Channel A (TV channel)
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|Launched||December 1, 2011|
|Owned by||Dong-a Media Group|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Slogan||Holding dreams like a canvas, Channel A. (Hangul: 꿈을 담는 캔버스, 채널A)|
|Broadcast area||South Korea|
|Headquarters||Dong-a Media Center, Gwanghwamun Plaza, Sejong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul|
|SkyLife||channel 13 (HDTV)
channel 260 (SDTV)
|Available on most cable providers||Check local listings for channels|
|B TV||channel 18 (HDTV)|
|U+ TV||channel 18 (HDTV)|
|Olleh TV||channel 18 (HDTV)|
|KOREALIVE||Click on 채널A|
Channel A Corporation (Hangul: 주식회사 채널에이; hanja: 株式會社 채널에이), known as Channel A (Hangul: 채널A, typeset CHANNEL A), is a nationwide general cable TV network and broadcasting company in South Korea, owned by The Dong-a Ilbo/DongA Media Group (DAMG). It was launched on 1 December 2011.
Channel A is one of four new South Korean nationwide general cable TV networks alongside JoongAng Ilbo's JTBC, 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.
- 1963 - The Dong-a Ilbo Established Dong-A Broadcasting Station (Frequency:AM 792 kHz Callsign: HLKJ)
- 1976 - DBS Monday~Tuesday Radio Drama Pretty Boy Got the No.1 spot with 97.3% achieving an all-kill against MBC's Nationwide News 8, KBS's Volume Up and TBC's FM Latest Inkigayo on its timeslot. No other Radio Program has break this record until now.
- 25 December 1980 - Dong-A Broadcasting Station closed due to the mandatory merger to the Korean Broadcasting System by the military government forces resulting the launching of KBS Radio 5.
- 1989 - KBS Radio 5 closed.
- 1991 - Dong-A Broadcasting Station's Frequency of 792 kHz now owned by the Seoul Broadcasting System.
- 22 July 2009 - Amendment of Media law passed the national assembly to deregulate the media market of South Korea.
- 31 December 2010 - JTBC, TV Chosun, MBN, and Channel A were selected as a General Cable Television Channel Broadcasters.
- 1 December 2011 - Channel A began broadcasting.
Channel A (TV 2011~present)
- Channel A Newsfire 940
- Heaven's Garden (December 3, 2011 - March 11, 2012)
- Color of Woman (December 5, 2011 - February 7, 2012)
- Happy and (December 5, 2011 - March 31, 2012)
- Bachelor's Vegetable Store (December 21, 2011 - March 8, 2012)
- Immortal Classic (March 17 - May 20, 2012)
- K-POP - The Ultimate Audition (March 19 - May 1, 2012)
- Goodbye Dear Wife (May 7 - July 10, 2012)
- Ms Panda and Mr Hedgehog (August 18 - October 7, 2012)
Dong-a Broadcasting Station (Radio 1963~1980)
- DBS Headlines 7
- DBS News Morning 8
- News 1410
- DBS Sports News
- DBS Report
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