September 19, 2008
Japan Broadcasters to Hold TV Program Trade Show
Tokyo, Sept. 19 (Jiji Press)--Public broadcaster Japan Broadcasting Corp. (NHK) and six commercial broadcasters will hold a television program trade show in October.
The event, backed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, will coincide with the three-day International Drama Festival in Tokyo 2008, to be held in the Japanese capital's Roppongi district from Oct. 22.
The commercial broadcasters participating in the event are the five Tokyo-based key stations--Fuji Television Network Inc. , Nippon Television Network Corp. , Tokyo Broadcasting System Inc. , TV Asahi Corp. , and TV Tokyo Corp. --and satellite broadcaster WOWOW Inc. .
The seven broadcasters are planning to hold a similar trade fair next year and on in line with the International Drama Festival.END
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