This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page . (Learn how and when to remove these template messages)
|Kabushiki gaisha TBS Hōrudingusu|
|Founded||17 May 1951 in Tokyo, Japan|
|Headquarters||TBS Broadcasting Center, Akasaka 5-chome, Minato, Tokyo, Japan|
|Revenue||¥342,754 million (consolidated, March 2011)|
|¥7,705 million (consolidated, March 2011)|
|¥103 million (consolidated, March 2011)|
|Total assets||¥593,023 million (consolidated, March 2011)|
|Total equity||¥344,658 million (consolidated, March 2011)|
|Owner|| MTBJ investment trusts (10.4%; 5.3% managed for Dentsu (largest shareholder))|
MBS Media Holdings (5%)
Mitsui Fudosan (3.1%)
Number of employees
|Subsidiaries|| TBS Television, Inc. |
others, see TBS Group
TBS Holdings, Inc., formerly Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc., is a Japanese media and licensed broadcasting holding company. It is the parent company of the television network TBS Television, Inc. (株式会社TBSテレビ, abbreviated to TBS) and radio network TBS Radio, Inc. (株式会社TBSラジオ). It has a 28-affiliate television network called JNN (Japan News Network), as well as a 34-affiliate radio network called JRN (Japan Radio Network).
TBS produced the game show Takeshi's Castle and has also broadcast the Ultra Series programs and Sasuke (Ninja Warrior), whose format would inspire similar programs outside Japan.
TBS is a member of the Mitsui keiretsu and has substantial relations with The Mainichi Newspapers Co. despite the Mainichi's lack of shareholding.[ citation needed ]
Below is a selection of the many programs that the network has broadcast.
TBS was accused of failing to protect its sources in October 1989, when it taped an interview with Tsutsumi Sakamoto regarding his investigations into the Aum Shinrikyo sect. The network secretly showed a video of the interview to Aum members without Sakamoto's knowledge. Aum officials then pressured TBS to cancel the planned broadcast of the interview, but Sakamoto, his wife and child were murdered by Aum members on 3 November.
The Japan Broadcasting Corporation, also known as NHK, is a Japanese public broadcaster. NHK, which has always been known by this romanized initialism in Japanese, is a statutory corporation funded by viewers' payments of a television license fee.
JOTX-DTV, branded as TV Tokyo and known colloquially as Teretō (テレ東) or simply TX, is a Japanese television station. IT headquartered in the Sumitomo Fudosan Roppongi Grand Tower in Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo and owned and operated by the TV Tokyo Corporation subsidiary of TV Tokyo Holdings Corporation, itself a subsidiary of Nikkei, Inc., serving as the flagship station of the TX Network.
The mass media in Japan include numerous television and radio networks as well as newspapers and magazines in Japan. For the most part, television networks were established based on capital investments by existing radio networks. Variety shows, serial dramas, and news constitute a large percentage of Japanese evening shows.
The Asahi Broadcasting Group Holdings Corporation is a certified broadcasting holding company headquartered in Osaka, Japan. Until March 31, 2018, it was a unified radio and television broadcaster serving in the Kansai region. On April 1, 2018, its radio and television broadcasting divisions were spun off into two subsidiaries, with Asahi Radio Broadcasting Corporation taking over the radio broadcasting business, and Asahi Television Broadcasting Corporation took over television broadcasting.
Tohoku Broadcasting Company is a Japanese TV and radio network affiliated with the Japan News Network (JNN). Its headquarters are located in Miyagi Prefecture, Tōhoku region.
Kyoto Broadcasting System Company, Ltd is a commercial broadcasting station headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. It is doing business in Kyoto Prefecture as KBS Kyoto (KBS京都) and in Shiga Prefecture as "KBS Shiga" (KBS滋賀)
TBS Radio, Inc. is a radio station in Tokyo, Japan, the flagship radio station of the Japan Radio Network (JRN). The company was founded by Tokyo Broadcasting System on March 21, 2000. TBS Radio started broadcasting on October 1, 2001.
JOCI-DTV, branded as TV Aichi, is a television station in Nagoya, Japan operated by the Aichi Television Broadcasting Company, Ltd. and is an affiliate of the TX Network. TVA started broadcasting in 1983. Nikkei, Inc. is the biggest shareholder of TVA.
JOCH-DTV, branded as Chukyo TV, is the Chūkyō metropolitan area flagship station of the Nippon News Network and Nippon Television Network System (NNS), owned by Nippon Television Holdings through the Chukyo TV. Broadcasting Co., Ltd.. Its studios are located in Showa-ku, Nagoya, Japan.
Tokai Television Broadcasting Co., Ltd. (THK, 東海テレビ放送株式会社, often called Tokai TV (東海テレビ)) is a TV station affiliated with Fuji News Network (FNN) and Fuji Network System (FNS), serving in Aichi Prefecture, Gifu Prefecture, and Mie Prefecture, Japan. It is also known as Tokai Hoso Kaikan.
Chubu-Nippon Broadcasting Co., Ltd. is a regional radio and television service serving Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. It is majorly owned by the Chunichi Shimbun. Its radio service is affiliated with the Japan Radio Network (JRN) and its television service affiliated with the Japan News Network (JNN).
JOMX-DTV, branded as Tokyo MX, is an independent television station in Tokyo, Japan, owned by the Tokyo Metropolitan Television Broadcasting Corporation. It is the only television station that exclusively serves the city. It competes with Nippon TV, TV Asahi, NHK General TV, Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, TV Tokyo, and Fuji TV, all of which are flagship stations of national networks. Tokyo MX was founded on April 30, 1993, and broadcasts commenced on November 1, 1995. Shareholders include the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Tokyo FM Broadcasting, and others.
BS-TBS, Inc. is a Japanese satellite broadcasting station headquartered in Akasaka Gochome, Minato, Tokyo. Its channel name is BS-TBS. It is a member television station of Japan News Network.
Rkb+ Mainichi Broadcasting Corporation is a broadcasting station in Fukuoka, Japan, and it is affiliated with Japan Radio Network (JRN), Japan News Network (JNN) and TBS Network. It is owned by Mainichi Broadcasting System, Mainichi Shimbun and the Aso Group.
Fukuoka Broadcasting Corporation is a Japanese TV station affiliated with Nippon News Network (NNN) and Nippon Television Network System (NNS) in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan. This station broadcasts programs throughout Fukuoka Prefecture as well as most of Saga Prefecture.
JORX-DTV, branded as TBS Television is the flagship station of the Japan News Network (JNN), owned and operated by Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc., a subsidiary of TBS Holdings. It operates in the Kantō region and broadcasts its content nationally through TBS-JNN Network, or Japan News Network. TBS Television is one of the ''five private broadcasters based in Tokyo''.
MRT Miyazaki Broadcasting Company is a broadcasting station in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan, and it is affiliated with JRN, NRN (radio) and JNN (TV). It is owned by the government of the prefecture, Mainichi Shimbun, the Bank of Miyazaki and various investors with fewer stocks.
RKK Kumamoto Broadcasting Co., Ltd. is a regional radio and television broadcaster headquartered in Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan that serves Kumamoto Prefecture.