NHK World TV launches in NYC


The 24-hour English language TV news channel produced by NHK, Japan’s sole public, independent broadcasting corporation, is now available for the first time to over seven million TV viewers in the NYC metro, who will be able to tune into Japan and Asian news coverage all day and night. Starting 4/20, it’s available as a digital multicast channel on Regional News Network (WRNN License Company’s WRNN – Channel 48.5 Kingston, NY) which can be seen by six million households in the metro area. 

The network will also be available in HD to Time Warner Cable subscribers (Channel 771 in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Channel 792 in Bergen County, NJ and the Hudson Valley).

RNN will also air Newsline, NHK World TV’s 30 minute newscast covering Japan, Asian and international news on WRNN-TV weekdays at 7 pm ET, following the Emmy-Award winning “Richard French Live.” RNN can also be viewed on cable, satellite, over the air and on FiOS in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. 


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