Beijing Media Network (BMN; simplified Chinese: 北京广播电视台; traditional Chinese: 北京廣播電視台; pinyin: Běijīng Guǎngbò Diànshìtái) is a government-owned television network in the People’s Republic of China. It broadcasts from Beijing. The channel is available only in Chinese. Beijing Media Network was founded in May 16, 1979. It covers China, Asia and North America. China Central Television was called Beijing Television from 1958 to 1978.