every weekday live from CNBC Asia Pacific's studios across the region,
CNBC Tonight will be co-hosted by May Lee and Teymoor Nabili.
While, CNBC Tonight will retain the best of CNBC's evening
programming, it will also introduce several new segments. The daily
segments will have 'Top News at the Top of the Hour' which will
feature the top headlines from the world of business and financial
markets and the stories that have an impact on Asia. Another segment
called 'e' will focus on the emerging trends and the big names behind
technology headlines by Keith Liu, who will also review the best
Asian Wall Street Journal will tap into the region-wide
pool of journalists and editors from print affiliate The Asian
Wall Street Journal for analysis of the day's top business and
political stories and will also offer a preview of the headlines
in the next day's paper. Paper Chase will look into at what's
dominating media coverage in various Asian countries and Global
Stock Patrol will be a live roundup of global markets by CNBC's
correspondents in the US, Europe and Asia. China Focus will
have Cheng Lei of China Business Network providing daily insight
into the market-moving deals and events in China, and what they
mean for the economy, investors and consumers.
The weekly and occasional segments include - Get Away (a
travel guide), To Your Health (on health and fitness), Portfolio
Tracker (puts 12 fund managers in the hot seat), What's The
Word (uncovers the mysteries in the world of business) and Business
101 (expert answers to viewers' business questions).
CNBC Asia Pacific news programming senior vice president Cynthia
Owens said, "Viewers told us they wanted one show every evening
to give them all of the Asian business news of the day and a look
ahead. We've taken the best of CNBC to create a new evening show.
CNBC Tonight features a team that will wrap up the business
day, give viewers unrivalled coverage of the region and the world."
CNBC Asia Pacific president and CEO Alexander Brown said, "We
are committed to continuously meeting the needs of our viewers and
ensuring that our content stays head and shoulders above the competition.
CNBC Tonight will bring together some of CNBC's strongest
anchors, producers and guests and the channel's most popular segments
in one evening programme."