Tokyo Metropolitan Television
|Kojimachi, Chiyoda, Tokyo|
|Channels||Digital: 20 (UHF - LCN 9)|
|Owner||Tokyo FM, Chunichi Newspaper, Tokyo Dome, Toei, Kadokawa Holdings|
|Founded||April 30, 1993|
|First air date||November 1, 1995|
|Call letters' meaning||Metropolitan
|Former channel number(s)||14 (analog) (1995-2011)|
Tokyo Metropolitan Television Broadcasting Corporation (東京メトロポリタンテレビジョン株式会社 Tōkyō Metoroporitan Terebijon Kabushiki Kaisha?, Tokyo MX, after its call letters, JOMX-DTV) is the only commercial television station in Tokyo, Japan that exclusively serves the city. It competes with Nippon Television, TV Asahi, NHK, Tokyo Broadcasting System, TV Tokyo, and Fuji Television, all of which are flagship stations of national networks. Tokyo MX was founded on April 30, 1993, and broadcasts commenced on November 1, 1995. Shareholders include the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Tokyo FM Broadcasting and electronics manufacturer Sony. (MXTV is an associate company of Tokyo FM.)
Every week, Tokyo MX airs the press conferences of Tokyo Governor. It is a member of the Japanese Association of Independent Television Stations (JAITS).
A second channel, Tokyo MX2, began broadcasting in April 2014. The channel operates on the second sub-channel of Tokyo MX and is primarily dedicated to alternative programming.
- Analog: Channel 15 (Ended on July 24, 2011)
- Digital: Channel 20 (Remote controller ID 9)
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