DENVER--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--NHK WORLD TV, Japan’s sole public English language channel, is proud to announce its partnership with Colorado Public Television (CPT12) based in Denver, Colorado. CPT12 covers the metro Denver area as well as the entire Front Range and mountain communities served by Comcast. It joins stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Seattle, Charlotte and Baltimore as NHK WORLD TV partners in distributing its hourly live news and Japanese lifestyle programming which is produced in English.
“The partnership with CPT12 is very exciting for us”
NHK WORLD TV is a 24/7 public network featuring original television programming from NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation). NHK WORLD TV, delivers 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.
NHK WORLD TV officially launches on CPT12 on January 12, 2017. Local viewers can watch on channel 12.4 (over the air) and on Comcast channel 262 in the Denver metro area. For all other listings, viewers can visit cpt12.org/watch/ways-to-watch/ or check with their local cable provider.
“The partnership with CPT12 is very exciting for us,” said Mr. Yoshihiko Shimizu, President and CEO of JIB (Japan International Broadcasting Inc.), a subsidiary of NHK. “CPT12’s mission is to cultivate the Colorado community by connecting diverse people through education, shared experiences and reflective civic discourse, and the addition of NHK WORLD TV aligns well with the station’s commitment to viewers. We are delighted to be a part of the Colorado community and serve our viewers in the region by providing a worldly perspective on Japanese and Asian culture, lifestyle and news.”
“We are very proud to bring NHK WORLD TV programming to Colorado viewers;” states Kim Johnson, Colorado Public Television’s President and General Manager, “as Japan’s public broadcasting service, NHK delivers a brilliantly diverse showcase of intelligent and intriguing programming. NHK WORLD TV is a welcome addition to our multi-cultural programming for our globally-minded audience.”