Biwako Broadcasting

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Not to be confused with BBC Japan.
Biwako Broadcasting

Biwako Broadcasting Co., Ltd. (BBC) (びわ湖放送株式会社 Biwako Hōsō Kabushiki-gaisha?, lit. Lake Biwa Broadcasting) is a fee-free commercial terrestrial television station serving Shiga Prefecture of Japan.

It is a member of the Japanese Association of Independent Television Stations (JAITS). Popular name Independent UHF Station (UHF).

Offices[edit]

  • The head office - 16-1, Tsurunosato, Ōtsu, Shiga Prefecture
  • Hikone office - K1 Building, 1-3-1, Kyomachi, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture
  • Tokyo office - Nippon Animation Bildg., 7-10-11, Ginza, Chūō, Tokyo
  • Osaka office - Chiyoda Bildg., 2-5-8, Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka

History[edit]

  • May 22, 1971 - Biwako Broadcasting Co., Ltd. is founded.
  • April 1, 1972 - BBC starts to broadcast.
  • October 1, 2006 - BBC starts digital TV broadcasting.
  • July 24, 2011 - BBC ends analog TV broadcasting

Stations[edit]

Analog - JOBL-TV (as of 7/24/11 end date)
  • Otsu (Mt. Usa) - Channel 30
  • Hikone - Channel 56
  • Kōsei - Channel 53
and more
Digital - JOBL-DTV
  • Remote controller ID: 3
  • Otsu (Mt. Usa) - Channel 20
  • Hikone - Channel 29
  • Kōsei - Channel 29
  • Otsu Ishiyama - Channel 20
  • Otsu Fujio - Channel 20
  • Yōkaichi - Channel 48
  • Kōka Ohara - Channel 29
  • Otsu Yamanaka - Channel 20
  • Shigaraki - Channel 52
  • Takatsuki Takano - Channel 45

Program[edit]

  • News CATCH (ニュースCATCH Nyūsu Kyatchi?) - News
  • Kirarin Shiga (キラりん滋賀?) - Information variety show
  • Kurashi safety (くらしsafety Kurashi Sefuti?) - Disaster measures information
  • Biwako Company (びわ湖カンパニー Biwako Kanpani?) - Regional variety show
  • Shiga Economy NOW (滋賀経済NOW Shiga Keizai NOW?) - Economic news
and more

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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Prefectures NHK NNN JNN FNN ANN TXN JAITS
Osaka Ōsaka ytv MBS KTV ABC TVO
Kyoto Kyōto KBS
Hyogo Kōbe SUN
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