Fuji News Network

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Fuji News Network
TypeBroadcast television network
Founded3 October 1966[1]: 9 
OwnerFuji Television Network, Inc.
Official website

Fuji News Network (FNN) is a Japanese commercial television network run by Fuji Television Network, Inc. (Fuji TV), part of the Fujisankei Communications Group. The network's responsibility includes the syndication of national television news bulletins to its regional affiliates, and news exchange between the stations.

Distribution of non-news television programmes is handled by Fuji Network System (FNS), another network set up by Fuji TV.


The network was formed on 3 October 1966[1]: 9  which comprised 7 television stations: Fuji TV (the flagship station), Sendai Television, Tōkai TV, Kansai TV, Hiroshima Telecasting (now affiliated with NNN and NNS), Nihonkai Telecasting, and Television Nishinippon Corporation.

Since April 1, 1997, the network has 26 full members, and two members that are affiliates of more than one network (Television Oita System Co., Ltd and TV Miyazaki). In terms of the number of participating stations, it is the third largest in Japan, following NNN (NTN group) and JNN (TBS-group). FNS does not currently have any affiliates in four prefectures: Aomori, Yamanashi, Yamaguchi, and Tokushima.

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  1. ^ a b フジネットワークの歩み : FNS30年史 [History of Fuji Network: FNS 30 Year History] (in Japanese). Fuji Television. 1999. NCID BA47435623.

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