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Kbs1

KBS1
KBS 1TV
HLKA-DTV
KBS1 logo (1984–present)
Launched December 31, 1961
Owned by Korean Broadcasting System
Picture format 480i (SDTV);
1080i (HDTV)
Country South Korea
Language Korean language
Formerly called KBS-TV ;
KBS Channel 9 (1961 - 1980)
Replaced HLKZ-TV (Daehan Bangsong) (1956 - 1961)
Sister channel(s) KBS 2TV
KBS World
Availability
Terrestrial
Analogue Channel 9 (Seoul)
Until December 31, 2012
Analogue Channel 29 (DMZ)
Digital Channel 15 (UHF : 477.31MHz LCN 9-1) (Seoul)
Satellite
SkyLife Channel 209 (SD)
Channel 9 (HD)
Cable
Available on most South Korean cable systems Check local listings for details
IPTV
B TV Channel 9 (HD)
U+ TV Channel 9 (HD)
Olleh TV Channel 9 (HD)
Streaming media
Kplayer Watch Live
KOREALIVE Click on KBS1 채널9
wubisheng Watch Live
KBS Onair Watch Live
K Live Stream KBS1

KBS1 is the premier channel of the Korean Broadcasting System, previously known as KBS Television/KBS Channel 9 until the launch of KBS2 in 1980, is the oldest TV channel in South Korea and was the successor to HLKZ-TV (or Daehan Bangsong), Korea's first TV channel. It is also the only commercial-free free-to-air television channel in the country.

The channel is well known for its news programmes, culture, as well as sports, entertainment and some children's programmes and a minimal amount of education programming.

History

KBS TV began broadcasting on December 31st, 1961 as South Korea's first full-scale television station. Regular broadcasts commenced on January 15th the following year.

KBS1 was once known for being one of the first commercial TV stations in South Korea. But in 1963, the South Korean government through its parliament, introduced the Television License Fee system. Advertisements on KBS1 were abolished in 1994.

The monopoly was broken in 1965 when TBC began broadcasting. In 1980, following KBS's acquisition of various private broadcasters, it became known as KBS1.

KBS 1TV began 24-hour broadcasting on October 8, 2012, the first channel in South Korea to do so, in line with the digital switchover and following the lifting the ban of broadcasting into the early hours of the morning on terrestrial television. Even though KBS1 is 24 hours, they continue closing down on the early hours of the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month, due to technical maintenance.

Programming

KBS 1TV is the home of predominantly the news, current affairs, talkshow and documentary programmes being produced by KBS, as well as primetime daily dramas and weekend historical and literature series. It also airs musical shows. All KBS 2TV dramas are also shown on this channel as reruns, notably the Monday/Tuesday dramas & Wednesday/Thursday dramas.

KBS 1TV has musical variety shows, but unlike its sister channel, KBS 2TV and most commercial stations which air it on a live basis, most KBS 1TV musical shows are either recorded or broadcast live on special occasions as specials. The only live music program shown on this channel is Korea Sings, a talent contest currently shown since 1980.

Funding

Since 1994, KBS1 is solely funded by license fees.

Although commercial advertisements are not allowed on the channel, KBS1 accepts spot advertisements similar to the ones being used by PBS to generate private funding. This is usually implemented for programs such as public affairs and musical variety shows wherein, the show's host/s will only thank the sponsor's brand name but will not promote it directly.

Spot advertisements for KBS1 shows appear before the show's end credits.

Advertising

KBS1 had stopped accepting ads since 1994, and is prohibited to air commercial advertisements due to the revised Broadcasting Act, but is allowed to show public service ads of government agencies, most of which are from KOBACO, which lost its monopoly on TV advertising in May 2012.[1] Besides showing public ads, they also show program previews for this channel and/or from their sister channels, public messages from the Government and the safety messages produced either by KBS or the Government agencies.

These ads or messages are often shown before the station ident is shown, or if the ident isn't shown, before the program starts or the national anthem is played when they restart their transmission at 4:50am (KST).

Programmes on KBS 1TV

This is an excerpt from Korean Broadcasting System:

News and Current Affairs

  • KBS News at 5am (KBS 오전 5시 뉴스, Early morning news)
  • KBS News Plaza (KBS 뉴스광장, Breakfast News)
  • KBS News 930 (KBS 뉴스 930, Mid-morning news)
  • KBS News 12 (KBS 뉴스12, Midday news)
  • KBS News (KBS 뉴스 (1500), Afternoon news brief)
  • KBS News 5 (KBS 뉴스5, Early Evening News)
  • KBS News 7 (KBS 뉴스7, Evening News with some local segments)
  • KBS News 9 (KBS 뉴스9, Main news (formerly KBS 9 o'clock News))
  • KBS Newsline (KBS 뉴스라인, Weekday late night news, airing from Monday to Thursday from 11:00pm - 11:40pm.)
  • KBS Deadline News, (KBS 마감뉴스, Weekend late night news, now airing for 5 minutes on Saturday at 12:10am & Sunday at 12:55am)
  • Midnight Debate-Live (생방송 심야토론, Saturday-night debate programme)
  • Media Focus (미디어 포커스, Mediawatch programme)
  • Coverage-File K (취재파일 K, Friday In-depth news coverage programme)

Documentaries

Music

  • Music Triangle
  • National Singing Contest
  • Open Concert
  • Golden Oldies
  • Concert 7080

Children's

  • Funny Funny (파니파니)
  • Goosebumps (Former) (명소름닭살 )

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.hancinema.net/kobaco-preparing-for-end-of-its-tv-monopoly-27364.html HanCinema. Retrieved 2013-02-20.

External links

  • http://www.kbs.co.kr/dmb/channel/daily.html?&table=51
  • http://english.kbs.co.kr/ChannelInfo/TV/index.html
  • Korean Broadcasting System official website
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