Nippon TV's hottest programs now available in Canada
September 16, 2020

Toronto - Ethnic Channels Group Ltd. (ECG), the world's largest multicultural broadcaster, is pleased to announce the launch of NIPPON TV Channel on TELUS Optik TV. NIPPONĀ TV Channel is brought to you by Nippon TV, Japan's #1 rated broadcasting network and production powerhouse.

Nippon TV's viewer ratings have topped all timeslot categories for the past six consecutive years. The newest drama series airing in Japan now 'Cursed in Love' starring one of the most popular actor, Ryusei Yokohama and the actress, Minami Hamabe will be seen on NIPPON TV Channel starting September 16th. The channel will offer various new Japanese programs.

Nippon TV's Mr. Atsushi Sogo, President of International Business Development, said, "We are very pleased to be launching on TELUS Optik TV and extending our offering to cable subscribers in British Columbia, Quebec and Alberta. Viewers have been requesting NIPPON TV Channel in Canada, so we are pleased that TELUS is the first major cable operator to answer those requests."

"Japan and Canada share a close relationship and Nippon TV is proud to provide familiar, high-quality content to the Japanese viewers in Canada," said Slava Levin, CEO of ECG.

NIPPON TV Channel is now on free preview on Optik TV on channel 6587.
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For more information about these channels, please contact Jodi Morelli at +1 416 301-3100 Ext. 347 or via email at