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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 E&M, 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; 12 years ago (2006-10-09)
Owned byCJ E&M
Picture format1080i
SloganContent Trend Leader
Endless Pleasures (즐거움엔 끝이 없다)
Where Fun Takes Off[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
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 2006 to 2012.

Contents

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 highest rated drama in Korean cable television history.[6][7] 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 second highest rated in Korean cable television history.[8] It received critical acclaim and became a cultural phenomenon in South Korea.[9]

Currently, tvN dramas hold 32 spots of the 43 on the list of highest-rated Korean dramas in cable television.

Currently airing TV series
Airtime Program Original title Start date Notes
Monday and Tuesday night at 21:30 (KST) Tale of Fairy 계룡선녀전 November 5, 2018
Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:30 (KST) Encounter 남자친구 November 28, 2018
Friday at 23:00 (KST) Top Star U-back 톱스타 유백이 November 16, 2018
Saturday and Sunday at 21:00 (KST) Memories of the Alhambra 알함브라 궁전의 추억 December 1, 2018

EntertainmentEdit

Currently airing entertainment shows
Airtime Program Original title Start date Notes
Monday at 23:00 (KST) Sun Cafe – Autumn Winter 선다방 가을겨울편 2 October 1, 2018 (2018-10-01)
Tuesday at 20:10 (KST) Nest Escape 3 둥지탈출 3 April 17, 2018
Wednesday at 23:00 (KST) You Quiz on the Block 유 퀴즈 온 더 블럭 August 29, 2018 (2018-08-29)
Thursday at 23:00 (KST) Life Bar 인생술집 December 8, 2016
Friday at 21:10 (KST) The Dictionary of Useless Knowledge 3 알아두면 쓸데없는 신비한 잡학사전 3 September 21, 2018 (2018-09-21)
Saturday at 18:00 (KST) Will the Locals Eat It? Season 2 <현지에서먹힐까?>시즌2 September 8, 2018 (2018-09-08)
Saturday at 19:40 (KST) Amazing Saturday 놀라운 토요일 April 7, 2018
Saturday at 22:30 (KST) Salty Tour 짠내투어 November 25, 2017
Sunday at 19:40 (KST) Comedy Big League 코미디빅리그 September 17, 2011 [10]
Sunday at 22:40 (KST) New Journey to the West 5 신서유기 5 September 30, 2018 (2018-09-30)

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. ^ "Reply 1988 Writes Cable Television History". Stoo Asaie.
  7. ^ "January 16, 2016 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 1st (tvN) 응답하라1988<본> 18.803%
  8. ^ "January 21, 2017 Nationwide Cable Ratings" (in Korean). Nielsen Korea. 1st (tvN) 쓸쓸하고찬란하신도깨비<본> 18.680%
  9. ^ "Goblin Rom-Com Sets New Milestone for Cable Soaps". The Chosun Ilbo. 23 January 2017.
  10. ^ Ko, Dong-hwan (10 April 2016). "Comedy Big League no laughing matter". Korea Times. Retrieved 2016-07-20.

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