TVB J2

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This article is about the television channel in Hong Kong. For other uses and meanings with TVB J2, see J2.
TVB J2
Launched Testing: 28 January 2008
Official: 30 June 2008
Owned by Television Broadcasts Limited
Website J2.HK
Availability
Terrestrial
Hong Kong Digital Channel 82 (HD)

TVB J2 (Chinese: 無綫電視J2) is a TV Channel specially established by Television Broadcasts Limited for the new and free digital TV network in Hong Kong. The channel was officially launched on 30 June 2008.

To watch this channel, a H.264/MPEG-4 AVC codec is required, although viewers from Macau have free access if the user is using the public TV cable. It broadcasts 24 hours a day.

Occasionally, it not only shows programmes in Cantonese, but also in other languages including Mandarin Chinese, Japanese and Korean. Most of the shows are broadcast in bilingual audio channels with Chinese subtitles.

The transmission of TVB J2 was upgraded from SDTV to HDTV video format on 2013-01-21 at 01:54 am.

Programmes[edit]

Korean and Japanese dramas are the most watched programmes on TVB J2. The time slots in prime time are specialized for most popular dramas every day, with ones from Korea (Mon-Fri), Taiwan (Mon-Fri, Sun), Japan (Fri-Sat) and USA (Sat-Sun).

Another popular genre of programmes for TVB J2 is Japanese anime.

Other programmes broadcast include:

  • Entertainment
  • Life Trends
  • Travel
  • Music

Originals[edit]

  • Love Academy (愛情研究院)
A space for teenagers and stars to discuss different kinds of love matters and play love games. The hosts are Miki Yeung and Cyrus Chow.
  • Summer In Beijing (首都闖蕩)
A reality show that comprised three single girls and a gentleman, centered around the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The hosts are Ursule Wong, Joyce Wong, Grace Wong and Jason Chan.
According to the Year 2009 Market Promotion, TVB will produce new reality shows based on the format of this one.
  • Big Boys Club (兄弟幫)
  • All Things Girl(姊妹淘)

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