Television Broadcasts Limited, commonly known as TVB, is the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong. It was first established on 19 November 1967 with only about 200 staff. The Group has now grown to a size of about 4,300 including contract artistes and staff in overseas subsidiary companies.
The major activities of TVB are television broadcasting, programme production and other broadcasting related activities such as programme licensing, video distribution and satellite broadcasting etc. It transmits over 17,000 hours of programming on its Chinese Jade channel and English Pearl channel free of charge to 2.29 million homes in Hong Kong. It is one of the largest producers of Chinese language programming in the world. Many of the Chinese programmes are dubbed into other languages and are distributed to more than 30 countries, accessible to more than 30 million people every day.
To cope with future development, the Company invested HK$2.2 billion in the construction of new state-of-the-art TVB City in Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate. The management and production facilities, with a building area of over 110,000 sq metres, 30% more than the TV City at Clear Water Bay Road, came into full operation in October 2003. There are two outdoor shooting locations and 22 production studios in TVB City. The new TVB City is fully digitized to enhance its services to the public.
The Company has always been striving for excellence in serving the people of Hong Kong and its efforts are widely recognized. The Company has thus received over 410 international awards for its various television programming and programme promotions in the past. In 1997, TVB has also been awarded as one of Asia’s 50 most competitive companies; one of the top 20 companies in Hong Kong and one of the Asia’s 200 Leading Companies. In 2001, it was also awarded the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) International Broadcasting Excellence Award 2001 for its outstanding contributions to the community.
TVB will continue to keep its promise, delivering excellence in programming and cutting-edge broadcasting technology to the people of Hong Kong and to Chinese communities around the world.
TVB International (TVBI), the international operating and distribution arm of TVB was set up in 1976 in response to the growing demand for original Chinese language television programming. TVB (Australia) was founded in Australia in December 1999. Its registered office is located at Level 18, 233 Castlereagh, Sydney, NSW 2000. The ultimate holding company of TVBA is Television Broadcast Limited (TVB).July 2000, the multi-channel Jadeworld was launched. Jadeworld, the most popular satellite TV platform that carries multiple Chinese channels in Australia, deliver the best TV programmes from Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan 24 hours a day.
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