In a first of its kind deal, Japanese public broadcaster NHK will broadcast the Netflix original drama series "Hibana: Spark" starting in February. The 10 episodes about the struggles of a comedy…
TOKYO – Ryoichi Ueda, a former Mitsubishi Corp. CFO, has been appointed as the next chairman of Japanese public broadcaster NHK. Ueda will take over from Katsuto Momii, the controversial…
PARIS — Lucky You, a Paris-based sales company dedicated to TV documentaries, is set to expand its biz with all-rights sales to feature films and documentaries. Founded by Robert Salvestrin two years…
In October 1964, Tokyo welcomed the world as it hosted the Summer Olympics. The event signaled Japan's recovery from the devastation of World War II. To broadcast the proceedings, venerable pubcaster…
One important aspect of the mandate of the Sundance Film Festival has been the Sundance/NHK Intl. Filmmakers Award, which since its establishment in 1995 has recognized and supported a visionary…
(Las Vegas) — There's not much doubt anymore that the future of terrestrial television will hinge on the broadcasting industry's embrace of next-generation technology. "Every other industry is…
Japanese and British public broadcasters NHK and the BBC are to co-produce natural history series "Wild Japan." A three-part, blue-chip documentary series, it will explore the diverse and untamed…
Incoming president calls into question broadcaster's independence, risks Asian tension as he dismisses Japan's sex slave history.
Japanese public broadcaster NHK has for the first time transmitted video signals in 8K definition over a significant distance.
Aiming to emulate Korean content in Asia, six leading Japanese broadcasters are to team with government to promote Japanese TV programming abroad.
Japanese pubcaster NHK has acquired new Agatha Christie series from ITV Studios Global Entertainment, the international distribution arm of U.K. web ITV.