News at 6:30

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News at 6:30
TVB Jade News At 630 Ident 2009.jpg
GenreNews, Weather, Sport
Created byTVB News
Country of originHong Kong
Original languageCantonese
Production locationHong Kong
Running time25 minutes(weekends) 1 hour(weekdays)
Original networkTVB Jade
Picture format16:9 1080i (HDTV)
Original release19 November 1967 (1967-11-19) –
Followed byWeather Report
Related showsNews at Seven-Thirty
External links

News at 6:30 (Chinese: 六點半新聞報道), is the evening national news programme broadcast Monday to Sunday at 18:30 in Hong Kong by television channel TVB Jade. This programme first aired on TVB Jade on 19 November 1967, with the broadcasting time of 18:30. News at 6:30 can also be watched for free on TVB News' website.

News at 6:30 has aired in high definition every day since 18 March 2013. The HD Jade channel aired an extra bulletin, News at 7 instead of News at 6:30 from 2009 to 2015.[1] The bulletin is simulcast on both SD and HD versions of Jade on Saturday and Sunday.

TVB News axes the sports bulletin on the weekday version of News at 6:30 since 3 May 2010.


There was a 30-minute length 3D CGI animated series called News at 6:30 Reboot, is broadcast in Nick Jr.

Broadcasting length[edit]

News at 6:30 usually broadcasts for approximately an hour on weeknights and 25 minutes on weekends, followed later by Weather Report.[2] On special occasions such as the Handover of Hong Kong, opening of the Hong Kong International Airport, Jiji earthquake, 11 September 2001 and 2008 Sichuan earthquake the show was extended to one hour.

Theme music[edit]

  • "197x TVB News Theme" (197x to 4 December 1983)
  • "TVB First Generation Music," (5 December 1983 to 30 June 1990)
  • "TVB Second Generation Music," (1 July 1990 to 8 July 1995)
  • "TVB Third Generation Music," (9 July 1995 to present)

News presenters[edit]

Different news presenters are appear on the show each day. The combination is usually one man and one woman.

Present presenters[edit]

Relief Presidenters[edit]

Former presenters[edit]


  1. ^ Television Broadcasts Limited HD Jade Schedule (Traditional Chinese) Retrieved 1 February 2010
  2. ^ 伍晃榮 (2005). 波係圓嘅. 經濟日報出版社. ISBN 978-962-678-297-2. (Balls Are Round, Ng Fong Wing, Hong Kong Economic Times)

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