JTBC

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JTBC
Type Cable television network
Country
South Korea
AvailabilitySouth Korea, Worldwide
Slogan Your colorful pleasure JTBC
OwnerThe Joongang Group (25%)
DY Asset (5.92%)
JoongAng Ilbo (4.99%)
TV Asahi 3.08%
WarnerMedia (via WarnerMedia Entertainment) (2.64%)
S&T Dynamics (2.37%)
Sungwoo Hitech (2.37%)
Sungbo Cultural Foundation (1.18%)
Daehan Steel (1.18%)
Ace Bed Co. (1.18%)
Hanssem Co. (1.18%)
Key people
  • Hong Jeong-do (President and CEO)
  • Sohn Suk-hee (President and CEO)
Launch date
1 December 2011;8 years ago (2011-12-01) (cable)
Official website
jtbc.joins.com (in Korean)

JTBC (Korean : 제이티비씨; abbreviation of Joongang Tongyang Broadcasting Company; stylized as jtbc) is a South Korean subscription network and broadcasting company, in which the largest shareholder is JoongAng Ilbo [1] /The JoongAng Group with 25% of shares. [2] It was launched on 1 December 2011. [3]

Contents

JTBC is one of four new South Korean nationwide generalist cable TV networks alongside Dong-A Ilbo's Channel A, Chosun Ilbo's TV Chosun and Maeil Kyungje's MBN in 2011. [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] The four new networks supplement existing conventional free-to-air TV networks like KBS, MBC, SBS and other smaller channels launched following deregulation in 1990.

History

The JoongAng Ilbo, which used to be a part of the Samsung Group, had owned a TV station before. In 1964 it founded the Tongyang Broadcasting Corporation (TBC) and ran the network for 16 years. In 1980, however TBC was forcibly merged with the state-run KBS by the military regime of Chun Doo-hwan. Market watchers see the return of JoongAng Ilbo to television in JTBC as the reincarnation of TBC. [9]

Timeline

Programs


Viewership ratings

RankingDramaEpisodesHighest AGB Nielsen
Nationwide Rating
Cable Channel
Ratings Ranking
DateAiring Period
1 The World of the Married 1628.371%12020.05.16Fridays and Saturdays
2 SKY Castle 2023.779%22019.02.01Fridays and Saturdays
3 Itaewon Class 1616.548% 32020.03.21Fridays and Saturdays
4 The Lady in Dignity 2012.065%42017.08.19Fridays and Saturdays
5 The Light in Your Eyes 129.731%52019.03.19Mondays and Tuesdays
6 Strong Girl Bong-soon 169.668%62017.03.25Fridays and Saturdays
7 Childless Comfort 409.230%72013.02.24Saturdays and Sundays
8 Misty 168.452%82018.03.24Fridays and Saturdays
9 Something in the Rain 167.281%92018.05.12Fridays and Saturdays
10 Beautiful World 165.785%102019.05.25Fridays and Saturdays

Subsidiaries

NameDescription
JTBC Plus Operates the JTBC's specialty cable channels, JTBC2, JTBC3 Golf&Sports, JTBC4 and JTBC Golf
Publishes Ilgan Sports since 2015
JTBC MediaTech
JMNet Media Support Center
JTBC Studios
(formerly JTBC Content Hub)
Provides in-house drama and film production
Subsidiaries include Drama House  [ ko ], Zium Content, BA Entertainment, Film Monster Co. and Perfect Storm Film
JTBC Mediacomm Conducts broadcast advertising sales on behalf of JTBC, JTBC Plus and Baduk TV

Award

YearAwardCategoryRecipientResultRef.
201923rd Asian Television Awards Cable & Satellite Network of the Year awardJTBCWon [16]

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