VAN-TV

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VAN-TV is a Vietnamese TV station in Houston (via KTBU subchannel 55.2) and Los Angeles (via KSCI subchannel 18.7). The subchannel 18.7 is no longer in business.

VAN-TV 55.2 is the first Vietnamese language in Houston, established in May 2009. The station's founders are husband Ban Vu and wife Bich Ngoc Nguyen, migrated from Vietnam in 1975 after the Vietnam War. It's free to the public.

The station also formed VAN-TV Foundation Charity which generated $70,352 donation from its viewers to American Red Cross - Houston Chapter to support victims in the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.

One of its most popular program is The Talent Search which provides playground for local Vietnamese Americans, mostly youngsters, compete and showcase their singing skill. The 1st season lasted from September 2010 till the final round in May 20 which took place in Arena Theater.

"Vui Choi Hoc Duong" is the 1st Vietnamese reality TV show in Houston, where college students from different universities compete in different games for prices.

The station also broadcasts a daily news program

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