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Corporate History

1968 [Mar.] Established as Chukyo UHF TV Broadcasting Co., Ltd.
1969 [Apr.] Launched broadcasting.
1970 [Apr.] Corporate name changed to Chukyo TV Broadcasting Co., Ltd.
1973 [Apr.] Shifted from cross-network to Nippon Television Network group.
1976 [Apr.] Started broadcasting “Owarai manga dojo”. (–March, '94)
1977 [Nov.] Hosted the first “Chukyo TV Cup Junior Soccer Tournament”. (Tournament name changed to “FUJIPAN cup Junior Soccer Tournament” from 1983.)
1978 [Aug.] “24-Hour TELEVISION/ Love saves the Earth” started on the Nippon Television Network System.
[Oct.] Early evening local news program “Rokuji-no-NEWS (6 o'clock NEWS)” started. The program continued with expansion of broadcast time and name change as “Chukyo Today”, “NNN News Plus One”, “Chukyo TV News REALTIME”, and “news every”. (–Mar. 2012)
1981 [Apr.] “Go-ji SAT Magazine” started, gaining overwhelming popularity among local high school students.
1983 [May] Hosted the first “Chukyo TV Bridgestone Ladies Open”.
[Sept.] Hosted the first “Nagoya Classic Festival”.
1985 [Apr.] Morning infotainment program “Ohayo Telewassan” started. Later continued on as “Omezame Wide 600”, “Kyoji no Omezame Wide”, “Omezame Wide 1530”, “Omezame Wide”, “Oha ZIP!”. (–Mar. 2012 except Apr. 2009 – Mar. 2011)
1986 [July] One of the world's top live entertainment shows, musical on ice, “Walt Disney's World On Ice” (“Disney On Ice” today) Japan tour started (hosted by Chukyo TV).
1987 [Oct.] “Vivian” started and continued as “PS I Love You!” “PS”, and “PS Sansei”. (–Mar. 2015)
1991 [May] Chukyo TV's very first feature film “Futari-dake-no Island” was released in theaters.
1992 [Oct.] “Kai kai Takada Byoin e Iko” produced by Chukyo TV got broadcasted regularly on Nippon Television Network for the first time in Chukyo TV's history. (–Mar. '93)
1993 [Apr.–Sept.] World's first synchronized screen image & live show “Tsumura Impulse George Lucas' Super Live Adventure” was presented. (Joint project of Nippon TV, Yomiuri TV and Chukyo TV.)
[Oct.] Chukyo Golf Club Ishino Course opened.
1995 [Jan.] Chukyo TV 25th anniversary concert "Japan-China Friendship Symphony of a Thousand" was held and its documentary was broadcasted nationwide in February.
1996 [Apr.] Chukyo TV, for the first time, aired the World's boxing match of “Satoshi Iida vs. Alimi Goitia”.
2003 [Dec.] Terrestrial digital broadcasting started.
2005 [Oct.] A program “SARUDIE” earned a regular slot during the prime time. (–Jan. '07)
2009 [Mar.] A child-rearing event “Chukyo-kun no Sukoyaka Festa” was held for the first time.
2010 [Apr.] Nagoya Anpanman Children's Museum & Park opened.
2012 [Apr.] Early-evening news & infotainment program “Catch!” starts.
2014 [Dec.] Won the “triple crown” title of 2014 annual household viewer ratings (6a.m.–12a.m., 7p.m.–10p.m., 7p.m.–11p.m.) for the first time in 13 years.
2015 [Mar.] Won the “triple crown” title of 2014 fiscal year household viewer ratings (6a.m.–12a.m., 7p.m.–10p.m., 7p.m.–11p.m.) for the first time in 14 years.
[Apr.] “PS Gold” went on air during the prime time.
2016 [Apr.] New brand concept established.
[Nov.] Headquarters relocated.