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Kansai Telecasting Corporation

Kansai Telecasting Corporation
関西テレビ放送株式会社
Public Kabushiki gaisha
Industry Information, Communication
Founded Osaka, Japan (February 1, 1958 (1958-02-01))
Headquarters 1-7, Ogimachi Nichome, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan
Area served
Kansai region, Japan
Key people
Sumio Fukui (President)
Services Telecasting
Revenue
  • ¥66,105 million (2012)[1]
  • ¥66,091 million (2011)
  • ¥4,301 million (2012)[1]
  • ¥4,055 million (2011)
Profit
  • ¥2,078 million [1]
  • ¥2,382 million (2011)
Total assets
  • ¥115,051 million (2012)[1]
  • ¥112,421 million (2011)
Total equity
  • ¥84,535 million (2012)[1]
  • ¥79,132 million (2011)
Owner
  • Fuji Media Holdings, Inc. (19.85%)
  • Hankyu Hanshin Holdings, Inc. (19.10%)
Number of employees
570 (April, 2012)
Subsidiaries
  • KTVLIFE Corporation
  • Media Pulpo Co., Ltd.
  • Kansai TV Hazz Corporation
  • KTV Software Inc.
  • Lemon Studio Corporation
  • WEST ONE inc.
  • Central Television, inc.
Website //en.jp.ktvwww
JODX-DTV
KTV Headquarters in Osaka
Osaka, Kansai region
Japan
Slogan Kante-le
Channels Digital: 17 (UHF, 2003-, Virtual: 8)
Subchannels 802, 803
Affiliations FNN/FNS
Owner Kansai Telecasting Corporation
Founded February 1, 1958
First air date November 22, 1958
Former callsigns Analog
JODX-TV (1958-2011)
Former channel number(s) Analog
8 (VHF, 1958-2011)
Transmitter power 29 kW
Transmitter coordinates
Licensing authority MIC
Website //en.jp.ktvwww

Kansai Telecasting Corporation (関西テレビ放送株式会社 Kansai Terebi Hōsō Kabushiki Gaisha, KTV), often called Kansai TV (関西テレビ Kansai-terebi) or Kantele (関テレ), is a TV station affiliated with Fuji News Network (FNN) and Fuji Network System (FNS) in Osaka, serving the Kansai region of Japan. Kansai TV is a company affiliated in Hankyu Hanshin Holdings Group of Hankyu Hanshin Toho Group.

Contents

  • Offices 1
  • Advertising slogan 2
  • History of Kansai TV 3
  • Broadcasting 4
    • Digital 4.1
    • Analog 4.2
  • Programs (Times in JST) 5
    • News 5.1
    • Information 5.2
    • Variety shows 5.3
    • Dramas produced by Kansai TV 5.4
    • Sports 5.5
  • Other Broadcasting stations in the Kansai area 6
    • Radio and TV 6.1
    • TV only 6.2
    • Radio only 6.3
  • See also 7
  • References 8
  • Website 9

Offices

  • the headquarters - 1-7, Ogimachi Nichome, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan
  • Tokyo Branch Office - Jiji Tsushin Building, 15-8, Ginza Gochome, Chūō, Tokyo, Japan
  • Nagoya Branch Station - Telepia, 14-25, Higashi-Sakura Itchome, Higashi-ku, Nagoya, Japan

Advertising slogan

  • April, 1975: Stay tune, Channel 8. (チャンネルそのまま8チャンネル, Because Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc. (MBS) were exchanged; more details on the exchange in its own articles.)
  • 1994: Dash
  • 1995 - March, 1997: Peechiku-Park Station (ピーチクパークステーション, Hachiemon, the mascot character of Kansai TV, was born.)
  • April, 1997–Present : Kante-le (カンテーレ)
  • March 30, 2015- (Planned) : More than, Kantele (超えろ。カンテレ)

History of Kansai TV

  • February 1, 1958 - Dai Kansai TV Company (大関西テレビ放送株式会社) was founded.
  • July 5, 1958 - Dai Kansai TV was renamed "Kansai Telecasting Corporation", and started analog terrestrial telecasting on November 22.
  • 1959 - Kansai TV formed a TV network with Fuji TV, Tokai TV and Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting
  • 1964 - The affiliated station of the network in Fukuoka changed to TV Nishinippon.
  • 1966 - Fuji News Network (FNN) was formed.
  • 1970 - Fuji Network System (FNS) was formed.
  • 1982 - Kansai TV hosted the first Osaka Women's Marathon.
  • 1992 - Kansai TV opened Lemon Studio in Tokyo.
  • October 1, 1997 - Kansai TV moved the headquarters from Nishi-Temma, Kita-ku, Osaka to Ogimachi, Kita-ku, Osaka.
  • December 1, 2003 - Kansai TV started digital terrestrial telecasting.
  • July 24, 2011 - Analog terrestrial telecasting ended.
  • March 30, 2015 - Kansai TV plans to unify the appellation "Kantele (カンテレ)" and plans to change logo to "8 kantele (8 カンテレ)".[2] The long-running KTV and 8 logos end their usage.

Broadcasting

Digital

JODX-DTV

  • Virtual: 8
  • Osaka (Mt. Ikoma) - Channel 17
Shiga Prefecture
  • Otsu, Hikone, Koka - Channel 17
  • Shigaraki - Channel 48
Kyōto Prefecture
  • Fukuchiyama, Maizuru, Miyazu, Mineyama, Kameoka - Channel 17
  • Yamashina - Channel 47
Osaka Prefecture
  • Kashiwara, Miksaki, Nose - Channel 17
Hyōgo Prefecture
  • Mt. Maya (Kobe), Himeji, Hokutan-Tarumi, Miki, Kasumi, Kinosaki, Tatsuno, Fukusaki, Nishiwaki, Sasayama, Hikami, Ako, Aioi, Kawanishi-Keyakizaka, Nantan - Channel 17
  • Inagawa - Channel 40
  • Ichijima - Channel 34
  • Yoka, Hidaka, Yamasaki - Channel 29
  • Nagata-ku, Myoho-ji - Channel 39
  • Kanzaki - Channel 44
Nara Prefecture
  • Tochihara - Channel 41
Wakayama Prefecture
  • Wakayama, Kinokawa, Kainan, Gobo, Kibi, Arida, Tanabe, Shimotsu, SHingu, Kushimoto - Channel 17
  • Hashimoto - Channel 44
  • Tanabe-kita, Minabegawa, Yura - Channel 48

Analog

  • as of the end of the broadcasting

JODX-TV

  • Osaka (Mt. Ikoma) and cities along Osaka Bay - Channel 8
Shiga Prefecture
  • Otsu - Channel 40
  • Shigaraki - Channel 37
  • Koka - Channel 59
  • Hikone - Channel 60
Kyoto Prefecture
  • Yamashina, Kyoto - Channel 58
  • Kameoka - Channel 37
  • Fukuchiyama - Channel 60
  • Maizuru - Channel 59
Osaka Prefecture
  • Hirakata - Channel 57
  • Kashiwara - Channel 58
  • Miksaki - Channel 58
Hyōgo Prefecture
  • Kobe - Channel 43
  • Himeji - Channel 60
  • Nishinomiya-Yamaguchi - Channel 59
  • Toyooka - Channel 60
  • Kasumi - Channel 37
Nara Prefecture
  • Ikoma-Asukano - Channel 39
  • Gojo - Channel 37
  • Yoshino - Channel 38
Wakayama Prefecture
  • Wakayama - Channel 46
  • Gobo - Channel 59
  • Kinokawa - Channel 59
  • Kainan - Channel 60
  • Hashimoto - Channel 29
  • Arida - Channel 39
  • Kushimoto - Channel 59
  • Shingu - Channel 40

Programs (Times in JST)

News

Every Sunday morning
  • KTV News (KTVニュース) - from 6:00 a.m. until 6:15 a.m.
Before noon
  • FNN Speak (FNNスピーク) - from 11:30 a.m. until noon on weekdays and from 11:45 a.m. until noon on Saturdays
  • KTV News (KTVニュース) - from 11:50 a.m. until noon on Sundays
In the evening
  • FNN Supernews Anchor (FNNスーパーニュースアンカー) - from 4:54 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on weekdays
  • FNN Supernews WEEKEND (FNNスーパーニュースWEEKEND) - from 5:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. every weekend
Before 9 p.m.
  • KTV News Pick Up - from 8:54 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. every day (Regularly news from Tokyo, sometimes news from Osaka)

Information

  • Gokigen Lifestyle Ready, Go! (ごきげんライフスタイル よ〜いドン!)
  • Hapi-kuru! (Happiness is on its way!) (ハピくるっ!)
  • Niji Iro Jean (にじいろジーン)
  • Momoko no Oh! Sore! Miyo! (モモコのOH!ソレ!み~よ!)
  • Mr. Sunday (Mr.サンデー) - collaboration with Fuji TV

Variety shows

  • SMAP×SMAP (read: smap smap) - collaboration with Fuji TV
  • Catherine (キャサリン) → Catherine III (キャサリン三世)(end)
  • Hiroiki Ariyoshi no Daretoku!? (有吉弘行のダレトク!?)
  • Takajin Mune Ippai (たかじん胸いっぱい)
  • Uramayo! (ウラマヨ!)
  • Samma no Mamma (さんまのまんま)
  • R-1 Grand Prix
  • Hakkutsu! Aru-aru Dai-Jiten → Hakkutsu! Aru-aru Dai-Jiten II (発掘!あるある大事典→発掘!あるある大事典II)(end)
  • Kaimono Seikatsu Nambo de Nambo? (買物生活ほんでなんぼ?) (end)
  • Gout Temps Series (グータンシリーズ) (end)

Dramas produced by Kansai TV

  • 27 FNS stations from 10 p.m. until 10:54 p.m. on Tuesdays
  • Current: Fight! Bookstore Girls (戦う!書店ガール)
See the Official website for the current TV drama.
In past (10 p.m. on Tuesdays)
  • Great Teacher Onizuka (GTO)
  • HUNTER ~Sono Onna-tachi, Shoukin Kasegi~ (HUNTER〜その女たち、賞金稼ぎ〜, International title: HUNTER ~Women After Reward Money~) (starring Ryoko Yonekura, shown on FNS stations including Fuji TV)
  • Ii hito. (いいひと。, lit. A Good Parson)
  • Sommelier (ソムリエ)
  • Boku no Ikiru Michi (僕の生きる道, lit. My way to live)
  • Boku to Kanojo to Kanojo no Ikiru michi (僕と彼女と彼女の生きる道, lit. My, her, and her way to live)
  • At Home Dad (アットホーム・ダッド)
  • Ganbatte Ikimasshoi (がんばっていきまっしょい) (wholly produced by Kansai TV)
  • Oniyome Nikki (鬼嫁日記)
  • Unfair (アンフェア)
  • Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru (ブスの瞳に恋してる, lit. I can't Take My Eyes off the Unpretty) (wholly produced by Kansai TV)
  • Kekkon Dekinai Otoko (結婚できない男, lit. The Man who cannot marry)
  • Boku no Aruku Michi (僕の歩く道, lit. My way to walk)
  • Himitsu no Hanazono (ヒミツの花園)
  • Oniyome Nikki Ii Yu dana (鬼嫁日記 いい湯だな)
  • Love & Farm (牛に願いを~Love & Farm~) (wholly produced by Kansai TV)
  • Monster Parent (モンスターペアレント)
  • Real Clothes (リアル・クローズ) (wholly produced by Kansai TV) - based on the manga "Real Clothes" by Satoru Makimura
  • Utsukushiki Rinjin (美しき隣人, lit. The Beautiful Neighbor)
  • Good Life (グッドライフ〜ありがとう、パパ。さよなら〜) (wholly produced by Kansai TV) - based on the novel "Good Life" by Cho Chang-In
  • Team Batista Series (チーム・バチスタシリーズ)
  • Hungry! (ハングリー!)
  • Me, Becoming a Doctor at Age 37 (37歳で医者になった僕) (wholly produced by Kansai TV)
  • "Saki" (サキ) (with MMJ)

and more...

Special
  • The Silence of Nightingale (ナイチンゲールの沈黙)
  • Ghostly Girl (幽かな彼女)

Sports

Other Broadcasting stations in the Kansai area

Radio and TV

TV only

Radio only

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e 平成24年3月期決算概要資料 [Financial Results for the Fiscal Year ended March 31, 2012] (PDF) (in Japanese). Kansai Telecasting Corporation. May 25, 2012. 
  2. ^ 関西テレビ春の改編に合わせロゴを一新。槇原敬之が関西テレビへの応援歌をプロデュース!! (in Japanese). Kansai Telecasting Corporation. March 17, 2015.

Website

  • Official website
TV stations in Kinki
Prefectures NHK NNN JNN FNN ANN TXN JAITS
Osaka Ōsaka ytv MBS KTV ABC TVO
Kyoto Kyōto KBS
Hyogo Kōbe SUN
Shiga Ōtsu BBC
Nara Nara TVN
Wakayama Wakayama WTV

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