- Nippon Television
Nippon Television Network Corporation
Type Kabushiki Gaisha Traded as TYO: 9404 Industry Broadcasting
Founded Tokyo, Japan (October 28, 1952) Founder(s) Matsutaro Shoriki Headquarters 6-1, Higashi-Shimbashi Itchome, Minato, Tokyo, Japan Area served Japan, United States, Western Europe, East Asia Key people
Noritada HosokawaYoshio Okubo
Revenue ¥302,894 million (FY 2011) Operating income ¥31,670 million (FY 2011) Net income ¥21,048 million (FY 2011) Total assets ¥528,398 million (FY 2011) Total equity ¥427,496 million (FY 2011) Owner(s) Details Employees 1,153 (non-consolidated as of September 30, 2011) Subsidiaries NTV Television Holdings, Inc.
Nippon Television Music Corporation
Nippon Television-News 24 Corporation
NTV America Corporation
NTV International Corporation
NTV Scandia AB
NTV Europe B.V.
Website www.ntv.co.jp/english/ JOAX-(D)TV Kantō Region, Japan Branding Nippon Television Slogan Tokyo Television National Channels Analog: 4
Digital: 25 (LCN 4)
Mito, IbarakiHiratsuka, Kanagawa
Analog: Channel 42
Digital: Channel 14
Analog: Channel 54
Analog: Channel 53
Digital: Channel 34
Analog: Channel 54
Analog: Channel 54
Digital: Channel 33
Analog: Channel 53
Analog: Channel 53
Analog: Channel 35
Digital: Channel 25
Affiliations Nippon News Network Owner Nippon News Network First air date August 28, 1953 Sister station(s) NNN Transmitter coordinates Website http://www.ntv.co.jp
Nippon Television Network Corporation (日本テレビ放送網株式会社 Nihon Terebi Hōsōmō Kabushiki-gaisha ) (TYO: 9404) is a television network based in the Shiodome area of Minato, Tokyo, Japan and is controlled by the Yomiuri Shimbun publishing company. Broadcasting terrestrially across Japan, the network is commonly known as Nihon Terebi (日本テレビ), contracted to Nittere (日テレ), and abbreviated as "NTV" or "AX".
- The Headquarters (Shiodome NTV Tower): 6-1, Higashi-Shimbashi Itchome, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
- Kojimachi Studio (the studios): Nibancho, Chiyoda, Tokyo
- Kansai Branch Office: Kintetsu Dojima Building, 2-2, Dojima Nichome, Kita-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
History of Nippon Television
- September 4, 1951: Matsutaro Shoriki announces his plan to create Nippon Television.
- July 1952: Nippon Television is granted the first TV broadcasting license in Japan.
- October 28, 1952: Nippon Television Network Corporation is established.
- August 28, 1953: Nippon Television starts to broadcast television; it is the first commercial television broadcaster in Japan.
- September 10, 1960: Nippon Television is given the right to broadcast colour television.
- April 1, 1966: Nippon News Network (NNN) is formed.
- October 9, 1969: Matsutaro Shoriki, the founder of NTV, dies.
- 1972: Nippon Television Network System (NNS) is formed.
- 1974: NTV's London News Bureau opens.
- 1985: NTV completes a television studio in New York City, which is later sold to CBS.
- 1987: NTV's cable news channel, NCN, is launched.
- 1993: Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli, Inc. designs Nippon Television's mascot character Nandarō (なんだろう, lit. What Is It?) to commemorate the channel's 40th Anniversary.
- April 1998 NCN relaunches as 24-hour news channel, NNN24, available via cable (within Japan) and satellite (in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan).
- July 2003: The internal network name changes(日テレ, Nippon Television), however "NTV" is still used for overseas as the same font as "日テレ".
- February 29, 2004: Nippon TV moves its headquarters from Kojimachi to Shiodome.
Life and events
- as of March 31, 2011
- Yomiuri Shimbun Holdings: 27%
- CBNY-ORBIS Funds: 9.2%
- Japan Trustee Services Bank Co., Ltd. (trust account): 4.2%
- The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd., Ltd. (trust account): 4.1%
- Teikyo University: 3.6%
- NTT DoCoMo, Inc., Inc.: 3.0%
- Recruit Co., Ltd.: 2.6%
- Call sign: JOAX-TV
- Tokyo Tower: Channel 4
- Mito: Channel 42
- Hitachi: Channel 54
- Utsunomiya: Channel 53
- Nikko: Channel 54
- Maebashi: Channel 54
- Kiryu: Channel 53
- Numata: Channel 53
- Hiratsuka: Channel 35
- Call sign: JOAX-DTV
- Remote controller ID 4
- Tokyo Tower: Channel 25
- Mito: Channel 14
- Utsunomiya: Channel 34
- Maebashi: Channel 33
- Hiratsuka: Channel 25
- Headquartered in Osaka, broadcast in the Kansai area: Yomiuri TV, Analog Channel 10, Digital Channel 14 [ID: 10]
- Headquartered in Nagoya, broadcast in the Chukyo area: Chukyo TV, Analog Channel 35, Digital Channel 19 [ID: 4]
- Headquartered in Sapporo, broadcast in Hokkaidō: Sapporo TV, Analog Channel 5, Digital Channel 21 [ID: 5]
- Headquartered in Aomori, broadcast in Aomori Prefecture: RAB Aomori Broadcasting, Analog Channel 1, Digital Channel 28 [ID: 1]
- Headquartered in Morioka, broadcast in Iwate Prefecture: Television Iwate, Analog Channel 35, Digital Channel 18 [ID: 4]
- Headquartered in Sendai, broadcast in Miyagi Prefecture: Miyagi Television Broadcasting, Analog Channel 34, Digital Channel 24 [ID: 4]
- Headquartered in Akita, broadcast in Akita Prefecture: Akita Broadcasting System, Analog Channel 11, Digital Channel 17 [ID: 4]
- Headquartered in Yamagata, broadcast in Yamagata Prefecture: Yamagata Broadcasting Company, Analog Channel 10, Digital Channel 16 [ID: 4]
- Headquartered in Fukushima, broadcast in Fukushima Prefecture: Fukushima Central Television, Analog Channel 33, Digital Channel 27 [ID: 4]
- Headquartered in Niigata, broadcast in Niigata Prefecture: Television Niigata Network, Analog Channel 29, Digital Channel 26 [ID: 4]
- Headquartered in Toyama, broadcast in Toyama Prefecture: Kitanihon Broadcasting, Analog Channel 1, Digital Channel 28 [ID: 1]
- Headquartered in Kanazawa, broadcast in Ishikawa Prefecture: TVkanazawa, Analog Channel 33, Digital Channel 17 [ID:4]
- Headquartered in Nagano, broadcast in Nagano Prefecture: TV. Shinshu, Analog Channel 30, Digital Channel 14 [ID: 4]
- ZIP! (morning news(5:20~8:00[JST]))
- News Every (Evening news(16:53~19:00[JST]))
- News Zero (Midnight news(22:54~23:57[JST]))
- NNN News 24 (24-hour news channel)
- Nobuta wo Produce (野ブタ。をプロデュース, 2005)
- Gokusen (ごくせん, 2002/2005/2008)
- 14 year-old Mother (14才の母, 2006)
- Yasuko to Kenji (2008)
- Mother (2010)
- Family Wisdom of the Itos (伊東家の食卓): end
- Question for one hundred million people!? Waratte Koraete! (1億人の大質問!?笑ってコラえて!)
- Guruguru Ninety Nine (Gurunai, ぐるぐるナインティナイン, ぐるナイ)
- Nazo o toke! Masaka no Mistery (謎を解け!まさかのミステリー): end
- Sekaiichi Uketai Jugyo (世界一受けたい授業)
- Enta no Kamisama ~the god of Entertainment~ (エンタの神様 ~the god of Entertainment~)
- Tokujo! Tensei Shingo (特上!天声慎吾): end
- Sekai Marumie! TV Tokusoubu (世界まる見え!テレビ特捜部)
- The! Tetsuwan! DASH!! (ザ!鉄腕!DASH!!)
- Gyoretsu no dekiru Horitsu Sodanjo (行列の出来る法律相談所)
- Dotch Cooking Show (どっちの料理ショー, Yomiuri Telecastiong Corp.): end
- Shōten (笑点;the second longest running TV show in Japan, continuously broadcast since May 1966).
- Gaki no tsukai (DownTown's Gaki no Tsukai ya Arahende!!, ガキの使いやあらへんで!!)
- Arashi no Shukudai-kun (嵐の宿題くん)
- Cartoon KAT-TUN (カートゥンKAT-TUN, Kātūn Katūn?)
- Kyosen to Maetake no Geba Geba 90 pun (Gyosen x Maetake's Geba Geba 90 minutes 巨泉×前武ゲバゲバ90分！)
- Karikyura Mashin (Curriculumachine カリキュラマシーン)
- Dramatic Game 1844 (baseball games of the Yomiuri Giants)
- Japanese Professional Wrestling
- Hakone Ekiden
- Xerox Super Cup
- All Japan High School Soccer Tournament
- National Football League (NFL)
- Grand Prix motorcycle racing (MotoGP)
- NASCAR (Nittele G+ only)
- FIFA Club World Cup
- Copa Sudamericana (Nittele G+ only)
- Yokohama International Women's Marathon
- Women's World Cup of Golf
- World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup
- Japan LPGA Tour Championship
Special TV programs
- Kin-chan and Shingo Katori's All Japan Costume Grand Prix (欽ちゃん&香取慎吾の全日本仮装大賞)
- 24 Hour Television, Love Saves the Earth (24時間テレビ「愛は地球を救う」, annual telethon on the TV stations of NNS)
- Trans America Ultra Quiz (アメリカ横断ウルトラクイズ)
- All Japan High School Quiz Championship (全国高等学校クイズ選手権)
- Nippon Television Music Festival (日本テレビ音楽祭)
The company has intimate connections with Studio Ghibli, led by Hayao Miyazaki, and holds the exclusive rights to broadcast their motion pictures. It also produced the popular anime series Detective Conan, Death Note, and Hajime no Ippo, as well as InuYasha (which was produced though its Osaka affiliate, Yomiuri TV). As of now, NTV is currently producing a 1998 anime remake of Hunter x Hunter. NTV has also been broadcasting the yearly Lupin III TV specials since 1989, which they co-produce with Tokyo Movie Shinsha. NTV announced in February of 2011, it would make the anime studio MADHOUSE its subsidiary after becoming primary stockholder at about 85%, via a third-party allocation of shares for about 1 billion yen (about US$12 million). 
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- Official website (Japanese)
- Official website (English)
- Nittele G+ Official Site (Japanese)
- News Zero
- News Every
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