The JTBC Trust Building located in Digital Media City
|Type||Cable television network|
|Availability||South Korea, Worldwide|
|Slogan||Your colorful pleasure JTBC|
|Owner||The 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%)
|1 December 2011 (cable)|
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 /The JoongAng Group with 25% of shares. It was launched on 1 December 2011.
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.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.
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.
|Ranking||Drama||Episodes||Highest AGB Nielsen |
|1||The World of the Married||16||28.371%||1||2020.05.16||Fridays and Saturdays|
|2||SKY Castle||20||23.779%||2||2019.02.01||Fridays and Saturdays|
|3||Itaewon Class||16||16.548%||3||2020.03.21||Fridays and Saturdays|
|4||The Lady in Dignity||20||12.065%||4||2017.08.19||Fridays and Saturdays|
|5||The Light in Your Eyes||12||9.731%||5||2019.03.19||Mondays and Tuesdays|
|6||Strong Girl Bong-soon||16||9.668%||6||2017.03.25||Fridays and Saturdays|
|7||Childless Comfort||40||9.230%||7||2013.02.24||Saturdays and Sundays|
|8||Misty||16||8.452%||8||2018.03.24||Fridays and Saturdays|
|9||Something in the Rain||16||7.281%||9||2018.05.12||Fridays and Saturdays|
|10||Beautiful World||16||5.785%||10||2019.05.25||Fridays and Saturdays|
|JTBC Plus||Operates the JTBC's specialty cable channels, JTBC2, JTBC3 Golf&Sports, JTBC4 and JTBC Golf |
Publishes Ilgan Sports since 2015
|JMNet Media Support Center|
| JTBC Studios |
(formerly JTBC Content Hub)
|Provides in-house drama and film production|
Subsidiaries include Drama House , 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|
|2019||23rd Asian Television Awards||Cable & Satellite Network of the Year award||JTBC||Won|
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