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Type Non free-to-air television
(via Skylife and Cable TV)
Country South Korea
Availability National
Owner NBCUniversal
(Comcast Corporation)
SBS Media Holdings
Key people
Kim Kee-seong, CEO
Launch date
December 28, 2009
Official website
Official Homepage

SBS CNBC is a 24-hour news channel in South Korea.


On August 13, 2009, SBS took over all stocks of a sports TV channel Xports, which were shared by CJ Media (70%) and IB Sports (30%). After a partnership agreement with CNBC which taken on October 22, 2009,[1] Xports was shut down and replaced by SBS-CNBC on December 28, 2009. Most of its programme are being made in High Definition.


Here is a typical daytime broadcasting schedule, based as of January 4, 2010. All time mentioned on KST.

  • Good Morning Economy Wide 0500-0700
  • Opening Bell (Korean edition) 0700-0900
  • Market Express 0900-1100
  • Mad money (Korean edition) 0950-1000
  • Power Lunch (Korean edition) 1100-1300
  • Closing Bell (Korean edition) 1300-1515
  • Market&Trend 1515-1615
  • Money Q 1615-1700
  • Good Evening Economy Wide 1700-1900
  • SBS CNBC Life Economy 1900-2100
  • Mad money Special 2100-2300

See also[edit]


  1. ^ CNBC and SBS (Seoul Broadcasting System) Announce Plans to Launch 24-hour Korean Business News Channel, CNBC, Retrieved on December 28, 2009

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