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
OCN Movies
OCN Thrills
BtvN
CATCH ON 1
CATCH ON 2
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
KT Olleh TV
SK Broadband Btv
Channel 3 (HD)
LG U+ 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 Crash Landing On You , Reply 1988 and Guardian: The Lonely and Great God. Crash Landing On You final episode recorded 21.683% nationwide audience share making it third highest rated drama in Korean cable Television history and also the 1st tvN drama to cross 20% ratings, also this drama received critical acclaim for its screenplay, direction and performances. Reply 1988 received both critical and audience acclaim with its finale episode recording an 18.8% nationwide audience share, making it the third 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 fourth 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 33 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 21:00 (KST) My Unfamiliar Family (아는 건 별로 없지만) 가족입니다 June 1, 2020
Wednesday and Thursday at 22:50 (KST) Oh My Baby 오 마이 베이비 May 7, 2020
Thursday at 21:00 (KST) Hospital Playlist 슬기로운 의사생활 March 12, 2020
Saturday and Sunday at 21:00 (KST) It's Okay to Not Be Okay 사이코지만 괜찮아 June 20, 2020

EntertainmentEdit

Currently airing entertainment shows
Airtime Program Original title Start date Notes
Monday at 23:00 (KST) More Salty Tour 더 짠내투어 June 17, 2019
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) Friday Joy Package 금요일 금요일 밤에 January 10, 2020 (2020-01-10)
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]
Saturday at 22:40 (KST) On & Off 온앤오프 May 2, 2020
Friday at 21:10 (KST) Summer Vacation 여름방학 July 17, 2020

SportsEdit

Foreign partnersEdit

Partner Country
Canal+ France
Egypt
Canal+ Spain
Sky 1 United Kingdom
tvN Asia Hong Kong
Macau
Thailand
Taiwan
Singapore
Indonesia
Malaysia
Vietnam (now closed)
Philippines
Timor Leste
Myanmar
Sri Lanka
MENA
Russia
Mongolia
Egypt
Turkey

Bangladesh
Cambodia

See alsoEdit

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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.
  10. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-02-01.
  11. ^ UEFA (2008-04-08). "Korea service for CJ Media | Inside UEFA". UEFA. Retrieved 2020-02-01.

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