Hiroshima Home Television

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JOGM-DTV
Hiroshima
Branding Hiroshima Home Television (HOME)
Channels Analog: 35
Digital: 5
Affiliations All-Nippon News Network
Owner Hiroshima Home Television Co.,Ltd.
First air date December 1, 1970
Website HIROSHIMA HOME TV

Hiroshima Home Television Co.,Ltd. (株式会社広島ホームテレビ Kabushiki Gaisha Hiroshima Hōmu Terebi?, callsign: JOGM-TV), a.k.a. HOME (ホーム Hōmu?) is a TV station in Hiroshima. It is a network TV station of ANN. It is broadcast in Hiroshima Prefecture.

History[edit]

  • September 18, 1964: The station makes a license request as Setonaikai Broadcasting (unrelated to the current TV station of the same name)
  • December 1, 1970: The station commenced operating as an affiliate of Nippon Educational Television (NET TV, current TV Asahi). The original abbreviation was UHT (UHF Hiroshima-Home Television).
  • April 1, 1974: The station joins ANN.
  • October 1, 1975: TV Shin-Hiroshima System (TSS) starts broadcasting. Fuji TV network programming migrates to the new station.
  • November 14, 1985: Bilingual sound multiplex broadcasts start. Some programs shown are available in English.
  • April 1, 1986: New corporate identity. Along with it, the main abbreviation changed to HOME.
  • 2000: The station's mascot, Pol Pol (see picture), was created upon the station's 30th anniversary celebrations, tie-in merchandise was also released.
  • 2006: Digital terrestrial broadcasts commence.
  • July 24, 2011: Analog terrestrial broadcasts conclude.
  • January 2013: Full ratings for the previous year confirm that Hiroshima Home Television became a ratings leader in the prefecture.

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