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Tokyo Broadcasting System

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Type  Kabushiki gaisha
Area served  Worldwide
Headquarters  Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Traded as  TYO: 9401
Services  Stockholding
Founded  10 May 1951
Tokyo Broadcasting System
Industry  Information, Communication
Total assets  ¥593,023 million (consolidated, March 2011)
Stock price  9401 (TYO) JP¥ 1,988 -12.00 (-0.60%)31 Mar, 3:00 PM GMT+9 - Disclaimer
Revenue  342.8 billion JPY (consolidated, March 2011)
Net income  103 million JPY (consolidated, March 2011)
Operating income  7.705 billion JPY (consolidated, March 2011)
Subsidiaries  TBS Television, BS-TBS, TBS Radio
Films produced  Kurosagi, Departures, Lupin III, The Idolmaster Movie: Be, Ultraman Tiga: The Final Ody
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Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc. (株式会社東京放送ホールディングス, Kabushiki-gaisha Tōkyō Hōsō Hōrudingusu), TBS Holdings, Inc. or TBSHD, is a stockholding company in Tokyo, Japan. It is a parent company of a television network named Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc. (株式会社TBSテレビ, abbreviated to TBS) and radio network named TBS Radio & Communications, Inc. (株式会社TBSラジオ&コミュニケーションズ).

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TBS Television, Inc. has a 28-affiliate news network called JNN (Japan News Network), as well as a 34-affiliate radio network called JRN (Japan Radio Network) which TBS Radio & Communications, Inc. (TBSラジオ) has.

TBS (present TBS Holdings, Inc.) produced the Takeshi's Castle game show and is also home to the many Ultraman series.

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Offices

  • the headquarters of TBSHD, TBS, TBS Radio, BS-TBS and C-TBS - TBS Broadcasting Center, 3-6, Akasaka Gochome, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
  • TBS Midoriyama Studio - 2100, Midoriyama, Aoba-ku, Yokohama, Japan
  • TBSHD Kansai Branch Office - HERBIS OSAKA Office Tower (11th floor), 5-25, Umeda Nihome, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan
  • TBSHD Nagoya Branch Office - Sakaemachi Building, 23-31, Nishiki Sanchome, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Japan
  • TBS Group

    Holdings
  • Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc.
  • Broadcasting
  • Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc.
  • TBS Radio & Communications, Inc.
  • BS-TBS, Inc.
  • C-TBS, Inc.
  • TBS Service, Inc.
  • TBS-Vision, Inc.
  • ACS, Inc.
  • Akasaka Video Center Co., Ltd.
  • Tokyo Broadcasting System International, Inc.
  • TBS TriMedia, Inc.
  • TC Entertainment, Inc. (a Sells DVD software of Suite PreCure and Smile PreCure! or Dokidoki! PreCure)
  • Dreamax Television
  • Akasaka Graphics Art, Inc.
  • F&F, Inc.
  • Telecom Sounds
  • Procam Co., Ltd.
  • Jasc
  • VuCast
  • Nichion, Inc.
  • Real Estate Businesses
  • Midoriyama Studio City
  • TBS Planning, etc.
  • History of TBS

  • May 1951 - Radio Tokyo (株式会社ラジオ東京, KRT, the predecessor of TBS) was founded in Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
  • December 25, 1951 - KRT started radio broadcasting (1130 kHz, 50 kW, until July 1953) from Yurakucho, Chiyoda, Tokyo, and the frequency changed to 950 kHz.
  • April 1955 - KRT started TV broadcasting (JOKR-TV, Channel 6) from Akasaka-Hitotsukicho, Minato, Tokyo.
  • November 29, 1960 - KRT was renamed Tokyo Broadcasting System, Incorporated (株式会社東京放送, TBS), and the headquarters and radio studio were moved to Akasaka Media Building in Akasaka.
  • 1971 - TBS Radio's transmitter power was increased to 100 kW.
  • March 31, 1975 - Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) dropped out JNN and Mainichi Broadcasting System (MBS) joined the news network due to ownership issues with ABC. Since then, MBS has been an affiliated TV station of JNN in Osaka.
  • November 23, 1978 - The frequency of TBS Radio changed to 954 kHz.
  • May 2, 1986 - TBS starts broadcasting the game show Takeshi's Castle.
  • 1989 - TBS became culpable in the Sakamoto family murder by Aum Shinrikyo, resulting in complaints against the network after the case was solved several years later.
  • October 19, 1990 - The last-ever episode of Takeshi's Castle was broadcast on TBS.
  • October 3, 1994 - The present headquarters, TBS Broadcasting Center, were completed next to the old headquarters in Akasaka Media Building. They are called "Big Hat (ビッグハット)".
  • April 1, 1998 - JNN News Bird starts broadcasting. In 2006, the channel was renamed TBS News Bird.
  • February 2000 - TBS adopts a symbol based on the Kanji simbol for "person".
  • March 21, 2000 - TBS founded TBS Radio & Communications Incorporated (株式会社ティ・ビー・エス・ラジオ・アンド・コミュニケーションズ→株式会社TBSラジオ&コミュニケーションズ), TBS Entertainment Incorporated (株式会社ティ・ビー・エス・エンタテインメント), and TBS Sports Incorporated (株式会社ティ・ビー・エス・スポーツ), and founded TBS Live Incorporated (株式会社ティ・ビー・エス・ライブ) the next day. On October 1, 2001, TBS succeeded the radio station to TBS Radio & Communications, and changed callsign of TV station (JOKR-TV → JORX-TV).
  • July 1, 2002 - TBS ch. starts broadcasting on pay television.
  • October 1, 2004 - TBS Entertainment merged TBS Sports and TBS Live, and changed the corporate name to "Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Incorporated" (株式会社TBSテレビ).
  • October 13, 2005 - Rakuten Inc. announced that it bought 15.46 percent stake in TBS, bringing it up to 19%.
  • After over a month and a half of worries over a possible hostile takeover, Rakuten withdraw its bid for TBS on December 1 and plans to form a business alliance with the broadcast company.
  • April 1, 2006 - Digital terrestrial broadcasts commence.
  • April 1, 2009 - TBS became a certified broadcast holding company named "Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc." (株式会社東京放送ホールディングス, TBSHD). TV broadcasting business and culture business were taken over by Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc. and the letters TBS became in use for the abbreviation of the subsidiary TV company.
  • December 1, 2011 - TBS sold the Yokohama BayStars, a Nippon Professional Baseball team to DeNA. DeNA will buy 66.92 percent of the team's stock for 6.5 billion yen from TBS. TBS will retain a 2.31 percent ownership stake in the team.
  • Stockholders of TBSHD

  • As of July 31, 2010
    1. Rakuten, Inc. - 19.83%
    2. The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Pension Account-Pension Trust Account held for Dentsu, Inc.) - 4.88%
    3. The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) - 4.45%
    4. Nippon Life Insurance Company - 4.10%
    5. Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc. - 3.23%
    6. Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation - 3.01%
    7. Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. - 3.00%
    8. Mitsui & Co., Ltd. - 2.25%
    9. Bic Camera, Inc. - 2.00%
    10. Kodansha, Ltd - 1.98%
    11. J.C. Staff - 4.64%

    Analog

    JORX-TV (former callsign: JOKR-TV) - TBS Television (TBSテレビジョン (former Japanese name: 東京放送))

  • Tokyo Tower - Channel 6
  • Islands in Tokyo
  • Niijima - Channel 56
  • Ibaraki Prefecture
  • Mito - Channel 40
  • Tochigi Prefecture
  • Utsunomiya - Channel 55
  • Gunma Prefecture
  • Maebashi - Channel 56
  • Kiryu - Channel 55
  • Saitama Prefecture
  • Chichibu - Channel 18
  • Chiba Prefecture
  • Chiba City - Channel 55
  • Urayasu - Channel 56
  • Kanagawa Prefecture
  • Yokohama-minato - Channel 56
  • Yokosuka-Kurihama - Channel 39
  • Hiratsuka - Channel 37
  • Odawara - Channel 56
  • Digital

    JORX-DTV - TBS Digital Television (TBSデジタルテレビジョン)

  • Remote Controller ID 6
  • Tokyo Tower - Channel 22
  • Mito - Channel 15
  • Utsunomiya - Channel 15
  • Maebashi - Channel 36
  • Hiratsuka - Channel 22
  • Stations

  • Headquartered in Osaka, broadcast in the Kansai area: MBS, Analog: Channel 4, Digital: Channel 16 (Osaka, ID: 4)
  • Headquartered in Nagoya, broadcast in the Chukyo area: CBC, Analog: Channel 5, Digital: Channel 18 (Nagoya, ID: 5)
  • Headquartered in Sapporo, broadcast in Hokkaidō: HBC, Analog: Channel 1, Digital: Channel 19 (Sapporo, ID: 1)
  • Headquartered in Aomori, broadcast in Aomori Prefecture: ATV, Analog: Channel 38, Digital: Channel 30 (Aomori, ID: 6)
  • Headquartered in Morioka, broadcast in Iwate Prefecture: IBC, Analog: Channel 6, Digital: Channel 16 (Morioka, ID: 6)
  • Headquartered in Nagano, broadcast in Nagano Prefecture: SBC, Analog: Channel 11, Digital: Channel 16 (Nagano, ID:6)
  • Headquartered in Yahiko, broadcast in Niigata Prefecture: BSN, Analog: Channel 5, Digital: Channel 17 (Niigata, ID:6)
  • ...among others.

    Programs

    Below is a selection of the many programs that the network has broadcast.

  • Kinniku Banzuke (筋肉番付, Unbeatable Banzuke in America) a former obstacle based game show that inspired Sasuke
  • Sasuke (American Ninja Warrior in the United States) an obstacle course based game show that was originally part of Kinniku Banzuke
  • All Star Thanksgiving Festival (オールスター感謝祭)
  • The Best Ten (ザ・ベストテン) (1978-1989)
  • Another World (もう一つの世界)
  • Days of Our Lives (私たちの生活の日々)
  • Passions (情熱)
  • Music Television
  • Quiz ¥20,000,000 Money Drop (2000万円クイズ!マネードロップ)
  • Santa Barbara (サンタバーバラ)
  • Sunset Beach (サンセットビーチ)
  • Mino Monta Asa Zuba! (みのもんたの朝ズバッ!!)
  • Sanma's Super Karakuri-TV (さんまのスーパーからくりTV)
  • Tokyo Friend Park II (関口宏の東京フレンドパークII)
  • Count Down TV
  • The World Heritage (THE 世界遺産)
  • Dragon Zakura (ドラゴン桜)
  • Princess Resurrection
  • Japan Cable Awards (発表!日本有線大賞)
  • Japan Record Awards (輝く!日本レコード大賞)
  • Japan Request Awards (日本有線大賞)
  • Tokyo Music Festival (東京音楽祭)
  • Hi-5 (ハイ・ファイブ)
  • Food Battle Club
  • Takeshi's Castle (風雲!たけし城)
  • Evening 5 (イブニング・ファイブ) → THE NEWS (総力報道! THE NEWS) → N Studio (Nスタ)
  • Karei-naru Ichizoku' (華麗なる一族) - TBS 55th anniversary drama starring Takuya Kimura (SMAP)
  • Lincoln (リンカーン)
  • Utaban (うたばん) → The Music Hour (ザ・ミュージックアワー)
  • Samurai Baseball (侍プロ野球) - baseball games
  • Masters Tournament
  • Toray Pan Pacific Open
  • FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship, FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship, FIVB Volleyball World League
  • IAAF World Championships in Athletics (since 1997, IAAF Official Broadcaster)
  • Happy family plan (しあわせ家族計画)
  • Survivor (サバイバー)
  • Ah, You're really Gone Now. This TV film was selected at the 49ème Festival de télévision de Monte-Carlo in Monte-Carlo in June 2009. It obtained the special commendation of the SIGNIS Jury.
  • Hiroshima Showa 20 nen 8 Gatsu Muika (2005)
  • Japanese Americans (2010)
  • 南極大陸~神の領域に挑んだ男と犬の物語~ (2011)
  • Ginayon (1985-2012 (present))
  • References

    Tokyo Broadcasting System Wikipedia


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