Kansai Telecasting Corporation

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Kansai Television Co.Ltd.
関西テレビ放送株式会社
Public Kabushiki gaisha
IndustryInformation, Communication
FoundedOsaka, Japan (February 1, 1958 (1958-02-01))
Headquarters
1-7, Ogimachi Nichome, Kita-ku, Osaka
,
Japan
Area served
Kansai region, Japan
Key people
Sumio Fukui (President)
ServicesTelecasting
Revenue
  • Steady¥66,105 million (2012)[1]
  • ¥66,091 million (2011)
  • Increase¥4,301 million (2012)[1]
  • ¥4,055 million (2011)
  • Decrease¥2,078 million [1]
  • ¥2,382 million (2011)
Total assets
  • Increase¥115,051 million (2012)[1]
  • ¥112,421 million (2011)
Total equity
  • Increase¥84,535 million (2012)[1]
  • ¥79,132 million (2011)
Owner
  • Fuji Media Holdings, Inc. (19.85%)
  • Hankyu Hanshin Holdings, Inc. (19.10%)
Number of employees
570 (April, 2012)
Subsidiaries
  • KTVLIFE Corporation
  • Media Pulpo Co., Ltd.
  • Kansai TV Hazz Corporation
  • KTV Software Inc.
  • Lemon Studio Corporation
  • WEST ONE inc.
  • Central Television, inc.
Websitewww.ktv.jp/en/
JODX-DTV
KTV Headquarters in Osaka
Osaka, Kansai region
Japan
SloganKante-le
ChannelsDigital: 17 (UHF, 2003-, Virtual: 8)
Subchannels802, 803
AffiliationsFNN/FNS
OwnerKansai Telecasting Corporation
FoundedFebruary 1, 1958
First air dateNovember 22, 1958
Former callsignsAnalog
JODX-TV (1958–2011)
Former channel number(s)Analog
8 (VHF, 1958–2011)
Transmitter power29 kW
Licensing authorityMIC
Websitewww.ktv.jp/en/

Kansai Telecasting Corporation (関西テレビ放送株式会社, Kansai Terebi Hōsō Kabushiki Gaisha, KTV), often called Kansai TV (関西テレビ, Kansai-terebi) or Kantele (関テレ), is a tv station affiliated with Fuji News Network (FNN) and Fuji Network System (FNS) in Osaka, serving the Kansai region of Japan. Kansai TV is a company affiliated in Hankyu Hanshin Holdings Group of Hankyu Hanshin Toho Group.

Offices[edit]

  • the headquarters – 1-7, Ogimachi Nichome, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan
  • Tokyo Branch Office – Jiji Tsushin Building, 15-8, Ginza Gochome, Chūō, Tokyo, Japan
  • Nagoya Branch Station – Telepia, 14-25, Higashi-Sakura Itchome, Higashi-ku, Nagoya, Japan

Advertising slogan[edit]

  • April, 1975: Stay tune, Channel 8. (チャンネルそのまま8チャンネル, Because Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc. (MBS) were exchanged; more details on the exchange in its own articles.)
  • 1994: Dash
  • 1995 – March, 1997: Peechiku-Park Station (ピーチクパークステーション, Hachiemon, the mascot character of Kansai TV, was born.)
  • April, 1997–present : Kante-le (カンテーレ)
  • March 30, 2015- (Planned) : More than, Kantele (超えろ。カンテレ)

History of Kansai TV[edit]

  • February 1, 1958 – Dai Kansai TV Company (大関西テレビ放送株式会社) was founded.
  • July 5, 1958 – Dai Kansai TV was renamed "Kansai Telecasting Corporation", and started analog terrestrial telecasting on November 22.
  • 1959 – Kansai TV formed a TV network with Fuji TV, Tokai TV and Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting
  • 1964 – The affiliated station of the network in Fukuoka changed to TV Nishinippon.
  • 1966 – Fuji News Network (FNN) was formed.
  • 1970 – Fuji Network System (FNS) was formed.
  • 1982 – Kansai TV hosted the first Osaka Women's Marathon.
  • 1992 – Kansai TV opened Lemon Studio in Tokyo.
  • October 1, 1997 – Kansai TV moved the headquarters from Nishi-Temma, Kita-ku, Osaka to Ogimachi, Kita-ku, Osaka. While its old Nishi-Temma headquarters demolished in 2011 and now as car parking lot.
  • December 1, 2003 – Kansai TV started digital terrestrial telecasting.
  • July 24, 2011 – Analog terrestrial telecasting ended.
  • March 30, 2015 – Kansai TV plans to unify the appellation "Kantele (カンテレ)" and plans to change logo to "8 kantele (8 カンテレ)".[2] The long-running KTV and 8 logos end their usage.

Broadcasting[edit]

Digital[edit]

JODX-DTV

  • Virtual: 8
  • Osaka (Mt. Ikoma) – Channel 17
Shiga Prefecture
  • Otsu, Hikone, Koka – Channel 17
  • Shigaraki – Channel 48
Kyōto Prefecture
  • Fukuchiyama, Maizuru, Miyazu, Mineyama, Kameoka – Channel 17
  • Yamashina – Channel 47
Osaka Prefecture
  • Kashiwara, Miksaki, Nose – Channel 17
Hyōgo Prefecture
  • Mt. Maya (Kobe), Himeji, Hokutan-Tarumi, Miki, Kasumi, Kinosaki, Tatsuno, Fukusaki, Nishiwaki, Sasayama, Hikami, Ako, Aioi, Kawanishi-Keyakizaka, Nantan – Channel 17
  • Inagawa – Channel 40
  • Ichijima – Channel 34
  • Yoka, Hidaka, Yamasaki – Channel 29
  • Nagata-ku, Myoho-ji – Channel 39
  • Kanzaki – Channel 44
Nara Prefecture
  • Tochihara – Channel 41
Wakayama Prefecture
  • Wakayama, Kinokawa, Kainan, Gobo, Kibi, Arida, Tanabe, Shimotsu, SHingu, Kushimoto – Channel 17
  • Hashimoto – Channel 44
  • Tanabe-kita, Minabegawa, Yura – Channel 48

Analog[edit]

  • as of the end of the broadcasting

JODX-TV

  • Osaka (Mt. Ikoma) and cities along Osaka Bay – Channel 8
Shiga Prefecture
  • Otsu – Channel 40
  • Shigaraki – Channel 37
  • Koka – Channel 59
  • Hikone – Channel 60
Kyoto Prefecture
  • Yamashina, Kyoto – Channel 58
  • Kameoka – Channel 37
  • Fukuchiyama – Channel 60
  • Maizuru – Channel 59
Osaka Prefecture
  • Hirakata – Channel 57
  • Kashiwara – Channel 58
  • Miksaki – Channel 58
Hyōgo Prefecture
  • Kobe – Channel 43
  • Himeji – Channel 60
  • Nishinomiya-Yamaguchi – Channel 59
  • Toyooka – Channel 60
  • Kasumi – Channel 37
Nara Prefecture
  • Ikoma-Asukano – Channel 39
  • Gojo – Channel 37
  • Yoshino – Channel 38
Wakayama Prefecture
  • Wakayama – Channel 46
  • Gobo – Channel 59
  • Kinokawa – Channel 59
  • Kainan – Channel 60
  • Hashimoto – Channel 29
  • Arida – Channel 39
  • Kushimoto – Channel 59
  • Shingu – Channel 40

Programs (Times in JST)[edit]

News[edit]

Every Sunday morning
Before noon
  • FNN Speak (FNNスピーク) – from 11:30 a.m. until noon on weekdays and from 11:45 a.m. until noon on Saturdays
  • KTV News (KTVニュース) – from 11:50 a.m. until noon on Sundays
In the evening
Before 9 p.m.
  • KTV News Pick Up – from 8:54 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. every day (Regularly news from Tokyo, sometimes news from Osaka)

Information[edit]

Variety shows[edit]

Dramas produced by Kansai TV[edit]

  • 27 FNS stations from 10 p.m. until 10:54 p.m. on Tuesdays
  • Current: Fight! Bookstore Girls (戦う!書店ガール)
See the Official website for the current TV drama.
In past (10 p.m. on Tuesdays)
  • Great Teacher Onizuka (GTO)
  • HUNTER ~Sono Onna-tachi, Shoukin Kasegi~ (HUNTER〜その女たち、賞金稼ぎ〜, International title: HUNTER ~Women After Reward Money~) (starring Ryoko Yonekura, shown on FNS stations including Fuji TV)
  • Ii hito. (いいひと。, lit. A Good Parson)
  • Sommelier (ソムリエ)
  • Boku no Ikiru Michi (僕の生きる道, lit. My way to live)
  • Boku to Kanojo to Kanojo no Ikiru michi (僕と彼女と彼女の生きる道, lit. My, her, and her way to live)
  • At Home Dad (アットホーム・ダッド)
  • Ganbatte Ikimasshoi (がんばっていきまっしょい) (wholly produced by Kansai TV)
  • Oniyome Nikki (鬼嫁日記)
  • Unfair (アンフェア)
  • Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru (ブスの瞳に恋してる, lit. I can't Take My Eyes off the Unpretty) (wholly produced by Kansai TV)
  • Kekkon Dekinai Otoko (結婚できない男, lit. The Man who cannot marry)
  • Boku no Aruku Michi (僕の歩く道, lit. My way to walk)
  • Himitsu no Hanazono (ヒミツの花園)
  • Oniyome Nikki Ii Yu dana (鬼嫁日記 いい湯だな)
  • Love & Farm (牛に願いを~Love & Farm~) (wholly produced by Kansai TV)
  • Monster Parent (モンスターペアレント)
  • Real Clothes (リアル・クローズ) (wholly produced by Kansai TV) – based on the manga "Real Clothes" by Satoru Makimura
  • Utsukushiki Rinjin (美しき隣人, lit. The Beautiful Neighbor)
  • Good Life (グッドライフ〜ありがとう、パパ。さよなら〜) (wholly produced by Kansai TV) – based on the novel "Good Life" by Cho Chang-In
  • Team Batista Series (チーム・バチスタシリーズ)
  • Hungry! (ハングリー!)
  • Me, Becoming a Doctor at Age 37 (37歳で医者になった僕) (wholly produced by Kansai TV)
  • "Saki" (サキ) (with MMJ)

and more...

Special
  • The Silence of Nightingale (ナイチンゲールの沈黙)
  • Ghostly Girl (幽かな彼女)

Sports[edit]

Other Broadcasting stations in the Kansai area[edit]

Radio and TV[edit]

TV only[edit]

Radio only[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e 平成24年3月期決算概要資料 [Financial Results for the Fiscal Year ended March 31, 2012] (PDF) (in Japanese). Kansai Telecasting Corporation. May 25, 2012.
  2. ^ 関西テレビ春の改編に合わせロゴを一新。槇原敬之が関西テレビへの応援歌をプロデュース!! Archived 2015-03-17 at the Wayback Machine (in Japanese). Kansai Telecasting Corporation. March 17, 2015.

Website[edit]


Coordinates: 34°42′17.05″N 135°30′37.37″E / 34.7047361°N 135.5103806°E / 34.7047361; 135.5103806 (Kansai Telecasting Corporation)