|Launched||Testing: 28 January 2008
Official: 30 June 2008
|Owned by||Television Broadcasts Limited|
|Hong Kong Digital||Channel 82 (HD)|
TVB J2 (Chinese: 無綫電視J2) is a Digital TV Channel specially established by Television Broadcasts Limited, a commercial television station which first began broadcasting in 1967, for their new and free digital TV network in Hong Kong, which was officially launched on 30 June 2008.
Occasionally, it not only shows programmes in Cantonese, but also in other languages including Mandarin Chinese, Japanese and Korean. Most of the shows are broadcast in bilingual audio channels with Chinese subtitles.
Korean and Japanese dramas are the most watched programmes on TVB J2. The time slots in prime time are specialized for most popular dramas every day, with ones from Korea (Mon-Fri), Taiwan (Mon-Fri, Sun), Japan (Fri-Sat) and USA (Sat-Sun).
Another popular genre of programmes for TVB J2 is Japanese anime.
Other programmes broadcast include:
- Life Trends
- Love Academy (愛情研究院)
- A space for teenagers and stars to discuss different kinds of love matters and play love games. The hosts are Miki Yeung and Cyrus Chow.
- Summer In Beijing (首都闖蕩)
- A reality show that comprised three single girls and a gentleman, centered around the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The hosts are Ursule Wong, Joyce Wong, Grace Wong and Jason Chan.
- According to the Year 2009 Market Promotion, TVB will produce new reality shows based on the format of this one.
- Big Boys Club (兄弟幫)
- All Things Girl(姊妹淘)