Chosun Broadcasting Company
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Chosun Broadcasting Company (Korean: 주식회사조선방송; Hanja: 株式會社朝鮮放送; Jusikhoesa Joseon Bangsong; literally "Company Korea Broadcasting"), also known as TV Chosun, is a South Korean nationwide generalist cable TV network and broadcasting company, owned by the Chosun Ilbo-led consortium. It began broadcasting on December 1, 2011.
|Revised Romanization||(Ju) Joseon Bangsong|
|McCune–Reischauer||(Chu) Chosŏn Pangsong|
|Founded||January 28, 2011Seoul, South Koreain|
|Headquarters||Sejongno, Jung District, |
|Revenue||88,336,995,851 won (2014)|
|-12,192,893,659 won (2014)|
|-6,766,746,236 won (2014)|
|Total assets||243,642,921,333 won (2014)|
|Total equity||310,000,000,000 won (2014)|
|TV Chosun (TV조선)|
|SkyLife||Channel 18 (HD)|
|Available on most South Korean cable systems||Check local listings for details|
|B TV||Channel 19 (HD)|
|U+ TV||Channel 19 (HD)|
|Olleh TV||Channel 19 (HD)|
|KOREALIVE||Click on TV조선|
TV Chosun is one of four new South Korean nationwide generalist cable TV networks alongside JoongAng Ilbo's JTBC, Dong-A Ilbo's Channel A, and Maeil Kyungje's MBN in 2011. The four new networks supplement existing conventional free-to-air TV networks like KBS, MBC, SBS, and other smaller channels launched following deregulation in 1990.
- 22 July 2009 - Amendment of Media law passed the South Korean national assembly to deregulate the media market of South Korea.
- 31 December 2010 - JTBC, TV Chosun, MBN, and Channel A elected as a General Cable Television Channel Broadcasters.
- 1 December 2011 – TV Chosun begins broadcasting.
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