Music On! TV

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Music On! TV
Music On! TV.jpg
Music On! TV Logo
Launched July 1, 1998
Owned by M-On Entertainment, Inc., a division of Sony Music Entertainment Japan, Inc.[1]
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan We Believe in Music. [2]
Country Japan
Broadcast area Japan
Headquarters Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Formerly called Viewsic (July 1, 1998 to May 1, 2004)
SKY PerfecTV! channel 731 (SDTV)
channel 641 (HDTV)
SKY PerfecTV! e2 channel 325 (SDTV)
itscom channel 261 (SDTV)
K-CAT EO TV channel 841 (HDTV)
J-COM channel 376 (SDTV)
channel 351 (HDTV)
Japan CableNet channel 503 (SDTV)
channel 553 (HDTV)
Others Check local listings
Hikari TV channel 603 (SDTV)
channel 653 (HDTV)
M-On Entertainment, Inc.
Type subsidiary
Industry music industry, television, publishing
Founded March 2, 1998 (as SME TV, Inc.)
March 31, 2012 (merger with Sony Magazines)
Founders Shigeo Maruyama
Headquarters Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Parent Sony Music Entertainment Japan, Inc.

Music On! TV (ミュージック・オン・ティーヴィ Myujikku On Tivi?, typeset as MUSIC ON! TV), also known as M-On! (エムオン Emu On!?), is a cable television network operated by M-On Entertainment, Inc. (株式会社エムオン・エンタテインメント Kabushiki Gaisha Emu On Entateinmento?), a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Japan, Inc. (SMEJ).

Its official motto is We Believe in Music.[2]


Viewsic logo.
  • March 2, 1998 - M-On Entertainment, Inc. was founded by the Sony Music management as SME TV, Inc. (株式会社エスエムイー・ティーヴィ Kabushiki Gaisha Esu Emu I Tivi?).
  • July 1, 1998 - SME TV, Inc. launched Viewsic (ヴュージック Viyujikku?) (portmanteau of view and music).
  • June 1, 2002 - Viewsic was launched on SKY PerfecTV! e2.
  • May 1, 2004 - Viewsic was relaunched as Music On! TV.
  • October 1, 2009 - Music On! TV was launched in high definition television.
  • March 31, 2012 - Music On! TV, Inc. was merged with sister company Sony Magazines Co., Ltd., becoming M-On Entertainment, Inc. and launched its own website,

Current Programming[edit]

Video Clips[edit]

  • Sakidori! (サキドリ!?)
  • Artist File
    • Artist File International
  • J-pop Clips/J-pop Hits!
  • International Clips
  • Back to ××××
  • Kiss x Kiss
  • Kira Kira (キラ◇キラ?)
  • Animanger (動画戦隊!アニメンジャー?)
  • Korea Hits
  • Visualism
  • Back to the 80's International
  • Back to the 90's International


Live Shows[edit]

  • Asahi Super Dry the Live
    • Asahi Super Dry the Live Navi
  • Live Dam Presents Liven Up

Music Chart[edit]

  • M-On! Countdown 100
  • M-On! Album Countdown 50
  • M-On! Karaoke Countdown
  • M-On! International Countdown 20
  • Keitai! Download Countdown with iTunes
  • Musico Countdown
  • Korea On! Countdown 10 ~M-On! K-pop Best 10~
  • YouTube Japan View Countdown



  • 5 Rioshi! (5リオシ! Go Rioshi!?)
  • GGTV ~George's Garage~
  • We Believe in Music
  • Love On! TV
  • Kung Faux

See also[edit]


  1. ^ M-On Entertainment, Inc. Official Profile. Sony Music Entertainment Japan, Inc. Retrieved 2011/11/15.
  2. ^ a b We Believe in Music. Music On! TV. Retrieved 2011/11/15.
  3. ^ Superstar K 3. Music On! TV. Retrieved 2011/11/16.

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