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TVN (South Korean TV channel)

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TVN (Total Variety Network; stylized as tvN) is a South Korean nationwide general entertainment network owned by CJ ENM E&M Division, available on cable, SkyLife and IPTV platforms.[1][2][3][4][5] Since 2014, the network is headed by Rhee Myung-han [ko].

TVN
mi
Logo used since 2012
Launched9 October 2006; 13 years ago (2006-10-09)
Owned byCJ ENM E&M Division
Picture format1080i
SloganContent Trend Leader
Endless Pleasures (즐거움엔 끝이 없다)
Where Fun Takes Off
Best Korean Entertainment (Since December 2018, this slogan has been used)
[a]
CountrySouth Korea
HeadquartersCJ E&M Center,
66 Sangamsan-ro, Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Formerly calledChannel M
ReplacedTVN
Sister channel(s)XtvN
tvN Asia
tvN THAI
Mnet
Mnet Japan
Mnet America
O tvN
OnStyle
O'live
OCN
XTM
BtvN
Channel CGV
SUPER ACTION
CATCH ON
Chunghwa TV
OGN
Tooniverse
DIA TV
UXN (UHD, 4K)
WebsitetvN.tving.com
Availability
Satellite
SkyLifechannel 20 (HD)
Cable
Available on
most
South Korean cable systems
Check local listings for details
IPTV
B TVChannel 17 (HD)
U+ TVChannel 17 (HD)
Olleh TVChannel 17 (HD)
Streaming media
TVING [ko] (South Korea)Live C00551
Former logo used from 2009 to 2012.

ProgramsEdit

NewsEdit

TV seriesEdit

tvN dramas are exported to various countries in Asia and the Americas. tvN's highest-rated TV series are Reply 1988 and Guardian: The Lonely and Great God. Reply 1988 received both critical and audience acclaim with its finale episode recording an 18.8% nationwide audience share, making it the second highest rated drama in Korean cable television history.[6] In addition, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God was also a hit and consistently topped cable television viewership ratings in its time slot. Its final episode recorded an 18.680% nationwide audience share according to Nielsen paid platform, making the episode the third highest rated in Korean cable television history.[7] It received critical acclaim and became a cultural phenomenon in South Korea.[8]

Currently, tvN dramas hold 37 spots of the 60 on the list of highest-rated Korean dramas in cable television.

Currently airing TV series
Airtime Program Original title Start date
Monday and Tuesday at 21:30 (KST) The Great Show 위대한 쇼 August 26, 2019
Wednesday and Thursday at 21:30 (KST) Miss Lee 청일전자 미쓰리 September 25, 2019
Friday at 23:00 (KST) Pegasus Market 쌉니다 천리마마트 September 20, 2019
Saturday and Sunday at 21:00 (KST) Melting Me Softly 날 녹여주오 September 28, 2019

EntertainmentEdit

Currently airing entertainment shows
Airtime Program Original title Start date Notes
Monday at 23:00 (KST) Salty Tour 짠내투어 November 25, 2017
Tuesday at 23:00 (KST) You Quiz on the Block 유 퀴즈 온 더 블럭 August 29, 2018 (2018-08-29)
Wednesday at 23:00 (KST) Wednesday Music Playlist 수요일은 음악프로 October 2, 2019 (2019-10-02)
Thursday at 20:10 (KST) Problematic Men 문제적남자 February 26, 2015 (2015-02-26)
Friday at 21:10 (KST) New Journey to the West 신서유기 September 4, 2015 (2015-09-04)
Saturday at 19:40 (KST) DoReMi Market 도레미 마켓 April 7, 2018
Sunday at 19:40 (KST) Comedy Big League 코미디빅리그 September 17, 2011 [9]

SportsEdit

Foreign partnersEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Since January 2017, the official corporate slogan is Content Trend Leader, while the official marketing/advertising slogan is Endless Pleasures (즐거움엔 끝이 없다, Jeulgeoum-en kkeut-i eobsda).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Park, Si-soo (9 May 2014). "tvN turns disadvantages into critical edge". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
  2. ^ "Cable Channels Woo Viewers Away from News". The Chosun Ilbo. 12 January 2007. Retrieved 2013-05-30.
  3. ^ Kim, Tong-hyung (3 March 2010). "Cable TV Industry at a Crossroads". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-05-30.
  4. ^ "CJ E&M makes 13.3 bil. won in TV drama exports". The Korea Times. 30 October 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-05.
  5. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (31 October 2012). "CJ E&M sees its programs spread far and wide". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived from the original on 5 November 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-30.
  6. ^ "January 16, 2016 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 1st (tvN) 응답하라1988<본> 18.803%
  7. ^ "January 21, 2017 Nationwide Cable Ratings" (in Korean). Nielsen Korea. 1st (tvN) 쓸쓸하고찬란하신도깨비<본> 18.680%
  8. ^ "Goblin Rom-Com Sets New Milestone for Cable Soaps". The Chosun Ilbo. 23 January 2017.
  9. ^ Ko, Dong-hwan (10 April 2016). "Comedy Big League no laughing matter". Korea Times. Retrieved 2016-07-20.

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