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September 29, 2017

NJTV to Distribute NHK WORLD TV Programming to Southern NJ and Philadelphia Region

Today, NHK WORLD TV, the English-language channel operated by Japan’s sole public broadcaster, announced its partnership with NJTV  to distribute its programming in the Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia region. NHK WORLD TV will officially launch on NJTV this Sunday, October 1, 2017, delivering a unique and diverse blend of programming featuring the hourly live international news from Tokyo and news bureaus around the globe and programs on Japanese society, politics, scientific advancement, culture, history, food, and lifestyle.

Southern New Jersey/ Philadelphia region viewers can watch on Comcast channels 265 and 1157 (channels 135 and 1157 in Princeton) or OTA channel 23.2 in southern New Jersey and Philadelphia. Verizon FiOS and Cablevision subscribers should check with their provider. Visit NJTV’s website for programming information.

“NJTV is delighted to offer NHK WORLD TV programming to New Jersey and our neighbors,” said NJTV General Manager John Servidio. “This new channel provides high-quality, diverse content that serves our regional Asian population and beyond with fresh documentaries, news, and information that will enlighten and entertain.”

NJTV will begin offering NHK WORLD TV programming to the Northern New Jersey / New York region in spring 2018.

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