CGTN Spanish (formerly CCTV International Spanish or CCTV-Español and CCTV-E) is a Spanish language entertainment and news channel of China Central Television (CCTV) originating in China, and is part of the Chinese Government's information ministry. The channel caters to an international audience. All programs are dubbed into Spanish or they have Spanish subtitles. There are also news programs featuring Spanish-speaking reporters. These programs provide both Chinese and international news coverage. Most programs on CCTV-E are 30 minutes long. They feature a variety of content, including news programs, educational programs, and Chinese soap operas. There are also programs offering tourism advice and showcasing new Chinese artists. CCTV-E was launched on October 1, 2007. It replaced the bi-lingual Spanish / French language CCTV E&F channel which was launched on October 1, 2004.