What's CBC?

CBC is the very first commercial broadcaster founded in 1950 in Japan

CBC covers the Chubu region (Aichi, Gifu, Mie) and is located in the center of the island of Japan where leading manufacturers in automotive, aerospace, machinery etc. set-up base. Chubu is Japan's most important region for advanced 'MONOZUKURI' (manufacturing).
Since it's first airing as Japan's first commercial broadcaster in 1951, CBC has consistently adopted contribution to society as a corporate principle through high quality television shows and cultural creation as a corporate principle and continues to strive forward together with the people of the Chubu region. Additionally, CBC is part of the JNN/JRN network of which TBS is one of the core stations. CBC assumes the role of transmitting a variety of information through television, radio and television shows to the Chubu region, the rest of Japan, and even around the world.

Company profile

CHUBU-NIPPON BROADCASTING CO., LTD.

ESTABLISHMENT December 15, 1950
CAPITAL \1.32 billion
MAIN ACTIVITY A certified broadcasting holding company
LISTING OF STOCK Listed on first section of Nagoya Stock Exchange
SETTLEMENT DATE March 31 each year
GENERAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS June each year (annual meeting)
OFFICE 1-2-8 Shinsakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi Pref., 460-8405
Tel. +81-52-241-8111 (main)

CBC TELEVISION CO., LTD.

TELEVISION 5ch
CAPITAL \100 million
MAIN ACTIVITY General broadcasting business in compliance
with Broadcast Law (television)
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES 368 (as of April 1, 2014)
HEAD OFFICE 1-2-8 Shinsakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi Pref., 460-8405
Tel. +81-52-241-8111 (main)
TOKYO HEAD OFFICE Chiyoda Hall 7F, 1-6-17 Kudanminami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo,
102-0074
OSAKA OFFICE Osaka Ekimae Daiichi Bldg. 7F, 1-3-1-700 Umeda, Kita-ku,
Osaka City, Osaka Pref., 530-0001
TOYOHASHI OFFICE Shizugin Nissei Toyohashi Bldg. 4F, 1-68 Ohashidori,
Toyohashi City, Aichi Pref., 440-0076
OKAZAKI OFFICE Okazaki Center Bldg. 8F, 1-34 Myodaijihonmachi,
Okazaki City, Aichi Pref., 444-0860
GIFU OFFICE Gifu Chunichi Bldg. 7F, 1-12 Yanagasedori, Gifu City,
Gifu Pref., 500-8875
MIE OFFICE UST-TSU 11F, 700 Hadokoro-cho, Tsu City, Mie Pref., 514-0009
JNN-CBC LOS ANGELES BUREAU 1901 Ave. of Stars, #1460 Los Angeles CA. 90067 U.S.A.

CBC RADIO CO., LTD.

RADIO 1053kHz
CAPITAL \20 million
MAIN ACTIVITY General broadcasting business in compliance
with Broadcast Law (radio)
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES 96 (as of April 1, 2014)
HEAD OFFICE 1-2-8 Shinsakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi Pref., 460-8405
Tel. +81-52-241-8111 (main)
TOKYO OFFICE Chiyoda Hall 7F, 1-6-17 Kudanminami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo,
102-0074

Corporate Philosophy

  • Contribute to the sound development of society and public welfare through broadcasting.
  • Strive toward the creation of a new broadcasting culture that conforms with an ubiquitous society of the digital era.
  • Add value as a communication media, and contribute to the development of economic society.

HISTORY OF CBC

1950 Dec. CHUBU-NIPPON BROADCASTING CO., LTD.
established
1951 Sep. Japan’s first private radio broascast, commenced
at 6:30 a.m. on the first day of the month
1952 Jen. Japan’s first private Sumo broadcast
1956 Nov. CBC Hall (now head office building of CBC)
completed
1956 Dec. Television broadcasting commenced
1960 Jun. 1st All Japan Amateur / Professional
Golf Tournament (now The Crowns) broadcast
1960 Oct. Listed on Nagoya Stock Exchange
1966 Jun. The Beatles invited to Japan to stage a concert
1971 Nov. Radio wave output increased from 10kW to 50kW
1974 Dec. JNN Roma Bureau opend as base
for newsgathering activities in Europe
1983 Jul. TV sound multiplex broadcasting service
commenced
1986 Apr. Tokai region’s first teletext broadcast commenced
1990 Apr. JNN Roma Bureau closed, Vienna Bureau opened
1992 Apr. AM stereo broadcasting commenced
1998 Nov. CBC Broadcast Center opened
2000 Dec. CBC marked its 50th anniversary
2003 Dec. Terrestrial digital TV broadcasting commenced
2005 Feb. FM LOVEARTH (EXPO 2005 Aichi official FM station,
jointly operated by CBC and ZIP-FM) commenced
broadcasting
2006 Apr. ‘One-segment’ terrestrial digital TV broadcasting
commenced
2006 Sep. CBC marked the 55th anniversary of launch of
radio broadcasting services
2006 Dec. CBC marked the 50th anniversary of launch of
TV broadcasting services
2010 Sep. JNN Vienna Bureau closed
2010 Dec. CBC marked its 60th anniversary
2011 Apr. JNN Los Angeles Bureau opened
2011 Jul. Analog TV broadcasting terminated
2013 Apr. Succeed the radio business to
CBC RADIO CO., LTD.
2014 Apr. Transition to the certified broadcasting
holding company structure.
Succeed the television business to
CBC TELEVISION CO., LTD.

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