A brief clip from the comedian's "If You Don't Know, Now You Know" segment on Chinese equipment maker Huawei's dominance in next-generation 5G mobile technology ran on state broadcaster CCTV's national lunchtime news on Monday.
It was part of a barrage of stories and commentaries attacking the U.S. stance in the standoff between the world's two largest economies.
Washington says Huawei, the leading supplier of telecom gear and No. 2 smartphone maker, is a security threat and is obliged to do the ruling Communist Party's bidding. U.S. officials have provided no evidence for their assertions that the company, based in southern China's Shenzhen, may use its equipment for espionage.