4K Broadcasts to Start in December 2018


Nagaoka Grand Fireworks Festival filmed in 4K
Luxury Cruise Around the World filmed in 4K

Launched in 2000, BS-TBS is a free channel that reaches every corner of Japan through a broadcasting satellite. BS-TBS’s diverse lineup includes original news programs, action-packed live sports broadcasts, travel shows and documentaries from Japan and overseas, information programs, movies, music shows, and drama series. In a nutshell, BS-TBS has something for everyone.

The ultra-high definition 4K broadcasts airing on the channel from December 2018 will present images so sharp and detailed that viewers will feel like the programs are actually taking place in their living room.

BS-TBS will continue delivering programs that delight sophisticated viewers.



TBS NEWS, a 24-hour news channel that uses a communications satellite, harnesses the formidable reach and skills of the 28 JNN-affiliated TV stations and the CBS network in the United States to provide the latest news and information to 6.21 million households.

TBS Channel1

Relentlessness is Found Everywhere

TBS Channel 1’s lineup is packed with popular TBS programs, including the latest hit dramas, original variety shows, music concerts, live coverage of professional baseball games, and movies, as well as South Korean dramas and K-pop music programs. About 6.6 million households subscribe to this channel.

TBS Channel2

The wide-ranging lineup of TBS Channel 2 includes classic and period dramas, hit anime shows, and live coverage of every home game of the YOKOHAMA DeNA BAYSTARS professional baseball team. Other featured sports include boxing, golf, and figure skating. This irresistible lineup is viewed by about 5.56 million households.