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