CNBC Europe is a British based television channel that specialises in economic and financial news. The channel is broadcast to countries across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. CNBC News was launched in 1996, and has its headquarters in London, United Kingdom. The channel belongs to NBC. In 1997, the channel was merged with European Business News. As well as dedicated daily news broadcasts, CNBC Europe offers a diverse range of programmes, including American talk shows, such as Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Meet the Press, and NBC Nightly News. CNBC Europe provides viewers with the ability to watch typically American programmes. As well as continuous broadcasts that are focused on international news of financial and economic affairs, this Hot Bird satellite channel also helps viewers learn about the stock market and major financial hubs. Punctual reports are provided by journalists and reporters to ensure viewers are knowledgeable of current financial news from around the world,. The programmes are broadcast in English, and its audiences in Europe, Asia, and the United States, are provided with general and specialist information to get a worldly view of events around the globe. Weekend programmes are on-topic and feature thematic reports dedicated to current issues. This free satellite channel broadcasts two of its programmes, Squawk Box Europe, and Street Signs, out of its London studios. Other programmes include Decision Time, which is dedicated to live coverage of UK and European Central Bank lender rate announcements. Currently, CNBC Europe attracts over 6.5 million viewers a month.