Preempting the Disney Channel, which will launch on satellite platform SKY PerfecTV in November, telecom giant NTT group will start Disney contents service DisneyBB (broadband) on its fiber optics…
A British marketing guru has launched Japan TV, a daily hourlong ad-supported program of docs and sports available on 31 cable operators in Japan.
NEC will launch a prototype next-generation cell phone that's capable of receiving digital terrestrial broadcasting in three major metro areas in late December.
Pubcaster NHK has hit a home run after three Japanese baseball players were selected to play in Major League Baseball's All-Star Game July 15 in Chicago, when the best players from the National…
Japanese pubcaster NHK will show its own version of "The Color of War" on Aug. 14, the eve of the 58th anniversary of WWII's end. Doc has previously aired on the History Channel in the U.S.
Cable subs topped a record 15 million in Japan by the end of March, one-third of Japanese TV homes.
Universal Studios Japan opened a new attraction, Shrek 4-D Adventure, on June 20.
Commercial web Fuji TV will receive the George Foster Peabody Award on May 19 in New York for its news program "The Hepatitis C Epidemic: A 15-Year Government Cover-up," making it the first Japanese…
A group of Japanese broadcasters received preliminary licenses from the government for the transmission of digital terrestrial signals starting in December.
The Japanese version of "Survivor" has not survived the fierce ratings war among local commercial networks.