List of nationwide broadcast television channels

Japanese-speaking

Television channel Year of foundation Owner Type of channel Notes
SKT One.svg
1958 Shōkaiwan Kōkyō Terebi Federal public Formerly Shokaiwan Central Television (1958-1970), Shokaiwan General TV (1970-1974) and SKT (1987-1991).
Available in HD.
SKT Two.svg
1974 Shōkaiwan Kōkyō Terebi Federal public Formerly Shokaiwan Educational Television (1974-1991) and SKT2 (1991-2006).
Available in HD.
Araiguma TV.svg
1981 Araiguma Media Commercial Formerly Shokaiwan Metropolitan Television (1981-1990).
Available in HD.
Soara TV.svg
1989 Soara TV Holdings Commercial Available in HD.
ODH.svg
1989 Oguni Mediaworks Commercial Available in HD.

Korean-speaking

Television channel Year of foundation Owner Type of channel Notes
SJB1.svg
1971 Sokalman Jeongug Bangsong Public Formerly Sokalman Tellebijeon (1971-1985) and SJB (1985-1993).
Available in HD.
SJB2.svg
1993 Sokalman Jeongug Bangsong Public Available in HD.
Sudogwon TV.svg
1989 Sudogwon Broadcasting Ltd. Commercial Available in HD.
Sechaeneol.svg
1995 Mediapark Shokaiwan Commercial Available in HD.

List of national speciality digital television channels

Japanese-speaking

Television channel Year of foundation Owner Type of channel Format Notes
Araiguma 2.svg
1999 Araiguma Media Commercial General entertainment Available in HD.
DMAX
2014 Discovery Media Shokaiwan Commercial General entertainment Available in HD.
SKT Kids.svg
2004 Shōkaiwan Kōkyō Terebi Federal public Kids and family Available in HD.
SKT 24.svg
2002 Shōkaiwan Kōkyō Terebi Federal public News Available in HD.
SKT Culture.svg
2001 Shōkaiwan Kōkyō Terebi Federal public Knowledge Available in HD.
SKT Sport.svg
1998 Shōkaiwan Kōkyō Terebi Federal public Sports Available in HD.
Araiguma Sport.svg
2001 Araiguma Media Commercial Sports Available in HD.
Araiguma Movie.png
2001 Araiguma Media Commercial Movies Available in HD.
Araiguma News 2001 Araiguma Media Commercial News Available in HD.
Spike
2012 ViacomCBS Satworks Shokaiwan Commercial General entertainment Available in HD.
Soara Flix 2003 Soara TV Holdings Commercial Movies Available in HD.
Soara Sport 2008 Soara TV Holdings Commercial Sports Available in HD.
Dlife 2014 FXNet Shokaiwan Commercial General entertainment Available in HD

Korean-speaking

Television channel Year of foundation Owner Type of channel Format Notes
SJB Sport.svg
2004 Sokalman Jeongug Bangsong Public Sports Available in HD.
SJB N24.svg
2004 Sokalman Jeongug Bangsong Public News Availbale in HD.
SJB Kids.svg
2006 Sokalman Jeongug Bangsong Public Kids and family Available in HD.
S-Drama 2010 Sudogwon Broadcasting Ltd. Commercial General entertainment Available in HD.
Sechaeonol Sport 2009 Mediapark Shokaiwan Commercial Sports Available in HD.
Sechaenol Movie 2011 Mediapark Shokaiwan Commercial Movies Available in HD.

List of cable and satellite channels

General entertainment

Television channel HD Year of foundation Owner Aditional services Notes
Shokaiprime.svg
Yes 1991 Shokaisat Ltd. On Demand SAP available (Korean).
Formerly a premium channel.
AXN
Yes 1997 Sony Pictures Television Shokaiwan On Demand SAP available (Korean).
AXN Mystery
Yes 2004 Sony Pictures Television Shokaiwan On Demand SAP available (Korean).
Sony Channel
Yes 2005 Sony Pictures Television Shokaiwan On Demand
Fox
Yes 1999 FXNet Shokaiwan On Demand To be relaunched as Star in early 2021.
Star MAX (Shokaiwan.svg
Yes 2002 FXNet Shokaiwan On Demand
MTV
Yes 1998 ViacomCBS Satworks Shokaiwan On Demand
One Net.svg
Yes 1996 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere SAP available (Korean).
Formerly a premium channel.
One Drama Yes 1996 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere
One OTN.svg
Yes 1996 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere
SAP available (Korean)
Formerly One Prime (1996-2006).
One Neos.svg
Yes 2001 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere Formerly One Choice (2001-2006).
One AXTel.svg
Yes 1997 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere SAP available (Korean).
.Formerly One Anime (1997-2006).
tvN
Yes 2009 CJ ENM SAP available (Korean).
Shokaiterebi.svg
Yes 1997 SHTV Consortium TV Everywhere SAP available (Korean).
Starstel
Yes 2001 SHTV Consortium SAP available (Korean).
Formerly SHTV World (2002-2011).
Starstel Comedy
Yes 2011 SHTV Consortium SAP available (Korean).
Universal TV
Yes 2004 NBCUniversal Networks Shokaiwan TV Everywhere SAP available (Korean).
Formerly Universal Channel (2004-2018).
Syfy
Yes 2008 NBCUniversal Networks Shokaiwan TV Everywhere
On Demand
SAP available (Korean).
WarnerTV
Yes 2001 Turner Media Shokaiwan TV Everywhere
Kawaiian TV Yes 2003 Kawaiian TV Shokaiwan
RTLUnineEntr.png
Yes 2016 Unine and RTL Group
RTLUnineExtreme.png
No 2016 Unine and RTL Group
RTL Unine Living (Shokaiwan)
No 2016 Unine and RTL Group
Energy No 2014 Mediaset Shokaiwan TV Everywhere
Oh!K
Yes 2014 Turner Media Shokaiwan TV Everywhere SAP available (Korean).
GRT Entertainment.svg
Yes 1994 GRT Studios Formerly GRT Prime (1995-2011).
ITV Choice 2019.svg
Yes 1989 ITV plc Formerly ITV World (1989-2013).
HIN1.svg
Yes 1994 Hisqaida International Network Formerly HBC International (1994-2015).

Lifestyle

Television channel HD Year of foundation Owner Aditional services Notes
CLS
Yes 2012 SHTV Consortium
CLS Xplorer
No 2006 SHTV Consortium Formerly SHTV Explore (2006-2012).
CLS Food & Home
No 2012 SHTV Consortium
One Reese.svg
Yes 1996 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere Formerly One Life (1996-2006).
Diva
Yes 1997 NBCUniversal Networks Shokaiwan On Demand Formerly Halmark Channel (1997-2010) and Diva Universal (2010-2014).
MagnaLife Yes 2003 Magna Media Holdings
MagnaKitchen Yes 2006 Magna Media Holdings SAP available (Korean).
MagnaRelax Yes 2010 Magna Media Holdings
Asikaish Food Network.svg
Yes 2005 Scripps Networks Interactive Formerly Asikaish Food Channel (2005-2019).
Eve
No 2004 Discovery Media Shokaiwan Formerly Discovery Home & Health (2004-2014).
Fyi
No 2007 Cableworks Co., Ltd. Formerly The Biography Channel (2007-2015).
GRT Lifestyle.svg
No 2007 GRT Studios

Kids and family

Television channel HD Year of foundation Owner Aditional services Notes
Shokaimanga Yes 1996 Shokaiwan Broadcast Partners TV Everywhere
Bunkix
Yes 2012 SHTV Consortium TV Everywhere
Bunkix Animation
No 2017 SHTV Consortium TV Everywhere
AT-X
No 1997 ITS TV Everywhere
Animax
Yes 2002 Sony Pictures Television Shokaiwan TV Everywhere
Cartoon Network
Yes 2000 Turner International Shokaiwan TV Everywhere
Toonami
No 2013 Turner International Shokaiwan On Demand
Kids Station
No 1995 Shokaiwan Broadcast Partners On Demand
TV Everywhere
Disney Channel
Yes 2001 FXNet Shokaiwan On Demand
TV Everywhere
Disney XD
No 2004 FXNet Shokaiwan On Demand
TV Everywhere
Formerly Toon Disney (2004-2009).
Disney Junior
No 2004 FXNet Shokaiwan On Demand
TV Everywhere
Formerly Playhouse Disney (2004-2011).
Nickelodeon
Yes 2001 Viacom Satworks Shokaiwan On Demand
Nick Jr.
No 2006 Viacom Satworks Shokaiwan On Demand
DreamWorks Channel Yes 2020 NBCUniversal Networks Shokaiwan On Demand

TV Everywhere

Music

Television channel HD Year of foundation Owner Aditional services Notes
Music On! TV.png
Yes 1998 Shokaiwan Broadcast Partners
VH1
Yes 2003 Viacom Satworks Shokaiwan
One TMC.svg
Yes 1997 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere Formerly One Music (1997-2006).
One TMC J.svg
No 2011 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere
BoxTV
Yes 2006 SHTV Consortium TV Everywhere Formerly Shokaimusic (2006-2011).
BoxHits
No 2011 SHTV Consortium TV Everywhere
Mnet
Yes 2005 CJ E&M
Channel V
Yes 2001 Foxcast Shokaiwan

News

Television channel HD Year of foundation Owner Aditional services Notes
CNN Shokugeki.svg
Yes 2000 Turner Media Shokaiwan TV Everywhere
SJD TV.svg
Yes 2001 Shokaiwan Jidaion Media
SJD CNBC Yes 2004 Shokaiwan Jippo Media Formerly SJP Financial Channel.
MagnaNews Yes 2003 Magna Media Holdings
ENS Shinbun.svg
Yes 2003 K.K. Tōyō Hihyō Westex Network
ENS International.svg
Yes 1993 K.K. Tōyō Hihyō Westex Network
Bloomberg Television
Yes 1994 Bloomberg L.P.
GRT World News 2013.svg
Yes 1995 GRT Studios Formerly GRT World Service Television (1991-1995) and GRT World (1995-2008).
ITV News
Yes 1995 ITV plc Formerly ITN News Channel (1995-2002) and ITV News Channel (2002-2005).
Eurdenews 2016.svg
Yes 1992 Eurdenews SA
HIN News 24.svg
Yes 2000 Hisqaida International Network Formerly HBC World News (2000-2015).
CNA (2019).png
Yes 1999 Mediacorp

Knowledge

Television channel HD Year of foundation Owner Aditional services Notes
Nationa Geographix
Yes 2003 FXNet Shokaiwan On Demand
Nat Geo People
Yes 2007 FXNet Shokaiwan On Demand
National Geographic Wild
Yes 2007 FXNet Shokaiwan On Demand Formerly Nat Geo Wild (2007-2019).
Discovery Channel
Yes 1993 Discovery Media Shokaiwan On Demand
TV Everywhere
Discovery Science
Yes 2006 Discovery Media Shokaiwan On Demand
TV Everywhere
DTX
Yes 2004 Discovery Media Shokaiwan On Demand
TV Everywhere
Formerly Discovery Turbo (2004-2014).
Discovery Asikai HD Yes 2007 Discovery Media Shokaiwan TV Everywhere Formerly Discovery Showcase (2007-2014).
History
Yes 2003 Cableworks Co., Ltd. On Demand
TV Everywhere
Formerly The History Channel (2003-2008).
Crime & Investigation
Yes 2005 Cableworks Co., Ltd. On Demand
TV Everywhere
Formerly The History Channel International (2005-2008) and History International (2008-2012).
Planext Channel
Yes 2002 K.K. Tōyō Hihyō Westex Network TV Everywhere
Planext Max
No 2005 K.K. Tōyō Hihyō Westex Network TV Everywhere
One Geia.svg
Yes 2007 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere
One Geia Wisdom.svg
No 2012 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere
GRT Gapia.svg
No 2007 GRT Studios Formerly GRT Knowledge (2007-2015).
HIN World.svg
Yes 2010 Hisqaida International Network Formerly HBC Docunet (2010-2015).

Sports

Television channel HD Year of foundation Owner Aditional services Notes
H Sports
Yes 1996 Shokaiwan Sport Partners TV Everywhere
H Sports 2.svg
Yes 2009 Shokaiwan Sport Partners TV Everywhere
ESPN
Yes 2001 FXNet Shokaiwan TV Everywhere
ESPN2
Yes 2004 FXNet Shokaiwan
beIN Sports 1
Yes 1997 beIN Media Group TV Everywhere Formerly Star Sports (1997-2012) and Fox Sports (2012-2019).
beIN Sports 2
Yes 2002 beIN Media Group TV Everywhere Formerly Star Sports 2 (2002-2012) and Fox Sports 2 (2012-2019).
One NASN.svg
Yes 1996 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere Formerly One Sports (1996-2006).
One NASN2.svg
Yes 2006 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere
Gaora Sports.svg
Yes 2001 Gaora Shokaiwan, Inc.
SHS Sport 1 Yes 1998 Shokaisat Ltd. Formerly Shokaisat Sport (1998-2010).
SHS Sport 2 Yes 2010 Shokaisat Ltd.
Eurdesport Asikai Transalic.svg
Yes 2009 Eurdesport SA

Digital movies

Television channel HD Owner Owner Aditional services Notes
Shokaicinema Yes 2001 Shokaiwan Broadcast Partners On demand
Fox Movies Asikai.svg
Yes 2002 FXNet Shokaiwan On demand Formerly Star Movies (2002-2015).
To be relaunched as Star Movies in early 2021.
Fox Classics (Hokusei).png
Yes 2005 FXNet Shokaiwan On demand Formerly Star Movie Classics (2005-2012).
To be relaunched as Star Classics in early 2021.
TCM
Yes 2002 Turner Media Shokaiwan On Demand
TV Everywhere
Studio-Universal-2016.svg
Yes 2010 NBCUniversal Networks Shokaiwan On Demand

TV Everywhere

MovieWorld
Yes 2005 SHTV Consortium TV Everywhere Formerly SHTV Movie (2005-2011).
Harukami Teather Yes 2008 Harukami Group, LLC TV Everywhere
tvN Movies Yes 2017 CJ ENM SAP available (Korean).

Premium movies

Television channel HD Year of foundation Owner Aditional services Notes
Link=Boxnet1
Yes 1994 Boxnet TV Co., Ltd. TV Everywhere

On Demand

Formerly Boxnet (1993-2004)
Link=Boxnet 2
Yes 2001 Boxnet TV Co., Ltd. TV Everywhere

On Demand

Link=Boxnet Cinema
Yes 2001 Boxnet TV Co., Ltd. TV Everywhere

On Demand

Link=Boxnet Edge
Yes 2006 Boxnet TV Co., Ltd. TV Everywhere

On Demand

Formerly Boxnet HD (2006-2011)
One Cinema Premiere Yes 1998 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere
On Demand
One Cinema Sense Yes 1999 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere
On Demand
One Cinema Lite Yes 1999 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere
On Demand
One Cinema Extreme Yes 2005 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere
On Demand
One Cinema Club Yes 2005 One Shokaiwan Ltd. TV Everywhere
On Demand
WOWOW Prime
Yes 1996 Shokaisat Ltd. TV Everywhere
On Demand
WOWOW Live
Yes 1996 Shokaisat Ltd. TV Everywhere
On Demand
WOWOW Cinema
Yes 1996 Shokaisat Ltd. On demand

International

Channel HD Year of foundation Owner Aditional services Notes
MZH World Yes 19?? Murakami Zenkoku Hōsō
HHK World 2018.svg
Yes 1998 Hokusei Hoso Kyokai
YBS World.svg
Yes 2001 Yarean Broadcasting System
ElCanalGritanyes.png
Yes 1994 ABS-CBN Shokaiwan Group
(ABS-CBN Global)
C24 Danketsu Yes 2011 Organizaciones Mundo
VradivanNowJapanese.png
Yes 2018 Vradiva Communications
TelecordTV Internacional Yes 2003 Rádio e Televisão Telecord
NTV Neurcasia.svg
Yes 1989 Neurcasian Broadcasting Society
TVFMonde.svg
No 1984 TVFMonde Média
TN Talcia.svg
No 1989 Radiotelevisión Nacional
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