.m., is a comprehensive news program that update viewers headlines and more stories from Greater China and around the world.
From Moscow, London, Paris, Tehran, to Tokyo, Phoenix superb team of reporters from various stations across the globe has never failed to probe into the hot news for the first-hand reportage.
The program is often the first to report breaking news from Europe, America and the Middle East as the time zone of these continents made it possible for Phoenix to provide summary before the day ends. Throughout the years, Phoenix is best known for her breaking news, authoritative reportage and in-depth analysis.
Phoenix News Express
All eyes on China, all Chinese eyes on Phoenix. From a single channel specialising in entertainment when it started in 1996, to the multi-channel broadcasting corporation that it is now, Phoenix is dedicated to providing a wide variety of information and updated news to people all across China as well as all Chinese speaking communities around the world.
Seven times a day, Phoenix News Express delivers news highlight to viewers, keeping you well-informed.
Viewers can decide whether to open umbrellas or pull on sun-shades for sure, with the Weather Forecast, Phoenix goes the extra mile to collect data from observatories worldwide so that predictions and reports on weather conditions in different countries are as accurate as possible.
The True Man Show《百變真人Show》
Sat Version (Foreign Language)
Sun Version (Chinese)
On Stage plays host to a variety of blockbuster movies, music concerts, special features or dazzling variety shows to enchant you on weekends. It is unbeatable for infotainment and enjoyment during the relaxing holidays. The movies included On The Edge, Police Story, Love For All Seasons, My Left Eye Sees Ghosts, Running Out Of Time 2, Running On Karma, The Detective, Prison On Fire and Black Mask II etc.
Hong Kong movies featured popular actors and actress such as Andy Lau, Sammi Cheng, Nick Cheung, Francis Ng, Anthony Wong, Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Sean Lau, Cecilia Cheung, Louis Koo, Chow Yun fat, Karen Mok and many more. Music concerts consisted of Andy Lau unforgettable China Live 2011, Miriam Yeung Minor Classics Live etc.
A stellar line-up of well-made programs, ranging from informational educational programs, inspirational stories to global social topics. It is diversified and rich, covering history, current
affairs, social policy, cultural and future blueprint! This is what make life rich!
Food & Culture
Hong Kong Industries
Independent We Stand
The Working Hands