Reel China is the flagship show of CRIEnglish Online. Created by Rob Hemsley in 2010, Reel China was and still is the only China-based entertainment show about Chinese movies designed primarily for English-speaking audiences. In a typical episode, Rob and co-host Karen Jin introduce a Chinese movie as well as its star. Shows regularly include celebrity interviews, with past interviewees including James Cameron, Darren Aronofsky, Lu Chuan, Cung Le and Tan Jiexi.
Reel China is released simultaneously each week on the CRI official website, Sina Weibo and Youku. The show's highest rated viewing regions are the United States, the United Kingdom, Finland, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, as well as China itself.